Looking for a Personal Loan to buy a car?

Whether you're buying a new or used car, we may be able to help with our low cost car loan...

  • Get an instant online decision
  • No hidden fees for setting up your car loan
  • Get a no-obligation quote that won't leave a record on your credit file**

The rates will change depending on the amount you wish to borrow and your individual circumstances. Take a look at our rate ranges for loans over 1 - 5 years.

All unsecured loans are subject to status and are available to UK residents aged 18 to 79 only. Nationwide Personal Loans cannot be used for business, investment or speculative purposes, as a bridging loan or a mortgage deposit or to purchase or retain an interest in land.

Get a no-obligation car loan quote today

Your quote will reflect the actual rate you would pay if you take out a loan with us. Get as many quotes as you like without affecting your credit rating.**

**A record will be left on your credit file that other lenders can see if you choose to accept your quote and continue with the loan application. 

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    Main current account customer

    To qualify as a main current account customer with us you must either:

    1. Hold a FlexOne account and be aged 18 or over, or hold a FlexAccount and:
      • have been paying in £750+ a month for the last 3 months (excluding transfers from any Nationwide account held by you or anyone else); or
      • completed an account switch to us (from a non-Nationwide account) using our Current Account Switch Team in the last 4 months.
        For this offer the account transfer must be requested via branch or telephone and the account must be eligible for an overdraft;


        1. Hold a FlexDirect or FlexPlus account.

        Loan calculator

        The total amount payable is £10,874.40. The illustrative cost of borrowing £10,000 over 60 months at our competitive rate of 3.4% APR representative (fixed). Calculation for illustrative purposes only. This calculation was produced on 25/02/2016 and is valid for today only.


        • Representative APR:%
        • Monthly repayment:
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        Typical savings for being a main current account customer with us*

        If you become a main current account customer with us, you could potentially save*

        Representative example:

        3.4% APR Representative (fixed). Based on an assumed loan amount of £10,000 over 60 months at an interest rate of 3.4% p.a. (fixed). Monthly repayment £181.24. Total amount payable £10,874.40.

        *If you are or become a main current account customer with us before you apply, this figure shows the saving you potentially make over the full term of the loan, against the amount any other customers would pay for the same loan. We've calculated this using the loan amount and term you have selected, at the representative APR for that loan. Please note that all loans are subject to status so the actual rate and saving you get may vary.

        A better deal for main current account customers...

        A low loan rate

        From just 3.4% APR representative (fixed) on loans from £7,500 to £14,999 from 1 to 5 years for our main current account customers.

        Loyalty Price Promise

        We'll beat any like-for-like UK loan provider offer by 0.5% APR, on loans from £1,000 to £25,000 for between 1 to 7 years for our main current account customers.

        At least 1% lower loan rates

        Our best rates reserved exclusively for our main current account customers. You'll pay at least 1% APR less on the same loan than any of our other customers.

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        If you have any questions about an application you have already made online, please call 0800 545 3000 and select option 5.

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