Why shop with McCarthy’s?
Since 1979, McCarthy’s has delivered on efficient, easy, and honest car buying and selling. Our reputation for outstanding customer service and satisfaction is built on over 30,000 successful transactions with customers like you in San Luis Obispo County. When you drive your car off the lot at McCarthy’s it is not the ‘end of a deal’, we consider it a ‘welcome to the family’. We know we cannot grow without you, we thrive because of your ‘word of mouth’ recommendations, and our thousands of repeat customers. McCarthy’s stands by each vehicle we sell, offering a 90-day full-coverage warranty on most vehicles, with optional extended warranties up to 5 years/ 100,000 miles.
McCarthy’s goes above and beyond to find the vehicle that meets your precise specifications. Our inventory of high-quality used vehicles is carefully selected, sourced from reputable sellers from around the state. Each vehicle then goes through our extensive evaluation and reconditioning program by ASE Certified Mechanics.
We understand a large part of car buying is securing financing options. Our strong relationships with a variety of local and national banks and credit unions ensures that you receive competitive financing options regardless of credit scores. We can usually complete the entire lending process quickly onsite, allowing you to drive your car home the same day you find it. Check out our Financing page for more information.
We will work with you to arrange test drives on potential vehicles and our no-pressure environment means you can remain at ease throughout the car-buying process. We work hard to make sure you get the car, truck or SUV that fits your budget, goals, and needs. When you come to McCarthy’s, we give you "your BEST automotive buying experience." That is our mission and commitment to every person that chooses to work with us. We know you could go elsewhere, so we'll do everything in our power to keep you coming back.
We consider ourselves lucky to be a part of such a great community. We take pride in providing each individual with great value, peace of mind and impeccable quality. We understand the importance of our success being built on our community’s success and actively work to support local causes and charities.
We have the highest sales volume of any independent dealership on the Central Coast and have been named Top Used Car Dealership by a New Times consumer poll for 11 years. We invite you to visit our lot or give us a call and find out why we are the most trusted used car dealership in San Luis Obispo County.