A1 Car Search gives you choice, knowledge and confidence.

We remove the hassle and eliminate costly mistakes.

Saving you time and money, we’ll guide you through the pitfalls, source, purchase and deliver the vehicle to your door.

We help match the perfect car for your needs
The majority of our customers prefer to use our expertise to find them the perfect match. To do this we have to ask for as much information as possible, this enables us to suggest some models that will suit your requirements.

When advising our customers, we take in many factors such as; mileage covered, type of driving, depreciation, running costs, repair costs, reliability, vehicle size, vehicle usage, budget, safety rating, specification levels and much more.

Know exactly what you want
If you have looked around already and know exactly what you want, use A1 to make sure you get the very best possible vehicle, prepared to the highest standard.

Either way, we make it easy
Once we have collated the information, we will then help you along the process, talking through all of the options and making sure that you decide on the correct car before ordering.



How does A1’s Car Search work? Our 5 step process explained
1. We will scour the trade for the very best possible car that matches your requirements. Car searches can take anything from a couple of days to a couple of months depending on how rare or exotic the car.

2. Once we have found the perfect vehicle and after some initial checks, we will send you an email with every detail of the vehicle you’ll need to make an informed decision. Check out the pictures and feel comfortable with your choice.

3. We will then complete the rest of our pre inspection checks, once we are happy, we will e-mail a full order across, you will reply with your acceptance and we take a security deposit to secure the car.

4. We then send out trained inspectors to make a full physical inspection of the car, at this point I’m afraid we will walk away from around 20% of the vehicles as they do not meet our exacting standards. If the vehicle meets our requirements we pay for it and bring it back to our HQ in Sussex.

5. The vehicle then goes through A1’s trade leading preparation process and once we are happy to let it go, you’ll receive your lovely new vehicle. Simply inspect the vehicle and once you are happy pay the rest of the money or complete the finance agreement.



Looking for finance?
We offer all types of personal finance including Hire Purchase, Personal Contract Plan, Personal and business finance options: Contract Hire, Contract Lease, Hire Purchase and Asset Finance.

Have a Part Exchange?
Are you wanting to part exchange your current car? If we can retail your vehicle, we will give a great offer.

Need more reasons to choose us?
MD Kev Rowe is a trade guru and massive petrol head; he has been in the motor trade since 1996 and sold over 4000 vehicles in this time. You’ll get the benefit of his knowledge and wealth of experience on each and every search. He will personally over see each search and make sure you are another happy A1 client.



A1 is a fully Authorised and Approved RAC dealer, so each vehicle gets the following preparation and car package:
Vehicle consultation & advice
Full HPI and DVLA checks
82 Point RAC Approved pre-delivery used vehicle check
6 Months RAC nationwide warranty extendable up to 3 years
12 Months RAC breakdown cover
A1 Ultimate Detail – Full interior, exterior valet with professional detailing
A new 12-month MOT
Service before delivery as required
Delivery to your door & collection of part exchange

Want to test drive first
We only supply vehicles to customers who have had a drive and have seen a like for like vehicle. We are more than happy to help find you somewhere local to view the right vehicle.