The Principal means the Principal of the College, or the Principal’s authorised representative.

Note A-2 Principal Balance” set forth on the Mortgage Loan Schedule, less any payments of principal on Note A-2 received by the Note A-2 Holder or reductions in the principal balance thereof pursuant to Section 3 or 4, as applicable.

Monthly Principal is defined in Section 4.1(d).

Liquidation Principal The principal portion of Liquidation Proceeds received with respect to each Mortgage Loan which became a Liquidated Mortgage Loan (but not in excess of the principal balance thereof) during the Prior Period.

Recovery Principal With respect to any Payment Date, the sum of (a) the excess, if any, of the Credit Event Amount for such Payment Date, over the Tranche Write-down Amount for such Payment Date; and (b) the Tranche Write-up Amount for such Payment Date.

Certificate Principal means, with respect to each Class, the principal payable in respect of such Class of Investor Certificates.

Class B Monthly Principal means the monthly principal distributable in respect of the Class B Certificates as calculated in accordance with subsection 4.07(b).

Class A Monthly Principal means the monthly principal distributable in respect of the Class A Certificates as calculated in accordance with subsection 4.07(a).

Subordinate Optimal Principal Amount For any Distribution Date and any Loan Group, the sum for each Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group of (i) the Subordinate Percentage of (a) the principal portion of each Scheduled Payment (without giving effect, prior to the Bankruptcy Coverage Termination Date, to any reductions thereof caused by any Debt Service Reductions or Deficient Valuations) due on each such Mortgage Loan on the related Due Date, (b) the principal portion of the Purchase Price of each such Mortgage Loan to the extent it was repurchased by the Transferor pursuant to this Agreement as of such Distribution Date, (c) the Substitution Adjustment Amount in connection with any Deleted Mortgage Loan related to such Loan Group received with respect to such Distribution Date, (d) any Liquidation Proceeds (including Insurance Proceeds) allocable to recoveries of principal of Mortgage Loans related to such Loan Group that are not yet Liquidated Loans, received during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, (ii) with respect to each Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group that became a Liquidated Loan during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, the portion of the amount of the Liquidation Proceeds allocable to principal received with respect to such Mortgage Loan that was not included in clause (ii) of the definition of "Senior Optimal Principal Amount" for such Distribution Date, (iii) the Subordinate Prepayment Percentage of the sum of (a) all Principal Prepayments in Full of Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group received during the related Prepayment Period and (b) all partial Principal Prepayments of Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group and applied during the related Prepayment Period and (iv) with respect to any Distribution Date prior to the Cross-Over Date only, the Subordinate Prepayment Percentage related to such Group of the Recoveries received during the related Prepayment Period; provided, however, that if a Bankruptcy Loss that is an Excess Loss is sustained with respect to a Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group that is not a Liquidated Loan, the Subordinate Optimal Principal Amount will be reduced on the related Distribution Date by the Subordinate Percentage of the principal portion of such Bankruptcy Loss.

Original Principal Amount means $220,000,000 for the Class A-1 Notes, $210,000,000 for the Class A-2a Notes, $175,000,000 for the Class A-2b Notes, $305,000,000 for the Class A-3 Notes and $90,000,000 for the Class A-4 Notes.

Class B-5 Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum, as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the Non-PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Class B-6 Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum, as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the Non-PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Initial Principal Amount means, with respect to any Series or Class (or Subclass) of Notes, the aggregate initial principal amount of such Series or Class (or Subclass) of Notes specified in the applicable Series Supplement.

Class B-4 Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum, as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the Non-PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Class B-3 Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum, as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the Non-PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Excess Subordinate Principal Amount With respect to any Distribution Date on which the aggregate Certificate Principal Balance of the Class of Subordinate Certificates then outstanding with the Lowest Priority is to be reduced to zero and on which Realized Losses are to be allocated to such class or classes, the excess, if any, of (i) the amount that would otherwise be distributable in respect of principal on such class or classes of Certificates on such Distribution Date over (ii) the excess, if any, of the aggregate Certificate Principal Balance of such class or classes of Certificates immediately prior to such Distribution Date over the aggregate amount of Realized Losses to be allocated to such classes of Certificates on such Distribution Date as reduced by any amount calculated pursuant to Section 4.02(b)(i)(E). With respect to any Mortgage Pool that is comprised of two or more Loan Groups, the Excess Subordinate Principal Amount will be allocated between each Loan Group on a pro rata basis in accordance with the amount of Realized Losses attributable to each Loan Group and allocated to the Certificates on such Distribution Date.

