Southlands Motor Company. Great Deals on Used Cars & Camper vans in Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear

We are an independent motor dealer based in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, who supply quality used vehicles to both retail and trade customers. Managing Director, Darren Thomson, and his staff of experienced dealers work tirelessly to source an extensive range of cars and vans, including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Land Rover, Ford, Mini, Mazda, Volkswagen, Vauxhall and more. We are now really excited to announce that we are selling fantastic bespoke camper van conversions to suit your requirements.

Our wealth of knowledge and expertise in the industry allows us to offer excellent customer service with unbiased and impartial advice. As an independent dealer, we pride ourselves on delivering the most competitive packages that will satisfy the customer. Our excellent reputation is based on our ability to supply the perfect car or commercial vehicle, tailored to meet individual needs.

We aim to create a long lasting relationship with our customers, assuring the best quality service at all times. We also offer complete, affordable finance packages; offering excellent deals for both individual buyers and tradesmen. We promise to create a relaxed buying and selling experience, ensuring customers feel comfortable when purchasing, selling or part-exchanging their vehicle. All cars come with..

With over eighty years combined staff experience, we have extensive networks that can supply the car or van of your choice. So if we don't have the vehicle you're looking for, we will search the UK to find the specification you're looking for. Our showroom is situated behind Whitley Bay Ice Rink and is located eight miles from Newcastle Central Station and ten miles from Newcastle International Airport.

If desired, we can organise pick-ups for prospective customers. Nationwide delivery of vehicles can also be arranged, and we are more than happy to answer any questions you have regarding our stock of cars, commercials or fantastic finance packages.

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Southlands Motor Company

Unit 2 Foxhunters Road
Foxhunters Trading Estate
Whitley Bay
Tyne and Wear
NE25 8UG

