DOWNTOWN 2001 Oak Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 328-3600
AUTOMALL 5300 Gasoline Alley Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93313 (661) 837-6400
Service & Parts
Thank you for visiting Jim Burke. With our long history of serving the transportation needs for generations of customers in Kern County, we look-forward with a remarkable line-up of new Ford and Lincoln vehicles, used cars and trucks, low interest financing, paint and auto body repairs, retail and wholesale parts, short and long term rentals, authorized factory warranty and customer repairs, and quick maintenance to keep your vehicle performing well and safe.
Located in Bakersfield, the Jim Burke dealerships began in 1964 when Jim Burke acquired Haberfelde Ford after being employed there since 1948 in various management capacities. Haberfelde Ford, established in 1913, was then located downtown before being moved to the present 20 acre site on Oak Street in 1977. At that time the dealership name was changed to Jim Burke Ford, and Haberfelde Ford remained as the corporation name. Today, it is one of the biggest Ford dealerships in the nation.
In August 1985 Jim Burke bought the Kitchen Boyd Lincoln Mercury dealership located downtown on Chester Avenue and moved the operation in January of 1989 to a new facility in the Bakersfield Automall. In March of 2003, the Jim Burke Used Cars was added to the company's automotive line-up as a dedicated facility in the Bakersfield Automall, it was built to take care of the growing demands for quality used vehicles.
As the market grew for Ford products, in the summer of 2004 the official expansion into the Automall with another Ford Store now marks two locations to buy or lease a Ford in Bakersfield. 2011 marked the year Ford Motor Company eliminated Mercury from the Lincoln Mercury brand, a move that allowed for stunning developments of Lincoln as a premier luxury vehicle. In early 2014 the Jaguar brand was discontinued to allow space for further expansion of the Ford and Lincoln luxury car business.
Though Jim Burke died in July of 2006, the dealerships and other related companies are still family owned and employ almost 300 people. Dan Hay, Jim Burke's son-in-law, serves as President and attributes the company's success to the employees who have built lasting relationships through great customer service.
The dealership has a dedicated commercial fleet department that serves federal and local government agencies, small business and major industries located in Kern County. Jim Burke Ford also has a leasing company that is well established with local businesses, plus a large rental agency that is part of the nationwide Ford Rental System. The Jim Burke Collision Care facility and regional parts and service operations are an integral part of the company in building lasting relationships.
Our Commitment To Our Customers
Jim Burke’s commitment to our customers is to deliver the best sales and service experience that builds a relationship that lasts for generations though our values of integrity, respect, professionalism and excellence.
Building lasting relationships.
Our Core Values
Our core values of integrity, respect, professionalism and excellence are the cornerstone of our vision. It is important that these values are the lens by which we behave and make decisions in every situation every day at Jim Burke Ford Lincoln. It is our desire and it is equally important that we hold one another accountable for doing the same.
Building lasting relationships. From management to porter, our philosophy of business is to put you, the customer first. This not only profits our customers but, selfishly speaking, we as employees have the satisfaction of a job well done.
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Open everyday & weeknights ’til 8pm • Building Lasting Relationships • Local Family Owned and Operated Since 1913
Thank you for visiting Jim Burke Ford Lincoln, with two convenient locations, Downtown and the Bakersfield Automall. Founded in 1913, we have a long history of serving the transportation needs for generations of customers in Kern County. With a remarkable line-up of new Ford and Lincoln vehicles, used cars and trucks, low interest financing, paint and auto body repairs, retail and wholesale parts, short and long term rentals, authorized factory warranty and customer repairs, and quick maintenance to keep your vehicle performing well and safe.
Located in Bakersfield, CA, we offer the best customer service and great new car prices to our neighbors in Arvin, Rosedale, Shafter, Delano, Taft, Lamont, Oildale, McFarland, Lancaster, Valencia, Santa Clarita, Walnut Creek, Tehachapi, Pine Mountain Club and beyond. Whether you are looking for a new or used Ford or Lincoln, know we also service all makes and models. That includes Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Honda, Kia, Chevrolet, GMC, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen and more.
Come visit our showroom at the Auto Mall in Southwest Bakersfield or our main showroom downtown on Oak Street to see this year’s Ford cars such as the Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus, Ford Fusion, Ford Mustang, Ford C-MAX, Ford Taurus. Ford has an impressive line-up of Crossovers like the Ford Transit, Ford Edge, Ford Flex. Ford is a leader in Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) with their economic Ford Escape, popular Ford Explorer and local favorite, the Ford Expedition. For the environmental or fiscally conscious individual, Ford offers a variety of Hybrids and EVs (Electric Vehicles): Ford C-Max Hybrid, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford C-Max Energi, Ford Fusion Energi and the Ford Focus Electric. Of course, Ford has an award winning and popular line-up of trucks like the Ford Transit Connect, Ford F-150, Ford Transit Van and the Ford Super Duty. For our commercial vehicles clients looking for fleet vehicles: the Ford Transit Connect, Ford Transit Van, Ford Transit Cutaway, Ford E-Series Cutaway, Ford Super Duty Pickup, Ford Chassis Cab, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, on the lot or ordered to meet your needs. We also offer luxury through our Lincoln line-up. Enjoy driving the Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln MKS, and the Lincoln Navigator.
Maintain your vehicle at one of our two convenient Bakersfield locations. Jim Burke Ford Lincoln is the factory authorized parts & service dealer. We inventory over one million dollars in parts, and can usually provide parts the same or next day, and our maintenance and warranty repair shops offer factory trained techs and Ford certified master mechanics.
We also do same day service with no appointment necessary to ALL makes and ALL models at our Quick Lane. You don’t have to drive a Ford or Lincoln to service at Quick Lane. Enjoy the waiting room while we perform your oil change or update your tires, even if you drive a Toyota, Lexus, Nissan, Honda, Kia, Chevy, GMC, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen, Infiniti — we can deliver same-day service!
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