Just months after its release earlier this year, the 2019 BMW X1 is already getting an upgrade and there will soon be the first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) version in Australia. This surprise makeover of BMW’s top-selling SUV includes a facelift, with a reworked front bumper, larger air intakes, new adaptive LED headlights, and … Continue reading 2019 BMW X1 Gets a Facelift & Hybrid Upgrade – Already!
The 2019 financial year is ending. If you’ve been waiting for a good time to purchase a new vehicle, then this is it. Buying a car this winter, just before tax time is your best chance to get some fantastic deals. There are two main reasons behind this: First, the automotive market in Australia did … Continue reading Buying A Car Before Tax Time
Good news for small business owners! You can now claim your new car’s purchase cost against your tax. That’s right. The Australian government has recently declared that small businesses can still get the instant asset tax write off for a maximum of $30,000. The tax write-off amount has increased from the previous limit of $20,000, … Continue reading Businesses: Claim the Instant Asset Tax Write Off
First time car buyers, here’s the most important things you need to consider about financing: your credit score. Banks and lenders refer to a person’s credit score to determine the risk of giving loans. If you want financing to purchase a vehicle, then you need to know the score required for a car loan and … Continue reading Credit Score Required for a Car Loan
People shopping for a car are often torn between a brand new and a used vehicle, although a used vehicle is usually the cheaper option. However, everybody forgets about the third option, which is an ex-demonstrator vehicle. This is the best of both worlds, an almost brand new car with a nice discount on top. … Continue reading Pros & Cons of Buying an Ex-Demonstrator Vehicle
If you’re in search of a good compact car to buy this year, then you’re in luck because five new 2019 cars have arrived in Australia, each one offering new features and upgraded specifications to win you over. One of these cars is the fourth-generation Mazda 3 and it’s ready to overtake the competition in … Continue reading Car Review: New 2019 Mazda 3
If you are looking to buy a good vehicle but do not want to spend too much? Then going for a used car might be your best option. The Australian used car market is loaded with quality pre-owned and repossessed vehicles that will suit any budget! Just remember to exercise caution when shopping in dealerships … Continue reading Buying A Used Car? Learn Its Real History First
Fuel Economy is your car’s fuel consumption in litres per 100 kilometres travelled (L/100km). The better fuel economy a car has, the more desirable it is for consumers. In Australia, some of the models with the best fuel economy include the Suzuki Swift, Skoda Fabia, and Citroen C4 Cactus. Now, you might be thinking, “Can … Continue reading How is Fuel Economy Tested?
“Only two things are certain in life…” or so the quote goes. One of them is taxes. But when you’re purchasing a car, there’s another inescapable fee to face: it’s called Stamp Duty, and it’s applicable in all Australian states and territories. What is Stamp Duty? Stamp Duty is a government tax for motor vehicles. … Continue reading Stamp Duty Explained
Plenty of loan products are available in the Australian market right now. Each one suits a particular financing need for whichever asset you are planning to purchase. However, not all loan applicants are knowledgeable with the types of financing available and may find it hard deciding on the best one for their needs. In these … Continue reading Benefits of Using a Finance Broker