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Car Ownership

In the motor trade since the 1960’s.

Petrol vs diesel car – which is better?

It might not exactly be on trend to be talking about the dirty duo in 2022, but with prohibitive costs […]

Should I use a car finance broker? Process and benefits explained

If you’re in the market for a vehicle and need car finance, using a broker could be the right option. […]

How much does it cost to buy a car

How long is a piece of string? The answer to this type of question depends on a variety of factors […]

7 tips on how to get the best deal on a used car

Consumer demand for used cars remains exceptionally strong. Auto Trader’s Market Insight tool revealed that used car searches and enquiries, […]

Car servicing: What is it and do you need it?

A car service is one of the most vital checks you can do to maintain your vehicle. By regularly servicing […]

Legal rights: What to do if your car has a fault after you’ve bought it from a dealer

Buying a car is one of the most important decisions that many of us will make. The process can be […]

What engine size is right for me?

While most no longer need to answer the question ‘what engine size is my car’ anymore due to going electric, […]

What paperwork do you need to prepare for car finance?

One of the best things that you can do before applying for car finance is to be prepared. To help […]

Should you buy a warranty with a used car?

Cars are one of the most expensive items people own, and while new cars will come with a manufacturer warranty […]

Should I buy a new or used car?

Believe it or not, but in the UK the sales of used cars tend to outnumber new car sales by […]

5 Common Used Car Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Your car search journey will be filled with lots of research, and, like with everything else in life, probably a […]

Automatic vs manual cars: which one should you buy?

Is automatic or manual better? This is a debate that’s been going on among petrolheads for quite some time. Research […]

What is breakdown cover and do I need it when I finance a car?

Breakdown cover is an essential part of any motorists life, giving peace of mind and assistance in those rare occasions […]

Leasing or buying a car: what’s the difference and which is cheaper?

At first, car finance might seem daunting, especially when it comes to the decision of whether to buy or lease. […]

What does ex demo car mean and is it worth buying one?

Used cars and new cars have a variety of pros and cons, and where financing a used car on a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Automatic VS Manual Car: The Pros & Cons of Transmission

For most of us, this argument only comes around when it comes to choosing a new car. There aren’t many […]

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

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 . 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.