bought our campervan from them , just used it for the first time and it was great, if you want a campervan Paul's your man , great service, the best garage I have ever dealt with.
Paul Stevenson
Recently bought an l200 off Lee, smooth and easy service and carried out my requests without any complaints, car was prepped on time and to a good standard, would recommend this company.
Ryan Gardner
Outstanding team of people! Car was as described which was a huge relief considering I travelled from Northern Ireland, this just proves this is one of the “honest” garages remaining! Would happily recommend and buy from this dealership again! Thanks once again Darren and your team.
Davy Moran
Picked up my megane 250 today. Easiest car purchase I have ever made. Definitely recommend them. Lee was a pleasure to talk too and bent over backwards to make sure i was 100% happy with the car
Alan Howie
Well what can I say.. from leaving an email quite late one night last week.. an almost immediate response, to picking my gorgeous new car up this morning! Lee was brilliant! Got things moving and sorted real quick. Im over the moon and would certainly recommend this company
Donna Beat
Just purchased a beautiful Range Rover Sport from Lee, who has been amazing from the first time we spoke, which was late on a Sunday evening!! Lee has been so professional and nothing is too much hard work for him. He always picks up the phone when called and returns emails within minutes. I would highflying recommend Southlands Motor Company to anyone looking at purchasing a new car and in particular Lee who has been a great help to me during the last few days. Thanks Lee and I’ll see you soon.
Martin Hibbert
Purchased a Mercedes A-Class A200 recently from this garage and I can not fault the car or transaction, Lee was fantastic to deal with and made it really easy from test drive to pick up. I'd advise everyone to use this garage 5 star service.
Curtis Muholland
bought my car yesterday and drove the 4hour journey home and it never missed a beat. Comfy, clean and top quality handed over. now ready to take it to its first dogshow with the crew.
thanks guys for all your help
Gillian Hall
Just bought a Mercedes E220 amg sports coupe from this firm, came across them by accident when my son bought his car there a few weeks earlier. This is no small trip for us being a 4 hour drive round trip, but can honestly say it's worth every mile. Customer service & ease of doing business is second to none. Lee's communication & attention to detail is worth the trip alone, I can think of a number of businesses that would do well to take a leaf out of this firms book & treat their customers accordingly. Thanks once again Lee.
Tony Lockwood
Picked up my new car today, I am very pleased with my purchase and my new car was in very good condition. The garage has very friendly staff, great service and an excellent selection of vehicles. I highly recommend this garage for its cars!
Megan Hughes
What more can I say first class service from #teamsouthlands. Thank you Paul!!! See you all again soon and keep us posted of any fab deals!!!
Tracy Maclean
Thank you so much to Lee for your help purchasing my new car! Lovely friendly and professional customer service and nothing was an effort for Lee he genuinely wanted to make sure everything was perfect for me driving away today!! Will 100% be recommending Southland's motor company to friends and family! Thanks again!
Kayleigh Jenninson
Bought a scirocco R from the garage, everything was absolutely perfect lee went well above and beyond his duties to help me out
Ryan Hughes
Friendly attentive staff, and a great deal! I would recommend this garage to anyone. The only garage i have ever bought off that put fuel in the car! We were so impressed my sister bought a car while we were there. They make a nice brew too
Phil Mcully
We would like to thank all the staff, no high pressure sales a pleasurable experience from start to finish, so thanks guy will post photos of the van on its travels!!! Sure the saying goes on adventure until dementia...
Ken Paterson
Hi today I picked up my mini one and would just like to say thanks for a great service from beginning to end. Lee was very professional throughout and made me feel like I have known him all my life. Above all very friendly. My wife will be buying a new car next year and Lee would be a first port of call.
Cheers Brian Kelly .
Brian Kelly
Today I bought my first car from Lee@southlands, the whole process has been quick and painless. This made the drive from Yorkshire well worth it. I would definitely recommend Lee and Southlands Motors keep up the great work guys
Daniel Robert Lockwood
What an absolute legend lee is! I was recommended by family to speak to lee about a car I was interested in at southlands. I had a van I wanted to part exchange and clear my remaining finance in order to purchase a new car from him, he took a no-nonsense, honest and professional approach to my situation, helping me in every way possible to get what I wanted. He helped get the best price possible for my van and helped purchase my car in the most beneficial way for my self, financially.
Lee has a gift when it comes to selling cars. He respects the customer and helps you as if you were his friend, giving you all options you have and a professional, highly experienced opinion on your decisions, steering you in a cost effective direction.
I have never experienced this when buying a car and feel grateful to have met lee. I will 100% use southlands motor company for my next vehicle and hopefully use Lee.
If only you could give six stars.
Thanks lads �
Jeff Craig
Seen the car I wanted on Monday then collected on the Wednesday with Lee sorting all the paperwork out, top customer service and great car too
Brett Posthuma
absolutely 1st class service.. car was in immaculate condition.. even helped me with my old car in part ex .. i highly recommend using southlands again and again.. thanks again guys
Bri McRoberts
Second time Ive used Southlands, Darren and his team really look after you. Great service you can trust.
Ben Stanger Crosby
As of today I own the car I’ve always wanted to, but could never find a decent conditioned one I could afford! Thanks to Lee at Southlands I am now in my car in THE newest condition I have seen!
Everyone at Southlands have always been brilliant when we have been in, especially Lee. Pretty sure he’s a car fairy and can get you in any car you want!
IF I ever change my car again I will be back... I probably won’t... but if I do...! Thanks loads guys!
Brooke Simpson
Can't say enough good things about Lee at Southlands. These two beasts that we just got are the 3rd and 4th cars we have got from him.
Lee has always looked after me and I wouldn't get my cars from anyone else. In a business where so many are just out to make a easy pound Lee is just about putting the customer in the car they want.
I will always recommend Lee to anyone without question.
The fact he's my mate is irrelevant, the proof is the fact I keep going back to him.
Top bloke, top garage, top customer service.
... and have you seen the camper vans?!!
Andy Simpson
Bought my car from Southlands a few months ago through Trevor. Initially seen it on Autotrader & I was impressed with the video tour of the actual car. It showed it’s condition & an accurate description was given. Called up, arranged a test drive & left a deposit for it. Collected several days later after it had been serviced/MOT’d. Friendly staff, straightforward to deal with & I’ve had no issues with the car since purchasing it. I would recommend them to friends & family who are in the market for a new vehicle
