This calculator helps you determine the principal and interest amount of your monthly car payment. Please enter the loan amount, the payment term in years, and the interest rate.
Monthly payment for your auto financing.
Total purchase price (before tax)
This is the total cost of your auto purchase. Include the cost of the vehicle, additional options and destination charges. Don't include sales tax in this amount. Sales tax will be calculated for you and included in your total after-tax price.
Term in years
Number of years for this loan, sometimes number of months is used.
Annual interest rate for this loan.
Rebates and cash down
Total amount of cash and/or factory rebates used in this purchase. The larger your cash down payment the smaller the loan you will need to finance this purchase.
The credit you're given toward the price of the automobile that you're purchasing when you offer a vehicle, usually your current automobile, to the dealership.
The total amount that you are given for any automobile that you trade-in as part of this purchase. In some states a trade-in can also reduce the amount of sales tax you will owe. See the definition for "No sales tax deduction for trade-in" for more information on trade-in vehicles and sales tax.
Amount owed on trade
Total loan balance still outstanding on the trade-in.
Non-taxable fees (optional)
Any additional fee that is not subject to sales tax. This usually includes document fees or any other fees that may be due at delivery and are not taxable.
Taxable fees (optional)
Any additional fee that is subject to sales tax. This usually includes title transfer fees or any other fees that may be due at delivery and are taxable.
Sales tax rate
Sales tax percentage rate charged on this purchase.
No sales tax deduction for trade-in
If you live in a state where your sales tax is calculated on your full purchase price, check this box. If this box is unchecked, sales tax is calculated on the purchase price less trade-in. Currently California, the District of Columbia, Hawaii and Michigan allow no deductions for trade-ins when calculating sales tax. In addition, Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon have no sales tax on autos.