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Do You Need Gap Insurance for a Leased Car?
Gap insurance may be a requirement of your lease, but even if it’s not, it’s good to have if you’re leasing a vehicle. Read more about gap insurance here.
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Brittni Brinn
Jan 10, 2023
Toyota Payments: What You Need to Know
You can make a payment on your Toyota auto loan online, by phone, through the mail, or with auto-pay. You can’t use a credit card.
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Mary Cahill
Jan 09, 2023
How a Mazda Lease Return Works
It’s time to prepare for the end of your Mazda lease. Here are the simple steps to follow to ensure the return process is a breeze.
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Sophie Boka
Dec 15, 2022
Auto Insurance for Leased Cars
You’ll need to contact your leasing company for their insurance requirements and purchase a policy that meets or exceeds the required coverage.
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Maxine Boyko
Dec 11, 2022
What Is a Sign and Drive Lease?
A sign and drive lease rolls typical signing costs, like down payments, into higher monthly payments. Here’s how it works.
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Shannon Fitzgerald
Nov 17, 2022
How Long Are Car Leases?
Car leases generally last either 24 or 36 months, but it’s possible to find a lease with longer terms.
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Jacqulyn Graber
Nov 15, 2022
All About Getting a High-Mileage Lease
If you expect to drive more than your lease’s yearly mileage limit, it’s probably worth it to buy a high-mileage lease.
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Macy Fouse
Nov 01, 2022
8 Top Lexus NX Competitors
The 2022 BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class are just some of the Lexus NX competitors you should consider if you’re in the market for a compact crossover SUV.
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Ethan Moser
Dec 14, 2022
How to Return a Nissan Lease
A Nissan lease can be returned early, returned on time, traded for a new one, extended, or purchased. Here’s how.
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Jasmine Kanter
Dec 18, 2022
How a Subaru Lease Return Works
You’re reaching the end of your Subaru’s lease—but do you know what comes next? Follow this guide to return your vehicle at the end of your lease term.
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Jacqulyn Graber
Dec 16, 2022
How a Toyota Lease Return Works
When your Toyota lease is ending, you have options to buy the vehicle, trade it for a different lease, or simply end the lease.
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Mary Alice Morris
Dec 13, 2022
How a Honda Lease Buyout Works
Are you over the leasing life and ready for your very own Honda? A lease buyout may be your answer!
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Christelle Agustin
Jan 02, 2023
Is It a Good Idea to Lease an Electric Car?
If you can’t afford to buy an electric vehicle, what about leasing one instead? Find out why you may not get the federal EV tax credit you were hoping for.
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Elaine Duvet
Apr 27, 2022
How to Lease a Hyundai Kona SEL
The average cost to lease a Hyundai Kona SEL is $315 per month on a 36-month lease term.
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Andrea Barrett
Dec 23, 2022
Ford Escape SE Lease
Leasing a Ford Escape SE will cost drivers an average of $343 to $490 a month for a 36-month lease.
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Ethan Moser
Dec 15, 2022
Ford Explorer Sport Lease
Leasing a Ford Explorer Sport will cost drivers an average of $431 and $540 a month for a 36-month lease.
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Ethan Moser
Dec 15, 2022
Is Cosigning a Car Lease a Good Idea?
Cosigning a car lease can seem like a good idea, but this guide provides you with all you need to know about how it works and how it could affect your credit.
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Sarah Gray
Dec 16, 2022
Toyota Camry LE Lease
A Toyota Camry LE lease starts at $383 per month. Prices will vary based on your lease agreement and credit score.
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Drew Waterstreet
Dec 13, 2022
Honda Civic EX Lease
Leasing a Honda Civic EX will cost drivers between $372 and $561 a month for a 36-month lease.
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Ethan Moser
Dec 16, 2022
Toyota Corolla SE Lease
The average monthly payment for a Toyota Corolla SE ranges from $344 to $383.
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Sarah Gray
Dec 13, 2022
Nissan Sentra SV Lease
You can lease a Nissan Sentra SV for as little as $318 per month.
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Sarah Gray
Dec 18, 2022
Ford Edge SEL Lease
The average cost of a Ford Edge SEL lease is around $492 per month.
