Our Values At Vantage, we are dedicated to quality and excellence, promising to maintain the highest standards in everything we do, providing first-class vehicles and exceptional service so that you can drive away completely satisfied. Discover more about our core values below.
Work together Inclusivity and respect are at the core of our philosophy. We embrace cooperation between our teams, regardless of job role, and believe free-flowing communication breaks down barriers to create the best customer experience.
Be better We are always striving to improve your experience at every opportunity which is why we welcome any feedback so we can pave the way to be better.
Do what’s right Our team is dedicated to doing what’s right for you. We listen carefully to your needs and ensure we remain honest, and professional and honour our commitments. Because at Vantage, there is no other way.
See it through Driving away in your new vehicle isn’t the end. We are with you all the way, throughout your ownership journey, to ensure you stay on the road safe and happy. Vantage customers are for life.
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Take pride We take pride in everything we do, which is why we hold ourselves and our products to the highest standards. From browsing our stock to booking a service, we aim to deliver an outstanding experience for every customer.
Meet The Team Learn more about the people behind Vantage Motor Group

    Phil White CBEChairman Phil White is Chairman of Vantage Motor Group and brings a significant amount of experience to the Board and the group, Phil is a real people person.
    Tim Swindin
    Tim SwindinChief Financial Officer In the role of Chief Financial Officer and Board Member, Tim is passionate about our people and looking after the balance sheet of the business.
    Andrew MalloryChief Operating Officer In the role of Chief Operating Officer and Board Member, Andrew is passionate about our people and delivering a first class customer experience.
    Ian GrahamRegional Director Ian joined Vantage in 2010 and was promoted in 2019 to Regional Director of the North West market area.
    Glen RamskillRegional Director Glen, Regional Director of the Yorkshire market area, has been with Vantage for over 20 years.
    Dale BakerGroup Aftersales Director Dale started as Aftersales Director in 2015, ensuring our workshops and Service departments run efficiently across the group.
    Claire Canard
    Claire CarnardCustomer Experience and Marketing Director Claire has successfully cultivated our customer centric marketing strategy.
    Toyota We have nine Toyota dealerships across the Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.
    Kia Our Kia team in Scarborough would love to introduce you to their extensive range and with the 7 Year Warranty a Kia vehicle is clearly a great choice.
    Lexus We have Lexus Dealerships in Leeds and Preston. All of our teams are passionate about delivering an amazing experience for their customers.
    Skoda Our Škoda Morecambe team are passionate about their great range of vehicles. With Škoda's 'Simply Clever' features and our friendly team on hand, find your perfect match today.
    The Vantage Experience At Vantage, we endeavour to be the best at what we do, creating a personalised, transparent and convenient experience. Here are just some of the ways you can engage with us in a way that suits you:
    Our History Established in 2003 in Yorkshire, Vantage Motor Group has worked hard to achieve impressive success, much like the brands we represent
    2003 Founded as Meridian Motor Group The company is founded as Meridian Motor Group in the heart of Yorkshire with Toyota Knaresborough and York, then later acquiring Bridlington.
    2007 Trading name becomes Vantage Motor Group With the addition of three more Toyota sites in Lancashire. Meridian Motor Group now gains its trading name, Vantage Motor Group.
    2010 Expansion The Vantage Toyota Centre located in Bridlington relocates to it's current location in Scarborough with more space for expansion.
    July 2013 Expansion of Kia Scarborough The Vantage family expanded again with the exciting addition of Kia in Scarborough. Plus we acquired Toyota in Grange-Over-Sands in Cumbria.
    2015 Acquired Škoda Morecambe In March 2015 we were proud to welcome our first Škoda branch in Morecambe.
    2016 Acquired Toyota Leeds & Wakefield We started the year with a bang, acquiring with two new Toyota centres; Leeds and Wakefield. Plus the addition of Lexus Leeds.
    2019 Opens Lexus Centre Preston 2019 saw us open another Lexus Centre in Preston. This gave Vantage the opportunity to introduce the Lexus Brand within the Lancashire area.
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