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Six-Time Award Winner
Used Car Dealers Award

Award for Best Used Car Dealership 2012

For the sixth consecutive year, Ken's Kars has been selected for the Business Hall of Fame Award in the Used Car Dealers category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). read the whole press release

Thank You!

Customer Testimonial

"These are some nice guys. They are easy to deal with. It was a pleasant buying experience."

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Guardian Warrantied Vehicles

We are Famous in Argentina

Click to read entire article about us in the Clarin - Argentina's most important newspaper.

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Pre-Owned Vehicles To Make You Proud

3 Generations of Good Old Fashioned Honesty & Service

Clean & Reliable Cars -- All Makes & Models

Looking for a special vehicle make or model?  You will find lots of variety on our lot.

Car Inventory Changes Every 2-3 Days

If we don't have what you want today, come back tomorrow!  Our inventory of vehicles is updated every couple of days because we do sell a lot of cars!

Are you a first time buyer? 

You will find a variety of cars:

  • in your price range
  • with low mileage
  • that are easy on the wallet when you fill up at the gas station


Do you have kids?

We specialize in family vehicles with four doors, such as vans or SUVs.

Ask how we can help with special financing.

Need Help With Financing?

You are not alone.  We are experienced at helping you through the process.  Whether you want traditional bank financing or need special financing because of bad credit -- we can help.

Lots of our customers drive away in their newly purchased vehicle the same day!  Read about the customer that came in the blizzard.

We will help you:

  • Arrange financing -- even if you have bad credit
  • Fill out a credit application
  • Determine a payment schedule that works for you
  • Reduce your number of payments
  • Try to lower your interest rate

Guardian Certified Cars -- Every One of Them

Ken Smiley, just like his Dad, and his GrandDad before him, sells only clean, quality, pre-owned cars.  That means that you can rest assured, just like the thousands of other customers over the past 50 years of their being in business in Dayton Ohio.

Guarantee. Things happen.  You are covered.  Each and every vehicle comes with a 30-day or 1000 miles guarantee.

Ken Smiley, the owner of Ken's Kars, and Ron Burton, the Sales Manager.Are You Looking to Buy a Car?

We would sure love to help you find that perfect car.

Please take a look at our inventory.  You never know!



Early photo of Ken's Kars

We Give "Used Car Sales"
a Good Name

  • 75% repeat business
  • Quality, clean & reliable Cars
  • All Cars Guardian Certified
  • Guaranteed to pass E-Check
  • 30-day or 1000 miles guarantee
  • We take any car in trade
  • Special financing available
  • We help you obtain financing
  • New inventory of cars every 2-3 days
  • Extended Service Contracts Available

Award for Best Used Car Dealership 2009

Member Miami Valley Used Car Dealers Association

We've been selling cars in Dayton for a long time. One of my grandfather's former employees found and gave me this piece of Ken's Kars memorabilia that they had saved all these years. Thanks for the memories!


Internet Sales

We sell a lot of cars over the Internet.

Find something you like? We'll work with you to make sure it is just what you are looking for before you make that long trip to pick it up.

Give us a call.