# How to Calculate Monthly Car Payment

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So you're buying a car.You know that interest today is low. But you found a place where you can earn 1% interest per month. You invest $1000 on the 1st of each month. By the end of the month, that $1000 is now $1010. You keep doing this for 4 months, then take that money to use on a down payment for a car that is $22,323 (incl tax). What is the monthly car payment for this car at 6% annual interest for a 5 year loan?

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This solution is comprised of detailed calculation of the following question using both manual calculation and TI BA II Plus financial calculator. Question: So you're buying a car.You know that interest today is low.Ã? But you found a place where you can earn 1% interest per month.Ã? Ã? You invest $1000 on the 1st of each month.Ã? By the end of the month, that $1000 is now $1010.Ã? You keep doing this for 4 months, then take that money to use on a down payment for a car that is $22,323 (incl tax).Ã? What is the monthly car payment for this car at 6% annual interest for a 5 year loan?

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After 4 months, you have $1,010 * 4 = $4,040 saved up.

You use $4,040 as a down payment on $22,323: $22,323 - $4,040 = $18,283.

Now you only have to pay monthly payment on $18,283.

Using the TI BA II Plus financial calculator, follow these ...

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