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Rent-To-Own Cars

RTO  Car Rental From Auto Rent-A-Center 

With the flexibility of a Rent-to-Own Car Rental Agreement from Auto Rent-A-Center you can choose from a variety of vehicles, and the terms that can be tailored to your specific financial situation.  Make all the scheduled payments and the car is yours.  It's that simple.  

People in a Rental Car Rental Office

Weekly Car Rental at $17 Per Day

Limitations Apply - Not everyone will qualify


Auto Rent-A-Center   Buy Back Protection

Buyback Protection is available at no extra cost

Auto Rent-A-Center Buyback Protection is a policy that will compensate you by buying back your vehicle under certain circumstances.  The purchase price is up to 110% of the J.D. Power NADA guides published retail value PLUS up to $500 in aftermarket accessories. Details

Buy Back Protection at Auto Rent-A-Center
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Table of Contents

What is a Rent-to-Own Car?

How does a Rent-to-Own Car Work?

Advantages of Rent-to-Own Cars

Considerations for Rent-to-Own Car

Contact Details

18000 Studebaker
Cerritos, California 90703


  • I am concerned about my Credit Score - Can you help?
    Bring a few paystubs and a couple bank statements. There is a good chance of you driving home in a cool, trendy and fun to drive car, truck or popular SUV from Auto Rent A Center.
  • What is meant by "Credit Friendly?
    "Credit Friendly" means that you don’t necessarily need to have any established credit history to be approved for a Rent-To-Own Vehicle (Lease To Own Depending upon your State). We do check credit sources; however, we look at many other data points to make a final decision, and we regularly approve customers with less than perfect credit or very little credit history.
  • What information will I need to rent from Auto-Rent-A-Center?
    All you need is some standard information: Personal Info: Name, date of birth and contact info Income Info: Verifiable source of income Residence Info: Contact info for your landlord/mortgage company 2-4 References: At least two references should be relatives with separate addresses Drivers License and Insurance
  • How much do I need to start an agreement at Auto-Rent-A-Center?
    All vehicles require a Purchase Option which is an amount of money for the "Option" to purchase the vehicle at the end of the agreement. However, you are under no obligation what so ever to buy the car but at the same time Auto Rent A Center cannot legally sell the car to someone else as long as you are not in default of your agreement.
  • What is Auto-Rent-A-Center's Return Policy?
    At any time, you can contact your store to schedule a return of your vehicle or return the car in person. The Vehicle must be returned in the same Operating Condition, and Physical Condition per the Terms and Conditions of the Rental Purchase Agreemen that you signed. Your "Virtual Drive" has all relative pictures and a Condition Report that you initialed and acknowledge when your vehicle was first delivered.
  • Does Auto Rent A Center charge interest?
    no credit is extended, and no debt is incurred and no interest is charged. Auto Rent A Center doesn’t lock you into a long term commitment, and you can walk away from the deal at anytime.** Make all of your scheduled Rental Purchase Agreement payments and the car is yours - its that simple!
Rent-to-Own Car
RTO | Car Rental 
Auto Rent-A-Center
Bring a few paystubs and a couple bank statements. There is a good chance of you driving home in a cool, trendy and fun to drive car, truck or popular SUV from Auto Rent A Center.
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