The average credit score to buy a new car is 713; it’s 656 for a used-car loan.
If you worry that your credit score could keep you from buying a car, you underestimate how much car dealers want to sell you one.
But nearly 20% of car loans go to borrowers with credit scores below 600, according to Experian.
Can I get a car loan with a credit score of 595?
Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of an issuer, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by an issuer. A credit score of 595 isn’t “good.” It’s not even “fair.” Rather, a 595 credit score is actually considered “bad,” according to the standard 300 to 850 credit-score scale.
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