# What is the formula for calculating the monthly payment for an Auto Loan?

The bank is financing my wife for 9606.00 at an interest rate of 7.5%. The Term is for 5 yrs (60 months) What should the monthly payments be?
I used to be able to do this, but I think I'm missing something.
Here is how I did my math:
I took $9606.00 and multiplied it times 7.5% and came up with...
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The bank is financing my wife for 9606.00 at an interest rate of 7.5%. The Term is for 5 yrs (60 months) What should the monthly payments be?

I used to be able to do this, but I think I'm missing something.

Here is how I did my math:

I took $9606.00 and multiplied it times 7.5% and came up with $720.45. Then I added that $720.45 to the $9606.00 and came up with a total of $10,326.45. I then divided the $10,326.45 by 60 (months) and came up with a total of $172.10. Meaning that $172.10 would be my monthly payment.

I went to bankrate.com and used their auto loan calculator and they came up with $192.48

The bank came up with $205.00 (I think they added credit, life, and disability)

So what the HECK am I missing......Please help!

I used to be able to do this, but I think I'm missing something.

Here is how I did my math:

I took $9606.00 and multiplied it times 7.5% and came up with $720.45. Then I added that $720.45 to the $9606.00 and came up with a total of $10,326.45. I then divided the $10,326.45 by 60 (months) and came up with a total of $172.10. Meaning that $172.10 would be my monthly payment.

I went to bankrate.com and used their auto loan calculator and they came up with $192.48

The bank came up with $205.00 (I think they added credit, life, and disability)

So what the HECK am I missing......Please help!

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