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Business use loans - No early exit fees?

Unlike ordinary secured car loans for consumer use, Business use loans fall outside the scope of the National Consumer Credit Protection (“NCCP”) Act. This means customers borrowing for their business are not protected by the same regulatory...

Car loans for discharged bankrupts

There aren’t many lenders that will give you a second chance straight after you’ve been discharged from a bankruptcy. If at all possible, you should look at purchasing a cheap used vehicle outright. If that’s not an option, you’re going to want to...

No credit check car loans in Australia

There are only a few providers in the market that provide no credit check car loans in Australia, meaning they will not run a check on your credit file. This can be useful for those in need of a car loan without the ability to obtain a loan from any...

Can i get a car loan with a 457 Visa?

The short answer is, yes! But it's not as simple as applying for a loan as a Citizen or Permanent Resident. Generally to borrow money for a car in Australia you are in most cases required to be a Permanent Resident of Australia or a Citizen....

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CarLoans 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 family cars in Australia

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....

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....

CarLoans Top Ten: Brand new cars under $30,000

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....

CarLoans Top Ten: Convertibles perfect for summer

With the good times of summer just around the corner, there's no better time to start thinking about getting an open-top car. Here is our list of top 10 convertibles currently on sale in Australia, priced below $80,000. Mazda MX-5 The MX-5 is a...

Top ten family cars in Australia

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....

CarLoans 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...

Driving tips: Staying safe in winter

Here in Australia we are spared the worst of the winter weather, a lot of us have never even seen snow before. So unless you're living up in the mountains or down in Tasmania, you probably won’t run into ice or snow on the road, but that doesn’t...

CarLoans 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...

CarLoans Top Ten: Best SUVs for active Families

Consumers love SUVs, with sales now skewed toward the adventurous layout than conventional cars. Most are attracted to the high riding position, can-do character, and the range of economical engine options that are usually on offer. It's a very...

Six things to look for in your next family car

If your car trips resemble a journey through all nine circles of hell then it’s time to wake up and smell the rear air-con, my friends! These days’ family cars are designed with actual families in mind, which means loads of boot space, built-in...

Mum’s taxi goes high tech - best built-in tech for kids

Baby on board? Teens terrorising your trip? Cars now come with a range of tricked-out features to subdue the young’uns. Whether they’re hot, cold, thirsty, bored or just gunning for an argument (because it’s Tuesday), kids can often derail your...

Car loans for discharged bankrupts

There aren’t many lenders that will give you a second chance straight after you’ve been discharged from a bankruptcy. If at all possible, you should look at purchasing a cheap used vehicle outright. If that’s not an option, you’re going to want to...

No credit check car loans in Australia

There are only a few providers in the market that provide no credit check car loans in Australia, meaning they will not run a check on your credit file. This can be useful for those in need of a car loan without the ability to obtain a loan from any...

Can i get a car loan with a 457 Visa?

The short answer is, yes! But it's not as simple as applying for a loan as a Citizen or Permanent Resident. Generally to borrow money for a car in Australia you are in most cases required to be a Permanent Resident of Australia or a Citizen....

All about car loan interest rates

The most common question we are asked as a finance brokers is, “what is your interest rate?” This is always a fun question for our brokers, as its practically impossible to state an interest rate without first understanding the client, their needs,...

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....

CarLoans Top Ten: Brand new cars under $15,000

Whether you're looking for your first car, or looking for an economical small car for your commute to work. These ten vehicles should fit the bill. They tick all the major boxes, with strong safety credentials, up-to-date connectivity options, low...

Ten reasons why Australians love the Mazda3

The Mazda3 is one of Australia's most popular vehicles, and not just in the small car segment but outright in overall vehicle sales. It was the best-selling vehicle of the year in 2011 and 2012. Why is it so popular? Here’s our top 10 reasons....

2017's top new cars for young drivers

Buying your first new car these days is a very different ordeal than it used to be 10 or 20 years ago. Back then, if you wanted safety, entertainment, or something exciting to drive, you wouldn't find it at the lower end of the market, let alone...

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: Convertibles perfect for summer

With the good times of summer just around the corner, there's no better time to start thinking about getting an open-top car. Here is our list of top 10 convertibles currently on sale in Australia, priced below $80,000. Mazda MX-5 The MX-5 is a...

Five Father's Day gift ideas for car-mad dads

It’s not always easy to get the right gift for Father’s Day, but there are a few key categories that are almost always a safe bet; Socks, BBQ tools and of course, car related novelty items. Being the automotive finance experts we thought we could do...

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