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Automobile Lease Advertising

Consumers should read the lease ads carefully.If you send a complaint to the Department of Consumer Protection, please include a copy of the advertisement. The Federal Trade Commission would also appreciate receiving a copy of your consumer complaint to inform its nationwide law enforcement efforts.

For complaints regarding payments or assessments made by the lessor at the end of the lease which the lessee disputes, contact the Department of Motor Vehicles,

Frequently Asked Questions about Leased Vehicles

Businesses that advertise consumer leases must comply with the federal Consumer Leasing Act (CLA) and regulations. The required disclosures are designed to help consumers shop and compare lease terms.

Federal Trade Commission

6th & Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20580

Phone: (202) 326-2502