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New Cars - A Reality Check West Des Moines IA

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
(515) 457-8989
409 Fuller Rd
Des, Moines, IA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 252-8800
999 Hickman Rd
Des, Moines, IA
 
Hertz - 2737100th Street HLE
(515) 276-1177
2737 100th Street
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1730
Tu-Fr 0730-1730
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 , 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 car on the east side of the building. Leave keys and contract in the drop box located on the front of the building. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Stew Hansen Hertz HLE
(515) 276-1177
12103 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0800-1200
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.

Hertz - Bob Brown Chevrolet
(515) 270-3828
4224 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1730
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
This location is for Insurance Replacement Rentals only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - John Deere I Vesta
(515) 276-1177
11369 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-1800
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for John Deere company use only. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(515) 252-8800
2551 100th St
Des Moines, IA

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 252-8800
551 100Th St.
Urbandale, IA
 
Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(515) 256-5330
5400 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA
Hours
0700-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. No walkins allowed.

Hertz - Des Moines International Airport
(515) 285-9650
5800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Su-Th 0700-2400
Fr -Sa 0700-2300
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. Park car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter.

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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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