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Ken Garff Auto Group - Salt Lake City, Utah

New Cars & Used Cars
Service, Parts, Collision Centers
The Salt Lake City business area - from St. George, Provo, Salt Lake City, Bountiful to Ogden - couldn't be better serviced by any group of car dealerships than by the Ken Garff Automotive Group. We have nearly 5,000 new cars, certified pre-owned cars and any other used cars in the Salt Lake City trading area at 39 locations to better service you - making us the most convenient, offering the best selection, and delivering the best value - all with our Best Price Guarantee. That is right, if you want a new car or used car in Utah, there is no place better to buy that new car or used car than from a Ken Garff dealership.

If you are interested in a new car, Ken Garff can give you the best prices and best values on Audi, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Porsche, Saab, Volkswagen or Volvo. Of course, if you are after a pre-owned car, we sell everything else, including Toyota, Lexus, BMW, Infiniti, Lincoln, Mercury, Chevrolet, Saturn, Scion, Mini Cooper, Acura, Cadillac, Subaru, Hummer and more. So if you need to service your used car, buy manufacturer parts or need to take your vehicle to one of our certified collision centers, Ken Garff is the place to go.

But did you know that this year is our 79th Anniversary? Becuase of our long standing reputation, we are considered by Utah residents to be the most preferred new car and used car dealer in the whole State of Utah. No one tries as hard as we do in Salt Lake City to do what is right for their customers than us. We try to earn your business in order to keep your business.

So just how did Ken Garff get his start?

An explosion at a Shell Service Station on the corner of 500 South and State Street nearly cost Ken Garff his life, yet it catapulted him into the car business. Ken was an attendant at the station and had walked out the doorway to help a customer at the pump when the building exploded behind him. Shell began reconstructing the building, but Ken was left with little to do. Thus, he began to sell used cars to keep himself occupied. When Shell completed their building they gave Ken an ultimatum, "If you want to keep working for us, you need to stop selling cars." Too late. Ken had discovered the car business and was not turning around.

Ken Garff founded his business in 1932 upon the principles of honesty and integrity, personalized customer service and being a good corporate citizen. These ideals fueled Ken's success as he earned new car franchises such as Oldsmobile and Studebaker.

Today, these same ideals are at the very cornerstone of this third generation business and the reason why consumers rate the Ken Garff Automotive Group as the Most Preferred Dealer in the State of Utah according to a January 2004, Dan Jones survey. The Ken Garff Automotive Group is now associated with 39 new car franchises, three used car stores and five collision repair centers located at 45 locations throughout Utah, from Ogden to St. George. The Ken Garff Automotive Group also has business interests in insurance, warranties and ecommerce companies.

As mentioned, the Ken Garff Automotive Group believes in giving back to the community. Since Ken founded his business in 1932, the company has given millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours to schools, charities and community organizations.

Most recently, the Ken Garff Automotive Group has participated heavily in your local community. Amounts donated have ranged from time and energy and smaller sponsorships to larger donations; beneficiaries have ranged from local communities to nationwide nonprofits; causes associated with have ranged from providing youth with more educational incentives, inspirational messages and opportunities to giving to those that sacrifice their lives and time by serving in the military. In essence, the Ken Garff Automotive Group has wanted to help improve the quality of life for those living in communities in which it does business.




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