Buy vs Lease


Buying vs. Leasing Your Next Subaru in Albany

You're in luck if you're seeking a safe, reliable and family-friendly Subaru model in the Albany, CA area.

At Albany Subaru, we're stocked with an extensive selection of new models for your browsing pleasure. Our current inventory includes the Subaru Outback, Legacy, Forester, Crosstrek and plenty more!

Choosing your next Subaru model is the easy part. Deciding whether to buy or lease your next model is a challenge.

Of course, you can't go wrong either way, but there's a perfect solution for every driver throughout Berkeley, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Albany, CA. Fortunately, our Finance Center is here to help you select the best option for your needs and budget.

We've also made it easy for you to decide whether to buy or lease by presenting the arguments for both sides. Keep reading below to see which option works best for you!

Leasing a Subaru Model in Albany

One of the main benefits of leasing a Subaru in Albany is that it typically requires a lower down payment. It's also much easier to secure an auto loan since the lease price is just a fraction of the vehicle's total value.

As a result, you'll be upgraded to a nicer model or higher trim level at a reduced cost.

Another great benefit of leasing a new Subaru model is that your bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage tends to last for the duration of the lease. That means that your factory-backed warranty will cover a wide range of vehicle repairs throughout your lease.

Finally, we recommend leasing your next Subaru model if you love to drive the latest model with all the bells and whistles. Subaru is constantly adding new technology features like EyeSight driver assist and you'll be ableĀ  to upgrade to the newest model upon the expiration of your lease.

Buying a Subaru Model in Albany

We recommend buying your next Subaru if you plan to own your vehicle as long as possible.

Besides the joy of ownership, Subaru also offers some of the longest-lasting vehicles on the road today. As a result, you'll be able to put thousands of miles on the odometer without wearing down your car.

Speaking of which, buying a car allows you to pile on the miles without risking any penalties that comes with leasing. Buying is a wise decision if you tend to put more than 12,000 miles per year on your car.

As you can see, there are benefits to both buying and leasing your next model at Albany Subaru. Either way, we encourage you to visit our Albany, CA dealership to test drive any model of your choice today!

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Albany Subaru

718 San Pablo Ave
Directions Albany, CA 94706

  • Sales: (888) 749-4047
  • Service: (888) 473-9126
  • Parts: (888) 216-0146

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