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Mission Statement Driven by principles and fuelled by passion, Vantage is committed to quality and excellence. Maintaining the highest standards in everything we do is simply the Vantage way.

At Vantage we understand that where you choose to buy and maintain your car isn't a decision you make lightly and therefore it's not a responsibility we take for granted. Our passion to provide the highest quality of service ensures every customer of Vantage drives away satisfied, safe and happy on every journey.

Vantage...A Passion to Please
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7 Franchises
22 Dealerships
1k Used Cars in Stock
620 Team Members
The Vantage History Timeline Established in 2003 in Yorkshire, Vantage Motor Group has worked hard to achieve impressive success, much like the brands we represent
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    2003 Managing Director, Mark Robinson, founds Meridian Motor Group in the heart Yorkshire with Toyota York and Knaresborough, and later acquiring Bridlington.
    2007 Mark acquires three more Toyota sites in Lancashire, trading under the name Vantage. This is where Meridian Motor Group gains its trading name as Vantage Motor Group.
    2010 The Vantage Toyota Centre located in Bridlington relocates to it's current location in Scarborough due to more space for expansion.
    2013 Vantage celebrates its 10 year Anniversary
    June 2013 Vantage acquires 4 sites in the Midlands, a new region for the company, with 3 Toyota centres in Birmingham, Solihull and Tamworth as well as a Lexus centre also located in Birmingham. Vantage decides to experiment with another brand by adding Kia Scarborough to the family.
    July 2013 Honda is the 5th brand to join Vantage Motor Group with the addition of a dealership in Barnsley.

    July saw a 10th Toyota centre join the Vantage group as they acquired a site in Grange-over-Sands with the hope of expansion across the Lake District.
    December 2013 The end of 2013 didn't slow down for the team at Vantage as acquisitions kept coming. We were happy to add another manufacturer to our portfolio with Citroën in Morecambe. Vantage now operates for 6 brands over 16 sites in the UK.
    2015 The final pieces of the puzzle were added in the early months of 2015. With February being the welcome month of another Honda dealership, located in Bradford, and March seeing Vantage Motor Group take a leap out of their comfort zone once more adding their first ŠKODA branch in Morecambe.
    January 2016 Vantage expanded its fast-growing portfolio of dealerships to 22 across the North and Midlands with the acquisition of Lexus Leeds, Toyota Leeds and Toyota Wakefield. These sites take the total number of Vantage Toyota dealerships to 12, making it one of the largest Toyota groups in the UK.
    October 2016 Ending 2016 in style, Vantage added another Citroën dealership to their portfolio with the acquisition of Citroën Blackpool at the end of October.

    This takes Vantage Motor Group's extensive range to include 12 Toyota, 1 Hyundai, 2 Lexus, 2 Citroën, 2 Honda, 2 Kia and a ŠKODA dealership.
    March 2018 2018 saw Vantage strengthening their position in the Midlands, with the acquisition of both Toyota and Lexus Wolverhampton. This brings the count of Lexus sites to three and Toyota to a grand total of 13 centres.
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    Mark Robinson Managing Director My role is to oversee all of our Vantage Centres and to make sure all our teams are focused on delivering the results that are best for our customers, best for our team members and best for our business.
    Phil White CBE Chairman Phil White is Chairman of Vantage Motor Group and brings a significant amount of knowledge, board-level experience and financial acumen to the Vantage Group.
    Tim Swindin Finance Director Tim Swindin joined Vantage in 2009 as Finance Director, with responsibility for the sound financial performance of the group and business planning and strategy.
    Andrew Mallory Operations Director Andrew joined Vantage in 2004 as Centre Principal at Vantage Toyota York, becoming the Group's Operations Director in 2008 going on to join the Board of Directors in early 2011
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      The Prince's Trust Proud Patrons of The Prince’s Trust Here at Vantage we are proud patrons of The Prince's Trust. We are committed to raising money for this charity. It is a charity close to our Managing Director, Mark Robinson's, heart as they are committed to making a difference in local communities by supporting young people to achieve their goals through jobs, education and training.

      Last year our Director's took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks raising a whopping £10,000 for the charity in what proved to be a challenging but rewarding experience.

      This year we have embarked on the Million Makers Campaign. A team of volunteers from across the Vantage family have joined forces for an entrepreneurial journey. You can find out more on that below.
      Vantage Million Makers
      The Prince's Trust Proud Patrons of The Prince’s Trust Here at Vantage we are proud patrons of The Prince's Trust. We are committed to raising money for this charity. It is a charity close to our Managing Director, Mark Robinson's, heart as they are committed to making a difference in local communities by supporting young people to achieve their goals through jobs, education and training.

      Last year our Director's took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks raising a whopping £10,000 for the charity in what proved to be a challenging but rewarding experience.

      This year we have embarked on the Million Makers Campaign. A team of volunteers from across the Vantage family have joined forces for an entrepreneurial journey. You can find out more on that below.
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