We look back at some of the highlights of 2018 for Tates 


February 2018

Tates previewed the All-New Citroen C4 Cactus Hatch, before its official launch.​

Tates Crawley got off to a flying start with the New C4 Cactus, taking a trio of orders at their customer event.​

Customers loved the superb comfort and ride, and Bradley Arthur; Sales Manager at Tates Citroen in Crawley commented that with all the positive interest generated at the event sales could only continue to grow!


The long awaited and hugely anticipated DS 7 Crossback Demonstrator vehicles arrived, ready for the first influx of test drives.

Snow arrived at our showrooms!

We had a massive influx of snow at all of our showrooms including Brighton, which is quite rare.


March 2018 

Citroen Van Week

For a week Tates Citroen celebrated their vans. We offered exclusive offers on all of the vans we had available. 

The Montpelier Villa U7’s receiving their new kit from Tates.

We are looking forward to following the boys during the season.

The opening of our new DS Stores

Tates new DS Stores brought a taste of Paris to Sussex when they opened their doors in March.  

Located in Brighton and Crawley, they have been conceived from the floor up to represent premium French car brand, DS Automobiles.

Hyundai QR Code event

Hyundai QR Code event Tates Hyundai in Brighton hosted a QR Code event where attendees could receive a financial incentive of up to up to £3,000 off their purchase.

It was a great couple of days, and plenty of sales were made.



VIP Event at Tates

Exclusive Platinum Event Key Pass Holders were invited to join us for our 3 Day sales event at Tates Citroen and DS in Brighton and Crawley. 

Extra financial incentives and exclusive Platinum Event savings were available on a selection of New and Approved Pre-Owned vehicles.

Social Media Competition

Tates held a Social Media St Patrick's Day competition to win a driving experience day for two people.

Big congratulations to the winner; Simon Wicks who had a brilliant day driving the cars with his partner. 


April 2018 

Social Media Competitions

Social Media Competitions Tates ran two social media competitions to win a chance to drive the All-New and prestigious DS 7 Crossback and the long-anticipated Citroen C3 Aircross for a week.

Both winners were thrilled with the vehicles and enjoyed their week.


May 2018

Annual Kia QR Code event 

Attendees received a personal QR Code that was scanned during the event to reveal a different amount of money, up to £3,000, to be used towards the overall transaction when purchasing any new or used vehicle during the event. 

We even hosted a showing of the Royal Wedding between Harry and Meghan to keep all our guests from missing out on the big day.


July 2018

Are you Completely Satisfied?

Tates Citroen announced our first winner for our quarterly tank of fuel competition.  Congratulations to Sharon Reid for winning £50 worth of fuel.

Citroen Service and Sales customers are automatically entered when they have written and submitted online an honest review of their experience with us .

​Feedback from our customers is invaluable in helping us keep all our customers completely satisfied.

Tates Crawley in partnership with Tilgate Golf Course 

This week Tates DS sponsored Tilgate's Golf Club Championship week with various prizes.  

A display of DS3's along with the All-New DS 7 Crossback was on show.

DS 7 Crossback Review

We invited Hannah Bamford from Pike and Pine, an award-winning restaurant in Brighton, to drive the DS 7 Crossback around for a week.

Read her review here

J B Memorial Day - Pyecombe Golf Course

Tates Kia in Pyecombe was proud to be supporting the Jan Brittin Memorial Day fundraiser for Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.


All had a brilliant day.

Out and about with Tates

Tates Hyundai placed the All-New Tucson at the Holmbush Shopping Centre in Shoreham.

Our lovely brand ambassador was informing people about the new vehicle.  

Feedback for this new model was brilliant, with two orders taken as a result of the placement.


August 2018

Dog Agility Show

This was a first for Tates, to be involved with the SKS Dog Agility Event at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, 

But it was amazing to see the talent of these brilliant dogs. 

A big well done to Stacey and her team for all the hard work involved to make this event such a success.


Mannings Heath Golf and Wine Estate

Tates DS was proud to be the main sponsors for the Captains Day at Mannings Heath Golf and Wine Estate in Horsham.

The sun was out in full swing, and everyone enjoyed the day, helping to raise money for the captains' charities; The Alzheimers Society and Parkinsons UK​.

Search Seven Charity Event

Tates supported the Mid Sussex Golf Club's Search Seven charity event.

What a brilliant day this was, we lined up an excellent display of our new DS Vehicles.

The Charity Golf Day raised a massive £8,000 towards the 7 Charities.

Proud to be involved in this day.



September 2018

New Registration Plate

The new 68 plates were introduced, with various showroom events taking place to highlight the range of cars we offer.


Charity Event

We were extremely proud to be involved with this charity event in aid of the Chestnut Tree House Charity at East Sussex National Golf Course.

Tates entered a team into the event who had a thoroughly enjoyable day, even though they didn't win. Better luck next year boys.

Citroen and DS QR Code event

Due to the success of our previous events, Tates Citroen and DS in Brighton and Crawley hosted a QR Code event, where attendees could gain financial incentives between £750-3000 towards their purchase of a new or used vehicle.



November 2018

Showroom Event

Tates Hyundai held their second QR Code event where attendees had the opportunity to get between £750-3000 off of their purchase.

The selling bell could be heard ringing most of the day — what a great success.

Black Friday Event

This year Tates held a Black Friday event where we had the hottest offers of the season on New and Pre-Owned vehicles across the Citroen, DS, Hyundai and Kia ranges.


2019 will see a whole host of new events if you would like to be involved in any of our golf days, showroom events etc. Please email your details to vip@tatescars.co.uk, and we will ensure your name is added to the list.

All that's left for us to say is we hope you have a lovely Christmas and New Year, and look forward to seeing you all in 2019.