AJH Auto's provide a wide range of finance facilities which are described below.
Hire Purchase (HP) is very similar to borrowing a sum of money from a bank and paying it back over a fixed period of time, with interest. Hire Purchase is a type of secured loan which are often preferred over alternative (unsecured) loans because they allow a greater borrowing limit. The term “secured loan” means exactly that, a loan that the lender can secure against an asset (in this case, the vehicle). HP gives you additional rights over those of a personal loan and is only available through dealers that have passed the stringent approval process of the finance companies.
Low Payment Plan will enable you to purchase your next car with lower monthly repayments. The way this is achieved is by deferring an amount of the total cost of the vehicle to the end of the agreement. This amount is known as the Residual Value (RV).
It is the customers responsibility to settle the final payment either though additional finance, cash or settlement by part-exchange.
The Low Payment Plan product and has no tie to a mileage contract. Repayment periods are typically taken over 2, 3 or 4 years and settlement can be made at any stage of the agreement. We would recommend that you select your anticipated annual mileage to a realistic level so that a realistic Residual Value is set for the vehicle. At the end of the agreement you have three options:
If you want to keep the vehicle, you can simply pay off or refinance the outstanding balloon payment.
You can come back to us and part exchange your vehicle for a new one. If the trade-in value is greater than the RV, the difference can be used towards a deposit on the next agreement.
You can sell the vehicle privately and keep any profit over and above the RV.
A Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) plan will enable you to purchase your next car with lower monthly repayments. The way this is achieved is by deferring an amount of the total cost of the vehicle to the end of the contract. This amount is known as the Guaranteed Future Value (GFV).
The Guaranteed Future Value plus your deposit is subtracted from the cash price of the vehicle and your monthly payments are based on the balance (plus interest on the balance and the GFV).
By only repaying the difference between the cash price and the optional balloon payment you are only financing the depreciation of the car.
At the end of the contract you have four options:
We are confident that our products are suited to a wide range of finance needs, but if you are not sure then the Finance & Leasing Association have produced an impartial guide to motor finance. Their simple guide to your finance options will explain how the different products work and their finance decider tool will help you choose which product is the most suited to your needs.ost of various types of motor finance.