Welcome to CarLoans.com.au 

You can find all of our blog articles, guides, finance tips and

much more here at the CarLoans.com.au Blog.

Most Recent

Summer fruit picking - fun for the whole family!

It's not always easy getting the little ones excited about fruit and vegetables, without any of the fancy packaging the humble piece of fruit just can't compete against modern day snackfoods. One sure fire way to get the kids excited about fresh...

Top ten delivery vehicles for couriers and small business

If you're in the business of delivery services, you need a car you can rely on. It needs to be reliable, practical, and economical to ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible. Here are the top 10 cars for owner drivers and couriers. (All prices...

Eight Great Bushwalks to Kick off Spring

We all love a good road trip here at CarLoans, but sometimes it’s great to get out and stretch the legs and do some exploring on foot. No matter what capital city you’re near, Australia offers some simply splendid bushwalks, here are our...

Cars of the Future: Frankfurt Motorshow Wrap-up

The Frankfurt motor show is one of the biggest international car shows on the automotive calendar. This is where almost all car manufacturers head to show off their latest and greatest cars, technologies, and future concepts. For 2017, it was...

Popular Articles

Top ten high performance cars under $40,000

If you're looking for something a bit more exciting than your average hatchback but don't want to break the bank you've got quite a few options to choose from. Whether you're after the best hot hatch or a precision rear-wheel drive coupe, here are...

Top ten cars perfect for small families

For decades, if you'd asked any Australian what a 'family car' was you would get a very clear definition; a big Australian-made six-cylinder sedan or wagon . Now that we're well into the 21st century, that answer has fractured into several pieces....

Ten great 7-seat cars for growing families

If you have a big family and are looking at 7-seat cars, luck is on your side. There are a number of highly worthy options on the market at the moment, suitable for a wide range of purposes. Here are our top 10 seven-seat family cars (in no...

Top ten family friendly station wagons

There was a time when station wagons were considered the kings of practicality and usefulness. Usually based on a popular sedan, the wagon gives you the freedom to go for elaborate road trips, move furniture and equipment or even hunt for antiques...

Top ten delivery vehicles for couriers and small business

If you're in the business of delivery services, you need a car you can rely on. It needs to be reliable, practical, and economical to ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible. Here are the top 10 cars for owner drivers and couriers. (All prices...

CarLoans Top Ten: Best advances in engine technology

Engine technology has come a very long way over the decades, from two-valve systems with gravity-fed combustion mixtures to the modern-day fuel injection systems. There’s also been an influx in electric vehicle technology, completely eliminating the...

Should your next car be a diesel?

There’s been an explosion in the sale of diesel vehicles in Australian. When you add the sale of diesel cars to that of diesel SUVs the growth is immense: according to VFACTS data, diesel vehicle sales are up from about 92,000 in 2008 to more than...

CarLoans Top Ten: Most expensive cars for sale in Australia

We've all wondered what kind of car we'd buy if money was no object. So, out of all of the brand new vehicles currently on sale in Australia, what are the top 10 most expensive you could possibly buy? Here's the list in ascending order of...

Summer fruit picking - fun for the whole family!

It's not always easy getting the little ones excited about fruit and vegetables, without any of the fancy packaging the humble piece of fruit just can't compete against modern day snackfoods. One sure fire way to get the kids excited about fresh...

Eight Great Bushwalks to Kick off Spring

We all love a good road trip here at CarLoans, but sometimes it’s great to get out and stretch the legs and do some exploring on foot. No matter what capital city you’re near, Australia offers some simply splendid bushwalks, here are our...

Should your next car be a diesel?

There’s been an explosion in the sale of diesel vehicles in Australian. When you add the sale of diesel cars to that of diesel SUVs the growth is immense: according to VFACTS data, diesel vehicle sales are up from about 92,000 in 2008 to more than...

Top ten safest family cars for kids

Almost all vehicles on the market these days come with the assurance of five-star ANCAP safety. This means it surpasses the technology and safety standards of today. Keeping your family as safe as possible is the on the top of every parents list, so...

Fixed rate car loans V.S. variable rate car loans

Most financiers that provide car loans only offer fixed rates, but there are a few that will only offer variable rate car loans and some that will give you the option of fixed or variable. A variable rate car loan gives you no certainty in regards...

Five tips to selecting the best car finance broker

There is a large selection of car finance brokers you could use for your next car loan. But how can you tell if the one you’ve selected one you can trust? Is Your Car Finance Broker Licenced? Under the current legislation, any credit assistance...

Should I use a finance broker for my first car loan?

With the help of an experienced, qualified finance broker, you don’t need to stress so much about the paperwork and application for your car loan. As your finance broker could advise what is required and guide you through the processes and maze of...

How could my interest rate be determined?

Each and every lender will use a different formula for how they determine what interest rate you can obtain on your proposed car purchase, so it may be a good idea to speak to a Finance Broker with a range of lenders and products to ensure you...

Should I use a finance broker for my first car loan?

With the help of an experienced, qualified finance broker, you don’t need to stress so much about the paperwork and application for your car loan. As your finance broker could advise what is required and guide you through the processes and maze of...

Our top ten favourite small city cars

These days small cars have a depth of engineering that results from a staggering amount of competition. Safety, driving dynamics and creature comforts are generally top-notch in premium and non-premium small-medium cars alike. Mazda3 It’s very hard...

Top ten brand new cars under $20,000

Whether you're looking your first new car, or a new family car. These ten vehicles should fit the bill. They tick all the major boxes, with strong safety credentials, up-to-date connectivity options, low running costs and easy everyday driving....

How much could I borrow?

To establish how much you could afford to borrow you'll first need to determine your maximum allowable monthly repayment based off the lender’s affordability calculators. Each lender’s standard living expense may be slightly different and they could...

Summer fruit picking - fun for the whole family!

It's not always easy getting the little ones excited about fruit and vegetables, without any of the fancy packaging the humble piece of fruit just can't compete against modern day snackfoods. One sure fire way to get the kids excited about fresh...

Eight Great Bushwalks to Kick off Spring

We all love a good road trip here at CarLoans, but sometimes it’s great to get out and stretch the legs and do some exploring on foot. No matter what capital city you’re near, Australia offers some simply splendid bushwalks, here are our...

Cars of the Future: Frankfurt Motorshow Wrap-up

The Frankfurt motor show is one of the biggest international car shows on the automotive calendar. This is where almost all car manufacturers head to show off their latest and greatest cars, technologies, and future concepts. For 2017, it was...

CarLoans Top Ten: Most expensive cars for sale in Australia

We've all wondered what kind of car we'd buy if money was no object. So, out of all of the brand new vehicles currently on sale in Australia, what are the top 10 most expensive you could possibly buy? Here's the list in ascending order of...

Have any questions?

Call us now on 1300 889 669

Buying a New Car?

Download our FREE Car Buyers Checklist