The Genius Way to Trade a Car®

At DriveTime, we’ve worked tirelessly to create a quick and convenient car-buying process. In addition, we’re focused on providing personalized financing options for customers wanting to be in control of their car-buying experience. 

For each customer, that could mean searching through our entire inventory, seeing your down payment and monthly payment online before going to a dealership or making an appointment; whatever it is, you’re in control. Being in control even means ensuring your down payment and monthly payment work with your budget. 

One of the easiest ways to lower your payment terms is to trade in your car. Our Customer Experience Guides (CEGs) are dedicated to understanding your budgetary needs and providing the details you need to make an informed purchase. So, the next time you visit a DriveTime dealership, talk to one of our CEGs about The Genius Way to Trade a Car®. They can then talk you through the next steps in valuing the car and applying that to your next car’s payment terms. 

At DriveTime, we know each customer must find the best payment terms for their situation. That’s why we offer simple ways to trade in your car. So, if you’re in the market for a vehicle and looking for ways to lower your payment terms, visit DriveTime and ask about The Genius Way to Trade a Car®.

DriveTime in the News

We’re excited to announce that some of our very own DriveTime employees have recently made the news!

Peter Hermes, Sr. Managing Director of Strategic Analytics here at DriveTime, has been named an honoree in Auto Remarketing’s annual Remarketing & Used-Car Industry 40 Under 40 list. Each year, Auto Remarketing’s 40 Under 40 recognizes business leaders who are making big differences in the industry, and we are so proud to have one of our very own recognized in this space. Learn more in Auto Remarketing’s 2020 40 Under 40 magazine here.



We’re also proud to announce that our very own CFO, Mary Leigh Phillips, has been named an honoree for the Women in Auto Finance list, which honors the most dedicated and talented women professionals throughout the used-car industry. Mary Leigh is one of 12 women in automotive finance who will be honored at this year’s Used Car Week 2020. Learn more about the Women in Auto Finance here.


Congratulations Peter and Mary Leigh! We’re honored to have you as part of the DriveTime team.

We Put You in the DriveTime Driver’s Seat®

Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime is one of the nation’s largest used car dealerships. With over 100 dealerships nationwide and an easy online approval process, we believe finding and purchasing your next car should be something you control from start to finish!

Here at DriveTime, we’ve worked hard to create a convenient process and provide the best tools to put you in the driver’s seat. Whether that means easily searching our inventory at, seeing your down payment online before your visit, or making an appointment at your local dealership to talk to our knowledgeable customer experience guides, you call the shots.

Once at the dealership, your experience will be tailored specifically to you. Our team will dedicate their time to both understanding your needs and providing you with the necessary details to make an informed buying decision. When you visit a DriveTime dealership, we’ll show you your financing options for the vehicle you want within 15 minutes of speaking to someone on our team. Then, we’ll work with you to pick the financing terms you’re comfortable with, and show you products, like our limited warranty and optional service contract, that help you protect your purchase.

The next time you’re looking for a vehicle, visit DriveTime, where we put you in the driver’s seat. If you’re not quite ready to start your car-buying journey, but could still use some inspiration, check out our DriveTime Driver’s Seat® filter on Facebook and Instagram!

We Bring People and Cars Together®

Did you know the average American spends approximately 8 hours and 22 minutes driving per week? According to a study conducted by The Car Connection, people are spending more and more time in their cars – about 18 days per year, and this is a big reason why we believe cars are more than just a way to get from point A to point B.

Here at DriveTime, we’re focused on bringing people and cars together. Whether that means easily searching our online inventory and filtering to exactly what you want, seeing your down payment online before scheduling your visit or stopping by any one of our dealerships to talk to our expert Sales Advisors, we’re here to make sure you’re paired with the perfect car and financing for you. 

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