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What makes Carbase different

What makes Carbase different

What Makes Carbase Different?


There are so many car dealerships around these days, it can be hard to know who you can trust. More and more are popping up, including online-only options, and the choice isn't getting any easier. That's why here at Carbase, we like to keep things simple and transparent for our customers.

Founded in 2003, we're a family-run business that continues to work hard to treat our customers with fairness, trust and transparency. We're a recognised premier car dealership in the Bristol area, known for our high quality used cars and vans, and our excellent customer service. Part of this service is supporting our customers to allow them to purchase the way they want, whether that's completely online or instore, or half online and half instore - whatever makes life simpler. So, when you're looking for your next used vehicle, consider visiting a Carbase showroom or browse our collection online.





Expertise and knowledge

Our reputation often precedes us thanks to the many customers who recommend us to their friends and family or anyone who will listen! We haven't earned this reputation simply by selling used vehicles; our expertise and knowledge ensure we help our customers in the best way we can, going the extra mile to match people with their ideal vehicle. We listen to your needs and expectations, helping you find the perfect car for you and your situation.



RAC Approved Dealer

The RAC only associate themselves with the very best dealerships, so we're extremely pleased they decided to partner with us. Not only do we share their attitude in delivering our customers the best experience, but we also comply with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) code.

Because we're RAC Approved, every vehicle we sell comes with the following:

Car window with Carbase sticker saying RAC passed


RAC-Approved Preparation Standard
This Multi-point preparation check ensures all vehicles adhere to a high standard that you can trust

RAC Warranty
All eligible vehicles include a 3-Month Warranty to give you that extra reassurance in the event something goes wrong

12 months free RAC breakdown cover
For peace of mind motoring with every trip

Car Data Check
Providing evidence that your new vehicle isn't stolen, been written off or has any outstanding finance


Award-winning service

We've worked very hard to be where we are today, and we're ever so thankful for the trust our customers put in us and our expertise. Our customers aren't the only ones to recognise our hard work either, in 2020 and 2021 we were delighted to accept several awards including:

  • CarGurus Top Rated Dealer 2021
  • Auto Trader Highly Rated for Customer Service 2021
  • CarDealer Used Car 2020 Awards Used Car Website Winner

Although awards don't mean everything, it does help to show that all our hard work is recognised and validated by independent judges.



Our Auto Centres

With thousands of car garages and mechanics to choose from in the UK, knowing who will do a good job fixing or servicing your car for a fair price is hard. At Carbase, our customers enjoy an efficient and value for money experience they can count on.


Based in Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Lympsham, all our auto centres boast high-quality workshops and use top of the line equipment to diagnose, repair and service your car or van.

Our expert team of experienced technicians can help keep your vehicle on the road with both scheduled maintenance and unexpected repairs including services, MOTs and engine repairs. If you're a member of the Carbase Owners' Club, you can enjoy free summer and winter checks to ensure your car is in tip-top condition for the weather ahead.

You can find out more about our auto centres here.

Vehicle tech at Carbase working under car



Charity commitments

Although cars are our passion, we also care about the community and local businesses. We're a proud supporter of many key charities, with past events including raising funds for Bristol & Weston Hospitals Charity (previously known as Above&Beyond), Bristol Children's Hospital, and more. We're also pleased to be a kit sponsor for North Petherton Rugby and Football Club, who encourage people of all ages and from all backgrounds to get outside and join in.

Carbase building in Weston



Find out more

When you buy a car or van from Carbase, you receive the very best vehicle and the highest standard of customer service. Many people choose us every day for precisely those reasons, and we know that you too will find your next set of wheels at Carbase and drive away with confidence. So why not get in touch today to start your journey to your new car!


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