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Our pre-qualification is a quick and easy way to see where you stand before you step foot in our showroom. Take a few minutes and complete our secure online application from the comfort of your own home today.

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Auto Financing Has Never Been Easier

When you choose AutoNation Honda Columbus for your auto financing needs, you can expect:

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Easy Credit

Regardless of your credit situation, chances are we can find a lender and a program to fit your budget.

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Worry-Free Financing

We offer a wide range of finance and lease programs with a menu that makes financing with us clear and simple.

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Straightforward Pricing

You'll receive a low price on new and pre-owned vehicles. So you'll save time and get a great value.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is it better to lease or buy a car?

It depends. Leases and loans are simply two different methods of automotive financing. One finances the use of a vehicle; the other finances the total cost of a vehicle. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks. It's not possible to simply say that one is always better than the other because it depends on your own particular situation and preferences. You must not only look at the financial comparisons but also at your own personal priorities and what's important to you.

Do you like driving a new car every two or three years, prefer lower monthly payments, or drive under 10,000 miles per year? Leasing might be the best option.

Do you like to keep your car for longer than three years, drive more than 10,000 miles per year, or enjoy modifying or customizing your car? You should probably consider purchasing your next vehicle.

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Can I trade in my car that's not paid off?

In a word: yes. Trading in a financed vehicle is very common. There are a few things to still be aware of though.

If you are underwater with your current loan (you owe more than your car is worth), the negative equity will be added to the new loan.

If you are not underwater, the remaining loan balance will simply be deducted from the value of your trade-in.

In both cases, we will take care of paying off the lien holder and getting the title for your vehicle. This is one less thing you have to worry about when you trade in your car with us, versus selling it privately. In fact, we will even buy your car from you regardless if you buy a vehicle from us!

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How much should a car down payment be?

It is recommended to put at least 10% down on the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle, but as little as $500 can be sufficient in many cases. There is no harm in putting down as much as possible though, and we would suggest aiming for putting down around 20% to help lower your monthly payments.

You don't necessarily need to have this cash on hand though. If you are trading in a vehicle, the value of your trade-in will help cover most of, if not all, of your down payment.

If you are interested in having the lowest possible down payment, taking advantage of our low or no money down lease specials may be your best option. Check out our current lease offers today or contact us for more information.

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Can I finance a used car?

Absolutely! We offer financing on all of our vehicles, both new and pre-owned. In fact, banks typically see lending through a dealership like us as less risky compared to lending to a private party. So when you finance a pre-owned vehicle through us, not only are you are more likely to get approved, you will probably get better loan terms too.

Get pre-approved for pre-owned vehicle financing today with our online finance application, then be sure to check out our complete selection of pre-owned cars, trucks, and SUVs for sale near you!

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Can I get a car loan with bad credit?

Yes! Thanks to our worry-free financing, we are able to offer new and pre-owned vehicle financing to almost everyone, regardless of your current credit situation! Chances are we can find a lender and a financing plan that works for you.

In fact, you can even apply for a car loan from the comfort of your own home today with our fast and secure online finance application. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call to speak with one of our knowledgeable finance team members. We are dedicated to getting you behind the wheel of a new or pre-owned vehicle regardless of your credit score.

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Honda Payment Calculator

Use our calculator tool to estimate your monthly payment amount if you know the price of the vehicle you're looking to finance or how much you want to spend in total.

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Honda Special Offers

AutoNation Honda Columbus offers a variety of lease specials and financing offers on popular Honda models. Getting behind the wheel of a Honda has never been easier.

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We'll Buy Your Car

Get a free certified offer and turn your car, truck, or SUV into cash today. Your offer is guaranteed for 7 days or 500 miles at any AutoNation location across the country.*

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Shop by Monthly Payment

Have a monthly payment amount in mind? Our affordability calculator allows you to shop for new and pre-owned vehicles within your monthly budget.**

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Finance a Honda Near Me in Columbus, GA

At AutoNation Honda Columbus, you can finance a new or used Honda. We're on North Lake Parkway near Lindsey Creek, and the intersection of J.R. Allen Parkway and Veterans Parkway. Our finance team is ready to help you through the process.

Stop in today to look at our inventory of new, Certified Pre-Owned, and used cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans. You'll find the Honda Accord, Ridgeline, Odyssey, HR-V, and many others ready for a test drive!

Honda Specials and Lease Deals

You can lease or buy a new Honda vehicle at AutoNation Honda Columbus. Our finance team will always be there to help. There are a few differences between buying and leasing a new car, whether you're selecting a Honda Civic or Honda CR-V:

  • When you lease a car, you get a new car at lease end without trading in or selling your current car
  • Monthly payments are lower with a lease than buying because they're based on the difference between the current and future value of the vehicle as opposed to the full current value
  • Leases have vehicle restrictions, such as disallowing modifications and enforcing an annual maximum mileage limit

Whether you buy or lease a Honda vehicle, we run specials to help you save some money in the process. These could be price drops or lower APRs. To see the current specials, check our website when you've almost decided on your new car. Our finance team will also be aware of these.

How To Finance a Honda Vehicle

The first step in qualifying for financing is the application, in which you can begin online to move things along more quickly. This will also pre-qualify you for a loan, so you'll have an idea of how much you'll qualify for.

Next, bring the following documents to the AutoNation Honda Columbus dealership.

  • Your driver's license
  • Proof of insurance
  • Preferred payment method
  • Proof of income, such as recent pay stubs
  • For a trade-in vehicle: title and registration of that vehicle

Our no-hassle financing means we offer a variety of programs that make financing with us easy and straightforward. The AutoNation finance pledge gives you the power to choose the best financing option for yourself. Those two work together to make our financing process both easy and customer focused.


Your car payment amount and interest rates will depend on your individual situation and personal information, such as your down payment amount. There may be specials going on that will change the credit score requirements for a loan. Who handles your Honda finance will depend on which financing option or auto loan you choose.

There's more information about Honda Financial Services online. In addition, Honda offers a credit card.

We'll Buy Your Car

We'll buy your car, even if you don't buy one from us. To get our offer, put your vehicle's information into this form. Then we'll calculate an offer that will be good for seven days or 500 miles from the date we made the offer.

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Finance your new or used Honda at AutoNation Honda Columbus and see how easy the process is!

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** These calculations are for reference purposes only. All figures are estimates only and are not guaranteed as accurate. Always consult a professional financial advisor.