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Tiffany Leung
Dec 16, 2022
Toyota Highlander XLE Lease
The average cost of a Toyota Highlander XLE lease ranges from $600 to $960 per month.
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Maxine Boyko
Dec 13, 2022
Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Lease
The average cost of a Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 lease ranges from $630 to $695 a month.
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Sara Brody
Dec 15, 2022
Kia Optima LX Lease
A Kia Optima LX lease costs around $300 to $400 a month.
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Olivia Rose
Dec 13, 2022
Dodge Charger GT Lease
A Dodge Charger GT lease will cost $593 per month for RWD and $619 per month for AWD.
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Cameron Thiessen
Dec 16, 2022
Dodge Charger SXT Lease
A Dodge Charger SXT lease costs $557 per month for rear-wheel drive and $588 per month for all-wheel drive.
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Cameron Thiessen
Dec 16, 2022
Honda Odyssey EX Lease
The average cost of a Honda Odyssey EX lease is approximately $21,772 for 36 months.
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Mariza Morin
Dec 15, 2022
Toyota Sequoia Limited Lease
The Toyota Sequoia Limited strikes a perfect balance between power and luxury, and you may be able to lease one for $1,000 a month.
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Joshua Levy
Dec 13, 2022
Mini Cooper S Countryman Lease
The cost to lease a Mini Cooper S Countryman is between $419 and $459 a month depending on the trim level you choose and the amount of your down payment.
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Mary Cahill
Dec 16, 2022

All Questions on Lease

Why did my credit score drop after leasing a car?
I recently took out a lease for a new car and I noticed that it made my credit score drop. Why is that? I don’t think I’ve missed any payments or anything so I’m a little confused.
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Liz Jenson
Apr 04, 2022
How much does it cost to lease a 2016 Honda Civic?
Now that I’ve graduated from college, I’m looking to lease my first car for my morning work commute. I think I’d like something like a Honda Civic, but I don’t know if it’s within my budget. What does it usually cost to lease a 2016 Civic?
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Chloe Jenkins
Dec 15, 2021
How do I get gap insurance for my car?
I just bought a new car. Initially, I thought gap insurance was unnecessary, but after nearly being side swiped the day I drove it home, I began to regret my decision. How can I add gap insurance to my auto policy?
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Lauren Smith
Feb 23, 2022
How much is a BMW M3 lease?
My job recently put me on a one-year assignment out in California, so I’m going to need a car to cruise down Sunset Boulevard. How much will a BMW M3 cost to lease?
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Drew Waterstreet
Apr 05, 2022
What is the difference between a car insurance and car warranty?
Is a warranty the same as having car insurance? I leased a new Honda and got a three-year warranty.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Does breaking your car lease affect your credit rating?
I’m currently leasing my car and I’m kind of over it. I really want a new car, but I’m worried about how terminating my lease early will look. Will my credit score go down?
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Pat Roache
Feb 18, 2022
Do I need to replace the tires on a leased car?
I've had a leased car for two years, and I've noticed that the tire treads are becoming a bit shallow. Do I have to replace the tires on a leased car?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
What is a lease break fee?
I leased a sports car around a year ago, but I recently took a job that requires me to travel. I’d like to get something more fuel efficient, but my friend said I’d probably have to pay a pretty significant lease break fee. What is a lease break fee? Do I need to worry about it?
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Cassandra Hamilton
Apr 01, 2022
Can you tint the windows on a leased car?
I thinking about leasing my next car but I only ride in absolute style. I also like my privacy and I know that leases usually come with restrictions. Are you able to tint the windows on a leased car?
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Pat Roache
Apr 01, 2022
How do I swap a car lease?
I'm in the middle of a car lease, but I decided I want to purchase a car instead (and not the one I’m currently leasing). The dealership told me I might be able to do a car lease swap. What does this mean and how do I do it?
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Eric Schad
Nov 16, 2021
Can you wrap a leased car?
Hi, I recently leased a car, and I’d really like to customize it. Can you wrap a leased car?
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Heather Bernhard
Apr 01, 2022
What is the lease price of a BMW X5?
