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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 […]

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, […]

Car finance ‘gotchas’: what to look out for when financing a car

So, you are looking to get finance on a new, nearly new or used car. Of course, we are slightly […]

Car finance with IVA’s, CCJ’s and other credit speedbumps

Over the last 60 years, we have seen pretty much everything when it comes to motor vehicles and vehicle finance […]

What is voluntary termination and how does it work?

Unforeseen circumstances happen in life all the time, and when that impacts your ability to pay off your car finance, […]

8 smart ways to improve bad credit

Building a good credit score and having a good credit rating is important when it comes to your ability to […]

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 […]

How exactly does car finance work?

So, you have your eye on a car. You have researched it, spoken to those in the know (like your […]

What are your finance options when buying a car and what does each option really mean?

At Hippo we know that the interesting part of buying or leasing a new car is not the finance itself! […]

Buying a used car? Here’s everything you need to know

Although buying a used car can be stressful, it can often save you lots of money compared to a brand […]

Getting Your Car Winter Ready

Is there anything worse than breaking down? Yes. Breaking down in the Winter. Did you know you’re twice as likely […]

Financing An Electric Car

Once a fantastical thought, now a reality unravelling before us – the demise of petrol and diesel cars and the […]

Your Car Finance Questions Answered

Ten years ago the majority of car buyers would take what was then the ‘traditional’ car buying route – buying […]


The growing availability of car finance opens up the option to drive a car which may otherwise have been out […]


Car finance is quite a simple process; it allows you to afford the car of your dreams, without having to […]

Hippo Motor Finance – How It Works

Why have your dream car parked in your desktop background if you can have it parked in your driveway? Car […]

Easter Opening Hours

Good Friday. Open: 9am – 4pm Easter Saturday. Open as usual: 8.30am-5.30pm Easter Sunday. Closed Bank Holiday Monday. Open: 9am […]

Customise Your Finance

Did you know you can tailor your finance quote to suit your needs? Many think that car leasing has to […]

3 Reasons to Love Leasing…Your Next Car is Possible…

It’s that time of the year – the shelves have been stacked with chocolate heart-shaped lollipops and a sea of […]

One Stop Shop Car Finance

These days we are busy, it seems busier than we used to be, even though things are much more convenient […]

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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