Sunderland Car Finance

Used Car Finance in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

GB Car Finance specialises in used car finance in and around Sunderland. We will work hard to help you obtain an approval decision, based on affordability, in minutes and drive away your new used car within 24 hours!

Car Finance Based On Affordability

If you need a loan to buy a used car then you have come to the right place - We could help to find car finance for you regardless of your current financial circumstances. We regularly help people with bad credit, even if they have been refused elsewhere.

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Used Car Finance Sunderland

Car Finance Sunderland

We are available to help people access car finance 247, 365 days a year - Whether you need an affordable family saloon, an economical hatchback, a large car or a people carrier we will work hard to help you find the right car for you. Apply online day or night, or speak with one of our friendly operators who will help guide you through the car finance application process and answer any questions you have.

“I was happy with the deal I got for my new car as I've struggled in the past to get the finance from any other company as I've had bad credit. They were very helpful on the phone and helped me choose my car - I was more than happy and would recommend GB Car Finance to anyone…”

All circumstances considered - CCJs, defaults, arrears, self employed, benefits, limited or no credit history, refused car finance elsewhere - Whatever your circumstances we'll look to help.

Used Car Finance in Tyne and Wear

As well as Sunderland, GB Car Finance is pleased to assist people searching for car finance in East Boldon, Gateshead, Houghton le Spring, Jarrow, Newcastle, North Shields, Rowlands Gill, Ryton, South Shields, Wallsend, Washington and Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear.

More information about Sunderland


Sunderland is a coastal city in the North East of England, located at the mouth of the River Wear, and is the main city of the City of Sunderland local government district. It has excellent road and rail links with the rest of the United Kingdom and Europe, and is well-known for its strong ties to the car industry, finance industry and motorsport. All of these industries have played an important role in the city's growth and development over the centuries, and have contributed to the city's vibrant and modern appearance today.


As of the latest estimates, Sunderland has a population of 276,589, making it the 32nd-largest city by population in the United Kingdom. It also boasts a sizable resident non-UK-born population, as nearly one-fifth of the population of Sunderland was born outside the UK. Most of these non-UK-born individuals come from other parts of Europe, including those from Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, and Romania.

Car Industry

Sunderland has long been linked to the UK's car industry — in fact, the earliest known car manufacturer in existence was established in the city in 1881. The city is still known for its strong car industry in the 21st century, and is home to Nissan's largest car manufacturing plant in Europe. Opened in 1986, the Nissan plant has thousands of employees working around the clock and has been responsible for producing millions of cars, including the incredibly popular 'Leaf' electric car. The success of the Nissan plant has led to the establishment of around 50 other car-related companies in the city, employing thousands of people.

Finance Industry

Sunderland is also an important city in the UK's finance industry. It has a sizable presence of banking and financial services companies, including Santander, Direct Line and Halifax Bank of Scotland. The city is home to a number of call centres, which helps its economy by creating jobs and providing a service industry to the region.


The city of Sunderland also has strong connections to motorsport, and many of its residents are motorsport enthusiasts. The city is close to some excellent racing circuits, including the world-famous Silverstone circuit. It also hosts several races of its own, most notably the Nissan Sunderland International V Festival which has become a popular event over the past few years.


Sunderland is a vibrant and modern city that, thanks to its strong connections to the car industry, finance industry and motorsport industries, has enjoyed significant growth and development over the past few centuries. With a population of 276,589, it is the 32nd-largest city in the UK, and boasts a sizable non-UK-born population. There are also many car-related firms based in the city and it is home to the largest Nissan car manufacturing plant in Europe and is the venue of popular motorsports races, such as the Nissan Sunderland International V Festival.