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Is car finance the right choice for me? Market growth and benefits for buyers

When weighing up the pros and cons of choosing between car finance or buying a car outright, it’s important to […]

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. […]

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

As we head into 2022 and the shortage of semiconductor chips continues to dramatically impact the worldwide supply of new cars, demand […]

Tips on how to get cheap car insurance

It’s the bane of any drivers life: the annual shoparound to find the best car insurance deal. While this could […]

Top 10 most common car finance questions answered

Our customers have a range of questions for us when they’re in the market for a vehicle. We’ve put together […]

Can I get car finance with bad credit?

When you apply for car finance, one of the most important factors in assessing your suitability will be via a […]

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, […]

Can I buy a car online and have it delivered?

Can I buy a car online and have it delivered? Well, of course. Whether it’s a new or used car, […]

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 […]

How to check if a car has been recalled before you buy it?

With demand for used cars continually rising, it’s important that drivers ask all the right questions before they commit to […]

Can you get car finance if you’re unemployed?

While Hippo Motor Finance pride ourselves on offering a niche financing option, specialising in bad credit and zero deposit car […]

What to look out for on your car finance agreement

If you’ve found the right car for you, have your car finance agreement sorted, and are ready to sign on […]

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 […]

Financing a car vs paying cash

Nothing’s worse than an itch you can’t scratch, and when it comes to the world of automotive nothing is worse […]

How to budget for a used car

Tracking your income, outgoings, and budgeting accordingly used to be a tireless and time consuming exercise that would leave your […]

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 […]

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.