Car Finance

Most people buying a car will do so using some sort of car finance. Whether buying or leasing, The Car Expert can give you the right advice and help get you get the best car for your budget.

Why does buying a car have to be so unfriendly?

If you’ve ever walked into a car showroom, you'll know that buying a car is quite different from shopping in any other retail environment #AskTCE

PPI lawyers to target PCP mis-selling?

Now the PPI gravy train is nearing the end of the line, claims lawyers may be turning their attention to the potential mis-selling of PCP car finance.

Personal Contract Purchase: The PCP explained

What is PCP car finance? Here is the most comprehensive guide to the PCP (personal contract purchase) anywhere on the internet.

Car leasing advice for start-up businesses

If you have a start-up business, you probably don't have spare cash to drop on a new car. However, leasing may be a viable option in certain situations.

Car finance: the Hire Purchase explained

The hire purchase (HP) is a car finance product sold by car dealers that is fairly straightforward to understand and manage. The Car Expert explains how it works.

Car finance: the early upgrade myth

Have you had a call from the car dealer with the "good news" that you are eligible for an early upgrade on your PCP? It may be good news for the dealer, but not necessarily for you.

Do I have to service my car with the dealer if I have a PCP?

The popularity of PCP car finance has allowed car manufacturers to be sneaky when it comes to forcing you to service your car with their dealer network.

Car finance jargon confuses UK drivers

Despite over three-quarters of new car sales being financed through manufacturer and dealer finance agreements, it is disturbing how few people really understand what they are signing up to.

What documents do I need for car finance? #AskTCE

When applying for finance for a new or used car, you will need to provide various information, documents and proofs of identification to the finance company so they can assess your application.

Car leasing – where to start?

Leasing options can vary from one company to another, and the contractual jargon can be complicated and confusing. To ensure you’re well informed when it comes to leasing a vehicle, here are some key points to remember (sponsored post).

Financing your BMW company car

Many car manufacturers have car finance specifically tailored for company car drivers. The Car Expert and BMW Finance look at the two main offers available (sponsored post)

What is a deposit contribution?

What is the difference between a £2,000 discount and a £2,000 deposit contribution on a new or used car? Well, maybe you should #AskTCE.

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