Web-based leasing leverage Featured

9:52am EDT July 22, 2002

If information is power, then the Internet can be a valuable arsenal for those seeking wisdom on vehicle leasing. Listed below are just a few of the sites that offer data on who should lease, how to get a good deal, and where to finance it.

www.autoleasing.com

Offers an auto leasing software package, Expert LeasePro, to help you evaluate leasing vs. buying.

www.nvla.com

National Vehicle Leasing Association’s Web site. Find a leasing company, get information on types of leasing, advantages and disadvantages of leasing. Trade group for the leasing industry.

www.leaseguide.com

How leasing works, and negotiating tactics to get the best terms.

www.leasesource.com

The site is essentially a pitch to sell a book, but it does offer lots of useful information on leasing.

www.fleet-mgt.com

Offers — for a fee — a lease/buy analysis over the Internet.

www.financenter.com

Leasing information and a discussion of who should consider leasing.

www.autolocator.com

Sources for leasing and financing.

www.carfinance.com

Sources for leasing and financing.

www.vehiclesforbusiness.com

A British site offering a complete solution to the vehicle finance and management needs of your business.

www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/leasing

Your rights as a lessee, sample leasing forms.

www.republicfleet.com

Specializes in providing vehicles to growing businesses with a need for five to 200 vehicles.

www.123autobuying.com

Online leasing and purchasing services.

www.acvl.com

Association of Consumer Vehicle Lessors site. Offers general information on leasing, compares leasing to purchasing.

—Compiled by Ray Marano