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Pay for your car in monthly instalments with finance options to suit your budget.

Calculate monthly car finance payments

Calculate monthly car finance payments

Calculate monthly car finance payments

The world of car finance can be a confusing one – but we’re here to help simplify things. Use our car finance calculator to help you decide whether car finance could be a good option for you, without affecting your credit rating. The calculator will give you a good idea of what your monthly payments could look like based on how much you’re looking to borrow.


Don’t worry, you’re not committing to anything; this tool is simply a useful guide to help you figure out a budget that suits you best, before you complete a full application for car finance.

The world of car finance can be a confusing one – but we’re here to help simplify things. Use our car finance calculator to help you decide whether car finance could be a good option for you, without affecting your credit rating. The calculator will give you a good idea of what your monthly payments could look like based on how much you’re looking to borrow.


Don’t worry, you’re not committing to anything; this tool is simply a useful guide to help you figure out a budget that suits you best, before you complete a full application for car finance.

The world of car finance can be a confusing one – but we’re here to help simplify things. Use our car finance calculator to help you decide whether car finance could be a good option for you, without affecting your credit rating. The calculator will give you a good idea of what your monthly payments could look like based on how much you’re looking to borrow.


Don’t worry, you’re not committing to anything; this tool is simply a useful guide to help you figure out a budget that suits you best, before you complete a full application for car finance.

With a personal loan of £10,000 over 12 months and an APR of 13%, the amount payable would be £350.00 a month, with a total cost of credit of £3,004.80 and the total amount payable of £13,54.80.

The total amount payable includes a £50 documents fee.

How much do you want to borrow?

How much do you want to borrow?

£Min

£Min

£Max

£Max

Length of term (months)

Length of term (months)

MinTime

MinTime

MaxTime

MaxTime

Monthly repayments

Monthly repayments

£218.58

£218.58

£218.58

Total borrowed

Total borrowed

£10,000

£10,000

Total cost of credit

Total cost of credit

£3,2956

£3,2956

This is an illustrative example to help you estimate your funding; actual amounts may vary

This is an illustrative example to help you estimate your funding; actual amounts may vary

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What are the benefits of paying monthly for my car?

What are the benefits of paying monthly for my car?

What are the benefits of paying monthly for my car?

Today, car finance is the most popular way to buy a car in the UK. Finance packages remove the need to purchase the car outright, enabling thousands of drivers to pick up a new set of wheels without having to fork out a huge lump sum upfront.


Not everyone who needs a car will necessarily have the savings or ready cash to spend large amounts on a one-off purchase. Spreading the cost of your car across the months of your agreement length means that you can avoid paying the hefty sum upfront – and still own a car at the end. There are plenty advantages to buying a car on finance:

With fixed monthly payments you know exactly what you’re paying.

Greater security and peace of mind: if maintenance is included in your agreement, you won’t need to worry about the MOT, tyres or servicing costs – as you would if you bought a car outright.

No need to dip into savings.

Get a better car! Simply put, car finance enables many people to buy higher performance cars (such as hybrid or electric) than they may otherwise have had access to.

How does it work?

There are many different types of finance out there, including car loans, hire purchase, personal contract purchase and personal contract hire. They all work slightly differently, so it's worth doing some research to make sure you choose the best product for you.

Paying monthly with a car loan

A car loan is a type of finance that helps car buyers cover the cost of their purchase. The buyer borrows a lump sum of cash upfront to buy their car and then makes monthly payments over a set amount of time (which can vary depending on the agreement type). Some of the benefits of car loans include:


  • Providing buyers with the opportunity to purchase cars without having to make the full payment upfront.

  • Flexibility: they allow buyers to spread their purchase over a period of time in a way that fits within their budget.

  • They are usually paid off gradually, through smaller monthly payments, helping to keep ongoing costs manageable.

  • You can get a car loan at lower interest rates than other types of personal or consumer credit, enabling buyers to save money in the long run.


As with any kind of finance, it's important to do your research to understand which of the options will work best for you, before you make an agreement with your lender. 

A car loan is a type of finance that helps car buyers cover the cost of their purchase. The buyer borrows a lump sum of cash upfront to buy their car and then makes monthly payments over a set amount of time (which can vary depending on the agreement type). Some of the benefits of car loans include:


  • Providing buyers with the opportunity to purchase cars without having to make the full payment upfront.

