What's the single most important aspect of getting a car loan approval?

I want to get a car loan, but I'm not sure how to make my application more attractive. What's the most important aspect of car loan approval?

Although several factors help lenders determine whether or not your car loan will be approved, perhaps the most defining factor is your credit score.
Credit scores also play the biggest role in what interest rate you might receive. For example, a credit score of 600 might qualify you for an interest rate of 10%, while a credit score of 800 might get you a 4% interest rate.
As a result, you should check your credit score regularly to see if you can pay down debt or eliminate delinquent accounts. Other factors that lenders also consider include:
If you meet or exceed most or all of these aspects, you’ll likely be approved for a car loan, but always shop around to get the best rate possible.
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Answered on Nov 24, 2021
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