A friend of mine is in the process of buying a new car, and just got turned down for the special 0% financing rate that was being offered. According to him, it turned out that his credit history wasn't good enough for him to be eligible for the 0% special, and now he's in trouble, as he's already sold his car, and was expecting to have the new car ASAP. This got me thinking - I'm planning on buying a new car in the next year or so, and expect to take advantage of the same kind of 0% deal (I'd like to buy a Tiburon, and get 0% financing for 48 months... just like the deal they have on in Toronto right now). Of course, I don't want to get stuck in the same kind of jam that my buddy is in, so I'm going to run a credit-report on myself to find out what my rating is. I know that credit ratings can be affected if you cough the wrong way, so I want to make sure everything is above-board before venturing into new-car (or mortgage) territory. Does anyone know what kind of credit-rating score is needed to qualify for the 0% financing? Are there any other specifics with credit-ratings that should be known? Moe.