  • Flexibility: they allow buyers to spread their purchase over a period of time in a way that fits within their budget.

  • They are usually paid off gradually, through smaller monthly payments, helping to keep ongoing costs manageable.

  • You can get a car loan at lower interest rates than other types of personal or consumer credit, enabling buyers to save money in the long run.


As with any kind of finance, it's important to do your research to understand which of the options will work best for you, before you make an agreement with your lender. 

A car loan is a type of finance that helps car buyers cover the cost of their purchase. The buyer borrows a lump sum of cash upfront to buy their car and then makes monthly payments over a set amount of time (which can vary depending on the agreement type). Some of the benefits of car loans include:


  • Providing buyers with the opportunity to purchase cars without having to make the full payment upfront.

  • Flexibility: they allow buyers to spread their purchase over a period of time in a way that fits within their budget.

  • They are usually paid off gradually, through smaller monthly payments, helping to keep ongoing costs manageable.

  • You can get a car loan at lower interest rates than other types of personal or consumer credit, enabling buyers to save money in the long run.


As with any kind of finance, it's important to do your research to understand which of the options will work best for you, before you make an agreement with your lender. 

Paying monthly with hire purchase

Hire purchase is one of the most popular types of finance arrangements in the UK, thanks to its flexible, straightforward approach. With a hire purchase finance agreement, you borrow an amount equal to the total value of the car, minus an initial deposit. You then make regular, fixed monthly payments over a pre-agreed term and in turn the finance provider lets you use the vehicle.


Once you’ve paid everything due, including a final ‘option to purchase‘ fee, the vehicle then becomes yours. The benefits of hire purchase agreements include:


  • Legally owning the car at the end of the agreement (once the option to purchase fee is paid).

  • Usually no excess mileage charges (always check the terms of your agreement).

  • Flexible deposit options.

Paying monthly with personal contract purchase

With personal contract purchase (PCP) agreements, the monthly repayments tend to cover only the estimated depreciation of the car rather than its total value, meaning that the monthly repayments are usually smaller. However, if you choose to buy the car at the end of the arrangement, you will need to pay an additional lump sum: the final cost will be greater than with HP. As with hire purchase, PCP deals allow you full use of the car during the agreement – but it still belongs to the lender. At the end of the PCP period you will have the following options:


  • Pay a usually sizeable lump sum – known as a balloon payment – to own the car.

  • Hand the vehicle back (there may be charges for excess mileage and wear and tear).

  • Use any value remaining in the current vehicle to put towards your next one – this is known as part exchange.

Paying monthly with personal contract hire

Personal contract hire (PCH) is a popular way to ‘lease’ a car. With personal contract hire agreements, you normally:


  • Pay an initial upfront rental fee – often between 1-12 months of the monthly payments due.

  • Agree to lease the car for a set timeframe.

  • Have use of the vehicle, but don’t own the vehicle – and there’s no option to buy it at the end of the agreement.

  • Return the car at the end of the agreement – there may be further charges for excess mileage and/or excessive wear and tear.


As with any large financial commitment, it’s important to do your research and find the right kind of finance for your circumstances.

Car finance thats actually simple

Car finance thats actually simple

Car finance thats actually simple

Whether you’re after your dream car, thinking about switching to electric, or just need a bit more space in the boot, an Oodle Car Loan could help you cover the cost.

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Once we’ve pre-approved your finance application

You’ll be able to buy your car from just about anywhere but you can also browse thousands of quality used cars online on our Marketplace – or visit an Oodle approved dealer near you.



Once we’ve pre-approved your finance application

You’ll be able to buy your car from just about anywhere but you can also browse thousands of quality used cars online on our Marketplace – or visit an Oodle approved dealer near you.


Once we’ve pre-approved your finance application

You’ll be able to buy your car from just about anywhere but you can also browse thousands of quality used cars online on our Marketplace – or visit an Oodle approved dealer near you.


Pay monthly car finance FAQs

Are monthly payments fixed?

Are monthly payments fixed?

Are monthly payments fixed?

Can I pay off my agreement early?

Can I pay off my agreement early?

Can I pay off my agreement early?

Can I pay more than my monthly car payments?

Can I pay more than my monthly car payments?

Can I pay more than my monthly car payments?