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Merle Kelly Ford

3501 South Santa Fe
Chanute, KS 66720

  • Sales: (888) 448-2017
  • Service: (855) 647-1473
  • Parts: (866) 984-6570
 TOLL FREE: (888) 448-2017

Ali Robinson
Sales & Leasing Consultant

David Hart
Sales & Leasing Consultant

Joey Clark
Sales & Leasing Consultant

Steve Luna
Sales & Leasing Consultant

Jeff Lassman
Business & Finance Manager

Bethany Wolverton
Online Marketing Manager

Dick Kelly
General Manager

Dan Kelly
Heavy Truck/Fleet Manager
Rusty Litzel
Sales Manager


"I was searching for a vehicle and found the car I was looking for at Merle Kelly. I really wanted to test drive the car with my husband but he could not get the time of to make the 1 1/2 hour drive, the sales rep drove the car to our home for my husband to see on his lunch hour! Who does that now a days?! Small town service and great deals is what you here! They went above and beyond for us!! We will make the drive again for our next vehicle!!" - Jill W. from Webb City, MO

"Thank you for the great job you (Body Shop) did repairing my Lincoln Zephyr. Everyone I talked to was so polite and helpful. A special thanks to Derek (Borjas) for keeping me informed of all that was involved and dealing with the insurance co." - Margie V. from Chanute, KS

"We just bought our 3rd vehicle from Merle Kelly Ford. We couldn't be more happy with the sales team-always professional, but they feel like your neighbor! Highly recommended dealership!" - Jana T. from Chanute, KS

Welcome to Merle Kelly Ford

Merle Kelly Ford in Chanute - New & Used Cars Dealership, Serving Iola, Parsons, Independence KS

Merle Kelly Ford was founded in 1961 by local businessman and family man, Merle Kelly. Based in Chanute, Merle Kelly Ford has continued to expand as it now serves all of the greater Southeast KS (SEK) area with new and used automobiles and is still family owned and operated!

Over the years, Merle Kelly Ford has grown to become a premier new Ford, Lincoln & used cars dealer for drivers in the Iola, Parsons, Independence and Pittsburgh KS region. Throughout our tenure we been dedicated to providing the best possible local, small-town customer service with top-notch repair/maintenance work and comprehensive new and used car, truck, minivan and SUV inventories. We now offer a state-of-the-art Ford showroom, in addition to many other products and services. Whether you are in need of a new Ford, Lincoln car, truck or SUV, or parts/service for your current vehicle, Merle Kelly Ford of Chanute is here to assist you with any of your automotive needs!

Merle Kelly Ford in Chanute, KS treats the needs of each individual customer in the Iola, Parsons and Independence KS area with paramount concern. We know that you have high expectations, and as a car dealer we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence! Our experts are at your service to share complete specs of the cars you're interested in, compare different models, and arrange test drives. If you're interested in a new Ford or Lincoln model and live in or near Chanute, you're in luck! Merle Kelly Ford has a stellar lineup of new and used cars, including the new 2014 - 2015 Ford models.  You can view popular vehicles like the Edge, Escape, Fusion, Explorer, and F-150, among many others. We are conveniently located at 3501 South Santa Fe in Chanute, Kansas. You can't miss us!

Not in the market for a new car? Whether you're driving on a budget or simply prefer something more broken in, Merle Kelly Ford has a great selection of pre-owned vehicles and we make every effort to ensure each used Ford, Lincoln or Trade-in we offer is spotless and reliable. If you're looking for a used car in the Iola, Parsons, Independence and Pittsburgh, Kansas area, we have a large inventory to choose from. From used cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles to mini-vans, our selection has something for every person and need. We offer great deals on our used cars and can help you finance them as well. So if you're looking for a used Ford in Southeast Kansas come see us today. We are ready to assist you and can easily be contacted by phone at 888-448-2017.

If you are having problems locating a new or used Ford in Kansas, complete our CarFinder form, then sit back, relax and we will alert you when your dream vehicle arrives at our dealership.

Car loans and leases in Chanute KS Made Easy For You!

After you've decided on a new Ford, Lincoln or used car to suite your lifestyle, the Merle Kelly Ford Finance Team will help you secure the best auto financing terms possible. We work hard to help you secure the car loan or lease that fits your individual needs! Our goal, after all, is to make owning and financing your new ride as stress-free as possible. And, that means keeping you in your economic comfort zone.

All types of credit, from good to bad, can qualify for an auto loan.  We will work with you to secure a no credit car loan if your situation demands it. Merle Kelly Ford has strong relationships and is committed to finding you the perfect car loan company to suit your car finance needs and lower monthly payments. Call (888) 448-2017...or apply for Auto Financing using our online Finance Application.

More New & Used Car Services, Auto Repair & Auto Parts in Chanute at Merle Kelly Ford

Our dealership also provides a collision repair center in Chanute that can assist you with all of your auto body repair needs, from hail damage, heated seat installation, windshield repair/replacement, custom body kit enhancements and more!

For the best place to service your vehicle, look no further than Merle Kelly Ford car service and repair center in Chanute, Kansas. We have the facilities, quality tools, diagnostic equipment and knowledgeable staff to ensure your vehicle is repaired accurately and as quickly as possible. From a simple oil change or tire rotation to a full transmission replacement, we've got you covered. 

We also have one of the largest Ford | Lincoln Auto Parts inventories in the Southeast, KS region, we're confident that we'll have the exact Ford or Lincoln auto part or auto accessory you're looking for.  For quality auto parts, you can order online or visit our auto parts and accessories center in Chanute.

Last but not least, our dealership specializes in heavy duty truck parts, commercial sales and repair! Our heavy truck repair center proudly services Sterling Trucks, Freightliner, Western Star, Ford Trucks, International trucks, Volvo Trucks, Peterbilt trucks, powered with CAT, Cummins, Mercedes-Benz and many more engines.

As your neighbor, we remain committed to you and your new Ford, Lincoln or used car from the day you set foot in our showroom to the time you return for your first service to thousands of miles down the road when you want to upgrade. To ensure optimum reliability and satisfaction over the course of what we hope is a lasting relationship, we vow to perform every routine car service and repair with the utmost care. Our auto mechanics will make sure your car, truck, super duty, SUV or van is fixed right the first time, and our professional Ford car parts department has a huge selection of auto parts to fill your order quickly.

Merle Kelly Ford encourages you to browse our site to learn more about our new and used vehicles, parts and service, including our heavy duty truck repair and body shop. Read our About Us page to find out about our commitment to our community. Check out the Blog to see exciting community news, events, photos and much, much more!  If you're ready to take a test drive, simply stop in and see us in person at 3501 South Santa Fe Chanute, KS 66720 during regular business hours. The Merle Kelly Ford dealership is proud to serve drivers in the greater Iola, Parsons, Independence and Pittsburg KS area and we look forward to having the opportunity to earn your business!

Merle Kelly Ford
Merle Kelly Ford is a new Ford , Lincoln , and used car dealer in Chanute, KS, and proudly serves Iola, Pittsburg KS, Parsons, Independence KS
3501 South Santa Fe
(620) 431.0100