Who is loans.com.au?

Established as an online lender in 2011, loans.com.au is a direct-to-retail business of wholesale non-bank lender Firstmac which has been in business for more than 43 years.

Today Firstmac is one of Australia’ largest privately owned non-bank lenders and manages nearly $14 billion dollars in home loans and car loans.

Managing Director of loans.com.au Marie Mortimer says the lender operates on a direct-to-funder online model, which allows it to cut costs such as broker commissions and branch presence.

“Those cost savings are passed along to our customers in terms of cheaper interest rates,” Ms Mortimer told Savings.com.au.

loans.com.au car loans

loans.com.au offers new and used fixed rate car loans for vehicles up to 12 years, plus a 'green discount' for electric or hybrid vehicles.

Check out some of loans.com.au’s car loans in the table below:

Lender

FixedNew1 year
More details
Approval within 24 hours
  • Save the planet. Save thousands on your car loan.
  • Get a discounted rate if you buy electric
  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
Approval within 24 hours

Green Car Loan Fixed

  • Save the planet. Save thousands on your car loan.
  • Get a discounted rate if you buy electric
  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
FixedUsed5 years
More details
  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.

Used Car Loan (up to 5 years) (Fixed)

  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
FixedNew1 year
More details
Approval within 24 hoursEarly payout available
  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
Approval within 24 hoursEarly payout available

New Car Loan - Special (Fixed)

  • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
FixedUsed7 years
More details

Used Car Loan (6-7 years) (Fixed)

    FixedUsed12 years
    More details
    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.

    Used Car Loan (Fixed) (8+ years)

    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
    Important Information and Comparison Rate Warning

    All products with a link to a product provider’s website have a commercial marketing relationship between us and these providers. These products may appear prominently and first within the search tables regardless of their attributes and may include products marked as promoted, featured or sponsored. The link to a product provider’s website will allow you to get more information or apply for the product. By de-selecting “Show online partners only” additional non-commercialised products may be displayed and re-sorted at the top of the table. For more information on how we’ve selected these “Sponsored”, “Featured” and “Promoted” products, the products we compare, how we make money, and other important information about our service, please click here.

    The comparison rates in this table are based on a loan of $30,000 and a term of 5 years unless indicated otherwise. The comparison rates for car loans and secured personal loans for the relevant amounts and terms are for secured loans unless indicated otherwise. The comparison rates for unsecured personal loans are applicable for unsecured loans only. WARNING: This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan. Comparison rates are not calculated for revolving credit products.

    Monthly repayment figures are estimates only, exclude fees and are based on the advertised rate for the term and for the loan amount entered. Actual repayments will depend on your individual circumstances and interest rate changes. Rates correct as of April 20, 2024. View disclaimer.

    How does loans.com.au stack up to the competition? See how it compares with other lenders' car loans in the table below:

    Lender

    VariableNew1 year
    More details
    • Available for purchasing new and demo vehicles
    • $5,000 to $150,000 loan amount
    • Redraw facility available up to $5000/day
    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.

    New Car Loan - Home Owner Special

    • Available for purchasing new and demo vehicles
    • $5,000 to $150,000 loan amount
    • Redraw facility available up to $5000/day
    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
    FixedNew99 years
    More details
    Loan amounts from $2k to $75k
    • Available for any new motorised vehicle
    • No ongoing or early exit fees
    • 1-7 years loan terms. Pay monthly, fortnightly, or weekly
    • Get quick decision. Funds in 24 hrs if approved
    Loan amounts from $2k to $75k

    New Car Loan

    • Available for any new motorised vehicle
    • No ongoing or early exit fees
    • 1-7 years loan terms. Pay monthly, fortnightly, or weekly
    • Get quick decision. Funds in 24 hrs if approved
    FixedNew1 year
    More details
    Approval within 24 hoursEarly payout available
    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
    Approval within 24 hoursEarly payout available

    New Car Loan - Special (Fixed)

    • Required: Good credit history, stable employment history. Aus citizenship or PR.
    FixedNew2 years
    More details

    New Vehicle Fast Loan Low Rate

      Important Information and Comparison Rate Warning

      All products with a link to a product provider’s website have a commercial marketing relationship between us and these providers. These products may appear prominently and first within the search tables regardless of their attributes and may include products marked as promoted, featured or sponsored. The link to a product provider’s website will allow you to get more information or apply for the product. By de-selecting “Show online partners only” additional non-commercialised products may be displayed and re-sorted at the top of the table. For more information on how we’ve selected these “Sponsored”, “Featured” and “Promoted” products, the products we compare, how we make money, and other important information about our service, please click here.

