Need finance for your car?

Getting finance for your car can be confusing, epecially for first timers. Click here for helpful advice on what you need to consider and how to make a finance application.
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"My girlfriend and I bought a Subaru Legacy from Ideal cars a couple months ago and we love it! The car was low-mileage and well taken care of, and was everything we were looking for in a new ..."
Benjamin Norris & Francesca Spinardi
"I have bought a few cars off you now. I am a customer that keeps coming back and I am always happy with Ideal Cars. The staff are awesome and friendly and you have always been great to me. I will be ..."
Kylie Cottrell
"I bought a car from you over a year ago now. My Grey ghost, Toyota Wish. Thank you for talking me in to this bigger model. I have never looked back. It runs like a dream."
Lisa Feltham
"Best service ever. HIGHLY recommend people go there for their next car.......... What Shayne and his team did for us was mind blowing. To get done what we needed in a short time frame was awesome. ..."
Troy Gibson
"l was fortunate to purchase a Japanese import Subaru from Ideal Cars. The vehicle was superbly prepared and presented and exceeded my expectations you buy is safe and with the attention to detail. ..."
Bryan Graham, Christchurch
"Hi there. I bought a very cute little red Nissan Note from Shayne and the team at Ideal Cars, last November 2013. Their service was great, with the least amount of stress possible during the process. ..."
Julie Farrell - Ooh and PS the bar of Chocolate that followed was great too.
"My late husband and I bought our wee 2005 Suzuki Swift in a hurry last August. It’s proving to be a treasure, and I do enjoy the regular emails from your firm. Very useful info."
Joan Fuller
"Hi. I would highly recommend Ideal Cars to anyone. They provide very good customer service and high quality cars. We would definitely come back there when we buy another car. Thank you."
Razan Rahman
"Hi Shayne When we needed a new car and other people were mucking us about you stepped in and made it happen. We really appreciated that. Thank you. We'll be back."
Graeme Moore

We are here to make buying a used car easy, stress-free and fun

Our philosophy at Ideal Cars is that buying a car should be enjoyable and stress-free, without pressure from pushy salespeople.

Many of our customers comment on how easy it was to buy a car from us. We'll give you genuine advice about buying your next vehicle, listen to what you want and make the experience as easy as possible for you.

Over the years, we've come to realise the value of a lifetime customer. We're proud to have many customers who return to us time and time again plus recommend us to their friends and family because they are confident they will be looked after and receive great service.

If you want to find out what our customers have to say about Ideal Cars then make sure you visit our testimonials page.

No pushy sales people at Ideal Cars!

We won't pounce on you as soon as you enter our premises and start pressuring you. If you just want to have a look around, then that's fine.


At Ideal Cars we stock cars that people actually want and at competitive prices

We have had many years' experience at importing cars which has given us excellent sources where we can purchase great cars and sell them on to you at really competitive prices.

All of our freshly imported cars come with a:
  • 3 month warranty
  • Written AA appraisal report
  • Verified speedo reading with certificate
  • A full service by a highly-trained mechanic to give you peace of mind

Our wide range of cars include family sedans, wagons, vans and almost any other car you can think of, so you can be sure you'll find the perfect car at Ideal Cars. If we don't have what you are after, we can import cars to order. Contact us if you have a specific car in mind and we'll do our best to find it for you.


Migrating to New Zealand from overseas?

We offer a Migrating Persons Package so you can buy with confidence and ease.

Buying from overseas can be stressful so we do our utmost to put your mind at ease with detailed checks and warranties plus on-going after-purchase support. We can even pick you up from the airport in your new car! Check out our current cars or email us for more information.


Get Finance on the spot!

Competitive rates and flexible packages available.

Ideal Cars are able to offer our customers instant finance options (subject to application and approval) through a number of finance companies.

We are proud to be associated with Alphera Finance, a division of BMW Financial Services, as well as Marac Finance and a number of other lenders. This allows us to offer extremely good finance rates and flexible packages for all types of borrowers, quite often better than what your bank can offer!

Getting finance is a simple, easy process which can be done online in no time at all. Deposits and monthly repayments are flexible and can be tailored to suit. Finance is available from no deposit to approved purchasers. We also have access to most of the major finance companies in New Zealand.


Mechanical Breakdown Insurance policy

All customers are given the option of purchasing extra Mechanical Breakdown Insurance for up to four years to protect against unexpected repair bills.

This policy includes free AA roadservice assistance and covers most mechanical and electrical aspects of your car excluding normal service and maintenance. Mechanical Breakdown Insurance helps protect your investment should the unfortunate happen.

Click here to make an enquiry and we will be in touch shortly.


Refer a friend to Ideal Cars and receive $100 cash!

When you purchase from Ideal Cars, you will receive referral cards to give to friends or family members and if they hand one in when buying a car from us, we'll give them $100 in fuel vouchers and send you $100 in the mail. Easy as that and everyone wins!

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