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Used Cars Rockford IL

The search for a quality used car doesn’t have to be difficult. But often, the process isn’t made at simple as it could be by used car dealers. At J.H. Barkau & Sons, we recognize this is an issue. We have formed our reputation on providing used cars at great prices – and making the buying process easy. This is why we are a trusted source for used cars near Rockford IL and the surrounding communities. The people of Rockford have been buying used cars from us since the beginning – which dates all the way back to 1952.

When you treat people right, word spreads quickly. This, and our huge selection of used cars, explains why people travel from all over to J.H. Barkau & Sons.

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Used Cars and Trucks at Great Prices

When you have a large selection of used cars near Rockford IL like we do, it affords you certain luxuries. One such luxury is the ability to offer the vehicles at prices lower than the competition. We are focused on offering great deals to the people of Rockford and the surrounding communities.

Sometimes the search for a different vehicle comes out of necessity. And often the need for a used car doesn’t coincide with your financial situation. This is why the great prices on used cars offered at J.H. Barkau & Sons comes as such a relief to many consumers. We also offer used car financing that helps people get a new car, many times no matter their financial situation.

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Used Cars for Rockford Residents

The people of Rockford know a good deal when they see one. That’s why so many Rockford residents buy a used car from J.H. Barkau & Sons – and have done so for years. Our huge selection of used cars is always changing. We encourage anyone looking for something specific to keep checking our inventory, or contact us and one of our staff members will help you in your search!

Welcome to J.H. Barkau & Sons !

Since 1952, J.H. Barkau & Sons has served the Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin stateline area for their automotive needs. We can proudly boast to over 70,000 customers in those years and have had thousands of customers purchase multiple vehicles and generations of families that have allowed us to serve them. The areas we serve include Beloit, Cedarville, Dubuque, Freeport, IL, Janesville, WI, Rockford and the surrounding communities. We offer a plethora of automotive brands, including Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Pontiac and many others. For a great selection of used cars under $10,000 near Rockford, IL, Cedarville, IL or Beloit, WI stop in at J.H. Barkau & Sons, which include late model used trucks, and used SUVs near Dubuque, IA. We also offer a wide range of high-quality budget cars and trucks in Dubuque, IA, Janesville, WI and Rockford, IL that will fit any need and lifestyle.

When John H. Barkau founded the business, his goal was to bring quality, affordable transportation to the local area. Jim (2nd generation), Rick (3rd generation), and Willie (3rd generation) Barkau have continued in that tradition while expanding our marketplace to be worldwide. We have had vehicles shipped to Russia, Sweden, Australia, Turkey, Mexico and many other locations. We have vehicles purchased by customers in 49 states and commonly have customers fly in to pick up their new vehicles. In all of this, it has been a pleasure for the Barkau family to help fulfill the transportation needs of a varied clientele. Read More


I helped my son get into a used Honda CR-V this weekend. I didn't think I would be able to co-sign for the loan but the dealer helped me to understand that I actually have a great credit rating, despite a bankruptcy in my history. The dealer also made good on an honest mistake when he misquoted the price as $700 less than listed. I was also impressed with how quick they cleaned up the car and got it ready for us to pick up. I was so pleased with the service that I intend to shop for my wife's next vehicle with Nils Sandstrom at Barkau
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