Behind the Scenes: Making the 2014 DriveTime Commercials

2017 DriveTime commercials are here! Follow Tina and Tara on more wacky adventures.

This post is a personal reflection of my experience during the creation of our DriveTime TV commercials, created in September 2013.  

We first stepped on scene at the DriveTime commercial shoot in Los Angeles on a windy Thursday morning; already near exhaustion from juggling early morning flight delays and scrounging for our next cup of coffee.

If you’ve never been behind the scenes of a TV commercial shoot before, think of it as walking into a mini Universal Studios. Nearly 50 people were buzzing around a parking lot filled with tractor trailers and cool props, all speed walking with a heightened sense of purpose. Continue reading…

The Insurance Considerations of Buying a Car

This article was contributed by Katherine Wood, a writer for HomeInsurance.com. The site’s Homeowners Blog serves as a resource center for home and auto insurance consumers across the country. The views and advice of contributors are their own, and not necessarily those of DriveTime.

You’ve been saving for months, waiting to take the plunge and buy an affordable car. You’ve studied reviews, Blue Book values, and calculated your budget carefully so you know what you can afford to pay. Based on your research, you’ve decided on a make and model. So now you’re ready for a test drive, haggling, and signing papers, right?

It’s not that simple. Continue reading…

Verified DriveTime Reviews

drivetime-reviews-trustpilotThese DriveTime reviews were collected and verified by a third-party customer satisfaction company, so you know they can be trusted.

DriveTime is committed to ensuring a better customer experience for everyone, which means we work hard before and well after you purchase or lease a vehicle from us; so that we can provide the highest level of customer satisfaction possible.

But don’t take our word for it, here is just a sampling of what our most recent customers have to say about their experience at DriveTime:

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5 Tips for Obtaining an Auto Loan with Bad Credit

Having bad credit can certainly make obtaining an auto loan, mortgage or a credit card more challenging.

Luckily there are some auto lenders willing to lend a hand to get you back on track and loan you the money you need in order to obtain a vehicle.

Having bad credit or no credit does not automatically mean that you can’t finance a vehicle, which is a common misconception. In fact, assuming that you can’t get approved anywhere or that you have the world’s worst credit can be a costly mistake, and one you should avoid. Continue reading…