Buying VS Leasing At Subaru of Kennesaw

Whether you are looking for a new Subaru or a high-quality used vehicle you will have to decide whether you are going lease or financing your next Subaru. Understandably, drivers from all over Woodstock don't look forward to filling out the tedious paperwork or crunching numbers. To help our customers we have broken down what it means to lease or financing as well as listed the benefits of each financing option.

The team of auto financing experts here at Subaru of Kennesaw is available to answer any of your financing questions as well as help advise you on which financing option may be best for you. Give us a call or swing by the dealership today. You can also click over to our online financing center to get a jump start on the financing process by applying for credit from home.

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Who Owns The Vehicle

When Kennesaw driver chose to buy their next Subaru they will own the Outback, Legacy or WRX outright. Since you own the Subaru it is up to you how long you would like to keep it and you are free to make any special modifications.

Up-Front Costs

When financing your Subaru you will be required by the bank to make a down payment. You can use your current vehicle for trade value that will help lower the cost of your new Subaru.

Future Value

While your Subaru will depreciate over time, Subaru's are highly awarded for their ability to maintain their value over the course of their life. Which means that you when you choose to say goodbye to your Subaru you will get excellent value for your Subaru.

End of Payments

One of the best reasons to own your next Subaru is that once you have paid off your Subaru you will no longer have monthly payments. How great does that sound! No more monthly payments. For many Subaru drivers who own their Subaru, they will have years of no monthly payments as they go on 200,000+ miles of adventure.

Pros & Cons Of Buying

  • No limit of miles
  • Ability to sell the vehicle at any time
  • Eventually no monthly payments
  • Freedom to customize/modify your vehicle
  • Lower insurance costs
    • Cons
    • Higher monthly payments
    • Larger down payment
    • Depreciation
    • Post warranty maintenance expenses


Who Owns The Vehicle

Leasing is the arrangement between you the driver and us the dealership to borrow a Crosstrek or Ascent for a set period of time. At the end of the lease, the Subaru will be returned to the dealership. Since you do not own the Subaru you will have lower monthly payments and pay less for maintenance when having your Subaru serviced at our service center.

Up-Front Costs

One of the biggest benefits of leasing a new Subaru for Canton drivers is how little is due at signing; especially with our leasing specials that will help you save even more. However, if you choose to put more down at signing you will have lower monthly payments.

Future Value

By leasing a new Subaru Smyrna driver won't have to worry as much about the value depreciating over time since the Subaru will return to the dealership in 2-3 years. At the end of your lease, the Subaru of Kennesaw team makes it easy to get right into another new Subaru.

End of Payments

In the terms of your lease you will have monthly payments until the lease is over. We structure your monthly payments to cover the cost of the vehicle evenly over the term of the lease. When you reach the end of the lease you can choose to renew your lease or get into a new Subaru.

Pros & Cons Of Leasing

  • A new vehicle every couple of years
  • Additional financing incentives
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Lower monthly payments
  • Easy trade in at the end of the lease
  • No concerns of depreciation
  • A limited number of miles per year
  • Difficulties getting out of the lease early
  • Higher insurance costs
  • Possible wear and tear charges

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Subaru of Kennesaw

905 Ernest Barrett Pkwy NW
Directions Kennesaw, GA 30144

  • Sales: 770-419-9800
  • Service: 770-419-9800
  • Parts: 770-419-9800


  • Monday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:300am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday Closed