When buying an expensive asset such as a house, business or car, a loan is a common way to take the strain off your finances. If you’re in the market to buy a car, you may not have access to a large amount of money, or do not want to deplete your hard-earned savings. This is why Imperial Select offer you financial assistance with your car purchase. We want you to drive away smiling, not drive away with no money to spare! When you finance your car through Imperial Select, you benefit from convenience, fast approval and competitive rates.
Vehicle finance, also known as a car loan, is a loan from a financial institution to assist an individual such as yourself in buying a car. The loan is given on condition that it is paid back by a certain date, and at a certain rate of interest. This means that you will pay more than the car’s asking price eventually, but this is due to the interest rate. Depending on your credit rating (calculated by your credit history and credit score) the financial institution offering the loan will calculate how much of a risk it would be to loan money to you. The higher the risk, the higher the interest rate, so make sure you keep your credit score excellent. It will save you money in the long run.
If you don’t have enough money to buy a car with cash, you will need to apply for vehicle finance to make the purchase. Don’t be put off by the thought of going into debt. When you take out a car loan, you won’t be sucked into a repayment contract that you cannot afford. Every Imperial Select branch employs Finance and Insurance Managers to assist you with your application. These managers are all registered with the Financial Services Board (FSP6210) and the National Credit Regulator, which means that they are highly experienced and fully authorised to dispense car finance advice, car insurance advice and can organise your finance and insurance for you. We give you service you can trust, which is crucial when dealing with loans and money.
Our partner, F&I Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd (a licensed Financial Services Provider (FSP 41047) with the relevant Professional Indemnity Cover and Intermediary Guarantee Facility in place), is proud to be able to offer you vehicle finance advice and services.
We can apply for car finance on your behalf to cover your car purchase, at the following financial institutions:
We also have a finance calculator to work out your estimated repayments. Use the calculator to work out which car would be the best deal to suit your needs. Please note however, that this is estimation and excludes value added products. Our Finance and Insurance Managers will be able to assist you with actual repayments as set out by the bank of your choice.
Before you sign the loan contract, the Financial Manager will explain the entire contract to you in detail. You should also ask any questions you may have, no matter how small or raise any concerns. The Financial Manager is there to help you and you should always understand a contract completely before signing it. You can never ask too many questions.