Car Lease Calculator
A car lease calculator is a quick and easy way to calculate your repayments on your financed vehicle.
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to determine your car lease repayments, you can use our car lease calculator below.
Car lease calculator
This car lease calculator allows you to enter in specific loan information to find out repayment amount based on that information. This is a great tool for those who are looking to see what a future loan will cost them, but is also ideal for those who already have a car lease and are trying to better manage their repayments.
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How to use the car lease calculator
The car lease calculator is quick and simple to use. All you have to do is enter information from your potential or current loan and you’ll get your repayment amount. To properly use the calculator you’ll need the loan amount, the loan term, the interest rate, and the repayment frequency.
If you’ve decided to have a residual or balloon payment on the back end of your car loan you’ll also need to enter that amount into the calculator. If you didn’t choose a residual or balloon payment you can leave that blank and it won’t affect the calculations. The final calculation will be as accurate as long as the information you enter in is accurate.
- The loan amount refers to the total amount of your original loan or how much you’re looking to borrow.
- The loan term refers to the life of the loan (how long you have to repay it) while the interest rate is the agreed upon percentage that the lender is charging you to use their money.
- The repayment frequency is how often you plan to or how often you are already making your repayments. Repayment frequencies can be monthly, fortnightly, or weekly.
- Residual or balloon payments are lump sums that are owed once the loan term is over. Choosing a residual payment will reduce your monthly/weekly/fortnightly repayments in exchange for the lump sum.
Case study using calculator
Jesse is looking to purchase his first car through a financier because he doesn’t have the capital to buy a vehicle outright. He wants to figure out what his repayment amounts will be before finalising his decision, so he turns to the car lease calculator for help.
He is looking for a $10,000 loan with a three-year loan term at 5% interest, and he wants to make monthly repayments. He decided against a residual or balloon payment, and so he’ll leave that field blank. He inputs the loan amount, the loan term, the interest rate, and his desired repayment frequency into the calculator and finds out that he’ll have to make monthly repayments of $271.33 plus $27.13 GST on this type of loan.
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Frequently asked questions about car lease calculator
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The car lease calculator is a great way to figure out your borrowing power before finalising a car loan. It’s also a simple and fast way to work out how to manage your current car loan. It can help you decide on the proper repayment frequency for you and also help you decide whether or not you’ll want to choose a residual/balloon payment.
If you’re looking to purchase a vehicle through a financier you can use the car lease calculator first to see what you can expect to make in repayments. You can also use the car lease calculator to compare loan providers in order to get the best deal possible.
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