Even if you decide leasing isn't for you, you can still benefit from leasing programs. When cars come off a lease, they're often sold at dealerships as used cars. They're in better shape than a car that's traded in. They've got low mileage, they are well maintained, and the dealers know their history since they're the ones who leased them originally.

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