Your car finance options

Pay for your car your way

Car Finance gives you two types of finance to choose from, Fixed Car Finance (hire purchase) and Flex Car Finance (personal contract purchase). Pay for your car the way that’s best for you.

Already got a car on finance, but want to switch providers?
Moving to our Fixed Car Finance could also help you lower your monthly repayments without changing your car, or pay your final lump sum over an affordable term.

Flex Car Finance (PCP)

Pay less each month, and decide at the end if you want to keep the car.

  • No credit check needed.
  • Lower monthly repayments.
  • 1-4 year terms available.
  • Own the car by paying a final lump sum, or return it.
  • No early repayment charges.
  • Yearly mileage limits.
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Fixed Car Finance (HP)

Simple regular repayments, and you’ll own the car at the end.

  • No credit check needed.
  • Fixed monthly repayments.
  • 1-5 year terms available.
  • Own the car when the agreement ends.
  • No early repayment charges or final lump sum.
  • Can also be used to transfer existing car finance.
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How much will it cost?

Enter how much you want to spend and find the term and deposit to suit your budget.

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What you need to know

Car Finance is available on personal cars only. Most UK dealerships are covered. Finance isn’t available for commercial vehicles or purchases from private sellers. You can get as many personalised quotes as you like, and apply once you’ve found the right car and confirmed the price with the dealer. If you’re settling other finance, please get the settlement figureWhat’s a settlement figure and how do I get one?This is the exact amount needed to end the agreement you have with your current finance provider. You’ll need to get in touch with your current finance provider and ask them to send this to you. from the lender beforehand.

Part-exchange isn’t available with our car finance, but you might be able to arrange this with the dealer you’re buying your car from. You could also sell your car privately and use the proceeds as a deposit for your new car.

What we need during the application:

  • Dealer or current finance provider's name and postcode.
  • Car registration number.
  • Current and expected yearly mileage.
  • Total price and deposit amount.
  • Your monthly income.
  • Your mortgage/rent payments and regular spending.
  • Existing car finance details (if you have any).

For new cars, we’ll also need:

  • The delivery date.
  • Full vehicle details if you don’t know the registration yet.

What happens afterwards?

  • You’ll be given a decision straight away, which is valid for 90 days.
  • You’ll need to provide the dealer’s or existing finance provider’s bank details. so we can transfer the money after you’ve signed the paperwork. It might take a few hours for this to go through.
  • Payments made after 3.30pm will be with them before 12pm the next working day (Mon-Fri).
  • There’s no obligation to go ahead after you’ve been accepted, and your credit rating won’t be affected if you change your mind.

Car Finance in 3 easy steps

1. Get a no-obligation quote
Choose how much to borrow and find the term to suit your budget.

2. See your decision straightaway
Once you’ve got your quote, applying online is easy and only takes a few minutes.

3. Sign and go
We pay the dealer or existing car finance provider direct, so you can get on your way.

You can apply if you’re:

  • an existing Bank of Scotland personal current account holder (minimum 3 months)
  • aged 18 or over
  • a UK resident
  • registered for Internet Banking.


Prefer a different route?

You could also take out a personal loan and buy the car from the dealer yourself.

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