End of Life Cars

As the name suggests, End of Life cars are older cars that are nearing the end of their life expectancy. They also tend to have higher mileage. Most cars are estimated to be less than $2,000 - some are even less than $1,000.

You can find End of Life cars in both the Car Auctions and Damaged & End of Life Auctions sections of the website;


Auckland Cars End of Life auctions

End of Life cars are featured at the end of the weekly Wednesday budget car auctions held at our Auckland Penrose branch. We have a wide range of cars available every week, including European cars and popular Japanese imports.

A pre purchase condition report is available for these cars, which we highly recommend you read thoroughly. You can also view and test drive vehicles before the auction. An independent vehicle inspection is available at the branch.

To tell if a car is advertised as End of Life, simply refer to the comments section on the good’s listing outlined below.  


Damaged & End of Life auctions

You can also find End of Life cars in our Damaged & End of Life auctions. Some vehicles for sale in these auctions may be damaged or require additional work to get it road worthy.

A pre purchase condition report is not available for these cars. We highly recommend that you view the vehicle before bidding or contact a Turners consultant for more information.

 

Important note about End of Life cars

* The purchaser needs to be aware that other than misleading or false advertising related to End of Life vehicles, they come with no support or warranty. While the Consumer Guarantees Act applies, please be aware that vehicles are being advertised as End of Life, along with the age, condition, mileage and price, as these will affect the validity of any claims the purchaser makes. Please take every reasonable effort to ensure End of Life vehicles are suitable for the purpose the purchaser intends for it. Please thoroughly read the pre-purchase condition report. Viewing and test driving the vehicle is highly recommended. Independent vehicle inspections are also available through any Turners branch.


Frequently asked questions

Below are some FAQs that will help you learn more about End of Life Cars. If you have a question that isn’t covered below, please use the ASK A QUESTION box 

END OF LIFE AUCTIONS FAQS

What is an End of Life car?

It means that the vehicle has been deemed End of Life by the vendor as the car is quite old and has very high mileage.

How is an End of Life car different to other budget cars?

End of Life cars tend to be older and have higher mileage. Most cars are estimated to be less than $2,000, with some that are even less than $1,000. 

How can I tell if a car is End of Life?

You can tell if a car is advertised as End of Life by referring to the comments section in the good's listing, outlined below.  If you have any questions about a particular car, please contact the sales consultant. 


How can I search for End of Life cars?

Simply look for End of Life catalogues in the Car Auctions section of the website. You can also find End of Life cars in the Damaged & End of Life Auction section of the website. 

Does the Consumer Guarantees Act apply?

While the Consumer Guarantees Act applies, please be aware that vehicles are being advertised as End of Life, along with the age, condition, mileage and price, as these will affect the validity of any claims the purchaser makes. Please take every reasonable effort to ensure End of Life vehicles are suitable for the purpose the purchaser intends for it. Please thoroughly read the pre-purchase condition report. Viewing and test driving the vehicle is highly recommended. Independent vehicle inspections are also available through any Turners branch.

What if there is a fault with the car?

While the Consumer Guarantees Act applies, please be aware that vehicles are being advertised as End of Life, along with the age, condition, mileage and price, as these will affect the validity of any claims the purchaser makes. Please take every reasonable effort to ensure End of Life vehicles are suitable for the purpose the purchaser intends for it. Please thoroughly read the pre-purchase condition report. Viewing and test driving the vehicle is highly recommended. Independent vehicle inspections are also available through any Turners branch.

If there is an issue with the car you’ve purchased, please contact the branch where you purchased the vehicle from.