Our network of dealers and partners have options for everyone. Whether you have good, bad, or no credit!
We help people in California find auto financing through our nationwide network of bad credit car dealers. We work with dealerships in California and across the country that can help car buyers with bad credit, no credit, credit issues like bankruptcy and repossession, and little or no money down.
We help California car buyers find local special finance dealers that have the lending resources to help. Not every dealership has lenders who can work with challenging credit situations, so finding the right dealer is an important first step toward getting financed.
Start the process of finding a bad credit car dealer in California by filling out our auto loan request form or selecting a city near you from our list below:
82 qualified dealers in California
Contra Costa County
Los Angeles County
San Bernardino County
San Diego County
San Francisco County
San Joaquin County
San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Many Californians long for a new car to cruise around in and enjoy the beautiful weather. One of the more popular car buying options is to lease a new vehicle. When you lease, you take away the major responsibilities of ownership, and are responsible for a set amount of time. The idea of being able to turn the car back in and get a new one also seems attractive. But the truth is that getting approved for a lease with poor credit can be a challenge on its own.
It's important to note that you may benefit more from taking out a subprime loan, and to weigh all of your options before actively seeking a new car. Wondering if leasing may be an option for you? Click here to learn more.
When a potential buyer prepares for their next auto loan, they'll need to provide a down payment. Subprime lenders generally require at least $1,000 or 10 percent of the vehicle's selling price, whichever is less. Note that every lender will have different requirements, but it's best to be prepared with some cash in your pocket.
The down payment is meant to show the lender you're committed to paying back the loan. It also helps you save money in future interest charges and prevents you from being upside down on the loan.
There are many different ways to come up with the down payment requirement. Whether it's from cash, a tax refund, or a trade-in, you'd be surprised by how much money you can come up with. Remember, the more money put down, the better off you'll be financially.
Drivers Lane is affiliated with bad credit car dealerships all across California. These dealers specialize in helping buyers in challenging credit situations purchase new and used vehicles.
Our free and easy service takes the hassle out of finding dealerships in California that know how to work through credit quirks to get you financed. These dealers work with lenders that have helped buyers with poor credit, no credit, complicated situations like bankruptcy or repossession, and little or no money down.
We want to set you up with a local bad credit car dealer in California. Get back on the road and on the path to improving your credit. We'll work to match you with a dealer in your area once you fill out the secure auto loan request form on our website.
If you prefer, you can start your vehicle search by using our massive used car database. Explore local vehicles for sale on the lots of our affiliated dealers in California to get an idea of what's available right now. You can narrow down your options by searching by make, model, price, and distance.