About Us

Welcome to Barkau Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Freeport

We are a full service New and Used car dealer located in Freeport, IL serving the towns of Chicago, Rockford, Madison, WI, and many other towns and urban locations across Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Here at Barkau Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Freeport, the customer is our number one priority. We are fully dedicated to each and every customer from the moment they walk in the door. Our goal is to offer our customers the highest quality vehicles at unmatched prices, but the automotive business isn’t just about the product, it’s about the customer. Purchasing a vehicle can be overwhelming and our team understands that. Our experienced team of Sales Professionals, Finance Managers, Service Advisors, Certified Technicians and Parts Specialists are here to help make your vehicle buying experience as stress-free as possible by guiding you through our simplified process and ensure you drive away in the vehicle of your dreams, with a price you can afford. We pride ourselves on exceeding our customer’s expectations with an extensive inventory and highly trained staff. If we don’t have it, we can locate it or order it through the manufacturer.


The Family
Barkau CDJR Storefront


What started in 1952 as a single store in Cedarville by John Barkau, has grown into four automotive dealer groups in Jo Daviess and Stephenson Counties; JH Barkau & Sons in Cedarville, JH Barkau & Sons in Freeport, Barkau Automotive in Stockton, Cedarville Service Center, JH Barkau & Sons Collision Center in Freeport and most recently Barkau Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Freeport in Freeport. We have an extensive inventory that includes New, Used and Certified Pre-Owned with best-selling favorites such as the Dodge Challenger, Jeep Wrangler, RAM 1500, RAM 2500, Jeep Cherokee, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Compass and the Chrysler Pacifica. Our expert Sales Team will be right there with you throughout your buying process answering any questions that may arise. Once you’ve found the vehicle that suits you, our professional Finance Team has relations with numerous banks and lending institutions in Freeport and surrounding areas and will work with you to find the very best deal and affordable payments, whether it’s leasing or traditional car loan.

When your vehicle is ready for its first oil change, bring it to our Service Department and our Certified Technicians will take care of you. From changing a simple burnt out bulb to major repair, our reliable Service Team and Technicians will have your vehicle back on the road and running like new. Can’t or don’t want to take advantage of our inviting customer lounge area? Take one of our complimentary loaner vehicles. If you need parts or accessories for your vehicle, stop into our Parts Department and our knowledgeable Parts Team will assist with all of your automotive needs. If we don’t have it, we’ll find it. Get into a fender bender? Give our Body Shop/Collision Center a call and our Certified Technicians/Painters will work with you and your insurance company to make your car look new again. Need a Spray-In Bedliner for your truck? No problem! And we will have it back to you the next day!

Come see for yourself the pride we take in our company, but mostly the pride we take in our customers. We are committed to building long-term relationships with our customers by providing memorable experiences that earn and retain their future business. Whatever your preference may be, you’ll have no trouble finding an affordable vehicle that brings joy to your daily drive! We are also proud to participate in giving back to our community with supporting several charities and events year around. When it comes to purchasing your next vehicle, go to someone who has been in the automotive industry for over 71 years —The Barkau Family— we strive to always go above and beyond our customer’s expectations. Our Sales, Service and Parts Teams are known throughout the Midwest for their professionalism and dedication to YOU, our customers!

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