Frequently Asked Questions


What is a Buy Here Pay Here Car Dealership?
"Buy Here Pay Here" (BHPH) refers to a way of running a car dealership. The dealer extends a loan/financing to the buyer either directly or through a private in-house lender. With BHPH dealers like Drive Now, all financing decisions and requirements are made in-house. Dealerships that are not BHPH typically use the the auto manufacturer's credit company or bank to finance the buyer's loan.

Why are you a no credit check dealership?
We are a no credit check dealership because we understand you are more than your credit! We see a lot of customers who have bad credit due to past situations that don't affect their ability to make payments today.

Why should I buy from Drive Now rather than anyone else?
Our difference is that unlike some of our competitors our customers are people, not numbers. You are not your credit score. You are not merely a sale. We are in this business to help people who need a car and to assist them in meeting their family, work, and school needs. We have an unusually high rate of customers who return to us to buy their next vehicle. We like to think that valuing our customers as people and showing genuine appreciation has something to do with our high customer satisfaction!

Can I sell my car to you?
Yes! Bring your car in and we'll give you a quote. Or you can use it as a trade-in. Call or text us at 1-816-556-0707 or email Mike S at and he will get back to you shortly!

Buying Process:

What is the process of buying a car through Drive Now?
We want our customers to feel empowered to make smart decisions. We recommend you take the time to know what you can afford for payments and a down payment before you come in. After that, we can have a productive discussion about getting you into the right vehicle with the right terms.

Do I need an appointment?
No appointment necessary! Stop by during store hours and we'll have someone take care of you. We do value your time, so if you do call ahead and make an appointment we'll reserve a time and a salesperson to work with you right away.

How much money should I have for a down payment?
In a nutshell, this really depends on you! What is the payment you can afford and what is the vehicle you desire? These factors are different for everyone which means down payments are different for everyone. We do take trade-ins, so if you have a vehicle you might like to trade in, bring it with you when you come to browse and we can let you know the value.

Can I purchase a vehicle, complete the paperwork, and drive home in the same day?
This is certainly our goal! Give us a call or come by to discuss!

Inventory Quality:

How often do you get new inventory?
In a word? OFTEN. You will probably see new inventory on our lot almost every week. Sign up on our email list to see some of the latest announcements. Also, visit our home page for videos about specials!

What are my options if I buy a car from you and it later needs service?
Give us a call and tell us what the problem is. We have a network of service shops that we have developed relationships with over the years whom we trust to do good work at reasonable prices.


How often will I make payments?
Your payment schedule with Drive Now will usually mirror your payment schedule with work- on a weekly, bi-weekly, or semi-monthly schedule. We will determine the frequency of your payments when you buy a car with us.

How can I make a payment?
You can make payments by mail via money order, in person in-store. You can also make payments online 24/7, 365 days a year! You will first need to be registered in order to make payments online. Call or text us at 1-816-556-0707 and ask to register to make payments online. This should only take a minute or two and after that, you will be ready to log on and make payments on yourself!

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