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When the time comes to retire that trusty automobile that's so faithfully taken care of you for years, you don't want to replace it with just any old vehicle, you want something new. However, purchasing a brand new Subaru can be a lot for some people, and for good reason! The high cost, both upfront and over time, the paper work, and the general upkeep required to take care of a brand-new Subaru is a lot to keep track of. Luckily, there is another option.

When you lease a brand new Subaru from us, you'll enjoy many of the same benefits that purchasing it would afford you, plus other perks. Leasing is a very different experience, and it's one that not a lot of people have a ton of experience with. We pride ourselves on our commitment to making your entire Subaru journey as painless as possible, so we want to help educate you on the pros and cons of buying vs leasing a brand new Subaru car or SUV. If you have any questions, give us a call or stop by and visit us. We're eager to show you just what Your Way on the Parkway means to us.

Buying Leasing
Sizable down payment Money Down Less up front money
Higher monthly payment Monthly Payment Lower monthly payment (up to 60% lower)
Negotiated trade-in value Trade-in No trade in hassle or negotiation
Responsible for maintenance costs after warranty expires Warranty Less maintenance - typically always under warranty
GAP protection not included - added expense to purchase GAP Protection GAP protection included
Stagnant technology based on what was in effect at time of purchase Technology Technology obsolescence protection
No loyalty incentives Loyalty Lease loyalty incentives
Eligible for all dealer incentives Incentives Eligible for all dealer incentives
Potential negative equity if you sell your car before it is paid off Equity No chance of negative equity
Not required to maintain vehicle, but since you may eventually own it, why wouldn't you? Program Maintenance Responsible for program maintenance per manufacturers recommendation or you may be charged excess wear and tear
The negotiated price of a new vehicle is the same Vehicle Price The negotiated price of a new vehicle is the same
Insurance payments are the same Insurance Insurance payments are the same

About Us

As a member of the Capitol Auto Group, Capitol Subaru has been proudly serving the Salem community for over 80 years, and that commitment to our customers and our community is what sets us apart from other dealers. In fact, we take that dedication so seriously, we were awarded the 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award. We keep our showroom stocked with a diverse selection of new and used cars and SUVs, and our sales and finance team will work with you to figure out a payment plan that meets your budget. Once you've secured the perfect vehicle for you, the factory trained and Subaru certified technicians that run our service center will do their part to keep your vehicle running in peak condition for years to come. Come by and see all that we can do for you today! We're located at 920 Auto Group Ave NE in Salem, OR.

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