A family-owned car dealership has introduced a new range of vehicles - to meet growing demand from local clients.

Matt Johnson Prestige recently completed a significant revamp of its sales forecourt - paving the way for a new range of superminis, SUVs and family cars.

Every vehicle is carefully hand-picked for its provenance service history and value-for-money credentials.

And with cars now on sale for as little as £7,750, buying a car from Matt Johnson Prestige has never been so accessible.

The Westmorland Gazette:

Managing Director Matt said: “We’re a local business employing local people and the feedback we have had from the communities we serve is that they’d like to see more stock that is focused on the family market and the sub £20k bracket.

“We have listened and taken immediate action. We want our forecourt and showroom to be the first port of call for anybody in the south Cumbria and south Lakes area when they are looking for a new car.”

The business will continue to sell examples of the prestige and high-end sports vehicles for which it has become well known.

But they will represent a much smaller percentage of overall stock levels in future.

Popular brands that are commonly available at Matt Johnson Prestige include Nissan, Skoda, Renault, Mini, Vauxhall, Citroen Volvo and Hyundai, with various models, fuel types and price points available,

Prestige marques are still represented, with vehicles from BMW, Porsche, and Mercedes, frequently featuring on the forecourt and in the showroom.

Matt Johnson Prestige seeks to make buying a car as easy as possible by working with MotoNovo Finance.

The Westmorland Gazette: Matt Johnson Prestige recently completed a significant revamp of its sales forecourt - paving the

A simple and easy-to-use finance calculator is available for almost every car on the website - along with a facility that allows prospective clients to carry out a ‘soft’ credit check which gives them the likelihood of being approved. The check does not affect credit scores.

Matt said: “We love nothing more than the opportunity to meet local clients, have a chat and a brew and take time to show them around the cars we have in stock.

Matt Johnson Prestige is open seven days a week. Please check the website for up-to-date opening hours.