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Can You Bring Down the Cost of Your Car Insurance?

Aside from fuel, one of the biggest outgoings you have to pay on your car is insurance. When you first […]

How to reduce your car running costs

Whenever you work out a budget, you should look at where you can most effectively save money. This could be […]

How to avoid an automotive detention and high insurance fees

Just like yellow and red cards are used in football to discipline players, penalty points are used to keep roguish […]

Where’s the Cheapest Place to Own a Car in the UK?

We recently completed our investigation into the costs of owning and maintaining a car in the UK. We mapped out […]

How to Save Money on Car Repairs

Problems with your car can be unavoidable, from parts that need routinely replacing, like timing belts or brake pads, to […]

How the Morrisons More card saves you money on your fuel and food shop

Apples, bananas, fuel. Whatever is on your shopping list, Morrisons supermarkets are there to make your weekly trolley sprees as […]

Which Evoque is best for the environment?

Smaller cars know who is in charge when they see a Land Rover approach. Dexterous, rigid and domineering is the […]

The Aygo allsorts: Inside the Toyota toybox

What’s that you say? A simple-to-use city car with a whip-smart Tyre Pressure Warning System? And that’s not all the […]

Which Qashqai catches your eye?

This noble steed of a Nissan has been knighted with a number of esteemed titles since it rode onto 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 […]

I’ve been bankrupt before, can I get car finance?

Bankruptcy can be devastating on a personal and family basis but is also devastating to your credit status for obvious […]

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? […]

What to do if refused car finance

Rejection is painful. You’ve been looking at getting a new car, do all the research and decide on a few […]

Who qualifies for business car leasing?

For businesses of all types, car leasing is an attractive way of acquiring a company car or fleet of cars […]

Car finance for the self-employed, small business owners who don’t have a steady income

Going on your own can be the best thing you have ever done and whether you are self-employed, run your […]

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 […]

What is ‘affordability’ and who says what I can afford?

Affordability is fast becoming the hot potato of the lending world. In times gone by, assessing somebody’s affordability on a […]

Representative Example of Credit

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

Loan AmountTotal Cost of CreditRepresentative APR48 Monthly PaymentsDeposit AmountLoan TermTotal Amount Payable
£7,500£3019.1619.1% APR£219.77£048 Months£10,519.16

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