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Car Finance

In the motor trade since the 1960’s.

Can you get a car loan with no credit?

A credit score is seen by lenders as a measure of your risk as a borrower. The higher your score, […]

How to get cheap car finance

Right now, car finance is the most popular way to get behind the wheel of a new car in the […]

How to save money for a car deposit

No matter what manufacturer you look at today, or what form of car finance you want to use to fund […]

How to prepare your finances for a car finance loan

The time has finally come to buy your new car. You’re eager to get to the showroom, full of that […]

Should I close my credit card account before applying for car finance?

Once you’ve made that final payment on your credit card, you may be questioning whether you should leave your account […]

What are the different types of loan and which one do I need for car finance?

Loans come in all different shapes and sizes, with individual types of loans serving distinct purposes. The way each one […]

What is a credit report and what does it contain?

Your credit report plays an important role when it comes to applying for financial products such as car finance, so […]

Car Loan Eligibility For The Self-Employed: Will I Qualify?

People who are self-employed are often concerned that they won’t be eligible for a car loan or won’t get the […]

Does a car loan affect a mortgage?

What do buying a house and buying a car have in common? They’re both major expenses and the majority of […]

Car finance: What is an affordability check?

Applying for car finance is generally a straightforward, easy process. However, there are a few checks that need to take […]

Different van types and sizes explained

A casual scroll for vans on the internet shows that this hard-working vehicle comes in a variety of packages. And the […]

Car finance if you are a tenant or live with your parents?

Not everybody owns their own home. In fact, many people, particularly those in the 20 to 35-year-old category, are putting […]

All you need to know: Leasing or financing a used car

Acquiring a car through car finance is a popular, convenient and cost-effective way of attaining a vehicle, but most often, […]

How to get out of a car loan

People look to get out of their car finance agreement for many reasons. Their personal circumstances may have changed, perhaps […]

How does BIK work and how do I make sure I pay the least, legitimate amount of tax possible?

Perhaps you have had a company car for some time or maybe this is your first company car – whatever […]

Company car finance – here’s what you need to consider

There are all sorts of advantages to having company cars but what is the best finance method for your business? […]

Will applying for credit from multiple locations harm my credit rating?

When you are looking for finance on your next new or used car, it helps to know whether there is […]

How to look at APR’s when financing your car

Almost everybody has heard about APR’s but how do they work and what should you look out for when financing […]

How to get car finance if you have no (or limited) credit history

The truth is that getting car finance without, or with little, credit history is an unlikely event but the good […]

How to find car finance when you are on a tight budget

At Hippo Motor Finance we only work with responsible lenders and we encourage our customers to buy great cars but […]

How does a soft credit search actually work?

There has been a lot of talk about ‘soft search’ recently and most people have come across the term, sometimes […]

How does credit scoring actually work?

Credit scores have a huge influence on most of us! Whether you are renting or buying a flat or house, […]

How do I know I am buying a car from a reputable business?

When you look at the absolute plethora of car finance companies available to choose from, you’ll no doubt ask yourself: […]

How to choose and finance a car

The way we buy cars has changed. Going back a few decades, you would visit your local new or used […]

Representative Example of Credit

We expect more than 51% of our customers to achieve this rate.

Loan Amount Total Cost of Credit Representative APR 60 Monthly Payments Deposit Amount Loan Term Total Amount Payable
£7,500 £3831 19.1% APR £188.85 £0 60 Months £11,331

All offers are subject to change at any time, you must be 18 or over and finance is subject to status, vehicle availability and terms and conditions apply. We can introduce you to a limited number of finance companies, a commission may be received. Failure to maintain payments may result in termination of your agreement and the vehicle being returned, this could affect your credit rating and make it more difficult to obtain credit in the future. All prices correct at time of publication.

We purchase a wide variety of vehicles from all over the country to ensure the best quality and value for our customers, all of our cars go through a thorough inspection process and if they do not meet our standards we do not sell them. We endeavour to inform our customers (where possible) the provenance of the vehicle they are buying and as such we will always inform you if the vehicle has previously been either an ex fleet or hire car. Should your vehicle be an ex hire/fleet car please do not be concerned as we would never value this vehicle differently when you come to part exchange it and there is no difference to the CAP valuation either.

You should try and estimate the distance you will travel as accurately as possible to try and avoid excess mileage charges at the end of your contract.

All pictures and/or photos and car descriptions on this site are for illustration and reference purposes only and are not necessarily the vehicle on offer. All offers are subject to change at any time and are subject to finance approval and vehicle availability. All prices correct at time of publication. E & OE.

Hippo Vehicle Solutions t/a Hippo Motor Finance is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FRN 658076. We are a Credit Broker not a Lender and can introduce you to a limited number of lenders. Subject to status and to UK residents only (excl. the Channel Islands). Individuals must be 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. We typically receive a fixed commission calculated by reference to the vehicle model, product or amount you borrow, for introducing you to a lender but this does not affect the interest charged on the agreement, all of which are set by the lender. Images for illustrative purposes only. Hippo Vehicle Solutions t/a Hippo Motor Finance is an Appointed Representative of AutoProtect (MBI) Limited for insurance distribution purposes. AutoProtect (MBI) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Its firm reference number is 312143. You can check this at www.fca.org.uk

We endeavour to ensure that all information including the specifications and finance availability are accurate. Whilst we make every effort to display correct information we are aware that errors may occur occasionally. We are not able, therefore, to guarantee the accuracy of all information especially when given to us by third parties. If you do require clarification of some information you have seen on our website, please email us at info@hippomotorgroup.com . This does not affect your statutory rights.

We are a broker not a lender and our registered office is Unit 26 Trident Park, Trident Way, Blackburn, BB13NU.