Leasing

Most automaker finance units and third-party financial institutions will grant a one-time extension of a car lease, generally by 12 months or fewer.
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Can I Extend My Auto Lease?

Most automaker finance units and third-party financial institutions will grant a one-time extension of a car lease, generally by 12 months or fewer.
Customers who are leasing any of Ford’s all-electric vehicles will no longer be able to buy out the vehicle at lease end to help manage the automaker’s EV battery recycling and materials.
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford Ends Lease Buyout Option on All EVs

Customers who are leasing any of Ford’s all-electric vehicles will no longer be able to buy out the vehicle at lease end to help manage the automaker’s EV battery recycling and materials.
Tesla changed its leasing policy and will now no longer allow customers taking delivery of a vehicle after April 15, 2022, to purchase their vehicle at the end of the lease.
2021 Tesla Model Y Autopilot

Tesla No Longer Allows Lease Buyouts on Any Models

Tesla changed its leasing policy and will now no longer allow customers taking delivery of a vehicle after April 15, 2022, to purchase their vehicle at the end of the lease.
With most auto leases you’ll almost always owe a disposition fee (or turn-in fee), even if you return it in showroom condition.
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What Is an Auto Lease Disposition Fee, and Can You Avoid It?

With most auto leases you’ll almost always owe a disposition fee (or turn-in fee), even if you return it in showroom condition.
As manufacturer incentives sink and transaction prices continue to rise, the inventory shortage has also shaken up car leasing.
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How Does the Inventory Shortage Impact Leasing?

As manufacturer incentives sink and transaction prices continue to rise, the inventory shortage has also shaken up car leasing.
An "acquisition fee" is a fee charged by an automotive leasing company for originating the lease.
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What Is an Acquisition Fee for an Auto Lease?

An "acquisition fee" is a fee charged by an automotive leasing company for originating the lease.
Buying a vehicle that’s been returned on a lease is a good way to get a relatively new and lightly used car, one that might even have some of the factory warranty remaining.
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Should You Buy an Off-Lease Car?

Buying a vehicle that’s been returned on a lease is a good way to get a relatively new and lightly used car, one that might even have some of the factory warranty remaining.
You can lease a car if you have spotty credit, but it won’t be easy — and you probably won’t get the alluringly low lease payments you see advertised.
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Can You Lease a Car With Bad Credit?

You can lease a car if you have spotty credit, but it won’t be easy — and you probably won’t get the alluringly low lease payments you see advertised.
It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of used cars right now, but does that mean now is a good time to buy out your lease? Learn more about your options here.
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Is Now the Time to Buy Out Your Car Lease?

It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of used cars right now, but does that mean now is a good time to buy out your lease? Learn more about your options here.
If you’ve decided to take the plunge on leasing, one question you might have, particularly if it’s your first time, is whether you can trade in the old car you own.
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Can I Trade in My Car on a Lease?

If you’ve decided to take the plunge on leasing, one question you might have, particularly if it’s your first time, is whether you can trade in the old car you own.

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