McCarthy's

McCarthy's McCarthy's been selling the absolute highest quality pre-owned cars, trucks and SUV’s in San Luis Obispo County since 1979. Thanks to our loyal customers we have been voted the # 1 Used Car Dealer eight years in a row by the New Times consumer poll.

McCarthy 's has been selling the absolute highest quality pre-owned cars, trucks and SUV’s in San Luis Obispo County since 1979. Thanks to our loyal customers we have been voted the # 1 Used Car Dealer eight years in a row by the New Times consumer poll. We have the original vehicle consignment program in SLO County as well as our growing “Cash for Cars” program. Our professional finance department and zero pressure sales team are second to none. While other dealers sell a few used cars, our focus is simple. We do one thing and we do it better than anyone…Used Cars! The next time you or someone you care about needs to buy, sell or consign a high quality used vehicle make sure you come in and talk with us. We’re still located at our original location at 43 Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo and would love for you to stop by or call us anytime at 805-544-1900. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-6pm, closed Sundays. McCarthy’s offers used cars and trucks for sale on the Central Coast of California, including San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Santa Maria, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, and more! We can often offer financing to provide bad credit car loans and no credit auto loans. Apply to get approved today. If you have poor credit or have recently had your credit score lowered, and don’t know if you’ll quality for a loan to purchase a used car, come talk to us about buying a used car here at McCarthy’s. McCarthy’s offers affordable, quality used cars. We also can buy your car if you looking to sell your car. Whether you want cash for your car, or your looking to consign your car, or even trade in your car for a different car, we have a program for you. Come visit McCarthy’s in San Luis Obipso for great used cars at great prices.

06/22/2019

Just nine days left to take advantage of our Dads & Grads Sales Event! Cars $10,000 and under come with special financing through June 30 IF you mention this post. Receive an interest rate as low as 1.9%.* See mccarthyslo.com for these and other qualifying vehicles.

*Only for cars priced $10,000 or less. 15% down based on tier 1 credit approval, up to 36 month term, OAC. See dealer for details.

06/20/2019

Car for grads, priced right at under $10,000, come with special financing through June 30! MENTION THIS POST and receive an interest rate as low as 1.9%.* See mccarthyslo.com for these and other qualifying vehicles.

*Only for cars priced $10,000 or less. 15% down based on tier 1 credit approval, up to 36 month term, OAC. See dealer for details.

06/18/2019
How to Sell Your Car in 3 Steps

Learn how to sell your vehicle in 3 easy steps, and with only a 30-minute time commitment. Our General Manager Chris Wesney fills you in on what smart car sellers in SLO County have known for over 40 years. #sellyourcar

Interest rates as low as 1.99%!!! We have special financing available for the month of June for Dads, Grads and everyone...
06/14/2019

Interest rates as low as 1.99%!!! We have special financing available for the month of June for Dads, Grads and everyone else! MENTION THIS POST BEFORE PURCHASE. Available on vehicles priced $10,000 or less. Based on tier 1 credit approval, up to 36 month term, OAC. See dealer for details.

What dad wouldn’t love this 2012 Ram 2500 Laramie Diesel…just 65,000 miles. It’s sale priced now through Father’s Day fo...
06/14/2019

What dad wouldn’t love this 2012 Ram 2500 Laramie Diesel…just 65,000 miles. It’s sale priced now through Father’s Day for $39,900. More special-priced vehicles available through this weekend, plus special financing. Come in and mention this post for the best deals!

Special financing available for the month of June for Dads, Grads and everyone else! MENTION THIS POST BEFORE PURCHASE, ...
06/13/2019

Special financing available for the month of June for Dads, Grads and everyone else! MENTION THIS POST BEFORE PURCHASE, and get interest rates as low as 1.99% on vehicles priced $10,000 or less. Based on tier 1 credit approval, up to 36 month term, OAC. See dealer for details.

Here’s Steve with a hot car that’s perfect for a cool dad. This 2017 Chevy Camaro was priced at $38,999 …now just $36,50...
06/12/2019

Here’s Steve with a hot car that’s perfect for a cool dad. This 2017 Chevy Camaro was priced at $38,999 …now just $36,500 now through Father’s Day. Only 5,000 miles! We have more cars at special Father’s Day sale prices, so come in and ask. Through Sunday only! #dadsthebest #fathersday

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06/12/2019

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Love what you drive! McCarthy’s has been serving the Central Coast for 40 years. That’s a lot of happy drivers!
06/07/2019

Love what you drive! McCarthy’s has been serving the Central Coast for 40 years. That’s a lot of happy drivers!

Check out these tips on getting the most out of every (expensive) gallon. Here's our tip: consider buying hybrid or elec...
06/04/2019
How to Get the Best Fuel Economy Now

Check out these tips on getting the most out of every (expensive) gallon. Here's our tip: consider buying hybrid or electric. We have a new tool to make it easy, coming soon!

