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Consumer car finance volumes rise by six per cent

Time 10:26 am, September 7, 2018

POINT-of-sale consumer car finance new business volumes grew by six per cent in July compared with the same month in 2017, according to new figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association.

In addition, the value of new business increased by 11 per cent over the same period.

The POS consumer new car finance market reported new business in July up five per cent by volume and 10 per cent by value compared with July 2017. The percentage of private new car sales financed by FLA members through the POS was 89.8 per cent in the 12 months to July.


The POS consumer used car finance market reported new business in July up six per cent by volume and 13 per cent by value compared with the same month in 2017.

Geraldine Kilkelly, pictured, head of research and chief economist at the FLA, said: ‘The point-of-sale consumer car finance market reported new business volumes up by four per cent in the first seven months of 2018, in line with expectations of modest single-digit growth in 2018 as a whole.’

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