Welcome to the Car Company


We are Tasman Bay’s leading motor vehicle seller, with over 400 quality used vehicles available to choose from.  Covering all price brackets from the bargain hunter to the new car buyer, we have the market covered for you - and our new car brokering service.

Established in 1996, built on good-old-fashioned service, supporting the local community and a strong family focus, The Car Company has 3 great locations - Nelson City (Head Office), Tahunanui, Richmond giving us the largest selection of motor cars for you to choose from in the Nelson and Tasman Bay region or buy effortlessly online - search for a vehicle and arrange everything from the comfort of your home also new SsangYong and LDV Vehicles

If we don’t have the car you are looking for, tell us the make, model, colour etc that you want and we’ll source it for you from anywhere in the country or overseas.  We have a unique system that enables us to obtain vehicles – come and test the process!

The Car Company has specialist divisions in vehicle finance, insurance, grooming and vehicle maintenance to provide you with a complete vehicle purchasing solution. 

Our on-site business managers are available to help with a competitive finance package to suit your needs and can approve you “on the spot” as well as arrange all your insurance and warranty needs.

The Car Company Automotive is a fully equipped Service Centre with a hugely experienced and qualified Service Manager and two qualified Service Technicians to provide experience and expertise for your vehicle repairs, maintenance, WOF and servicing needs.  We offer competitive rates on parts and service and are service agents for SsangYong, with the latest diagnostic equipment and Lock On tow bars.

We are also the sole SsangYong motor vehicle dealer in the top of the South Island.

Let our experienced team make your next vehicle purchase a pleasant and easy experience.