A child in the open trunk of a pacific blue metallic Volkswagen Atlas shares a smile while mother ties their soccer cleats.
A child in the open trunk of a pacific blue metallic Volkswagen Atlas shares a smile while mother ties their soccer cleats.
A child in the open trunk of a pacific blue metallic Volkswagen Atlas shares a smile while mother ties their soccer cleats.
A child in the open trunk of a pacific blue metallic Volkswagen Atlas shares a smile while mother ties their soccer cleats.

Here to explore financing?

Here to explore financing?

If you're interested in a new or Certified Pre-Owned VW, you've come to the right place. Continue scrolling to learn about your finance options.

If you're interested in a new or Certified Pre-Owned VW, you've come to the right place. Continue scrolling to learn about your finance options.

  1. Explore Financing
Should you lease, finance, or pay cash?
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Finance

Lease

Cash

Description

Purchase your vehicle and make payments for it over a selected term. At the end of that term, the vehicle is yours.

Drive a new VW for a set amount of time and number of miles. You can choose to purchase or return the vehicle at the end.

Purchase your vehicle up-front by paying in full with cash.

Pros

  • Competitive rates and flexible terms available from Volkswagen Credit
  • At the end of your contract, you’ll own the car outright
  • No mileage restrictions
  • You have the ability to customize your vehicle as much as you want
  • You can sell the car on your own terms
  • You may have a lower monthly payment than a finance contract
  • With a shorter contract term, you get the chance to hop in a new VW more often
  • Flexible lease terms and a range of mileage options available
  • If you decide to lease or purchase a new VW at the end of your contract, we will waive the disposition fee
  • No selling is involved
  • The limited manufacturer’s warranty will cover the vehicle for the duration of most leases1
  • Own your vehicle immediately
  • Have no monthly payments

Cons

  • You may have a higher monthly payment than a lease
  • You’ll be responsible for post-warranty service and repair costs
  • Any damage done to the vehicle will reduce the value of the vehicle when sold or traded in even if the vehicle is repaired
  • If your vehicle is totaled and you still owe more than it's worth, your car insurance company will only pay you the vehicle's actual cash value, which is potentially much less than what you still owe
  • You may need to pay for wear and use charges at the end of your term
  • You have a mileage maximum and will be charged for extra miles driven
  • If you decide to end your lease early, you will be responsible for early termination fees
  • Insurance premiums are generally higher
  • You’ll be responsible for post-warranty service and repair costs
  • Any damage done to the vehicle will reduce the value of the vehicle when sold or traded in even if the vehicle is repaired

Description

Purchase your vehicle and make payments for it over a selected term. At the end of that term, the vehicle is yours.

Pros

  • Competitive rates and flexible terms available from Volkswagen Credit
  • At the end of your contract, you’ll own the car outright
  • No mileage restrictions
  • You have the ability to customize your vehicle as much as you want
  • You can sell the car on your own terms

Cons

  • You may have a higher monthly payment than a lease
  • You’ll be responsible for post-warranty service and repair costs
  • Any damage done to the vehicle will reduce the value of the vehicle when sold or traded in even if the vehicle is repaired
  • If your vehicle is totaled and you still owe more than it's worth, your car insurance company will only pay you the vehicle's actual cash value, which is potentially much less than what you still owe
Finance a pre-owned VW.
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Did you know? Financing isn’t only for new cars.

Our Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned program promises each vehicle is tested through our 100+ Point Dealer Inspection and comes with a Model-Specific Limited Warranty.2

Estimate your payment.

Get a rough estimate of how much it would cost to lease or finance any VW.

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Special offers and programs.

Recent graduate? Buying a car for the first time? Need the right car while working temporarily in the U.S.? Visit your nearest Volkswagen Dealership to see if you qualify.

What happens at the end of your lease?

Are you still trying to decide if leasing or financing is right for you? Or are you ready to lease for the first time? For a better understanding of your options at the end of your lease and the associated steps, get the details in our Lease-End Guide.

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