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04 Dec 2020
2 Cheap Cars - 2021 Quality Service Award Winner

2 Cheap Cars - 2021 Quality Service Award Winner

In a year that’s involved extraordinary challenges, we’re thrilled to announce some fantastic news.

Reader’s Digest has released the names of the NZ businesses that achieved customer service excellence. 2 Cheap Cars have won the silver Quality Service Award in the used car dealership category.

This means we’ve been judged, by New Zealand consumers, as top of our field and a service provider to turn to with confidence in 2021. And that’s great news.

We have been helping kiwi’s dreams come true by providing the best quality used vehicles at affordable prices since 2011. We will continue to bring the best cars at the best prices in 2021!

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18 Sep 2020
We are giving away free masks to anyone who needs them.

We are giving away free masks to anyone who needs them.

Our free masks are available to every person in NZ that can pop one of our branches. We believe that giving away free masks will help encourage New Zealanders to cover for each other and stay safe. ❤️

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21 Aug 2020
JDM Mazda Axela (Mazda 3) full review

JDM Mazda Axela (Mazda 3) full review

We're checking out a Japanese version of the Mazda 3, known as the Mazda Axela. See all the features in this model, and we'll let you know what we think isn't so good. 

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23 Jul 2020
JDM 2013 Nissan Leaf review and road test

JDM 2013 Nissan Leaf review and road test

Check out our review of a 2013 Nissan Leaf imported from Japan. We check out all the features and take it for a test drive. The Nissan Leaf is the ideal EV as a daily driver. See what it's all about.

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04 Jul 2017
The 5 Most Popular Japanese Cars Imported to NZ

The 5 Most Popular Japanese Cars Imported to NZ

The popularity of imported cars in New Zealand has been on the rise dramatically, with 32,800 imported cars arriving in March of 2017 alone. Used cars make up a huge proportion of these imports. In May 2017, 19,579 used cars were imported into NZ – remarkably, 94.2% of these were imported from one country: Japan.

The Land of the Rising Sun has long been renowned for manufacturing reliable and long-lasting cars, so it’s no surprise to see their worldwide popularity. Of the 10 most popular cars in NZ in 2016, seven are Japanese – Toyota Hilux, Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4, Mitsubishi Triton, Nissan Navara, Mazda CX-5, and Suzuki Swift – with three coming from just one Japanese car company.

Here’s our look at the 5 most popular Japanese imports from 2016.

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04 Jul 2017
Importing a Car into New Zealand? You Need an Import Specialist

Importing a Car into New Zealand? You Need an Import Specialist

Have you set your heart on a dream car only to realise that it’s unavailable in New Zealand? Luckily, privately importing new or used cars into NZ is completely legal, but less luckily, it’s quite a complex process.

To help you smoothly navigate the process and secure your import, you’re going to need an import specialist.

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23 Jun 2017
Our Simple Guide to Getting Your Driving License in NZ

Our Simple Guide to Getting Your Driving License in NZ

Whether you already have your first car or you are planning to buy a quality second-hand car, you’ll want to get your license as soon as possible. We’ve put together this simple, straightforward guide to help you get your license quickly and avoid common missteps.

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15 Jun 2017
10 Essential Things to Check When Buying a Used Car

10 Essential Things to Check When Buying a Used Car

The trick to buying a used car is making sure you carry out a thorough inspection. That way, you know exactly what you're getting – not just what the seller wants you to believe you're getting. Whether you hire an expert to inspect the car, you do it yourself, or you bring along a mechanically minded friend, here's how you should carry out an inspection to put your mind at ease.

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