News & Updates - 2015

What is the best way to pay for a car purchase?

posted on 17/07/2015 at 5:45pm

There are many ways to pay for your vehicle purchase - but which is best for you? We detail the pros and cons of each so you can make an informed decision.


2015 New Car Releases - The Best Is Yet To Come

posted on 17/07/2015 at 3:30pm

The next few months are promising some of the most exciting new car releases to date. We review our top eight favourites that are guaranteed to cause a stir.


Insider's Guide to the Australian Car Market

posted on 17/07/2015 at 11:40am

Find out what's hot in the sales charts and discover which market factors are having an impact on new car pricing in our insider's guide to the Australian car market.


Federal Budget Recap

posted on 05/06/2015 at 5:40pm

Find out more about the 'Immediate Tax Deduction for the purchase of business assets that cost less than $20,000' scheme and the rest of the 2015 Federal Government Budget.


Changes to the way you claim work-related expenses on your car or ute

posted on 05/06/2015 at 3:25pm

The Government has made changes to the way you can claim work-related expenses on your car or ute, so if you were planning on claiming a deduction soon, then our guide to motor vehicle tax deductions is a must-read.


What's in store for the Frankfurt and Tokyo Motor Shows

posted on 05/06/2015 at 2:25pm

Take a sneak peek at some of the biggest new car unveilings from the upcoming Frankfurt and Tokyo motor shows.


Great cars you may not have considered buying

posted on 11/05/2015 at 11:30am

We car buyers are a prejudiced lot. We revere one brand and revile another, often based on true historical data - but are our beliefs decades out-of-date? We review a few cars that stand out as being among the best in their class and; at the same time defy popular prejudices about manufacturers' capabilities.


Ford Mustang: Australia's New Cult Vehicle

posted on 11/05/2015 at 9:30am

After long last, the coveted Ford Mustang will be making its way to Australia and this time, it's not mucking around! It's priced well below initial expectations and guaranteed to be a cult favourite as it arrives on our shores in October.



posted on 24/04/2015 at 9:30am

Our thoughts go out to all those that have recently been affected by the storms in New South Wales. This information is intended to help those affected who have an existing policy or finance contract organised through stratton.


Easter Holiday Period Opening Hours

posted on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

stratton's offices will be closed over the Easter long weekend to give all of our staff a well deserved break! Here's our Easter holiday period opening hours.


10 Most Frequently Asked Questions When Borrowing

posted on 24/03/2015 at 3:15pm

Got a question about car finance? You'll find you're not the only one as we tackle the ten most frequently asked car finance questions from stratton's customers.


Top 15 Sexiest Cars of All Time

posted on 24/03/2015 at 4:45pm

Sleek lines and curves in all the right places – ever since manufacturers started to design cars with aesthetics in mind, cars have oozed sex appeal.

Check out our list of the 15 sexiest cars of all time.


Handling the Aftermath of an Emergency

posted on 24/03/2015 at 12:30pm

Natural disasters are an everyday part of living in Australia, each year thousands of Australians are affected by fires, floods and storms.

Here are the steps you need to take with regards to your insurance claim and finance contracts to ensure your best possible chance of a speedy recovery.


2015 North American International Auto Show: The Best Of

posted on 18/02/2015 at 5:50pm

Supercars, futuristic concept cars, electric vehicles and a great big truck—the North American International Auto Show had it all! Check out our picks as the best in show.


stratton's Predictions for 2015

posted on 03/02/2015 at 4:52pm

Here is a sneak peek into the things we think will happen in 2015 in the worlds of cars and finance. It's not hoverboards and flying cars, but there is likely to be a bit of controversy and hot debate.


The Changing Face of Australian Motor Racing

posted on 03/02/2015 at 3:15pm

Ford's announcement to withdraw sponsorship from the V8 Supercars by the end of 2015 came as a real blow to fans and all involved. Learn more about their decision and what it will mean for the motorsport going forward.


'stratton Car of The Year': Holden Commodore SV6 Storm Sedan

posted on 03/02/2015 at 12:00pm

Check out our road test review of the Holden Commodore SV6 Storm sedan. It recently won our 'stratton Car of the Year' award for overall performance, safety, value for money, and style.