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When it comes to purchasing a car, the price tag is just one part of the financial equation. For many buyers, securing a car loan is an essential step in the process. If you’re considering a car loan, it’s crucial to understand how your payments are determined and how the choice of a newer car model can potentially save you money and provide numerous other benefits.

At Lebada Motors, we specialize in auto financing solutions for individuals facing credit challenges, and we understand the importance of making informed decisions when it comes to car loans.

How Car Loan Payments are Determined

Car loan payments are determined based on several key factors, including the following:

  1. Principal Amount: This is the total amount you borrow to purchase the car. The higher the principal amount, the larger your monthly payments will be.
  2. Interest Rate: The interest rate is the cost of borrowing the money. It’s expressed as [...]
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Welcome, dear readers, to the mysterious world behind the curtain at a car dealership! As the wheels of curiosity turn, potential buyers, tire kickers, and the occasional nosy neighbor bring forth a barrage of questions that we, the wizards of the car lot, are more than prepared to tackle. So, grab your popcorn, because it’s time to unveil the top hits in the world of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and add a dash of wit to the mix.

  1. “What’s the Best Price You Can Give Me?” Ah, the eternal question! It’s like asking a magician to reveal the secrets of their most cherished trick. The answer is a bit like trying to predict the weather in 10 years. “Well, what’s your budget?” is our favorite way to dodge this one, keeping you guessing like a riddle wrapped in an enigma.
  2. “How Much for That One in Red?” Red, the color of passion! But here’s [...]

October is here, and at Lebada Motors, it’s not just another month – it’s our “October Blow Out” month! We’re excited to bring you unbeatable deals on our wide range of vehicles, but that’s not all. We’re also proud to announce that your car purchase during this special month goes a long way in supporting our local community and vital charitable organizations. Read on to discover what makes this October truly special.

Unbelievable Deals

If you’re looking for the perfect time to upgrade your ride or purchase a new vehicle, look no further. Our “October Blow Out” offers incredible deals and savings that you won’t want to miss. With a vast selection of high-quality cars, trucks, and SUVs, you’re sure to find the vehicle that suits your needs and budget. Don’t miss this opportunity to drive away with a fantastic deal this October.

Community Support

At Lebada Motors, we’ve been a family-run business since 1999, [...]

So, you’ve got dreams of owning a preowned vehicle in Ontario, Canada, but your credit score is giving you more shade than a solar eclipse? Fear not, my dear reader, because we’re about to embark on a journey that’s as wild as a roller coaster and as entertaining as a stand-up comedy show. Buckle up, because we’re about to spill the beans on how to snag that car loan with bad credit in the Great White North!

Step 1: Know Thyself (and Thy Credit Score) First things first, you need to confront the beast known as your credit score. You know, that number that’s lower than your chances of winning the lottery? Take a peek, and if it’s not pretty, don’t panic! Instead, give it a charming nickname like “Creditus Embarrassicus.” Trust us; it makes the whole ordeal way funnier.

Step 2: Get Hilariously Realistic About Your Budget Now, let’s crunch some numbers. Be brutally [...]

Once upon a time in the bustling city of Creditville, there lived a man named Paul. Paul had many talents, but maintaining good credit was not one of them. His credit score was so low that even the bottom of the credit score scale felt sorry for him. It was as if his credit report had taken a stroll through a forest of financial disasters and emerged covered in debt and unpaid bills.

Paul desperately needed a car. His job at the “Punny Pencil Factory” was a 30-minute walk from his apartment, and every day he felt like a contestant on a quirky reality show called “Paul’s Misadventures in Public Transportation.” He decided it was time to embark on a quest to find a car dealership that could help him.

With a stack of rejection letters from banks and car dealerships in hand, Paul set off on his journey. He wandered the streets of Creditville, [...]

Oh, the age-old debate of crossovers vs. SUVs – it’s like arguing whether cats are better than dogs, or pineapple should or shouldn’t be on pizza. Let’s dive headfirst into this vehicular showdown with all the sass and wit we can muster. Buckle up (pun intended) because we’re about to reveal the juicy differences between these two gas-guzzling giants!

  1. Size Matters, Darling: Ah, the size issue – the one thing that separates your Aunt Mildred’s purse from Mary Poppins’ magical carpet bag. Crossovers, my dear readers, are like that pair of jeans you bought online but turned out to be tighter than a corset. They’re compact, sleek, and oh-so-city-friendly. SUVs, on the other hand, are like that walk-in closet you’ve always dreamed of – spacious, roomy, and capable of storing everything but the kitchen sink.

    Imagine trying to park a crossover in the cramped streets of downtown New York City. You’d probably need a [...]

Are you stuck in a financial traffic jam with bad credit? Fear not, dear reader, for Lebada Motors is here to turbocharge your dreams of owning a set of wheels! We’ve got more tricks up our sleeve than a magician at a kid’s birthday party, and we’re ready to pull out all the stops to get you behind the wheel of your very own certified pre-owned vehicle. Buckle up, because it’s time for a joyride through the world of bad credit car loans.

1. Certified Pre-Owned Galore

At Lebada Motors, we understand that everyone deserves a shot at their dream car, no matter their credit score. That’s why we offer a dazzling array of certified pre-owned vehicles that’ll make your heart race faster than a Lamborghini on the Autobahn. From rugged trucks to family-friendly minivans, sleek sedans to versatile hatchbacks – we’ve got it all. Our lot boasts over 150 vehicles, each one inspected and [...]

In the high-stakes world of car sales, competition often takes center stage. Dealerships commonly encourage their sales representatives to vie for individual commissions, fostering an environment where rivalry can eclipse cooperation. However, at Lebada Motors, we’ve chosen a distinctive path—one that emphasizes collaboration and teamwork while still offering commissions. Welcome to the world of our unique commission pooling system, where productivity and happiness flourish.

Breaking Down the Competitive Norm

In many car dealerships, salespeople are locked in relentless competition for commissions, which can lead to several challenges:

  1. Individual Focus: When the primary goal is to maximize personal commissions, the spirit of teamwork can wane. Sales representatives may be less inclined to assist their colleagues or share valuable insights.
  2. Stress and Burnout: The constant pursuit of commission targets can lead to excessive stress and eventual burnout, harming both personal well-being and job satisfaction.
  3. Income Disparities: Traditional commission-based models can result in significant earnings inequalities among [...]

Maintaining your vehicle is essential for ensuring its longevity, reliability, and safety. While regular visits to the mechanic are crucial, there are several car maintenance tips and tricks that every vehicle owner should know to keep their cars in optimal condition. In this blog post, we will focus on tip number six: “Regular Tire Maintenance.”

Regular Tire Maintenance

Your vehicle’s tires are its point of contact with the road, making them one of the most critical components for safety and performance. Neglecting your tires can lead to reduced fuel efficiency, poor handling, and even dangerous blowouts. Here’s a closer look at the key aspects of regular tire maintenance:

  1. Check Tire Pressure: Proper tire inflation is vital for safety and fuel efficiency. Use a tire pressure gauge to check the pressure in each tire regularly. You can find the recommended pressure levels in your vehicle’s owner’s manual or on a label inside the driver’s door [...]