In a state known for being the birthplace of the American automobile, Lansing, Michigan has it’s fair share of car dealers! General Motors recently rolled out its latest (and much-hyped) Camaro from its Lansing Grand River Plant. And in a state where there’s much production, there are plenty of opportunities to buy! There are dozens of car dealerships in the greater Lansing area. You can even find imports if that’s your preference.
LaFontaine Ford belongs to the family-owned LaFontaine Automotive Group. They own 22 franchises in 16 locations across Michigan and employ more than 1,000 people. Located on South Cedar, they cater to surrounding cities as well and offer online concierge service. No need to call during office hours to schedule service, you can do it from home in your pajamas using their concierge service. They sell new and pre-owned cars and trucks, and offer certified Ford parts in their service department.
Courtesy Ford is listed as a Lansing dealership, but you’ll need to drive a short distance to 1830 W. Grand River, Okemos out past East Lansing. They offer a comprehensive line-up new and not-so-new Ford vehicles, as well as the opportunity to be pre-approved on line for a loan.
Sheehan Chevrolet is the only locally-owned Chevy dealer in the Lansing area. They are easy to get to on American Road just north of I-96. In 2013, owner Ralph Shaheen was recognized as 2012 Dealer of the Year Award from Chevrolet. Less than 1% of U.S. Chevrolet dealers receive this award annually. You can look through their large inventory offerings online.
Feldman Chevrolet of Lansing was known as Bud Kouts Chevrolet but remains on the other side of town from Sheehan 124 at 2801 E. Michigan Ave and is the largest Chevy dealership in Michigan with over 40 acres of inventory. With their online feature: Shop Click Drive they make online purchasing of a car easier than you might want! There’s not obligation to purchase if you use the feature, but you can browse their inventory, pick a car you like, “create you own deal”, and go in to either test drive or pick up your car. They also offer a 3-day buy back guarantee.
Sundance Chevrolet is not technically in Lansing, but to the west almost at Grand Ledge, although they serve customers from the greater Lansing area. They’re located at 5895 E. Saginaw in Grand Ledge. They, too, offer the Shop Click Drive deal, but they also encourage customers to email them questions if you’re browsing their site and need some help. They offer new and used inventory of cars, trucks and SUVs.
Hank Graff Chevrolet in Okemos offers new Chevys, used cars, service parts, a collision center, and car accessories. If you want to save some time before visiting them, you can go online to schedule any needed service, make an appointment to test drive a car, shop for car accessories, or get pre-approved for financing before you drive in.
Sawyers Superstore of Chevrolet is a bit of a drive at 13200 US 27 north of Lansing in DeWitt. They offer the usual Chevrolet Shop Click Drive deals. Their website not only lists all the pictures and names of all their employees, clicking on the type of car you want takes you to pages devoted to that type of vehicle.
CHRYSLER & GENERAL MOTORS:
Champion Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is located at 6505 West Saginaw and have been in business more than 30 years. They serve the mid-Michigan area offering the “best” of what the two companies offer. While their six service departments and a Collision Center service all cars, their specialty are Chrysler and GM cars.
Bill Snethkamp’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram calls themselves a full service dealership able to meet any automotive needs a client might have. You can find them at 6131 Pennsylvania Avenue – along with dozens of other dealerships of all makes and brands! They’re not far from East Lansing, Holt, Jackson and Waverly. You can find both used and new cars there.
Suburban Cadillac of Lansing will probably make any Cadi-lovers out there happy because they are all about Cadillacs! They located at 5901 S. Pennsylvania Avenue and any Cadillac needs, questions, or cravings can be satisfied here – from tires to Kelly Blue Book Value link to estimate your car’s trade-in value.
Crippen Auto Mall offers several brands at their 8300 W. Saginaw Highway site: GMC, Mazda, Volvo, and Buick. From heir main website, customers can click over to any of these brands. They also offer a “New Owners” clinic whether you purchased your car from them or not!
