Should I Accelerate My Auto Payments? Calculator
See how extra payments will affect your auto loan.
Original Loan Balance
Enter the original amount of your auto loan.
Enter the loan term in months. A 5 year loan would have a term of 60.
Enter the interest rate for the auto loan.
Extra Monthly Payment
Enter the dollar amount of the extra monthly payment you want to make.
Number of Payments Made
Enter the number of payments you have already made on the auto loan. If the auto loan is new enter 1. If you've made one year of payments enter 12.
Monthly auto loan payment for original payment and payment with extra amount.
Months Until Paid Off
Number of payments remaining on the original loan and the loan with extra payments.
Total interest for your original loan and the loan with extra payments.
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