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What is a Good Interest Rate for a Car Loan?

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Are you trying to determine what is a good interest rate for a car loan in the Brick area? The finance team at Honda of Toms River is here to help. We can provide answers to common questions, including “What is a good car loan rate?” and “What is the average interest rate on a car loan?” From there, we will help you get approved for the financing you need to buy a new Honda or a dependable used car. Learn more about car loans based on credit scores and the Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and then apply for financing with us online to get pre-approved today!


New and Used Car APR Rates

Average New Car Loan Annual Percentage Rate Average Used Car Loan Annual Percentage Rate
781-800 3.17% 781-800 3.8%
661-780 4.03% 661-780 5.48%
601-660 6.79% 601-660 10.1%
501-600 10.98% 501-600 16.27%
300-500 13.76% 300-500 19.32%

How to Get the Best Interest Rate on a Car Loan?

When shopping for the best interest rate on a car loan, Manahawkin-area drivers should start by checking their credit score. A high credit score equals a lower interest rate, but you should always be prepared to negotiate if the first offer you receive seems higher than you expected. Honda of Toms River, like most local dealerships, work with a variety of lenders, so the initial offer won’t be the only one available.

What is a good car loan rate? As shown in the chart above, it could be anywhere between 3.17% and 13.76%, depending on your credit score. If you have no credit or a bad credit rating, there are some viable options that can help you get behind the wheel of the vehicle you want with financing that is right for your budget.

What is the Average Interest Rate on a Car Loan?

The average interest rate for a three-year car loan in the Berkeley area is around 3% to 4.5%. Of course, your credit score and where you are getting the loan will also factor into the interest rate you are offered. The finance specialists at Honda of Toms River recommend that you shop around or get pre-approved to compare the available car loans and interest rates in your area. Being careful and considering what’s right for your budget will pay off in the long run.

Find Solutions to Your Auto Financing Needs at Honda of Toms River

Whether you’re looking to buy or lease, the finance experts at Honda of Toms River are ready to help you find a budget-friendly way to get behind the wheel of your next car, truck, or SUV. Check out our financing FAQs, and use our convenient online payment calculator to determine what your monthly payments will be. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us.


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