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About Colin Appleyard Limited

Established in 1971, Colin Appleyard is a family run business specialising in the sale of both new and used cars, along with everything else it takes to look after your car. In the showrooms, on the telephone or online, we have long-serving, knowledgeable staff who understand our products and are ready to provide you with the best possible service and in 2021 we celebrated our 50th anniversary.

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    50 Years Experience

    We're the UK's longest-established Suzuki car dealer, so we have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you choose your perfect car.

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    Feel like Family

    We are a family-run business for over 50 years, with a focus on high levels of customer service and we want our customers to feel like family.

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    Multi-Award Winning

    Our car dealerships have won multiple awards over the years, including the coveted Suzuki 'Dealer of the Year' award a record 7 times!

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    Online Buying

    We offer a fully remote purchase experience for our vehicles. From personalised walk-around videos and home test drives, to finance arrangements over the phone or by email - we can cater for all our customers needs.

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Feel Like Family

Colin Appleyard wants every one of our customers to feel like a part of our family. We welcome every new addition and hope everyone feels appreciated and valued from the moment they make contact with us or arrive in our dealerships. Our staff are focused on the small things which we know make a big difference.


Always hands-on, Colin put his heart and soul into the business every single day. We keep true to his ideals and you’ll see his passion and commitment thriving in everything we do. Colin’s spirit and drive will always be a valuable part of our business, setting the standards of all the goals we aim to achieve.

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Read what our customers have to say about us

Jasmine Howell
Verified Reviewer

Always amazing service! Mike and Matt work so hard with their team and always give 10/10 service! You’re kept updated with calls and videos of what they’ve checked on your car. Couldn’t ask for anything more.

Posted 11 hours ago
Derek Briggs
Verified Reviewer

Efficient friendly service. Job completed no problems.

Posted 1 day ago