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JH Barkau & Sons Auto Sales

4.9 out of 5 4.9
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Sales 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Service 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

JH Barkau & Sons Auto Sales Hours

Sales

Monday

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Tuesday

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thursday

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday

Closed

Service

Monday

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday

7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sunday

Closed

About Our Dealership

Dealer on Cars.com since March 2004

Since 1952, J.H. Barkau & Sons has stood behind our large selection of used vehicles. We are a customer focused and a family owned business. Our sales staff does not believe in pressuring our customers. Instead, we want to earn your business by making sure each and every single one of our customers can find something that is right for them on our lot.

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We have been voted "Best In Region" for the 19th Year in a row by local newspaper readers and named Dealer Rater Illinois Used Car Dealer of the Year for three straight years. Visit our website today to read all of our customer testimonials and stop in today to schedule your next test drive!

"Voted "Best in the Region" for 19 years in a row!"

Service

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  • Warranty - At least a 12,000-mile / 12-month warranty on parts and labor.
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  • Technician Quality - Technicians and advisors are properly trained, retained, and certified for quality.
  • Customer Satisfaction - A verified collection of valid online dealer reviews to demonstrate exceptional service quality.

Reviews

4.9 out of 5 4.9
695 lifetime reviews. Includes reviews of JH Barkau & Sons Auto Sales from DealerRater.com

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    January 16, 2021

    Nils is one of the best salesmen in the Midwest. Hands down excellent experience from start to finish! Always ask for Nils. Fantastic Customer Service.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    January 15, 2021

    Nils Sandstrom, and J H Barkau gave me excellent service to get the paperwork and loan all thru, so I could drive my car home.

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  • March 9, 2016

    I just want to leave a review for Pat at Barkau. I didn't end up buying a car from them (only because I found a comparable local vehicle) but he did an... excellent job helping me out. Pat drove to their service center to do a walk-around of the vehicle (in detail) I was interested in since it is a 100+ mile drive for me. He was honest, straightforward, and not pushy in the least. I hope he ends up with the next car that we want because I would definitely make the trip.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    January 2, 2021

    So Tim was more than extremely helpful. The folks at JH barkau and Sons are so courteous polite and genuine I highly recommend Tim and the folks at the... dealership

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    Tim Border

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    Adam Sherman

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 26, 2020

    Visited Nils today in a whim, and came out with a 2019 RAM. Thanks Nils! Always able to get us what we want. Thank you

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    J H Barkau & Sons Cedarville

    Thank you Jammey78 for taking the time to review us! We appreciate you, your friendship, loyalty and continued business. We look forward to working wi...th you in the future and will share this with Nils and the dealership. Enjoy that new RAM my friend and Happy New Year! Cheers!


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    Chad Piefer

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 24, 2020

    Easy process. Thanks Nils and Adam at cedarville barkau. - nils kills is the best fantasy football player 🙌🏼 Keep getting more Honda's. Can Barkaus... get Tesla's?

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    J H Barkau & Sons Cedarville

    Thank you E sandy for the excellent rating and taking the time to review us. We agree, Nils and Adam are gems to have on the Barkau Team. Please know ...that you can always rely on JH Barkau & Sons for support, exceeding expectations and customer first-focus!


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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 24, 2020

    It is always a quick and easy process buying a vehicle at Barkaus. Nils makes the process nice and quick. We bought our last 6 vehicles here. We always... get top dollar for our trade in

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    J H Barkau & Sons Cedarville

    Thank you Lohrkarrie for the awesome 5-star rating! We always aim to deliver great experiences and we are happy to hear we hit that mark with you ever...y time! We agree, Nils is an expert in the field and we are proud to have him part of the Barkau Team. Thank you for your loyalty, friendship and continued business. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!


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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 16, 2020

    Thank you Tim and Barkau & Sons for a pleasant and professional car buying experience !, and a very nice truck ! Well worth the long trip out.

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    J H Barkau & Sons Cedarville

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us an excellent rating, we appreciate your business and kind words. We definitely agree, Tim is instru...mental to the Barkau Team! We want all of our customers to have a stress-free experience, exceed their expectations and leave our dealership feeling like family. Enjoy that new truck and don't be a stranger.


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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 15, 2020

    Tim did an awesome job helping us find what we were looking for. He made sure to explain all the futures of the vehicles that we test drove and was able... to help us walk out with a vehicle for our growing family the same day! Thank you Tim!

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  • 4.0 out of 5
    December 14, 2020

    Clean establishment and kind people that work there. Cute cat's and good snack's and beer coozie's. Hand sanitizer for your covid needs.

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    Javier Castro

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