Why choose Rates?

Rates are a family run business established over 62 years ago. In that time we have made a name for ourselves as a business who care about our customers. Part of our dedication is ensuring all of our cars are in pristine condition before we sell them, all components fully checked and cleared with a perfect bill of health by qualified Ford Technicians.

We offer all customers a full satisfaction guarantee for three months covering all parts. 

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Pre-owned Car Centre

Galleywood – Pre-owned Car Centre

Our pre-owned vehicle division complete a thorough cleaning process to ensure the car smells and feels like brand new. While for some dealerships this might seem like going to far, we know how important vehicles are to our customers and are more than happy to go the extra mile.

If we can help you in any way, even to answer a question you might have, please get in touch today.

  • A customer service you will live to remember.
  • The most competitive finance rates in Essex.
  • The most competitive part exchange prices.

Where are we based?

Rates Galleywood are located on Stock Road, Chelmsford, CM2 8PW – You will be pleased to know we have plenty of parking space for you, and a great variety of the highest quality nearly new cars on site. Regardless of what you are looking for – from family cars, hot hatchbacks or specialist models – we can help you find your perfect vehicle.

To take advantage of the services we provide, call us today on 01245 678400.

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What our customers say

Rates is probably one of the best main dealers I have used, friendly efficient staff and always help...

Mr Wheddon

Personal, attentive, service provided keeping me advised all through the process. No further improve...

Mr Talbot

I found everyone I spoke to very helpful and very polite

Mrs Boyd

I have always had a great experience at Rates the Staff are very welcoming and pleasant to deal with...

Mrs Hodgson

The car was picked up and brought at the time agreed, car cleaned inside and out. No improvements ne...

Mr Girling

Everything went well from start to finish. No improvements needed

Mr Woods

The collection and delivery service is excellent and allows me to get on with work without inconveni...

Mr Mahoney

Excellent customer service and care from the staff

Mr Sorenson

You always feel so important when you enter Rates, you are treated as if you are the most important ...

Mrs Stone

Speed of response, technical knowledge provided and ability to deal with same day

Mr Fahey

No need to change the great service

Mrs Humphrey

Nothing could be improved it went well

Mrs Russell

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