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Topic # 150985 9-Aug-2014 22:06
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Looking at getting a car from 2 cheap cars possibly. Anyone bought from them or heard whether they are good or bad? They seem to have a few branches and a professional looking website, so they are not some small fly by night operator, just wondered if anyone had any first/second hand experience with them.




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  Reply # 1105916 10-Aug-2014 15:43
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Wife bougth a car about 1 year ago there and couldn't be happier. We went on a Saturday morning and they were selling cars like hot bread.  She realised a very minor problem after several months of the purchase and they were extremely professional and helpful. Also cars are AA appraised if I remember correctly.

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  Reply # 1105921 10-Aug-2014 16:05
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Bought a Honda Fit there last year for the wife and have had no problems with it and them.
They have a high turnover of cars and will definitely get another car from them again.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1105922 10-Aug-2014 16:12
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Thats good to know, thanks very much. We have been on a Sunday twice and there is nothing left pretty much. Might have to take an hour or two off during the week or go on a Saturday morning.




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  Reply # 1312261 26-May-2015 20:38
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Hi folks... Looking at car online and stumbled upon this thread here. OP, did you get the car with them after all? 

Anyone else can add any comment/feedback?





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  Reply # 1312285 26-May-2015 20:51
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me too. i wonder how they can sell them cheaper compared to the other 100,000 cars on trademe? maybe lower grade imports?

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  Reply # 1312292 26-May-2015 21:04
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I test drove more than a few cars from them before purchasing one from elsewhere. There's a much larger thread on GPForums (which I may have started when I was purchasing this summer). Basically they're decent enough cars, but generally a lower grade and as a company are reliant on turnover to make money. If you do want to get a car from them you'll pretty much have to give the salesman your number and let him know what you want. Anything decent gets sold within hours

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  Reply # 1312300 26-May-2015 21:14
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I have been car hunting for the past few weeks, I went to 2cheapcars in New Lynn. they had little stock and what stock they had was of poor quality, damaged paintwork, poor quality upholstery and really rude staff.
I also went to the branch in Mt Wellington / Penrose, same type of cars but the staff would not talk to me.

The cars do not appear to be in that greater condition.
In saying that, I am sure not all of their cars are like that, they will have good cars, they probably sell the fastest. I would recommend that you visit them daily as they get over 100 cars per week I am told.

for about the same price I bought a car that has much lower km, 2 years newer and much better condition ( with the most amazing Panasonic entertainment unit that I am going to have to learn Japanise to use ).

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  Reply # 1312321 26-May-2015 21:57
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the one i checked out was in ok condition, but who ever groomed it took 0 pride in their work, which put me off dealing with them, if your a company selling a car at least you can do it clean it properly.

and i agree with the other comments, they work on turn over and maybe slightly lower grading of the vehicles

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  Reply # 1312347 26-May-2015 22:35
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Thought I would add an update to my last one ... bought our first Honda from them when they were at Highbrook and found them great to deal with.
One year later bought another one from them at Penrose/ Mt Wellington and found the car good but the people that work there useless to deal with and will definitely not go back there again.


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  Reply # 1312388 27-May-2015 00:38
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We bought a 2005 Subaru Legacy very shortly after it was listed in the weekend from the north shore one a couple of weeks ago.

Quite happy so far, Car is in good condition inside and out, Low K's.

One minor issue with central locking on front right door but that is supposed to be taken care of soon.

Didn't seem to want to budge on price much, Only managed to get $200 knocked off but was still really good value for K's




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  Reply # 1312433 27-May-2015 07:18
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freitasm: Hi folks... Looking at car online and stumbled upon this thread here. OP, did you get the car with them after all? 

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in Welly, (well the Hutt) Wholesale Cars Direct must be a similar operation.  But I do tend to notice they're a bit higher in price that equivalents in Auckland.  Much smaller market though.

Depends on type of car you're after.  WCD have a few ex Japan Euros rather than just ex japanese Asian cars.




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  Reply # 1312444 27-May-2015 08:21
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We are looking out for VW Golf, five years old or so. If you know of a good place in Wellington or Auckland...




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  Reply # 1312448 27-May-2015 08:34
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Wevlooked at the guys in Mt Wellington in January but werent impressed. Little choice and staff ignored us.

Check out Budget Cars / Kilburn Cars. Huge amount of vechiles and very good service.




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  Reply # 1312450 27-May-2015 08:37
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If you are not sure make sure you take someone with a good amount of automotive knowledge with you.

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