I drive a Volvo, but I think I’m more of a BMW man. I recently inherited a lot of money (thanks Uncle Ted!), and I think I can swing a lease payment. How much does it cost to lease a BMW X5?
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Melanie Johnson
Apr 05, 2022
Can you upgrade a car lease early?
Leasing vehicles has always been fun for me because I constantly get to check out the new innovations in vehicle technology and performance. The new Ford Bronco has shot to the top of my watchlist—and I want it now. Will I be able to upgrade?
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Drew Waterstreet
Feb 18, 2022
How much does it cost to lease a BMW X2?
How much would it cost me to lease a BMW X2 for a few years? Normally I don’t drive at all, but I’m temporarily moving and I’ll need a car.
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Liz Jenson
Nov 20, 2021
What is a lease disposition fee?
My friend leased a car and is complaining about his lease disposition fee. I’m interested in leasing a car too, but I don’t know what that is. What is a lease disposition fee?
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Cassandra Hamilton
Apr 01, 2022
What is the lease price of a BMW X6?
I’ve always loved Bimmers, but I’ve never had enough money to buy one. That said, I just got a new job, and I think I can swing leasing one for at least a little bit. How much does it cost to lease a BMW X6?
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Melanie Johnson
Apr 05, 2022
How much is a Porsche 911 lease?
How much would I have to pay to lease a Porsche 911? My son really wants to lease one while he’s at college but I’m not sure if it’s within our budget for him or not.
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Liz Jenson
Apr 05, 2022
How much does it cost to lease a Honda CR-V 2018?
I need to lease a new car, and I’m a big Honda fan. I like the way the 2018 Honda CR-V looks, and the features fit my needs. How much would it cost to lease one?
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Chloe Jenkins
Dec 15, 2021
How do I insure a leased car?
I plan on leasing a new 2022 Toyota Camry. The dealership said that I'll need insurance when I pick up the car next week. How would I insure a leased car?
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Emily Maracle
Oct 22, 2021
Can you get a title loan on a leased car?
I’m building a new back porch on my house but finding the money to finish the project has been challenging. I’m interested in getting a car title loan to finish the job before it gets too cold and starts snowing, but my car is leased. Can you get a title loan on a leased car?
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Jack Walsh
Nov 15, 2021
What happens if you damage a leased car?
I got in a small fender bender in a parking lot in a leased car. What do I do as far as the damage?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
Can I return a leased car if it's not running correctly?
I signed a 24-month lease on a vehicle, but it's running poorly—even after service. Even though it’s only been six months, can I return the leased vehicle?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
What's the difference between a lease and a car loan?
I'm shopping for cars, and salespeople keep telling me I can either get a lease or a loan. What's the difference between leasing a vehicle and buying one with a loan?
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Eric Schad
Dec 06, 2021
How much does it cost to lease a BMW M4?
How much would leasing a BMW M4 be? I really like them and would love to own one, but I want to lease one first to make sure that it’s a good everyday car.
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Liz Jenson
Jan 11, 2022
How much does it cost to lease a Toyota Corolla?
I don’t know if I want to buy a Toyota Corolla, so I’d love to lease one for a year or two and see how I like it. What does it normally cost to lease a Toyota Corolla?
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Joshua Levy
Dec 30, 2021
Can you Turo a leased car?
I leased a car about a month ago. While I can afford the payments, I want to supplement my income by putting it on Turo. That said, I’m not sure if you can Turo a leased car. Is it possible?
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Eric Schad
Mar 04, 2022
Which party pays for damage on a leased car?
I got into an accident in my leased car. Who pays for the damage?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
What is regarded as normal wear and tear on a leased car?
I have a leased car, but I don't want to pay anything when I turn it in based on wear and tear. What is considered normal wear and tear?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
How do you get insurance on a leased car?
I'm looking to lease a new car and shopping around for different policies. But I have no idea what I’ll need or what to look for. What type of insurance coverage should I get?
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Matthew Macgugan
Oct 20, 2021
What are some ways to negotiate a car lease?
I want to lease a car, but I also want to get the best deal possible. Are there ways to negotiate a car lease?
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021

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