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SBI Cuts Rate Of Interest On Home And Car Loans

New Delhi : State Bank of India (SBI) has announced a number of offers including cheaper rates for home loans, auto loans and education loans to cash in the coming  festival season.

It is a good news for SBI customers that they can avail the cheaper loans with added benefits such as waiver in processing fees, pre-approved digital loans and loans with no escalation in interest rates spread across various categories, SBI said in a statement. 

The bank has not specified the time period for which this festival offer would be valid. However, the move would be followed by the other lenders as well. SBI has waived processing fees on car loans during festival season. The bank is offering lowest interest rate starting from 8.70 per cent to customers opting for a car loan, with no escalation in interest.  

No escalation will ensure that the customer will not have to face fluctuation in the interest rate.

Recently, SBI reduced the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 15 bps due to which overall home loan interest rate is now reduced by 35 bps since April 2019.

Currently, the bank offers cheapest home loan with an interest rate of 8.05 per cent as repo rate-linked home loan and this rate will be applicable to all existing and new loan from September 1, SBI said.

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