      The comparison rates in this table are based on a loan of $30,000 and a term of 5 years unless indicated otherwise. The comparison rates for car loans and secured personal loans for the relevant amounts and terms are for secured loans unless indicated otherwise. The comparison rates for unsecured personal loans are applicable for unsecured loans only. WARNING: This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan. Comparison rates are not calculated for revolving credit products.

      Monthly repayment figures are estimates only, exclude fees and are based on the advertised rate for the term and for the loan amount entered. Actual repayments will depend on your individual circumstances and interest rate changes. Rates correct as of April 20, 2024. View disclaimer.

      loans.com.au car loan features

      Aside from competitive interest rates, loans.com.au provides car loan pre-approvals to help car buyers shop with the certainty of knowing what they can afford to buy.

      “We also offer a balloon repayment (optional) for our car loans. Our customers can get approval within 24 hours, with no monthly, ongoing or annual fees,” Ms Mortimer said.

      “Customers also have the option to pay out their loan early.”

      How to apply for a loans.com.au car loan

      “Chat to a lending specialist on the phone or fill out a quick 2 minute form,” Ms Mortimer said.

      “From there, you'll download our app onTrack on your desktop or device to upload documentation such as payslips and bank statements,  and track the progress of your application.

      “After your loan settles, you can manage your loan via our easy-to-use app Smart Money, which is a desktop and app based online banking portal.”

      What sets loans.com.au apart from other car loan lenders?

      Ms Mortimer said loans.com.au processes are quick and simple, as they should be.

      “You can find out if you pre-qualify for a low rate loan in just minutes,” she said.

      “The application process is easy, online, plus we’re here to help at each step of the way.

      “By keeping our interest rates low and revolutionising the loan application process, we keep on winning awards for our products, innovations and customer service, year after year.

      “By offering a competitive, low fixed car loan rate and a transparent offer, our customers know exactly what they're getting, every time.”

      What does loans.com.au stand for as a brand?

      Ms Mortimer said loans.com.au is more than just an online lender.

      “We understand that nobody really wants a loan, rather, they want a home to live in, a new car to drive, their next investment property or to save thousands on an existing loan.

      “We put people at the heart of everything we do, and that doesn’t stop at supporting customers with their loans.

      “We also do our best to support our local community through our Women, Children & Community Program.

      “We participate in a number of ways, whether it be financial support via official sponsorship, employer-supported volunteering with our staff giving their time, donating items or raising awareness for local charitable causes. loans.com.au works to support many causes which benefit the Women, Children and Community in Australia.”

      Frequently Asked Questions: 

      What are the requirements for getting a car loan from loans.com.au ? 

      For a smooth and comfortable car loan application, you will need to provide:

      • Personal information and identification

      • Proof of income

        • 2 most recent payslips

        • Bank statements for the last 3 months showing your incoming and outgoing expenses

      • Proof of assets and liabilities

        • Information on any other loans you have, such as mortgage and personal loan documents

        • A summary of your share portfolio if you have one, or a portfolio of other investments such as bonds

        • A summary of your superannuation

      • Information about your car and insurance

        • A dealer invoice or contract of sale (contains address, contact numbers and ABN)

        • The vehicle chassis number

        • The year, make and model of the car

        • Information on the vehicle’s registration

        • Information on the car’s fuel efficiency

      What other loans does loans.com.au  provide?

      loans.com.au provides not just car loans. It also offers owner occupier home loans, investment loans, SMSF, green and construction loans.

      In the interest of full disclosure, loans.com.au and Savings.com.au are both associates of Firstmac.

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