New Car FAQs

Please see are commonly asked questions and answers around New Cars.

How do I order a new vehicle?

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If you’ve found the vehicle you wish to purchase among those available at Winchester Motor Group, simply liaise with a member of the sales team today. We’ll ensure that we arrange for payment terms to be agreed and for any customisation options to be made, and will arrange for delivery of your vehicle as quickly as possible.

Can I drive my new car away today?

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Unfortunately not. Buying a new car enables you to tailor it to your own specific requirements. This may be transmission, alloy wheel options, colour schemes, or trim levels. As such, we need to liaise with the manufacturer to ensure it meets your demands in full, and means you are unable to drive away in your new model right away.

How long is the warranty on a new car?

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​The warranty on your new ŠKODA vehicle from Winchester Motor Group is a two-year, unlimited mileage warranty that can be extended for a third year (and up to 60,000 miles). Speak to a member of the team at our dealership today for more details.

How long will I have to wait for my new car?

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We always aim to have your new vehicle ready as quickly as possible; however, we are beholden to the manufacturer to deliver your model - and make sure all customisation options have been made. This means you could be waiting anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. We will always aim to detail just how long you have to wait and will provide you with updates on your order.

I am unable to collect my new car. Can my car be delivered to me?

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We always aim to have your new vehicle ready as quickly as possible; however, we are beholden to the manufacturer to deliver your model - and make sure all customisation options have been made. This means you could be waiting anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. We will always aim to detail just how long you have to wait and will provide you with updates on your order.

I can’t seem to find the car I am looking for on your website, can you help?

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Yes. Speak to a member of the sales team today and we’ll arrange for your model to be delivered. Please note, however, that delivery may incur an additional charge.

Are ŠKODA cars reliable?

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​Absolutely. Simply submit an online enquiry form, pick up the phone, or pay us a visit in person and we’ll do all we can to help you find the model you are looking for.

What is the best-selling ŠKODA car?

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Yes. In fact, they are renowned for offering some of the finest reliability in the automotive industry, being rated as the Telegraph’s most reliable manufacturer in polls conducted in both 2016 and 2017.

How can I pay for my new vehicle?

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The ŠKODA range is renowned for offering great style, impressive technology, and the utmost in reliability. These attributes are best showcased in the best-selling model in the range, the ŠKODA Octavia.

Can I book a test drive before I complete a purchase?

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​Vehicle finance schemes - such as Contract Hire, Hire Purchase, and Personal Contract Purchase - make investing in a new car more affordable than ever. Of course, you can also pay for a new ŠKODA outright, and part-exchange any vehicle you currently own to reduce the cost. Simply speak to a member of the sales team at Winchester Motor Group today to learn more about the various purchase options available.