Business Overview

Well established small Used Car lot in business for 8 years. Lot includes office (free standing stone building structure), car-port, office equipment, some tools, small fixtures and equipment. Add an auto repair, body shop or painting bay, capitalize on tourist industry with specialty vehicles. Average 70k in inventory. Owner may include up to 40k in auto inventory, to be negotiated. Over 125 units are being sold annually by the sole owner. Current marketing is mostly word of mouth, basic website and social media. Potential for expansion, growth and increased revenue through more advanced marketing techniques. Can be set up as a BHPH (buy here pay here), if desired. Owner often carries as many as 30 dealer financed vehicles generating steady monthly revenues at attractive interest rates. For someone familiar to this industry this will be a fantastic buy!

Established in 2013, this pre-owned auto dealership is now for sale. Option to lease one or two parcels, start small or double your space right away. High visibility location with recurring clients who buy clean and reliable used vehicles. The business has name recognition in the community and little to no competition in this particular area of the Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. Mechanical repairs are arranged with local mechanic. Huge potential for a buyer who is also a mechanic, use the second parcel to set up your auto repair business. This one won’t last long, get in touch to learn more about this rare opportunity.

Established in 2013. Purchased neighboring lot, both lots are available for lease (possible real estate as well). Current owner suggests adding auto repair to auto dealership to grow this business.


  • Asking Price: $389,000
  • Cash Flow: $128,137
  • Gross Revenue: $450,866
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $40,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:782
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:1
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Car lot is .43 acre and includes 782 sq ft building. Optional lot is 1.01 acre.

Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

opportunities elsewhere

Pros and Cons:

No competition in this particular area.

Opportunities and Growth:

Expand by leasing both lots. Do more marketing. Offer recreational vehicles.

Additional Info

The transaction shall include inventory valued at $40,000, which is included in the suggested price.

The company has 1 employees and resides in a building with disclosed square footage of 782 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $2,000 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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