Yes, there is no difference. A repossession is a repossession.
A repossession is a repossession, no matter if it is voluntary or not. Your credit will be ruined for 7 years.
Turning in a car prior to formal repossession activity is still a repossession. It differs only in the fact that it is voluntary and may not affect your credit quite as adversely. It does demonstrate a certain level of responsibility.
Yes, but perhaps not as adversely as an involuntary repossession.
A repossession hurts your credit score whether it is voluntary or not. The creditor will report late payments, a charge off status, and a balance if one is owed. A repossession may hurt your credit score anywhere from 60 to 120 points.
it's all the same whether you turned it in or they picked it up
A repossession ruins your credit for 7 years. This will have an adverse effect on any loan you may try to obtain.
A voluntary reposession reports on your credit report as a loss. The car company with take the car back and credit a portion of the balance which the owner/leaser still needs to pay on. The creditor will place the "voluntary Reposession" on credit bureau. All in all it will be reported as a charge off debt. If the original owner/leaser doesnt pay the remainder he/she can/will be collected from and could face legal action. A repo is a repo voluntary or not. Ruins your credit for 7 years. What generally happens is that it will be reported on your credit as a repossession. When you go for financing on something else, the repo will pop up and the potential lender will call the lender who reported the repo. When they find out it was a voluntary, it may actually lessen some of the blow of having a repo. But, yes, a repo is a repo.
Almost all auto lenders will report a reposession to the credit bureaus. There is a possibility that they won't report to all three credit bureaus as credit reporting is a voluntary system. They may only report to one or two of the bureaus.
For Experian, a voluntary repossession will remain on your credit report for seven years from the original delinquency date of the debt.
neither looks good on your credit.
A repo is a repo is a repo, credit wise.