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New Cars - A Reality Check Hyattsville MD

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
(202) 635-1104
700 10Th St Ne
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Livingston FBO
(319) 287-5189
2814 Betsworth
Waterloo, IA
Hours
Mo-Sa 1000-1900
Su 1400-1900
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 FBO parking lot. Please leave the keys and contract at the FBO counter.

Hertz - Union Station
(202) 289-5366
50 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2100
Sa 0700-1530
Su 1000-2100
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Record the return date and time, mileage, and tank level on rental agreement. Leave the keys and rental agreement in the drop box located in the car return area. Follow rental car return signs to the parking garage located adjacent to Union Station.

Hertz - Ronald Reagan National Airport
(703) 419-6300
1 Aviation Circle
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
0700-0230 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Covered Return Center

Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 332-1716
730 Georgia Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - 7820 Central Avenue HLE
(301) 808-9890
7820 Central Avenue
Landover, MD
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0900-1400, Su Closed. Effective May 8, 2006, hours of operation will be Mo-Fr 0800-1800, 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. In-Car Navigation System , 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.

Budget Rent A Car
(202) 289-5374
50 Massachusetts Ave Ne
Washington, DC

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 388-9500
355 Benning Rd Ne
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(703) 417-3522
General Aviation Terminal
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - 8203 Georgia Avenue HLE
(301) 588-0608
8203 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD
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. In-Car Navigation System , 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.

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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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