06 650 5461 06 650 5461
355 Gloucester Street Taradale, Napier

Dave Panton Car Sales - Specializing In:

  • Hatchbacks/Wagons/Sedans
  • RV/SUV's
  • Out of town Buyers/Online Sales

Finance Options

  • CFS Finance, Simplify and a range of other finance companies
  • Finance advise from experienced staff
  • Competitive rates and from no deposit
  • Easy online application

Out of town buyers

  • Free Delivery Nationwide
  • Free 1 Year Warranty
  • Thorough online/over the phone description of vehicle before delivery


  • Autosure Approved Dealer
  • Mechanical Warranties
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Payment Protection & GAP insurance
  • Talk to us about protecting yourself and your vehicle

Proud awards winner in the 2021, 2022 & 2023 BuyerScore awards

as voted by our customers.


On the spot finance for our customers. As registered agents for CFS Finance and Simplify we can offer outstanding interest rates and repayment terms to meet your budget. Let us help you choose the right vehicle for you and we will get your finance approved on site in no time at all. T&C’s apply.

  • CFS Finance, Simplify and UDC Approved Dealer
  • Competitive interest rates from zero deposit
  • Expert finance advice
  • Quick and easy online application


You can rest assured your new vehicle has been mechanically inspected with a fresh WOF and a new or recent service. We place our reputation on sourcing quality vehicles that leave our dealership in great condition. For further peace of mind we can provide you with the complete range of automotive owner protection polices as an Autosure and Protecta approved dealer.

  • Autosure Approved Dealer
  • GAP Cover
  • Mechanical Warranties
  • Full Car Insurance Cover
  • Lifestyle and income protection cover


No matter where in New Zealand you are, Dave Panton Car Sales can arrange to have your car delivered to you. We offer free delivery nationwide.

  • AA Certified & Appraised Vehicles
  • Order online and delivered right to your door
  • Free Delivery Nationwide
  • Free 1 Year Warranty
  • 100's of positive reviews to give you peace of mind
  • Trusted and Proven Transporters
  • Secure and Prompt Delivery Nationwide
  • Honest and thorough description of vehicle over the phone/internet


Dave has spent over 20 years selling quality used cars and has built up lasting relationships with his many loyal customers. Dave prides himself on providing a high level of service, expertise, passion, friendliness and honesty.

Every vehicle Dave imports is personally handpicked and only high grade vehicles are accepted. All imports are speedo certified by Jevic and complied through the AA. The experience and passion Dave has for the car industry and his customers guarantee the quality of vehicles, and the trust needed between customer and dealer.

Dave grew up in Taradale, is a family man, loves the outdoors and sport, and the opportunities the Hawkes bay has to offer.

Dave Panton Car Sales accepted 4 Awards at the 2021 BuyerScore. Awards, including No. 1 Medium Dealership in Hawkes Bay & Top 3 for all of NZ. In 2022 Dave Panton Car Sales followed that up with 5 Awards at the 2022 Buyerscore Awards, including No. 1 Small Dealership in Hawkes Bay & Top 3 Small Dealership for all of NZ. In 2023 more Awards were won at the 2023 Buyerscore Awards, including No. 1 Small Dealership in Hawkes Bay again.

  • 100% locally owned and operated
  • We only sell top quality Vehicles
  • Trusted because we care about our customers
  • Order online and delivery right to your door
  • Experienced and knowledgeable
  • Easy online finance