The Honda College Grad Program

The Honda College Grad Program is here to help Earlham, I.U. East, Purdue Polytechnic and Ivy Tech graduates — or soon-to-be-graduates — can get $500* toward the purchase or lease of their first set of wheels. If you’ve just thrown your cap in the air, you’ll be eager to thrive in your first job and start building your new life, and Honda has created the College Grad Program to let you do so in style behind the wheel of a new vehicle.

Why Take Advantage of the College Grad Program?

Honda has one of the finest selections around. Whether you need a stylish and flexible subcompact like the 2018 Fit or a sharp sedan like the 2018 Civic, there’s sure to be something to meet your needs. Getting a new car used to mean saving for years, but Honda is making is easier by offering $500* toward any 2017 or newer vehicle when you finance or lease with HFS.

You’ll even be able to defer your first payment for up to 90 days and enjoy a highly competitive selection of finance and lease packages. You’ll have a new vehicle, and you’ll be building credit along the way.

How Can You Take Advantage of the College Grad Program?

One of the first steps for Earlham, I.U. East, Purdue Polytechnic and Ivy Tech drivers is simply to come down to the showroom here at Wetzel Honda to see what’s available.

Once you’ve found what you want, all you’ll need is:

  • 5% down payment
  • Proof of employment or a firm commitment from an employer
  • To have graduated in the past two years or will be graduating in the next six months
  • Provide us with credit and document requirements
  • No adverse credit history
*The Honda Graduate Program is limited to the 48 U.S. contiguous states, Alaska and Hawaii. [1] For well-qualified customers who meet Honda Graduate Program criteria, subject to approval by Honda Financial Services (HFS). Bonus offer applies toward any new 2017 or newer model year Honda when financed or leased through HFS. Only offered at participating dealerships. Only one $500 Honda College Graduate Bonus offer per vehicle. LEASE: $500 applied towards the cap cost of vehicle. Monthly payment and total due at lease signing are calculated after $500 reduction. Cannot be combined with Zero Due at Signing Lease program. PURCHASE: $500 applied towards down payment. Offer not valid on Honda Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles or used Honda vehicles. Offer valid through March 31, 2019, and may be terminated at any time. Verifiable proof of employment or firm commitment from an employer with start date no more than 120 days from date of finance contract. Must have graduated in past two years or will graduate in next six months. No adverse credit history. Master’s, Bachelor’s or Associate degree from U.S.-accredited college or registered nursing school. Provide Honda dealer with credit and document requirements. [3] Option to defer first payment 90 days (60 days interest-free) is only available with traditional financing (not leasing).