Where lease purchase differs is that it is a pure finance agreement. It does not include maintenance or any other added-value services, such as those offered with a PCP agreement.
NB: Nationwide Vehicle Contracts are specialists in Contract Hire and Personal Contract Hire agreements. While Personal Lease Purchase agreements are no longer available with Nationwide Vehicle Contracts, it is important that you review the benefits and exclusions of every lease contract to better understand which agreement is best suited to your needs.
How could it work for you?
As with many other leasing agreements, you will pay an initial deposit followed by a series of monthly payments, and then pay a ‘balloon payment’ at the end of the contract to own the vehicle. The monthly payments – over a period of two, three or four years, for example – are worked out using the retail value of the brand new vehicle, the length of contract and the estimated residual value of the vehicle at the end of the contract.
Lease purchase is often a popular option with people who know what vehicle they want to eventually purchase, but can’t access sufficient funds to pay for the new car outright upfront.
It is worth noting that personal contract hire is often more popular and common than personal lease purchase. This is because it offers more flexibility at the end of contract term than a personal lease purchase agreement.
If you’ve got further questions about which type of lease contract is best for you, take a look at the information we’ve provided on each of the different contracts. Alternatively, give our team a call on 0345 811 9595.