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New Cars - A Reality Check Salem OR

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 - Salem Downtown HLE
(503) 566-6644
724 High Street Northeast
Salem, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1300, 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.

Hertz - Hertz Car Sales
(503) 581-4466
2790 25th Street Southeast
Salem, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0900-1700, 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., 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. Park vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located on the side door of the service station. Bus - Approximately 6 blocks from the bus station. Pickup service is available or cab fare will be reimbursed with reciept. Please call upon arrival. Railroad - Approximately 1 mile from the railroad station. Pickup service is available or cab fare will be reimbursed with receipt. Please call upon arrival.

Hertz - Jet Center South
(541) 773-4293
3650 Biddle Road
Medford, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2400, Sa 0730-2400, Su 0800-2400
Special Services
Child Seats
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(503) 275-5359
45 Sw Pine St
Portland, OR
 
Hertz - Hillsboro Airport
(503) 846-1330
3355 N E Cornell Road
Hillsboro, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-1830, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , 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 - Salem Amtrak
(503) 566-6644
500 13th Street Southeast
Salem, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only

Hertz - Salem Municipal Airport
(503) 391-1588
2990 25th Street SE
Salem, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa 0800-1300, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. The drop box is located outside near the main entrance to the terminal.

All Pro Auto Body
(503) 771-3232
12444 S.E. Stark St
Portland, OR
Special Services
Towing, Rent A Car, Auto Body, Auto Collision, Car Rental Agency

Hertz - Corvallis Aero Service
(541) 758-4101
5695 Southwest Airport Place
Corvallis, OR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700, Sa 0800-1230, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for private flight arrivals only. No walkins permitted. This location was formerly known as 'Avia Aviation Services'.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(503) 257-7700
23 N.E. 102Nd Avenue
Portland, OR
 

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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