About Our Automotive Repairs – Palmerston North


Mitsubishi & Subaru Specialists

We are the Mitsubishi & Subaru specialists. Elite Automotive new work shop is now at 29 Pirani Place – Palmerston North. We are a fully approved repairer for all the major warranty companies such as Protecta, Autosure, Vero Warranty, Lumley and AA Warranty. As an NZTA registered WOF centre, we are able to make sure your car or trailer is safe and legal on the road. We have courtesy cars available if you need to leave your vehicle with us and still require transport. (bookings essential, subject to availability).

With many years of experience, an up the minute diagnostic scanner and access to top technical data, we can solve all your automotive problems. All our work is backed by comprehensive MTA warranty. We can service and repair a wide range of vehicles including cars, 4WD and light commercials.


Staff Profiles

Our team consist of highly qualified staff members with passion for the motor industry. 



Grant  has worked at Steelfort for 20 years and is a qualified engineer, Tania has been in the hospitality industry for 25 years and is running the workshop office.

When they get time Grant likes to take his Triumph out for a cruise and Tania enjoys spending time with her horse.



Daniel has joined the family business and is passionate about cars. He came onboard as an apprentice, and is now a qualified tech.


He has completed his NZ Qalification and is also now qualified and been recently promoted to Head Technician.

Morne is from Bloomfontein SA, and joined Elite in January 2020. His likes are cars, hunting, and fishing.

“Elite Auto have serviced our vans for the last few years. As we relie on these at all times to cart our gear it is important to have next to no down time and they manage this very well. Their prices are very reasonable compared to the previous dealership pricing we have experienced. Highly recommended..”

Cam Ward – Wenham Builders