Oriental Bank of Commerce is one of the prominent public sector banks in India which was established way back in 1943. Having faced its fair share of hurdles along the way, the bank was finally nationalized in 1980 and currently offers a host of financial products and services which include investment banking, consumer banking, commercial banking, retail banking, private banking, asset management, pensions, loans, mortgages and credit cards.
Among the various loans available, Oriental Bank also offers financing for the purchase of used / second hand vehicle with the Used Car Loan.
The Oriental Bank Used Car Loan is specifically designed for the purchase of second hand / used vehicles and comes with the following features.Loan Amount
The maximum loan amount which a borrower can avail with the Oriental Bank Used Car Loan is Rs 7.50 lakhs.Quantum of Loan
Customers can avail a loan amount that is 20% of market value (under TVS) and 30% of market value (Non TVS), as assessed by the valuer OR the purchase value of the vehicle, whichever amount is less.Repayment Term
The maximum repayment term permissible on this loan is 36 months.Collateral Security
As collateral security for this loan, applicants need to provide one third party personal guarantee, acceptable to the bankAge of Vehicle
The vehicle must not be older than 2 years at the time of loan application and must be in good running condition.
Individuals looking to purchase a used car can avail a loan under “Oriental Car”, a specialised product which finances second hand cars at low interest rates. Borrowers will be charged an interest depending on the date of loan sanction, with loans sanctioned after April 1, 2016 falling under the purview of MCLR.
Oriental Bank of Commerce Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) (For new borrowers)
OBC introduced MCLR benchmark rates in accordance with RBI’s guidelines, with these benchmarks expected to change on a regular basis. Fluctuations in current economic conditions will reflect in these rates, offering customers a stable interest platform.
|MCLR Benchmark Tenure (Period)||Benchmark Rates (MCLR)|
Used car loan interest rates – May 2016
New customers of OBC will be required to pay interest as per the new MCLR benchmark. The current applicable rate stands at 12.60% per annum. This is computed through a simple formula:
Interest rate = MCLR (1 year) + 3.00% = 12.60%
Customers who have a healthy relationship with the bank can avail a discount on this interest, with OBC willing to reduce rates by 0.25% per annum, depending on certain factors.
Oriental Bank of Commerce Base Rate (For existing borrowers)
|Base Rate||9.70% per annum (from September 30, 2015)|
Oriental Bank of Commerce interest rate for used cars (Based on Base Rate)
Existing borrowers who do not wish to move to an MCLR platform can continue paying interest computed according to the base rate. The current applicable rate for them is 12.70% per annum. This is computed using a simple formula:
Interest rate = Base Rate + 3.00% = 12.70%
OBC can consider reducing this rate for customers who have a longstanding relationship with the bank.
Note: Interest rates mentioned above are subject to change without prior intimation and are valid as of June 8, 2016. Applicants are advised to check rates before applying.
The Oriental Bank Used Car Loan can be applied for by salaried persons, retired individuals, pensioners, business owners, professionals and agriculturists.
In order to apply for this loan, applicants need to furnish the following documents: