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Our specially trained team will structure your loan to suit your needs. Weekly, fortnightly and monthly to suit your budget. (Subject to lending criteria)

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Warranties & Insurance

  • Warranties from 1-3 years
  • Use your own workshop
  • We can organise insurance on the spot
  • Friendly staff to help the whole way

About Us

Locally owned and operated Merit Cars has been supplying quality used cars to the motoring public of Taranaki for over 30 years. Located in Strandon New Plymouth we have over 50 vehicles to choose from.

All our cars are fully serviced prior to sale and come with a fresh WOF and a smile. All prices include ORC (on road costs) so there are no hidden surprises. As our advertising says We Stand Behind Our Cars

We also offer the Following:
1-3 Year Mechanical Breakdown Insurance.
Competitive Finance from No Deposit (Normal Lending Criteria Applies).
Nationwide Delivery (At buyers cost)

Out of Town

We can organise door to door delivery with major trucking companies.

We can pick you up from the local airport or bus station to save time and hassle.

Trade ins Welcome

4 wheels, 2 Wheels, No Wheels, We will trade almost anything
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  • Wonderful experience in every way - would totally recommend to others
    BARBARA M, New Plymouth
    Jan 2024
  • Chris was amazing to deal with. He made the entire process of trading in my old car and taking my… [Read more]
    SARAH F, Auckland
    Feb 2024
  • Very easy and understanding
    TODD H, Hāwera
    Dec 2023
  • Chris was fantastic to deal with. Offered test drive and a trade. Got a courtesy call if I had any… [Read more]
    KATHRYN T, New Plymouth
    Dec 2023
  • Chris was very easy to deal with and went out of his way to make the deal happen
    Peter V, New Plymouth
    Feb 2024
  • Easy as to deal with and awesome service would highly recommend them to any one
    Graeme D, ELTHAM
    Dec 2023
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