To help ease the pain at the pump, CR has gathered its best test-based tips and techniques for fuel economy to get most gas mileage from your car.

05/31/2019
Cosmo Picks Graduation Gifts

Meet Cosmo, McCarthy's mascot! He's here to remind you that cars make the best gifts for special grads - and we have many affordably priced, quality options for you. Come in and see! #classof2019 #graduation

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05/29/2019

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05/28/2019

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Summer road trips are coming! Here are some tips to make your journey more enjoyable. And for a great summer ride, check...
05/28/2019
7 Summer Car Tips Every Driver Should Know

Summer road trips are coming! Here are some tips to make your journey more enjoyable. And for a great summer ride, check out mccarthyslo.com. #summer. #roadtrip

Sweltering temperatures can mean trouble for your ride, but these tricks can help you keep your car cool.

Our Memorial Day Sales Event is on, now through Monday! Check out the details here...
05/23/2019

Our Memorial Day Sales Event is on, now through Monday! Check out the details here...

Check back tomorrow for our Memorial Day Sales Event special financing offer! If you’re looking for a car under $10,000,...
05/22/2019

Check back tomorrow for our Memorial Day Sales Event special financing offer! If you’re looking for a car under $10,000, now is the time to buy!

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05/21/2019

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Be aware of scams like this one. All the more reason to buy your next used car from a reputable dealer. #buyerbeware #bu...
05/20/2019
Scam lures prospective car buyers with low prices on Craigslist

Be aware of scams like this one. All the more reason to buy your next used car from a reputable dealer. #buyerbeware #buysmart.

DENVER -- A new bait-and-switch scam targets people looking to buy a car. Crooks offer cars and trucks for ridiculously low prices on sites like Craigslist, then send people to fake sellers they say are on eBay, but they are not. An Aurora woman tells FOX31 she found a 2004 Toyota Camry on Craigslis...

❤️ what you drive. We want to make car buying fun! Stop by or check out our inventory at mccarthyslo.com. #lovewhatyoudr...
05/17/2019

❤️ what you drive. We want to make car buying fun! Stop by or check out our inventory at mccarthyslo.com. #lovewhatyoudrive #drivehappy

Are gas prices steering you toward a hybrid or electric car? Good news! We have something new launching soon that will m...
05/15/2019
Gas Prices Will Be Higher Than Expected This Summer, U.S. Officials Say - MotorTrend

Are gas prices steering you toward a hybrid or electric car? Good news! We have something new launching soon that will make hybrid/electric car buying a breeze. Check back for more info! #hybridcars #electriccars #fuelefficient #gasprices

Gasoline for that summer road trip will cost a bit more than experts in the federal government were expecting just a month ago. The government is also predicting higher crude prices, as higher U.S. production is offset by declines elsewhere. The Energy Information Administration on Tuesday estimated...

Devon Scott jumping for joy with the Accord she bought from Mikee Estes and McCarthys!
05/14/2019

Devon Scott jumping for joy with the Accord she bought from Mikee Estes and McCarthys!

Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms and mother figures out there. You deserve a special day. Remember that our Mother'...
05/12/2019

Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms and mother figures out there. You deserve a special day. Remember that our Mother's Day SUV special continues until 7pm today! Purchase a select SUV and receive a $200 gas card! Check out our inventory at mccarthyslo.com

Thank you SLO County for voting us Best Used Car Dealership for the 11th year in the SLO New Times Reader's Poll! Posing...
05/11/2019

Thank you SLO County for voting us Best Used Car Dealership for the 11th year in the SLO New Times Reader's Poll! Posing with our spiffy new award banner is our General Manager, Chris, and Sales Manager, Rusty. #bestofslocounty

We're excited to announce our Mother's Day SUV Special! Purchase a select SUV now through Monday (7pm) and get a $200 ga...
05/08/2019

We're excited to announce our Mother's Day SUV Special! Purchase a select SUV now through Monday (7pm) and get a $200 gas card. It's like the frosting on the Mother's Day cake! We have 15 SUVs to choose from. Here's Kurt asking you to imagine what mom could carry in this gorgeous 2013 Land Rover. Golf clubs? Beach chairs? Maybe gifts for her favorite kid? (That would be you.) See our inventory at mccarthyslo.com

Picture mom behind the wheel of a fabulous SUV! 💐💌👩 Don't miss out on McCarthy's Mother's Day Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or ...
05/08/2019
McCarthy's

Picture mom behind the wheel of a fabulous SUV! 💐💌👩 Don't miss out on McCarthy's Mother's Day Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or text (805) 544-1900 to schedule a showing!

