March 2024

10 Reasons to Use an MTA Member

Behind every MTA member there's a brand that's professional and trustworthy.

Established in 1917, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) represents more than 4,000 automotive industry professionals. Every facet of the industry is covered, from general repair workshops, vehicle sales and service stations, through to repairers specialising in fields such as alternative fuels, collision repair and outdoor power equipment.

All MTA members are bound to strict criteria which means that when you use an MTA member, you can expect to receive the highest quality service. Here's a few reasons why you should look for the MTA sign when you're next choosing an automotive professional.

1. A century of service

MTA members belong to an association that’s been at the forefront of the automotive industry for over 100 years. Today, MTA is the largest body of automotive dealers, repairers, retailers and service stations within New Zealand.

2. High standards

Thanks to the MTA Code of Ethics and Customer Promise that every member must live by, you’ll receive the highest quality of work and service.

3. Free mediation service

In the rare event that you’re not 100 percent satisfied with your purchase or repair work,  MTA's Mediation Service is ready to help you resolve issues quickly and without any fuss. or give them a call on 0508 682 633.

4. Quality repairs

MTA repairers will only undertake work that you have authorised and will contact you if any extra work is needed. MTA repairers also provide a free Repairer Warranty on their repairs, so you can be sure that they will stand behind their work.

5. Trustworthy trading

MTA dealers provide a Dealer Warranty on all qualifying vehicles at no extra cost so you know they can be trusted. On request, MTA dealers will provide free pre-purchase checks for vehicles.

6. Highly-skilled professionals

MTA provides members with the latest industry training and knowledge to ensure that they are skilled and well-equipped to do the best job possible for motorists.

7. A strong brand

The MTA brand stands for industry best practise. Whether you are shopping for a vehicle, having repair work done or purchasing fuel, by choosing an MTA business, you can be assured that you’ll be well looked after.

8. Leading authority on industry issues

Since 1917, MTA has stimulated discussion in the media and increased its influence with Government and regulators on issues affecting its members and the motoring public.

9. MTA gift vouchers and cards

The perfect gift for friends, family and colleagues - it's a great way to say thanks. These can be purchased and redeemed at  selected MTA businesses nationwide or  head to our MTA online shop.

10. Helping motorists

MTA's website offers motorists  useful tools and information; from buying a car to fuel saving tips and options for getting the best out of your car.

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