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  • Top five low deposit car leasing deals

    Top five low deposit car leasing deals

    Car finance usually requires some form of large upfront payment, and with leasing that has traditionally involved an initial rental of three, six or nine months. Until now… As the UK’s number one leasing website, we’ve noticed a surge in demand for low initial payment deals. In fact, we think one-month initial payments could change the face of the leasing sector. Click here to see all one-m...

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  • Mercedes-Benz lease deals for any monthly budget

    Mercedes-Benz lease deals for any monthly budget

    Nothing says class and elegance quite like a Mercedes-Benz. From the iconic logo and aesthetic shapes to the sumptuous interiors and impressive engines, it’s a brand that drivers continue to flock to for good reason. With this in mind, we’ve delved into our millions of deals to find you a wide selection of Mercedes-Benz you can lease anywhere from under £200 a month to over £1,000 a month (Yes...

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  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

    2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class lease deals now available

    The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is now available to lease, with monthly rates priced from less than £250. You can find all deals by clicking here, or read on for all you need to know about the new A-Class. The thoroughly refreshed hatchback is aiming to take on the latest Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series with a host of new tech inherited from Mercedes’ larger cars. Following the current hatchback...

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  • Top five most popular cars of 2018 so far

    Top five most popular cars of 2018 so far

    It’s hard to believe it’s August already, but the personal leasing sector continued to flourish during the first half of 2018. So what about the cars? We’ve compiled a list of the top five most popular cars on our site so far this year. Want to lease one? Click the deal under the model you want to see more pricing and info. Mercedes-Benz E-Class The Mercedes badge holds a lot of sway whe...

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  • Video Review: DS7

    Video Review: DS7

    DS Automobiles has ambitious plans and they start with the DS7. This upmarket mid-size SUV is aimed directly at models from Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Lexus and Mercedes, so it’s not holding back when it comes to choosing big targets. You’ll find the DS7 littered with details such as the diamond pattern theme that runs throughout the car’s design. From the front grille’s mesh to the rear lights, the...

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  • Top five things we learned driving the refreshed BMW i8

    Top five things we learned driving the refreshed BMW i8

    Four years old prior to this year’s refresh, but showing no signs of it, it was great to get back behind the wheel of the BMW i8 recently to see just how well it would hold up against some of the new kids on the block such as… well there are no new hybrid supercars on the market, until the 592bhp Polestar 1 shows up at least. With the scissor-doors up and having gone through a brief warm-up ...

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  • Can you wash your car during a hosepipe ban?

    Can you wash your car during a hosepipe ban?

    There was always going to be a catch. After weeks of scorching sun and one of the longest dry spells this decade, hosepipe bans are coming into force in the UK. Restrictions already in place in Northern Ireland, while United Utilities has confirmed a ban will also be enforced from 5 August in the north west region of England, affecting seven million people. This means those living in affected...

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All-new BMW 3 Series undergoes dynamic testing at Nurburgring

All-new BMW 3 Series undergoes dynamic testing at Nurburgring

Ahead of its reveal at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, the new BMW 3 Series has been undergoing driving dynamics testing and set-up on the legendary Nürburgring. The whole development process of the seventh generation saloon has been geared towards enhanced sporty flair. The centre of gravity is 10mm lower than in the predecessor model, axle load distribution has been balanced at 50:50 and th...

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Top five cars for under £200 per month

Top five cars for under £200 per month

Our price-busting articles on the five cars you can lease for around £100 a month and the best five EVs and hybrids you can lease for less than £250 a month remain some of the most popular on ContractHireAndLeasing. With this in mind, we thought we’d move the goalposts a bit and up the budget to £200 per month* – this offers a much larger variety of makes and models and opens up the search to ...

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Head-to-head review: Mercedes X-Class vs Volkswagen Amarok

Head-to-head review: Mercedes X-Class vs Volkswagen Amarok

When the Mercedes-Benz X-Class came along last year, Mercedes heralded it as the world’s first truly premium pick-up truck. But while that three-pointed badge on the grille of a truck is always a sign of a quality product, was it really the first premium pick-up? Take Volkswagen’s Amarok for example. It doesn’t particularly market itself as a luxury vehicle, but it offers something that’s ...

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Fleet-focused Mini Clubman City on the way

Fleet-focused Mini Clubman City on the way

Mini will enhance its corporate offering with the launch of the new Clubman City – an all-new fleet-themed variant developed specifically with business customers in mind. From the outside, the car retains the look of the regular Clubman model, coming with 16in alloy wheels as standard, while two sets of 17in alloys are available as a free upgrade. Additionally, all can be specified with run ...

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Business Car Leasing

Business car leasing and paying a fixed monthly rate is considered the most effective way of preventing car depreciation and controlling fleet operating costs. Aside from fuel costs, depreciation is the biggest financial burden for fleets as improving residual values are cancelled out by rising list prices.

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Personal Car Leasing

Car leasing is the most cost effective way of getting hold of that car you've always wanted. You'll never actually own the car, but you'll be able to drive it for a set period of time and simply hand it back to the leasing company without the worry of selling it on for a fraction of the price you paid in the first place.

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Business Van Leasing

Vans are what make businesses move, literally, and as with company car leasing, the monthly leasing costs can be offset against businesses' taxable profits, making it a tax efficient avenue. It's also a lot more palatable and manageable than losing a wedge in depreciation.

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You're unsure on whether to buy or lease your next car? Not sure whether to take a company car or cash allowance? Sold on the idea of leasing your company vehicles but a little hazy on Benefit In Kind and advisory fuel rates? You'll need our easy-to-digest leasing guides.

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