I bought a 2016 Ford F-150 from Jim Schmitz back in early July. I recently had the brakes replaced with new rotors and had to work done by my mechanic in the town that I live in. I contacted Jim Schmidt about this problem and they have taken care of over half of the bill or paying for the parts and they realized it was a mistake on their part work should have been done originally and they made it right with me I am writing this review into cancel out the other two because they came forward and made it right with the customer( myself).
Everything went well with the purchase of my 2017 Expedition EL. We took delivery the day after our visit because they were to have fixed the back-up camera. The back-up camera was faulty with the image being distorted and was identified during test drive with agreement to have it fixed. Upon delivery, on the same day, the camera again failed and has continued to not be functional (this is day 2). I'm not to worried because they said they would make sure it was fixed so I will write a follow up to this to let you know how it turns out.
That said I feel based on my initial experience they will be true to their word. Look for a review once it does or doesn't get repaired. I do want to say I dealt with AJ (sales) and he was great to work with, always following up and keeping me up to date over a lengthy period. At this time I would recommend him as a great representative of the dealership being knowledgeable and easy to work with.
I would recommend anyone looking for a vehicle to see Jim Schmidt Ford. These are good people, they are honest and there is no pressure. They are not the type of sales people or dealership you may be used to. Honesty and decency are on the top of the list for their employees and this dealership. If you are in the market I urge you to make a visit.
I bought a 2016 F-150 from Jim Schmidt Ford this week. I had looked at a lot of trucks online, visited several dealers and attempted to buy at one other dealer. Terry and the whole team at Jim Schmidt Ford made the process hassle free and easy going. There wasn’t a high pressure “typical” process that I’ve experienced at other dealerships. I will definitely be back and would highly recommend Terry to others.
Excellent dealership with great customer service, low prices, and a really large inventory with the best selection of used vehicles we've seen. Really appreciated our sales rep AJ! He absolutely earned our business, sending pictures prior to our arrival, very knowledgeable about the vehicle, and easy to work with. Most of all, we appreciated AJ staying late for us to complete the sale! Their family-friendly kids play area was also very much appreciated! He even texted us to make sure we made it home okay after a pretty long trip back home. Would definitely recommend Jim Schmidt Ford to anyone.
Rick was a perfect salesman. Not too pushy, very informative and friendly. I would definitely refer him. The last time we bought a car from another dealership it took forever. This purchase was very fast!
My experience at Statewide Ford in Van Wert, Ohio was excellent. Randy Custer, the salesperson, helped me find exactly the Escape that I wanted. He was knowledgable and thorough. All of the staff was friendly and accommodating. I LOVE my new Ford Escape!
Kevin Lindeman took the time to answer all our questions and was very professional. This was one of the best car buying experiences we have ever had. No pressure and gave us time to make our decision. Really appreciate that. Will definitely recommend Kevin and Raabe Ford to others.
Kevin L., Jessica A. and Joe gave outstanding help
by Cynthia Heider from Cridersville
November 5, 2018
Kevin Lindeman gathered the information I requested and did not transfer me to another person as a different Ford dealership had. He even lined up the three cars I was considering so I could compare. He took scheduled vacation time during my decision process and Jessica Armentrout capably helped me navigate the financial process. I changed a feature I had requested and Joe quickly secured a vehicle for me. When the vehicle arrived, Jessica went over it with a fine tooth comb and found a small scratch. She went out of her way to make it right. The financial person in the office was pleasant and kind. The service technician who adjusted my headlights per my request was friendly, efficient, and competent. It was not even a scheduled request. I am glad my brother recommended Kevin Lindeman at Raabe Ford!
I have been buying new cars and trucks from Kevin Lindeman at Raabe Ford & Lincoln for over 20 years and My latest purchase of a 2019 Lincoln Continental was also handled by Kevin and he was assisted by Jessica Armentrout in explaining all the features of the New Lincoln. Kevin went above and beyond expectations to order my New Lincoln. So thanks again for your excellence in the delivery of
my new 2019 Lincoln Continental.
This was our second time getting a new vehicle through Raabe Ford and our customer service was great as always. My family has been doing business with them since the early 90's and will continue due to their customer service and seamless process. Kevin Lindeman & Jessica Armentrout were very easy to work with and would highly recommend to anyone looking for a new vehicle!
by ODanielFordCustomerForLife from DealerRater.com
December 2, 2018
My wife and I recently needed to purchase a new minivan for our family. Honestly, we weren???t looking forward to it - we were overwhelmed and a bit stressed... and the timing for our family budget was rough. We had heard great things about the New Haven O???Daniel Ford, so we decided to at least try to talk to someone. My sister recommended Mike Pocci, and she was 100% accurate. Mike was genuine, kind, and very knowledgeable. He did not try to get us in a more expensive car. He stayed in our budget. He kept in contact with us through text and calls the next free days before we officially signed. We also worked with Ryan Keebler and Mike Everton, and we couldn???t have been more impressed. Everyone was upfront and honest. They all communicated with us throughout the process. This team made this potentially stressful situation easy and even enjoyable! We will 100% return to Mike, Ryan, & Mike when we need a vehicle again, and we will refer them to ANYONE! Thanks, O???Daniel Ford! PS. And they have a GREAT selection ??? we LOVE our new minivan!!!
Ryan was very friendly and helpful. He listened to and accommodated our needs. He took the time to find the best vehicle for our family. He made sure we had the best price and value for our money. We were very impressed with how throughly he knew the inventory. We would definitely recommend to our friends and family!
Matt Wilson was the internet manager who helped me with my pricing excellent guy to work with really looks out for you superb customer service Dave forres was just as equally helpful going over the car and helping me with paperwork and everything else this company I would highly recommend it made me turn into a Ford believer once again I would go to Bob Thomas Ford every time highly recommend them for a car
I bought a used 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 from them. I flew down from Milwaukee, WI and they picked me up from the airport. When I arrived I looked over the car and it was better than the pictures. Well detailed. I then drove the car back to Milwaukee 4.5 hrs and it ran and shifted very smooth, even through Chicago rush hr downtown. Only problem I had was a burned out blinker bulb. Jeff was a nice guy and answered all my questions that day and the week before, sending me info and pictures. Very good experience. Shane
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