New Cars - A Reality Check Alamogordo NM
Mo-Fr 0800-1730, Sa 0900-1300, Su Closed
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations. In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Located at the White Sands Regional Airport. After Hours - After hour rentuns are allowed. Park car in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental agreement in drop box next to the door.
Rio Rancho, NM
Mo-Fr 0800-2000, Sa-Su Closed
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
This location is for Private Flights only.
Mo-Fr 0700-2000, Sa 0800-1500, Su 1000-2000
Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Ski Equipped Vehicles
This location is for private flights only. No walkins permitted. Formerly known as 7 Bar Four Corners.
Las Cruces, NM
Rio Rancho, NM
New Cars - A Reality Check
In the years we've been in the automotive advice business we’ve received thousands of emails with questions about buying and leasing new cars.
Although each reader's situation is different, there seem to be general issues that show up over and over again that represent some common misunderstandings and misconceptions about new car buying and leasing. Let's address some of them now.
New cars are not financed by dealers
There is a common misconception that new-car dealers finance the cars they sell or lease. Not true. Dealers don't make loans or finance leases. A dealer may run a preliminary credit check on you prior to completing your paperwork, but this should not be interpreted as approval of your loan or lease application. He just wants to make sure he's not wasting his time on someone with serious credit problems.
A new-car purchase or lease deal is contingent on the dealer being able to find a finance company or bank who will agree to finance your deal, based on your credit history and debt load. The finance company pays the dealer for the car (which means the finance company owns the car), and arranges for the customer to pay them back the money for that car, plus interest. See for more details.
Dealers can ask you to return your new car
A dealer will allow you to drive away in his new car immediately after you've signed your loan or lease papers. This does not mean your credit has been approved or that your loan (or lease) ...