RightWay Auto Sales of Lansing say they specialize in selling quality, used cars to folks with bad credit and have been in the business since 1995. They’re at 1315 S. Waverly in Lansing. Online you can view the current inventory, schedule a visit, and apply online for credit approval.
Motorcars of Lansing is one of two dealerships under the same name, the other being in Kalamazoo. The Lansing one is located at: 6505 S. Pennsylvania Avenue. They offer used vehicles, warranty, and service, as well as online car appraisal if you’re wondering what your old car is worth!
Paradise Motors of Lansing is at 5520 S. Pennsylvania Avenue. In 2009, their owner was named by the National Independent Automobile Dealers’ Association as National Quality Dealer of the Year. They have been in business more than 30 years and offer pre-owned vehicles. Like most dealers today, you don’t have to leave your home to find out if you qualify for credit. You can do it online.
Capitol Auto Sales at 3021 South Cedar say they offer “the finest selections” of used vehicles. You’ll find a wide range of pricing and makers here, both domestic and import. You can also pre-apply for financing online through their website.
University Motor Mall at 6420 S. Cedar St. is conveniently located just north of 96 near Edgewood Towne Center. You can browse this used car dealership to find your next car and figure out your financing. If you don’t find what you want in their inventory, fill out their Car Finder form and they’ll find one for you!
OK Automart at 5020 S. Pennsylvania Avenue say they guarantee credit approval. In business more than a decade, they offer both import and domestic cars as well as online trade-in value and financing.
Robert Lee Auto Sales is located at 4909 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. They speak Spanish here! They strive to have happy customers and offer a CarFax Buyback Process for each car and they offer car financing rates starting at 1.99%.
BJ’s Auto Sales, Inc. at 4000 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. They have been in business almost four decades. They offer credit union financing for their cars and each car listed has 18 to 28 detailed pictures online so customers can get a good idea of what the car looks prior to going in.
A & K Wholesalers say they offer wholesale prices to the public. They are also found on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. You can search their website for their latest specials, look through their current inventory and look into financing as well. They also offer a Carfax on their cars.
KAM Motors is a used car dealership at 3003 W. Saginaw. To entice you to purchase one of their used vehicles, they offer 6 months/6,000 miles for any vehicles less than 10 years old. They’ll also guarantee approved credit and they speak Spanish.
JD Bydrider specializes in buyers with poor credit. Visit them at 4881 S. Cedar St. They are part of the Zeigler Auto Group. You can start the application for financing online while your browsing their used cars.
North Lansing Auto Connection is located at 611 E. Saginaw. You can browse their website before visiting and look for cars by price or make. Can’t find what you want? No problem! Use their car finder and they’ll help you find just what you want.
Spartan Toyota is also on Pennsylvania Avenue and offers all customers a Toyota Lifetime Powertrain Warranty (ask them for details!) They’re happy to sell you a new or used Toyota and provide financing. If you buy a used vehicle from them, they will give you two years worth of discounted oil changes and tire rotations.
Kia of Lansing can be found at 5737 Pennsylvania Avenue. They offer more than a dozen types of Kia cars, new and used, in a wide variety of pricing. They are family owned and part of a multi-dealership group.They also offer used cars in other makes.
Lansing Nissan is at 1728 W. Grand River Avenue a short drive from Lansing in Okemos. They offer everything Nissan from new or used cars, parts and service, as well as financing. More interestingly, they offer Nissan’s interesting One for One Rewards program: they pre-load your card with sales and services points. You earn 5% of your purchase back on your card for future customer-pay transactions there. You can then use those points toward paying your next visit!
Capital Honda is close to Michigan State and just off of 96 at 2651 Jolly Road in what is officially Okemos, but close to the Lansing border. Besides the usual Hondas, a neat feature their website also offers are videos. There are five kinds of videos from Honda including video inventory, blog, test drive, dealership, and how-to’s! Want to know how to pair your phone to your new Honda? Watch their video!