Calling all volunteers: Santander Consumer associates making a difference

Santander Consumer volunteers at Our Daily Bread.

Food for the soul. It’s what members of the digital marketing team at Santander Consumer USA (SC) found at Our Daily Bread in Denton, TX, when they helped feed some of the city’s homeless residents. One volunteer almost certainly captured the feelings of many other SC associates. “This was one of the most humbling and […]

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How to keep your monthly vehicle payments up to date

Introduction of 7-part series

Financing a vehicle is a big commitment. In most cases, it’s one of the largest financial obligations people have, second only to a home mortgage or, perhaps, student loans. Santander Consumer USA wants to make it as easy as possible for you to stay on top of your payments, so we offer a variety of […]

MyAccount: One way Santander Consumer USA can make your life easier

MyAccount: One way Santander Consumer USA can make your life easier

A lot of customers – and more than a few interested non-customers – visit the Santander Consumer USA (SC) website daily. Over the past year, an average of 17,565 users come to the site each day, which plays out to more than 6.4 million users and more than 16 million page views, based on Google […]

Eight ways to a better used-car shopping, buying experience – and more

Eight ways to a better used-car shopping, buying experience – and more

Most Americans buy used cars. For all the attention new-vehicle sales receive each month in the news, the facts are that more than twice as many shoppers purchase preowned vehicles than new. That’s several million shoppers per month trying to figure out how to make the right choices. We see that firsthand because articles about […]

The many ways we talk to our customers – and they can talk to us

The many ways we talk to our customers – and they can talk to us

We walk the talk. If the talk is about Santander Consumer USA communicating with customers. We have more channels than cable TV – well, not really, but you get the idea – from our website to social media to email newsletters, blog and customer service. You’re never far away from Santander or from reaching us […]

Here’s where to find what you need to know about Santander Consumer USA

Introduction of 7-part series

It’s about time. That is, it’s time to stop wondering and visit the “About” section of our website if you have questions about Santander Consumer USA (SC), the Dallas, TX-based consumer lender. We’ll tell you most everything you need to know, whether you’re a borrower with a long-term relationship to SC or the company has […]

At Santander, we do all we can to empower customers – and here’s how

At Santander, we do all we can to empower customers – and here’s how

Santander Consumer USA is a big company. We get it. Communicating with a big company sometimes can be difficult, even when everyone is trying, and especially when it’s a company to which you owe thousands of dollars. As an auto lender, Santander Consumer USA (SC) must be sensitive to a wide range of financial situations […]

How you’ll know when it’s the right time to purchase another vehicle

How you’ll know when it’s the right time to purchase another vehicle

Is it time to buy another vehicle? That’s a question many Americans ask themselves every year. For about 112 million the last two years, the answer was “yes,” whether that meant new or pre-owned. About 29.1 million vehicles – 17.5 million new, 11.6 million used – were from franchise dealerships, with another 26.9 million from […]

Making good buying decisions, the glory of tailgating, and more

Making good buying decisions, the glory of tailgating, and more

You’ve navigated to a great place. The Santander Consumer USA blog is a rich source of information for the worlds of automobiles and auto finance, and keeps readers coming back for more. There’s another that’s worth a visit too, and we’ll show you the way. RoadLoans is the direct-lending platform of Santander Consumer USA, and […]

F-Series sales runaway marks 100 years of Ford pickup trucks

The F-150 for 2018 is the latest in a long line of Ford pickups.

If vehicle sales were a horserace, 2017 would be a runaway. Not very different than any other time in the last three-plus decades. Ford F-Series pickup trucks fell just shy of a half-million in sales through July, nearly 200,000 ahead of the second-place Chevrolet Silverado pickup at 309,000 year to date. “Ford continues to update […]