Buying a new car with bad credit in Edmonton used to be a challenge.

Traditionally, you have to leave your house to find a vehicle, hopping from dealership to dealership until you find the one that’s right for you.

When you find a vehicle you like, you apply for finance. If you can't get approved for the car loan you need, it can be incredibly frustrating after all that time spent searching!

Fortunately, there’s another way...

Auto finance is easy with Canada Drives®

dealership locations in Edmonton

If you have bad credit in Edmonton, save yourself a lot of time and effort by focusing on dealerships that know how to help bad credit customers.

If you live close to downtown in places like Ambleside, Summerside, Jasper Place, or Strathcona there are lots of nearby dealerships to choose from when you’re ready to buy a car, but many of these dealerships don’t offer bad credit car loans in Edmonton.

If you live further outside Edmonton in places like Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, or Spruce Grove, it can be even harder to find a dealership near you that works with bad credit customers. But Canada Drives® makes auto finance easy. As the premier bad credit car loan specialists in Canada, we’re partnered with dozens of certified dealerships and most of the top lenders in Edmonton, Alberta.

With Canada Drives®, you can apply for finance online in a couple of minutes, get pre-approved in a couple of hours, and get matched with a local dealership in Edmonton or near Edmonton that has just the vehicle and affordable financing you’re looking for!

And the best part? Our service is FREE!

Ready to get approved? 

Simply fill out our online application; it's free, only takes 2 minutes to complete, and we only ask for information we need to determine the best vehicle options near you.

Since 2010, we’ve been growing our network of dealerships and lenders in Edmonton. We work with:

  • Dedicated staff and consultants with years of experience in helping customers with bad credit or no credit to get a loan.
  • Over 350 dealership partners with a huge inventory of vehicles in every price range to match your budget and lifestyle.
  • Trustworthy lenders that specialize in approving loans for credit-challenged customers.

The Canada Drives® Advantage

If you’ve been declined for finance in the past, you’ve come to the right place. Here's what sets Canada Drives apart:

  • We work with ALL credit situations: Bad credit? No credit? No matter where you are on the credit spectrum, our digital doors are open 24/7!
  • Easy online application: We have made the online application process extremely quick and painless. It takes 2 minutes to complete!
  • Incredibly fast pre-approval: Don’t waste time looking at vehicles you can’t afford. Apply and get pre-approved in the same day!
  • No more face-to-face appointments: We do everything by phone or email, so you can be driving a car you love in as little as 24 hours.
  • Massive selection of vehicles: Whether you want a car, truck, van, or SUV, our extensive nationwide network of dealerships has what you're looking for.
  • NO OBLIGATION to commit: Changed your mind? Simply walk away!
  • Our service is FREE: What have you got to lose? See what you're eligible for today!

How Canada Drives® helps bad credit customers in Edmonton!

Bad credit is more common than you think it is, and we’ve helped over ONE MILLION CANADIANS find reliable vehicles with affordable auto financing. We specialize in helping credit-challenged individuals facing:

  • Missed Payments: Most people have missed a payment or two in their lifetime
  • No Credit /First-time Borrower: Everyone has to start somewhere; why not start with an affordable car loan?
  • Bankruptcy or Consumer Proposal: Start fresh and build your credit faster by making payments on a great vehicle.
  • Divorce: It happens to more than 35% of marriages.
  • Repossessions: Got a bad deal? Ran into hard times? It happens. We can help!
  • New to Canada: Welcome! Many Edmonton residents weren’t born in Canada.

And did you know that once you get approved, a car loan can actually help you rebuild your credit rating? That’s right, our loans act as stepping stones to a better credit rating. And with a better credit rating, you’ll qualify for a better interest rate in the future!

Apply today to see how we can help you find a car, secure auto financing, and get on the road to a better financial standing in a matter of days!

Get pre-approved in a few simple steps

Ready to apply? You could be driving your new vehicle within 48 hours! Here’s how it works:

  1. You decide what kind of car you want and what your budget allows for. You can use our Car Loan Calculator to figure out your monthly payments. You don’t need to know your credit score before applying, but if you're interested, you can learn your credit score for FREE at sites like Borrowell.
  2. If you're not sure what you can afford, you can skip step one, and complete our fast online application. It’s FREE to apply, only takes 2 minutes, and is 100% secure. We DO NOT NEED your Social Insurance Number (SIN).
  3. Once we review your application, one of our consultants will reach out to chat about your options. We'll match your profile with a certified dealership in your area with a variety of vehicles to match your budget and needs. Then, all you have to do is pick a car you love!

Get approved for a poor credit car loan in Alberta

We don’t just serve Edmonton, we’re set up to help nearly every car buyer in Alberta!

So, if you’re tired of wasting time and getting declined, apply for your bad credit car loan today! It really is that easy!

Pro tip: Make sure to ask your dealer about our zero down options!

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Your online application takes only 3 minutes to complete and we only ask for information we actually need.

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