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Plain-English explanations and advice for financing or leasing your next car
Most people buying a new or used 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.
The Car Expert provides independent and impartial information on any aspect of car finance. You should always consider any finance offer carefully before signing a contract or agreement.
The Car Expert does not provide specific advice on any finance quotation or offer. The purpose of this site is to give you the knowledge you need to be able to make an informed decision about any finance agreement you are considering.
Most car finance problems arise from customers not properly understanding the contracts they are signing. If you do not understand or are not comfortable with any aspect of the agreement, do not sign until you do understand and you are 100% comfortable.
Car finance agreements in the UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and anyone involved in the selling of car finance must be accredited by the FCA.
Two important articles to read before committing yourself to anything are The Car Expert’s Ten Golden Rules for Buying a Car and Before You Apply for Car Finance.