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New Cars - A Reality Check Chattanooga TN

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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(423) 267-9500
05 W 20Th Street
Chattanooga, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(423) 855-2288
001 Airport Rd
Chattanooga, TN
 
Hertz - Tac Air North
(423) 855-8131
1101 Airport Road
Chattanooga, TN
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330, Sa 0800-2200, Su 0800-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only

Hertz - Lee Highway HLE
(423) 499-5081
5714 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
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., Gold Counter Service , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.
Additional Information
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Lovell Field Airport
(423) 855-8131
1101 Airport Road
Chattanooga, TN
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330, Sa 0800-2200, Su 0800-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter. Bus - Approximately 12 miles from the bus station. Cab fare will be reimbursed with receipt. Please call upon arrival.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(423) 267-9500
305 W 20th St
Chattanooga, TN

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Hertz - Tac Air South
(423) 855-8131
1001 Airport Road
Chattanooga, TN
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330, Sa 0800-2200, Su 0800-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only

Enterprise Auto Rental
(423) 296-9902
049 International Dr
Chattanooga, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(423) 899-2633
912 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(423) 877-5559
023 A Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
 
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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) ...

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