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    Featured vehicles

    • Bmw X2
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      Bmw X2
      Sdrive 18d Sport 5dr
      2020
      50,228 miles
      Diesel
      Manual

      £16,720

      £119 per month / PCP

    • Vauxhall Crossland X
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      Vauxhall Crossland X
      1.2t [110] Griffin 5dr [6 Spd] [start Stop]
      2020
      45,921 miles
      Petrol
      Manual

      £10,980

      £111 per month / HP

    • Mercedes-benz Glc-class
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      Mercedes-benz Glc-class
      Glc 220d 4matic Amg Line 5dr 9g-tronic
      2019
      62,788 miles
      Diesel
      Automatic

      £25,920

      £322 per month / PCP

    • Bmw I3
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      Bmw I3
      125kw 42kwh 5dr Auto
      2019
      50,708 miles
      Electric
      Automatic

      £13,420

      £140 per month / PCP

    • Cupra Formentor
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      Cupra Formentor
      2.0 Tsi 310 Vz2 5dr Dsg 4drive
      2022
      47,810 miles
      Petrol
      Automatic

      £26,420

      £317 per month / PCP

    • Bmw X1
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      Bmw X1
      Xdrive 20i Sport 5dr Step Auto
      2021
      29,252 miles
      Petrol
      Automatic

      £22,920

      £277 per month / PCP

    • Mg Mg Zs
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      Mg Mg Zs
      105kw Excite Ev 45kwh 5dr Auto
      2021
      23,768 miles
      Electric
      Automatic

      £11,920

      £84 per month / PCP

    • Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
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      Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
      2.0 D180 First Edition 5dr Auto
      2020
      52,609 miles
      Diesel
      Automatic

      £26,720

      £267 per month / PCP

    • Bmw 1 Series
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      Bmw 1 Series
      118i [136] Se 5dr
      2021
      66,209 miles
      Petrol
      Manual

      £15,920

      £112 per month / PCP

    • Renault Zoe
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      Renault Zoe
      100kw Gt Line R135 50kwh Rapid Charge 5dr Auto
      2021
      26,077 miles
      Electric
      Automatic

      £12,420

      £126 per month / PCP

    • Mercedes-benz Eqa
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      Mercedes-benz Eqa
      Eqa 250 140kw Amg Line 66.5kwh 5dr Auto
      2021
      19,836 miles
      Electric
      Automatic

      £25,620

      £310 per month / PCP

    • Mg Mg Zs
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      Mg Mg Zs
      130kw Trophy Ev 51kwh 5dr Auto
      2022
      8,474 miles
      Electric
      Automatic

      £17,920

      £130 per month / PCP

    Complete peace of mind with our Used Car Promise

    Complete peace of mind with our Used Car Promise

    Our Used Car Promise is designed to give you complete peace of mind when you buy with us. Every Hippo Approved used car comes backed by our:


    • 130-point check: no car gets to our showroom floor without having passed our rigorous 130-point testing process.
    • Three-month warranty: if your new car has three months or less of its manufacturer's warranty remaining, we'll give you a complimentary three-month cover to protect you against any unexpected issues.
    • 14-day money-back guarantee: exchange your vehicle or get your money back if you change your mind any time in the first 14 days (documentation and cancellation fees still apply).

    Trusted family company. Trusted family values.

    Trusted family company. Trusted family values.

    About us

    Welcome to Hippo Approved. We’re a family-run, used car retailer that handles the complete used car buying process for you with no hassle - and no third parties.


    We care about every step of the unique buying journey that lies ahead of you. From the very first chat we have through to getting the keys to your new vehicle and the aftercare that follows, we pride ourselves on always maintaining a great relationship with you built on trust, transparency and incredible service.


    Our background is in the elite, sports, performance and luxury car market, but we also offer a full range of affordable cars to suit all budgets. That’s why you’ll see everything from supercars to superminis in our range, with affordable finance deals available to all.


    We think we’ve got something for everyone, so why not start your journey with us today?

    Trusted family company. Trusted family values.

    Our history

    From coal merchants to car specialists, we’ve been in business for well over a century now – and part of the motor trade for more than 60 years.


    Hippo has been a family-owned enterprise from the very beginning, starting with George Paley Preston’s venture into coal in 1906. By the 1960s, Stanley and Eric Preston had set up in car sales as EWS Preston, which led to Preston’s becoming a trusted prestige car dealer over the next few decades.


    Today, Hippo does it all, from leasing to finance and, of course, top-quality used cars. We’re bigger, better and more diverse than ever, but we’re still a family business at heart.


    We’re always looking ahead for ways to improve our service, but we’re proud of our heritage and the trusted family values we continue to base Hippo on today.

    Get the right car on the right deal with Hippo Approved finance

    Half of the battle with finding the right car is about getting the right deal to go with it. We offer eight different types of tailored personal and business financing to suit all needs, no matter your budget.