Santander Drive Auto Receivables Trust 2018-2

Filed: 4 Apr 18, 8:00pm

Filed Pursuant to Rule 433

RegistrationNo. 333-206684-08

Free Writing Prospectus dated April 4, 2018



Santander Drive Auto Receivables Trust2018-2

Issuing Entity


Santander Drive Auto

Receivables LLC

  Santander Consumer USA Inc.
Depositor  Sponsor and Servicer

The depositor has prepared a preliminary prospectus dated April 4, 2018 which describes the notes to be issued by the issuing entity. You should review the preliminary prospectus in its entirety before deciding to purchase any of the notes.


The depositor expects that the following classes of notes issued by the issuing entity will receive the indicated credit ratings from the nationally recognized statistical rating organizations, or “rating agencies,” listed below.


   Fitch Ratings,
  Moody’s Investors
Service, Inc.

Class A-1 Notes

  F1+sf  P-1 (sf)

Class A-2-A Notes

  AAAsf  Aaa (sf)

Class A-2-B Notes

  AAAsf  Aaa (sf)

Class A-3 Notes

  AAAsf  Aaa (sf)

Class B Notes

  AA-sf  Aa2 (sf)

Class C Notes

  A-sf  A2 (sf)

Class D Notes

  BBBsf  Baa2 (sf)

It is a condition to the issuance of the notes that, on the closing date, each class of notes receive at least the ratings listed above.





J.P. Morgan  BNP PARIBAS  Citigroup
  Solely with respect to the Class A notes:  
BMO Capital Markets  Deutsche Bank Securities  Santander



The depositor has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the depositor has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the depositor, the issuing entity and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the depositor, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling toll-free1-866-669-7629.