Picture mom behind the wheel of a fabulous SUV! 💐💌👩 Don't miss out on McCarthy's Mother's Day Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or text (805) 544-1900 to schedule a showing!

Picture mom behind the wheel of a fabulous new SUV. We're here to make it happen! Stay tuned for a special Mother's Day ...
05/07/2019

Picture mom behind the wheel of a fabulous new SUV. We're here to make it happen! Stay tuned for a special Mother's Day Week promotion, coming tomorrow! Meanwhile, check out Steve with this stunning 2016 Land Rover LR4. See all our great SUVs at mccarthyslo.com. #happymothersday #momdeservesthebest

Looking for a pickup? 🚙👀👷‍♀️ Now's the time to shop! Don't miss out on McCarthy's Spring Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or text ...
05/03/2019
McCarthy's

Looking for a pickup? 🚙👀👷‍♀️ Now's the time to shop! Don't miss out on McCarthy's Spring Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or text (805) 544-1900 to schedule your test drive!

Looking for a pickup? 🚙👀👷‍♀️ Now's the time to shop! Don't miss out on McCarthy's Springs Sales Event! 🎈🎉🏷️ Call or text (805) 544-1900 to schedule your test drive! 😎

Alfred Plaza, another happy McCarthy's customer who bought from Steve Snyder😆
04/20/2019

Alfred Plaza, another happy McCarthy's customer who bought from Steve Snyder😆

Gabriel Lopez with his beautiful Chrysler 300 bought from McCarthy's and Kurt Zumstein...
04/06/2019

Gabriel Lopez with his beautiful Chrysler 300 bought from McCarthy's and Kurt Zumstein...

Armando Rojas , another happy McCarthy's customer who bought from Steve Snyder 😆
04/03/2019

Armando Rojas , another happy McCarthy's customer who bought from Steve Snyder 😆

Ronda Burmeister with her 2005 Honda Element she just purchased from McCarthys!  I think she likes it!
03/27/2019

Ronda Burmeister with her 2005 Honda Element she just purchased from McCarthys! I think she likes it!

Check out this beautiful 1965 Buick Skylark Convertible. Just in time for the sunshine! V8, Automatic and a power top! $...
03/12/2019

Check out this beautiful 1965 Buick Skylark Convertible. Just in time for the sunshine! V8, Automatic and a power top! $15,995

01/26/2019

Check out our new NSX! We have the original and best consignment program on the central coast.

Here is to another successful Wiggle-Waggle fund raiser for Woods Humane Society with over $700 raised for this worthy c...
11/17/2018

Here is to another successful Wiggle-Waggle fund raiser for Woods Humane Society with over $700 raised for this worthy cause!

Mr. Elliot Trueblood with his CRV he just purchased from Mikee Estes and McCarthys!
09/21/2018

Mr. Elliot Trueblood with his CRV he just purchased from Mikee Estes and McCarthys!

Kelly Foster, Daughter of our salesperson Mike Estes' customer Grace Tietje, with her new ride!
09/17/2018

Kelly Foster, Daughter of our salesperson Mike Estes' customer Grace Tietje, with her new ride!

McCarthy's customer Ashlee Hicks with her salesperson Armando Nunez after purchasing her pre-owned Prius
08/26/2018

McCarthy's customer Ashlee Hicks with her salesperson Armando Nunez after purchasing her pre-owned Prius

Hannah Noah with her McCarthy's salesperson Shannon Lasco standing in front of the 2010 Subaru Outback she just purchase...
08/26/2018

Hannah Noah with her McCarthy's salesperson Shannon Lasco standing in front of the 2010 Subaru Outback she just purchased. Congratulations Hannah!

Heather Griczen loving her new to her Volvo s60 she bought from Steve Snyder and McCarthy's!
07/14/2018

Heather Griczen loving her new to her Volvo s60 she bought from Steve Snyder and McCarthy's!

Edgar Fuerte standing next to his sales consultant Steve Snyder and his just-purchased 2011 Ford Mustang Cobra. Next tim...
06/29/2018

Edgar Fuerte standing next to his sales consultant Steve Snyder and his just-purchased 2011 Ford Mustang Cobra. Next time you see it it will be a blur going by!

If you go to Idaho you might see McCarthy plates driving around!  Russ Walter and his daughter Emma and their Subaru...
05/12/2018

If you go to Idaho you might see McCarthy plates driving around! Russ Walter and his daughter Emma and their Subaru...

New Car for Ms. Abany Derose from San Luis Obispo. Whoo Hoo!
05/12/2018

New Car for Ms. Abany Derose from San Luis Obispo. Whoo Hoo!

Congratulations to Kat on her new ride!
01/22/2018

Congratulations to Kat on her new ride!

Address

43 Higuera St
San Luis Obispo, CA
93401

SLO Transit Route 2, Higuera & Bridge Street Stop

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(805) 544-1900

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