Buying a car can be stressful and you will encounter obstacles that will impact your final purchase. Credit checks are among the most tedious of these. Some car dealerships like to check your credit history before they even let you test drive their cars. While such a request might seem somewhat intrusive if you’re just browsing, there are specific reasons why they do so.
Today we are going to look at these reasons. We’ll explain why dealerships do credit checks, how they may or may not affect your credit score, and give practical advice on how to avoid this problem altogether.