How Can I Get Car Financing with a Bad Credit Score?

Accountant working at the office

Many Woodway and Hewitt drivers may think to themselves, “Can you finance a car with bad credit?” Douglass Nissan of Waco believes that a less-than-stellar credit score shouldn’t hold you back from finding the vehicle that meets your needs and gets you to where you need to go. Learn about how to get a car with bad credit as well as how you can improve your credit score over time with the experts at Douglass Nissan of Waco!

Finance Department Contact Us

How Can You Finance a Car with Bad Credit?

If you have bad credit, finance a vehicle at Douglass Nissan of Waco! Even if your credit is not the best, one of the first things you should do is apply for financing online and get pre-approved for your loan. This is a fairly simple process, and once you have been approved, you can make your way over to Douglass Nissan of Waco where we’ll help you set up a payment plan that fits your needs.

Steps for How to Get a Car with Bad Credit

Once you have been pre-approved for your car loan, follow these steps to ensure your finances are in order and help you figure out how much you can pay each month:

  1. Figure out exactly how much money you can pay on a monthly basis for a car.
  2. If you can, be sure to make a big down payment to decrease monthly payment cost.
  3. Do your best to improve your credit score before you apply for a loan.
  4. Only get a car that you need, not exactly the one that you want, because then you could end up paying more than you can afford.
  5. Ask a lot of questions!

Improve Your Credit Score Month-to-Month

Even if you have bad credit, finance options at Douglass Nissan of Waco can not only get you behind the wheel of the Nissan you’re looking for but also help you improve your credit score at the same time. Once you take out a car loan, if you can make your monthly payments on time, your credit score will rise again. This is useful when you decide to finance your next vehicle for a lower interest rate as well as ensuring you can get approved for additional loans or credit cards.

Finance Your Next Vehicle at Douglass Nissan of Waco

After learning about how you how to get a car with bad credit, stop by Douglass Nissan of Waco to get a look at our new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles in person. Learn more about auto financing then turn to our dedicated finance department if you have any questions. Contact us today to get the car buying process started, or to schedule a test drive near Robinson and West!

More From Douglass Nissan of Waco

  • 2020 Nissan Altima Reviews

    Whether you’re a young professional from Hewitt or if you have a growing family in Robinson, you already know that the 2020 Nissan Altima offers the comfort, convenience, and capability you need to make the most of your everyday drives. But you don’t have to take our word for it! Our team at Douglass Nissan of Waco has…

  • Find a New Nissan Rogue for Sale in Waco When you’re ready to take home a new Nissan Rogue for sale from Douglass Nissan of Waco, taking advantage of our Nissan Rogue lease deals will help you land a competitive Nissan Rogue lease price you’re sure to love. If you’re searching for a reliable SUV that offers plenty…

  • 2020 Nissan Frontier Towing Capacity

    Whether you need a truck for weekend adventures or weekday to-dos, the 2020 Nissan Frontier offers the advanced convenience and capability you need. Equipped with an all-new engine and offering a maximum towing capacity of up to 6,720 pounds when properly equipped, you can haul all you need to get the job done right. Read…

Saved
Saved Vehicles ×

SAVED VEHICLES

You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:

Save

Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Share
Share This ×

Choose How To Share:

Contact
Contact Us ×

(254) 776-8016

Call Now

5605 Legend Lake Pkwy • Waco, TX 76712

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Sales: Closed

Service: Closed

Parts: Closed

Douglass Nissan of Waco

5605 Legend Lake Pkwy Waco, TX

Phone: (254) 776-8016

http://maps.google.com/?q=5605%20Legen%20Lake%20Pkwy%2C%20Waco%2C%20TX%2076712

Parts

Phone: (254) 776-8016

5605 Legend Lake Pkwy Waco, TX

Sales

Phone: (254) 776-8016

5605 Legend Lake Pkwy Waco, TX

Service

Phone: (254) 776-8016

5605 Legend Lake Pkwy Waco, TX
31.4953532 -97.1602357
Douglass Nissan of Waco 31.4953532, -97.1602357.