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"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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

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Our new premises are nearly ready!

We will soon be moving into our new premises at 23 Somerset street, Frankton, Hamilton. In the interim we are happy to bring cars to you to inspect, or meet you by appointment, at our storage locations in Frankton. Please phone or email with any questions or ... Read more
5 signs you are looking at a bad used car

5 signs you are looking at a bad used car

Buying a car privately instead of from a dealer can be a great way to save a bit of cash but when things go wrong it can end up being a waste of time, money and your sanity. So here are our 5 indicators that the used car you are looking at is a dud. 1. The ... Read more
Why you should check your oil and water each time you top up your fuel

Why you should check your oil and water each time you top up your fuel

We recommend that everybody checks the oil and water in their cars as regularly as possible. A simple check can be completed in less than two minutes as you wait for the pump to deliver your petrol each time you top up. Over the years, we have heard ... Read more
Top cars to buy right now

Top cars to buy right now

Are you looking to buy your next car and not sure where to start? There are so many options out there it can be daunting to know where to begin - especially if you don't have a huge amount of car knowledge. To help get you on the right track and work ... Read more
MASSIVE Relocation Sale!!

MASSIVE Relocation Sale!!

After 22 years, Ideal Cars are relocating and all stock MUST GO! If you are looking for a new car, now is your opportunity to come and grab yourself a bargain. 50 cars must be sold! Our last day on the yard will be 29th March so get on down before it’s ... Read more
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