Car buying tips for first time drivers
It can be a little daunting when you're about to get behind the wheel, by yourself, for the first time. To help you get started we've collected six must read articles for new drivers. Whether you're looking to finance a car for the first time, or need some car recommendations, the CarLoans.com.au Blog has loads of useful articles to help you get out on the road safely.
Whether you're shopping for your teenager or you've been working hard at your part time job to buy your first car, these three cars are all great choices for young or new drivers in 2018. All cars here have 5-star ANCAP ratings, some cool features and reliability to keep you going throughout your p-plates and beyond.
If you've never had any kind of finance or credit before you could find it difficult to secure a car loan for your first car. While you won't have a history of bad credit, having no credit history means it will be harder to demonstrate that you're responsible enough to always meet your repayments.
Going brand new for your first car is a great way to ensure you've got the latest safety features, a warranty and no expensive surprises lurking under the bonnet. Even better new car interest rates tend to be lower than car loans for used cars, should you be looking to finance the vehicle.
In most parts of Australia sudden downpours of heavy rain can be quite common in the autumn and winter months. There is even the chance of snow on the roads depending on where you're located. Don't get caught out, these top tips could help keep you safe the next time the heavens open.
If your budgets just don't stretch to a brand new car, you'll probably be trying your hand at picking up a used vehicle from a private seller. It's a common misconception that you can't get a car loan unless you buy your car from a used car dealer, but thats simply not true.
If you've never had a car loan before it could be a good idea to speak to a broker who will be able to help you get your paperwork in order and guide you through the application process. Even better, some brokers will be able to compare your profile against their panel of lenders to ensure a fair deal.