Your got your diploma. You got your first job. What’s next? A fresh set of wheels.

As a student, you learned to make the most of great opportunities. Now that you’ve graduated, here’s another-the Honda Graduate Program. Your hard work has paid off. Now let Honda Financial ServicesSM (HFS) do the work to help get you into the Honda that’s right for you. With exclusive financing rates available on select Honda models, the Honda Graduate Program available at Hillside Honda located in Queens, NY is one opportunity you definitely shouldn’t pass up.

What You Need [2]

  • Proof of employment (or firm commitment from employer)
  • Graduated in past two years or will graduate in next six months
  • Provide Honda dealer with credit and document requirements
  • No adverse credit history

More Benefits[3]

  • Option to defer first payment 90 days
  • Excellent way to build credit
  • Flexible and competitive finance and lease packages


  • Graduate or will graduate with a Master’s, Bachelor’s, or Associates’ Degree from a U.S.- accredited college or registered nursing school
  • No adverse credit history
  • Proof of employment with a start date of 120 days from the date of the finance contract
  • Eligibility period covers 4months prior to graduation and up to 2 years after graduation
  • 5% minimum down

Give Yourself Some Credit

Taking advantage of the Graduate Program can help you start building your credit rating, making it easier to qualify for other consumer loans and credit cards.

Features and Benefits:

  • Includes all the benefits of Honda Leadership Leasing and retail finance programs.
  • Offers first-time lessees the opportunity to build credit
  • Allows customers to drive the Honda vehicles they love and might not otherwise be able to lease or finance.
  • Offers finance terms from 24 to 60 months.
  • Gives qualifying grads a 90-day deferred payment option with 60 days of no interest.

Here’s what you’ll need to bring to us:

  • Verifiable proof of employment and income, or a firm commitment from an employer with a start date no more than 120 days from the date of the finance contract
  • Copy of diploma or proof of eligibility
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Copy of social security card

*Offer valid on new and unregistered 2022 or newer model year when financed or leased through Honda Financial Services(HFS) through participating dealers. Honda Financial Services’ standard credit criteria apply. See dealer for details. Dealers set actual prices. Not all buyers may qualify. Higher rates apply for buyers with lower credit ratings. Limited time only. Subject to change without notice.

For well-qualified customers who meet Honda Graduate Program criteria, subject to approval by Honda Financial Services.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 Used Car or used vehicles. Offer valid through April 3rd, 2023 and may be terminated at any time.
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