1719 E Jackson Street Macomb, IL 61455 309-837-7777

About Gentry Motor Company

== Gentry Motor Company Inc.==
Established in September of 1989, Gentry Motor Company has excelled in the local area of West Central Illinois and, via the internet, across the nation. Gentry Motor Company specializes in one-or-two year old vehicles that have remaining factory warranty, as well as locating those vehicles that are hard to find. The inventory of Gentry Motor Company is inspected for mechanical soundness and safety by independent auto repair facilities of Macomb. We are affiliated with several banks, and lending institutions in order to offer financing for customers. The staff of Gentry Motor Company is made up of both male and female sales associates that have a combined 45 years in the industry with Gentry Motor Company. In addition to sales - complete auto detailing as well as complete auto repair and maintenance services are offered at Gentry Motor Company. In 2021 Gentry Motor Company began offering UHAUL services.

== History ==

Ben F. Gentry began selling cars in 1939 for his father in the Ford Dealership in Bowling Green Missouri. In September of 1989 Ben opened Gentry Motor Company Inc. in Macomb Illinois. In 1992 Ben was voted Illinois Independent Auto Dealers Association Dealer of the Year. Ben Gentry was known throughout the industry as a straightforward man, who believed in success through honest hard work. Ben was a true "car guy" his knowledge and experience earned the respect of other dealers and customers as well. Many in the industry sought after his approach to sales. Dealers from around Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri often sent their employees to Ben for professional training. There are many successful people in the car business, and other sales-related industries that were taught by Ben. Ben was the son of Ben G. Gentry who got his start in selling for the Hostess Company. He moved on to the car business as a Ford dealer in Vandalia, Missouri then Bowling Green, and later in Macomb, Illinois until 1978.
== Today ==

Today Gentry Motor Company Inc. is owned and operated by John Gentry. John joined his father in 1994 as a sales counselor. The "No Haggle" approach to car sales was a good fit for John. His belief is that each customer should be treated the same and that buying a car from a dealer should be enjoyable for the customer. John has taken the business into the 21st century by implementing standards and procedures that are tailored to the Internet customer while still maintaining the integrity of the two generations prior to him. In 2008 Gentry Motor Company attained accreditation from the Better Business Bureau and maintains an '''A+''' rating.

== Policies ==

Treat people the way you would like to be treated. Offer quality cars that have been inspected at a fair straight forward price with no hassles.

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