Should I Lease? - Simple Scorecard

Here is a simple scorecard to help you evaluate whether leasing makes sense for you. Check the box that best answers the question for you, and your total score will appear at the bottom of the card.


How will you purchase the vehicle?  
Do you have alternative investments for the cash that would be tied up in a purchase?  
Would you find a fixed monthly payment the most convenient way to pay for your vehicle?  
How often do you like to update your vehicle?  
How do you plan to dispose of this vehicle?  
Your Total:   Should you consider a lease?*  

* 5-7 = Questionable. 8-11 = Worth consideration. 12-15 = Serious consideration