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1557 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA, 92029

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Dealership Info

Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Fri9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 2 to set an appointment)
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 1 to set an appointment)
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
Collision Center Hours:
  • Mon - Fri8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed

Can I Lease a Car with Bad Credit?

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Drivers from San Marcos can rest assured, it is possible to lease a car with bad credit. However, the rates and options will vary depending on the lender. Car leases require credit checks, so having excellent credit would be in your best interest. Despite this, leasing could be a strong option for those with bad credit due to lower monthly payments. Find out how to lease with bad credit with MINI of Escondido today!



Is it Easy to Lease a Car with Bad Credit?

As expected, it’s usually easier to lease with good credit, where it results in lower monthly payments and a lower security deposit. In contrast, bad credit can require higher monthly payments and a higher deposit. In return, you’ll still have to pay less taking out a car loan than buying a car. Calculate lease estimates with our payment calculator.

Tips for the Best Price with Bad Credit

Even if you have bad credit, customers from San Diego and beyond can find a payment strategy that works for everyone at MINI of Escondido. Here are some options:

  • Find a car within your budget to lease and find out the monthly payments.
  • Before you apply for a lease, check your credit score to get a better idea of your financial situation. 
  • Make a larger down payment, which can allow for better lease terms.
  • Bring several months’ worth of pay stubs to confirm income level. That way we know you can afford the lease you’re looking for.

Lease a Car With Bad Credit at MINI of Escondido?

All in all, it’s very possible to lease a vehicle with bad credit and we at MINI of Escondido can help you find a lease that works with your budget while avoiding high-interest rates. For more information, apply for financing or contact us near Carlsbad.


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