Buyer and Sellers fees

We sell cars in lots of different ways.  And there are different fees depending on how you buy, buyers fees are payable on all cars and guarantees legal ownership.  We make sure the person selling is authorised to do so and we even do the change of ownership for you - how easy is that!


Please Note: These fees apply only to Cars and Classic Cars. Different fees apply to Damaged & End of Life Cars, or Trucks & Machinery

Buying cars through BuyNow

If you purchase a car BuyNow, all fees are already included in the price, so you do not have to pay any extra fees.

Buying through Trade Me

Buyers fees are not added for Trade Me sales. Buyer Fees are applied to Cars bought through Trade Me, but they are taken out of the amount you bid, not added on.

Auction & Tender

Buyers Fees are as below if you purchase through auction or tender. 

Buyers Fees
Sale price Fee *On Road Costs
Up to $1,999 $360 $495
$2,000 to $5,999 $545
$6,000 to $11,999 $610
$12,000 to $19,999 $675
$20,000 plus $740


*On Road Costs: On all unregistered cars, including new imports there is also an additional $495 'On Road Costs' fee to have the vehicle registered.

Classic & Prestige Cars - there is a Buyer Fee of 6.3% of the sale price.

Unless otherwise stated, fees include GST.

Sellers usually pay an entry fee and commission.

Sellers Fees
Sale Price Commission Entry Fee Per Auction
**No Reserve $205 $55
Up to $1,999 $250
$2,000 and over $265 plus 5% of sale price

Classic & Prestige cars $375 plus 6% of sale price $200 which includes insurance (payable even if you don't sell)

** No Reserve - for the $205 fee to apply, the car must be entered with a 'No Reserve' price in its first auction. 


View all our Terms & Conditions