Available Principal means, with respect to any Payment Date, the total of the following amounts allocable to principal received by the Servicer on or in respect of the Receivables during the related Collection Period (computed by the simple interest method): (i) the sum of the principal component of all (a) collections on or in respect of all Receivables other than Defaulted Receivables, (b) Net Liquidation Proceeds, (c) Advances made by the Servicer, if any, (d) Warranty Purchase Payments and (e) Administrative Purchase Payments, less (ii) an amount equal to all (a) amounts received on or in respect of a particular Receivable (other than a Defaulted Receivable) to the extent of the aggregate Outstanding Principal Advances in respect of such Receivable and (b) Net Liquidation Proceeds with respect to a particular Receivable to the extent of the aggregate Outstanding Principal Advances in respect of such Receivable.

Senior Optimal Principal Amount For any Distribution Date and any Loan Group, the sum for all Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group of (i) the Senior Percentage of (a) the principal portion of each Scheduled Payment (without giving effect, prior to the Bankruptcy Coverage Termination Date, to any reductions thereof caused by any Debt Service Reductions or Deficient Valuations) due on each such Mortgage Loan on the related Due Date, (b) the principal portion of the Purchase Price of each such Mortgage Loan to the extent it was repurchased by the Transferor pursuant to this Agreement as of such Distribution Date, (c) the Substitution Adjustment Amount in connection with any Deleted Mortgage Loan related to such Loan received with respect to such Distribution Date and (d) any Liquidation Proceeds (including Insurance Proceeds) allocable to recoveries of principal of any Mortgage Loan related to such Loan Group that is not yet a Liquidated Loan, received during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, (ii) with respect to each such Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group that became a Liquidated Loan during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, the lesser of (a) the Senior Percentage of the Scheduled Principal Balance of such Mortgage Loan, and (b) either (A) the Senior Prepayment Percentage, or (B) if an Excess Loss was sustained with respect to such Liquidated Loan during such prior calendar month, the Senior Percentage of the amount of the Liquidation Proceeds allocable to principal received with respect to such Mortgage Loan, (iii) the Senior Prepayment Percentage of the sum of (a) all Principal Prepayments in Full of Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group received during the related Prepayment Period and (b) all partial Principal Prepayments of Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group and applied during the related Prepayment Period and (iv) with respect to any Distribution Date prior to the Cross-Over Date only, the Senior Prepayment Percentage of the Recoveries for such Loan Group received during the related Prepayment Period; provided, however, that, if a Bankruptcy Loss that is an Excess Loss is sustained with respect to such Mortgage Loan that is not a Liquidated Loan, the Senior Optimal Principal Amount will be reduced on the related Distribution Date by the Senior Percentage of the principal portion of such Bankruptcy Loss.

Monthly Principal Amount means, for each Payment Date, starting with the Payment Date in the month following the month in which (a) the Controlled Accumulation Period starts, an amount equal to the lesser of (i) the Controlled Deposit Amount for that Payment Date, and (ii) the Adjusted Invested Amount on that Payment Date, or (b) the Early Amortization Period starts, the Adjusted Invested Amount on that Payment Date.

Class B-2 Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum, as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the Non-PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Initial Principal Balance means, in respect of a Receivable, the amount advanced under the Receivable toward the purchase price of the Financed Vehicle and related costs, including accessories, service and warranty contracts, insurance premiums, other items customarily financed as part of retail motor vehicle loans and/or retail installment sales contracts and other fees charged by the Transferor or Dealer and included in the amount to be financed, the total of which is shown as the initial principal balance in the note and security agreement or retail installment sale contract evidencing and securing such Receivable.

PO Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date and Loan Group, the sum of the applicable PO Percentage of (a) the principal portion of each Monthly Payment due on each Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group on the related Due Date, (b) the Stated Principal Balance, as of the date of repurchase, of each Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group that was repurchased by the Depositor pursuant to this Agreement as of such Distribution Date, (c) any Substitution Adjustment Amount in connection with any Defective Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group received with respect to such Distribution Date, (d) any Liquidation Proceeds allocable to recoveries of principal of Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group that are not yet Liquidated Mortgage Loans received during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, (e) with respect to each Mortgage Loan in such Loan Group that became a Liquidated Mortgage Loan during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date, the amount of Liquidation Proceeds (excluding Excess Proceeds) allocable to principal received with respect to such Mortgage Loan during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (f) all Principal Prepayments received on the Mortgage Loans in such Loan Group received during the calendar month preceding the month of such Distribution Date.

Class P Principal Amount As of the Closing Date, $100.

Substitution Principal Amount With respect to any Mortgage Loan substituted in accordance with Section 2.02 or pursuant to Section 2.03, the excess of (x) the unpaid principal balance of the Mortgage Loan which is substituted for over (y) the unpaid principal balance of the Substitute Mortgage Loan, each balance being determined as of the date of substitution.

Class A-PO Optimal Principal Amount As to any Distribution Date, an amount equal to the sum of (I) the sum as to each Outstanding Mortgage Loan, of the product of (x) the PO Fraction with respect to such Mortgage Loan and (y) the sum of:

Class A Note Initial Principal Balance means $350,000,000.