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New Cars - A Reality Check Lancaster SC

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.

Hertz - 1575 Great Falls Highway
(803) 328-6414
1575 Great Falls Highway
Lancaster, SC
Hours
Mo-Th 0800-1700, Fr 0800-1600, Sa-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
This location is for Insurance Replacement only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 3804 Clemson Boulevard HLE
(864) 224-2281
3804 Clemson Boulevard
Anderson, SC
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.

Budget Car & Truck Rental
(843) 577-5195
390 Meeting St Unit B
Charleston, SC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(803) 791-1984
502 Charleston Hwy
West, Columbia, SC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(803) 419-4319
0249 Two Notch Rd
Columbia, SC
 
Main Street Audio Video
(989) 773-7370
701 N Mission St
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(843) 769-5833
1500 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC

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Hertz - Piney Grove HLE
(803) 213-1078
4016 Fernandina Road
Columbia, SC
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
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed Monday through Friday. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Hilton Head Island HLE
(843) 342-3739
1 Finch Street
Hilton Head, SC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa-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 - 975 Bacons Bridge Road HLE
(843) 695-0349
975 Bacons Bridge Road
Charleston, SC
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
Located in the middle of the Galleria shopping center at the intersection of Old Trolley Road and Bacons Bridge Road. Approximately 30 miles west of the city of Charleston and approximately 20 miles west of the Charleston International Airport. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. The drop box is located right outside the front door. 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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