Blaise Alexander Subaru Buying vs. Leasing - What's the Right Choice for You?

The search for your new Subaru is a fun and enjoyable experience that allows you to explore the best fit for your lifestyle in the right model. But when it comes time to finance your new purchase, you might come to a crossroads. Should you buy your new Subaru or would a Subaru lease be the better fit? There are benefits to both sides of the equation, and our finance team at Blaise Alexander Subaru is happy to help you discover which might benefit you more! Down below you'll find a breakdown of buying and leasing, so you can make an informed decision on financing your new Subaru.



BuyingLeasing
Money DownSizable down paymentLess money up front
Monthly PaymentHigher monthly paymentLower monthly payment
WarrantyDriver is responsible for maintenance costs after warranty expiresTypically under warranty, so fewer maintenance costs
Trade-InNegotiated trade-in valueNo trade-in hassle or negotiation
IncentivesNo loyalty incentivesLease loyalty incentives
GAP ProtectionNot included - will add expenses to purchase priceGAP protection included
EquityPotential to earn equity, but will also incur negative equity if you sell your car before it is paid offNo chance of equity, positive or negative
MaintenanceNot required to maintain vehicle but you do own it, so you should keep it healthyYou're responsible for program maintenance per manufacturer's recommendation or you may be charged for excess wear and tear
OwnershipYou own the vehicle, so you can do with it as you pleaseThe dealership still owns the vehicle
TechnologyTechnology starts to stagnate based on what was current when you purchased the vehicleTechnology is easily upgraded when lease term is up
IncentivesEligible for all dealer incentivesEligible for all dealer incentives
Vehicle PriceNegotiated price of a new vehicle is the sameNegotiated price of a new vehicle is the same
InsuranceInsurance payments are the sameInsurance payments are the same



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Blaise Alexander Subaru Montoursville

933 Broad Street
Directions Montoursville, PA 17754

  • Sales: (570)669-3775
  • Service: 888-406-3105
  • Parts: 866-545-2647

Hours

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
  1. Blaise Alexander Subaru Montoursville

    933 Broad Street
    Montoursville, PA 17754

    • Sales: (570)669-3775
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