Mark Carter
Just bought my Mini from Lee at Southlands motor Co . As far as car buying experiences go this has to be the best my husband and I have experienced. Lee was clearly very knowledgeable, courteous with no pressure whatsoever. The car itself was in top condition and I could not be happier with my purchase. I would highly recommend and our first place to look for cars in the future.
Joyce Waring
Just picked up our new car today which we love, thank you for a 5 star service would highly recommend this dealership and a big thank you to lee a credit to the company
Bo_willow Harris
Great service and very professional from start to finish, would definitely recommend south lands garage and would use them again in the future, thank you . Deb
Deb Cowan
First class service. Flawless from first call to driving new car away. Can’t thank these guys enough. Highly recommended!
Gareth Parsonage
Very good service, definitely recommend this company. Lee was really helpful, pleasure doing business.
Craig Ridley
Partner picked his new car up today, brilliant service from start to finish lovely friendly staff couldn't of been more helpful, brilliant car at a brilliant price. Would highly recommend these guys
Thanks again xx
Kelly Muir
It was a pleasure buying my car from these friendly and couldn't of been more helpful thank you.
George Bell
Great company and lee is a great sales man made everything simple a straight forward and I love my new car thanks again
Jai Thompson
Walked in on the morning and drove out a couple of hours later with my partner and her new fiat 500 from these guys. Excellent customer service from all the team especially Lee, who showed us around the car and answered everything we needed to know. Going the extra mile in all aspects to make sure we were happy before purchasing the car. 12 months mot and 12 months warranty gave us piece of mind with the new purchase. Not to mention how great Lee is in ensuring we knew he would do pretty much whatever it took to look after us. I will be heading here when I need an upgrade! Recommended highly to anyone looking to buy a new car, you won't find better vehicles or customer service anywhere. Great continued vechile inside and out. We are VERY happy with our new car. Thanks again to Lee and the team!
Abbie Sanderson
Absolutely NO pressure what so ever!
Lovely guys, and loving my new wheels �. Busy place but that’s what you like to see! Would recommend to anyone �����
Gillian Morrison
Lee was an absolute pleasure to deal with from start to finish, the whole process was made quick and easy and I now have a stunning car ! Thank you Lee ave everyone at Southlands motor company !
Nicola Todd
A 5 star review for a 5 star service, from start to finish the service I received was outstanding, the advice and support I was given made it very easy for me to choose southlands motor company to purchase my car from, all staff where friendly and took time to talk to me and the car was mechanically checked and serviced to the highest standard.
When I decide to purchase another car I won't hesitate to go back to southlands.
Daniel Leck
We bought a camper van off Southlands a month ago. Really happy with the customer service we got. Very friendly and helpful! Loving our new van too. Would totally recommend them as the place to go if you are interested in buying a camper van in the North East.
Stephanie tucker
From spotting the car to buying it Lee was expert with us throughout, brilliant professional and top class customer service thank you!
Nathan Orr
I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone at southlands motors, for making the process of owning my amazing little mini so quick and simple! Highly recommend southlands motors!
Gorgia Ion
Love my new car!!! Great service! Highly recommend this dealership �
Jennifer Cooper-Newman
Lee was amazing, he did exactly what he had promised and he made our car buying experience very easy and stress free - would highly recommend.
Robyn Wilson
Just picked up my new Insignia and can honestly say it was the easiest and best decision made to purchase from Lee and Southlands Motor Company.
From when we first looked at it to getting the keys it’s been hassle free and an absolute pleasure.
I highly recommend anyone looking to buy a new car to pay Lee and Southlands a visit,outstanding service.
Once again thank you
Glen Gardner
I found Southlands Motor Company 2 years ago and bought my first camper van off them and was very pleased with the welcome, level of help, service and the quality of vehicles on offer. With all of the above in mind we decided we wanted to update our van and went back to see Paul and Darren and yet again we got all the professional support as expected and we purchased a newer camper van which is outstanding. I would definitely recommend Southlands Motor Company due to their friendly, professional manner in which they conduct business. Many thanks again boys and keep up the good work. Pete and Claire
Peter Burns
Fantastic service from Lee during the purchase of my Mercedes. Few niggles getting sorted with no issue and an easy job made of changeover etc. Highly recommend this place, no pushy sales just genuine info to get you sorted. Will be back for my next one 😁 Many thanks Southlands xx
Linda Temple
Just picked up my 5 series today. I must say what a very very professional company from the first phone call to test drive, up until the handover. Trevor helped me as much as he could from start to finish. The lads also made the new plates for my private reg. excellent company would recommend to anyone. Thanks again southlands!!
Toby Thomas
Thankyou For Making Our first purchase a Happy One, It's been an absolute pleasure, You made us feel both comfortable right from the start. Would definitely recommend you. Take Care and Happy Sales For the Future �����Gail And Jamie X
Gail Hope
Great service, piece of mind with an inclusive warranty and the little car we've bought was great value for money ��
Graham Jackson
Firstly I followed Lee at his previous work place on Facebook-not in a stalkerish way �
I enjoy his interaction on his social media via his videos but also the great range of cars on offer. I also like to support local businesses by liking their page.
I entered a competition offering a Campervan free for a weekend. The first draw came, I didn’t win, the man didn’t claim his prize and to my delight 48hrs later they did the draw again! I won! �
From start to finish Lee has gone over and above what he needed to, ensuring communication was exceptional. We had an amazing few days away in the campervan - making memories with our boys.
All the guys here at southland motor company are genuinely nice people, I would certainly recommend them in a heart beat! Thank you all for your outstanding customer service � xx
Emma Anna Boyle
Fantastic level of customer service from these guys, would highly recommend their business to anyone looking for a new motor (or camper van)! Thank you!
Mark Boyle
Absolutely 5 star service when purchasing our new car. Trevor was fantastic to deal with and he did brilliantly getting the deal done quickly for us! Will not hesitate to recommend and it was a pleasure to buy from them. The video advertising really gave us an insight into the car and is a very good touch! Thanks Trevor and the team �

Southlands Motor Company Ltd
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