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New Cars - A Reality Check Pittsfield MA

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 - Pittsfield Municipal Airport
(413) 499-4153
3400 Sky Harbor Blvd
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800 1700, Su 1000-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Also known as Lyon Aviation.

Hertz - 811 Dalton Avenue HLE
(413) 499-4153
811 Dalton Avenue
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800-1700, Su 1000-1600
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., Ski Equipped Vehicles, 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. Place rental agreement and keys in drop box located by the carwash door.

Hertz - 388 Eastern Avenue HLE
(781) 321-1551
388 Eastern Avenue
Malden, MA
Hours
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
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed.

Hertz - South Station Amtrak
(617) 338-1503
Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA
Hours
Mo-Th 0700-1800, Fr 0700-1900, Sa 0700-1600, Su 0800-1700.
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Amtrak arrivals only. There is no rental counter at South Street/Amtrak Station. Cab fare to the 30 Park Plaza location (Motor Mart Parking Garage) will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with receipt. The taxi stand is located outside the main entrance. After Hours - Please reserve at the Boston Logan International Airport, 207 Porter Street, East Boston. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with receipt.

Hertz - Courtyard Marriott
(508) 229-2756
3 Technology Drive
Westborough, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - GE Plastics
(413) 499-4153
1 Plastics Avenue
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800-1700, Su 1000-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for General Electric employees only.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(617) 723-8077
1 Congress St
Boston, MA

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Hertz - National Grid Westborough
(508) 229-2756
25 Research Drive
Westborough, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for National Grid Employees who are Gold members only. At least 2 hours advanced reservation required, during normal business hours. If pickup is within 2 hours please call the Hertz/National Grid toll-free reservations number 888-222-2076 to check for delivery availability.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(781) 289-4002
55 American Legion Hwy
Revere, MA

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Boston Limousine
(617) 699-3126
7, Chauncy St
Boston, MA
 
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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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