About Us

Welcome to RoadLoans

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We’d love to tell you more about what we do. RoadLoans is the online, direct lending division of Santander Consumer USA, providing auto loans and refinancing to customers across the United States.

As a direct-to-consumer lender, we cut out the middleman enabling car buyers to apply for financing online and, on approval, shop for a vehicle the same day. And we’ve been doing that for some time, since we were established in 2000.

We accept applications from people with all types of credit and that’s what makes us tick. It’s about making a difference, and unlocking opportunities, with an approach that’s simple and fair.

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Our Story

RoadLoans was established in 2000 by Triad Financial Corp., owned by the Ford Motor Credit Co., and was sold to an investment group in 2005. RoadLoans was purchased by Santander Consumer USA Inc. as its direct lender in 2009, and has continued to grow as a leader in its field.

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. is a consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance and third-party servicing, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SC). It has more than 2.5 million customers across the credit spectrum.

Dallas-based RoadLoans and SC are both part of Santander Group, one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization.

Your Story

We’re good at auto finance, and our customers agree. Take a look at some of the hundreds of reviews collected by Trustpilot.

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Trustscore 8.2 based on 1023 reviews. TrustPilot Reviews
5 Just thankful that they gave me an… Just thankful that they gave me an opportunity to prove myself
5 Roadloans made it fast and easy to put… Roadloans made it fast and easy to put me into a brand new car the next day after applying! Thank you Roadloans! I’ve referred you to so many family members and friends
4 Great experience Great experience. Fast and professional.
5 So far my experience has been great So far my experience has been great. I applied for a car loan online, and received approval email about a week from then. I searched around different dealerships but ended up sticking with carmax. I found a 2016 Mazda3 sport which I love. Very low miles on it and I got free shipping to ship…

Relationships Matter

RoadLoans has strong relationships with auto dealers and operates a preferred network of more than 14,000 dealerships across the United States, where approved auto loan applicants have the chance to shop for quality vehicles, and dealers can receive consumer leads and financing for customers.

RoadLoans has also formed close partnerships with key players in the auto industry, including Autotrader, Cars.com, E-Loan and LendingTree.

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