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Top Notch Cars are an established used car dealership in Thetford Norfolk. We specialise in the sale of used and nearly new cars, with a preference for manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Volvo and Ford.
Most of the cars that we sell have only had one owner from new and have a full manufacturer service history.
We have been selling used cars in Thetford since 2003
Christian Lyne established Top Notch Cars in Thetford after moving from smaller premises in Bury St Edmunds.
The business is predominantly run by Christian who is supported by his experienced and friendly sales and servicing staff. Christian has a passion for cars both in his personal and business life. His background in the car industry ranges from introductory level vehicle sales right up to general manager. Through this career he has been able to gain valuable experience in retail, sales, customer service satisfaction and car valuations.
We sell used and nearly new cars that are fantastic value for money
Top Notch Cars stock between 20 and 30 cars on-site at our Thetford dealership. We also have a further 10 vehicles at our preparation centers in Bury st Edmunds and Norwich.
Our Thetford dealership is ideally located if you are looking for used cars that are for sale in the Norwich and Norfolk area. We are only 33 miles from Norwich straight along the A11.
We sell high quality used diesel estate cars
We sell a range of family cars from hatchbacks to saloons, and from estates to people carriers. The price of our cars tend to range from around £4000 up to £20000 so we are confident that we will have a car in stock that suits most budgets.
We usually like to keep at least 6 diesel estate cars in stock as these are very popular with our customer base. Check out our current stock page if you are looking for a used Volkswagen Passat estate, Volvo V70 estate, Ford Mondeo estate.
Our cars come with a 3 month, 3000 mile warranty
The used cars that we sell are all hand picked by our experienced team at Top Notch Cars. We choose cars that have been well looked after and maintained by the previous owners and we offer all of our customers a 3 month, 3000 mile warranty when they purchase a second hand car from us.
If you purchase a car from us and there is a problem within 3 months or 3000 miles and the item is covered within our policy, it will get repaired by our mechanics with no questions asked.
For more information on the warranty that we provide, please have a look at our Warranties Page.
We offer car servicing and repairs
Top Notch Cars has its own servicing and repair center. Our mechanic has 25 years of motor industry experience and is registered at the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) as an AAE (advanced automotive engineer).
He has 12 years of RAC patrol experience so he is great at diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults. He also prepares all of our cars to make sure that they meet our very high standards before we put them on sale.
We pride ourselves on our customer service standards
We want all of our customers to be happy with the car that they buy from us. We have a fantastic score of 4.9 out of 5 from 67 reviews on our Google My Business listing.
You can see these reviews simply by typing “Top Notch Cars” into the Google search box and reading our business listing on the right hand side of the search results.
We strive to be the best
Racing is a part of the business that breeds through into what we do. We strive to be the best in all aspects within the automotive industry. Customer service, vehicle quality, competitive prices and knowledge of the motor trade are all high on the agenda of staff at the Thetford showroom. We want to encourage our customers to join in on our passion for entry level racing and carry it all the way through to F1.
Christian has been involved with motor racing in some form throughout his life. From a young lad he raced a motocross bike at club level, right through from school boy to 250cc senior racing. He had some success, representing his club at the all England finals in 1997. He developed an appetite for 4 wheel racing but wanted to stay on dirt, a Yamaha YFZ450 quad was the answer. The dirt was quickly replaced by tarmac and the quad by a car. The track prepared Honda Civic racer was born. Top Notch Cars has become the main sponsor for Christian’s passion to Race and in 2016 will see him enter his first competitive season as a rookie in the Civic Cup. He will race at internationally recognised venues such as Silverstone, Brands Hatch, Donnington Park and Spa Francorchamps in Belgium. He would love everyone to support him, free entrance tickets to events run by the 750 motor club are available upon request.
We can provide finance on all of our used cars today
Top Notch Cars has gained FCA Full Permission to offer bespoke finance to individuals wanting to buy a used car. This means that we can legally advise on, and arrange bespoke finance for car buyers.
For more info on this please visit our finance page and watch the videos that explain both Hire Purchase and Personal Contract Purchase agreements in detail.