About Southern Auto Group of Virginia
The year was 1978 when the Southern Automotive Group opened its first location in the Hampton Roads area. Today, this massive conglomerate includes six core dealerships consisting of nine brands of automobiles, two state-of-the-art Collision Centers, and over 500 employees on its payroll. The six dealerships are comprised of Greenbrier Chrysler Jeep in Chesapeake NOW known as Southern Chrysler Jeep - Greenbrier; Lynnhaven Lincoln Mercury and Lynnhaven Kia in Virginia Beach NOW known as Southern Lincoln and Southern Kia - Lynnhaven; one of the Largest Volkswagen Marketplaces in America, Greenbrier Volkswagen NOW known as Southern Volkswagen - Greenbrier; Greenbrier GMC and Greenbrier Kia in Chesapeake NOW known as Southern GMC and Southern Kia - Greenbrier; Southern Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (formerly Green Gifford) by the Norfolk Airport in Norfolk and Southern FIAT of Norfolk by the Norfolk Airport. Plus our 2 Collision Centers: Greenbrier Collision Center in Chesapeake, Virginia NOW known as Southern Collision Center - Greenbrier and Southern Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Collision Center by the Norfolk Airport in Norfolk, Virginia. In 2011, the Auto Group decided to change all their dealerships' names to Southern (as indicated above). Still the same dealerships...same service...same management...just under a different name...Southern.
A volume leader in the automotive field, the Southern Auto Group was the number one retailer of new and used vehicles in South Hampton Roads in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. Its track record of success includes several industry awards bestowed upon the organization throughout the years. Some of the more auspicious awards include being selected the #1 DaimlerChrysler dealership in the Washington DC region as well as placing in the Top 25 DaimlerChrysler dealerships in the country. The company has also been certified as a Five-Star Elite Chrysler Jeep dealership and won Mopar Masters and Pacesetters Awards. It has been ranked #1 by Volkswagen of America in both sales volume and customer satisfaction and ranked as one of the Top 20 Volkswagen dealerships in America. When it comes to Kia, the hot-selling Korean car, the company has been recognized as the number one dealership in Virginia. At one time the Southern Auto Group was named as a member of the Exclusive Kia President's Club based on sales volume and customer satisfaction. In 2004, Southern Lincoln Lynnhaven received Ford's Most Prestigious Award for Customer Satisfaction. And in 2010, Southern Lincoln - Lynnhaven was awarded the Lincoln Elite status.
Even with all the volume awards they have won, the primary focus at the Southern Auto Group is to offer complete customer satisfaction. The company is constantly expanding and improving its facilities, investing in the newest equipment, training its employees and creating and expanding innovative programs such as their exclusive Southern Advantage Program which everyone automatically receives with any new or used vehicle purchase. The program includes 15 value-added benefits that save their customers thousands of dollars during their vehicle ownership experience. Such benefits as LIFETIME Oil and Filter Changes, LIFETIME Virginia State Inspections, LIFETIME Loaner Car Program, LIFETIME Service Guarantee, LIFETIME Parts Guarantee, LIFETIME Engine Guarantee plus Much More.
For those customers wishing to do business by computer, the Southern Auto Group is virtually at their fingertips at www.drivingsouthern.com. (You can still get to us at www.shagauto.com and www.greenbrierlynnhaven.com as well.) Here, the customer can compare prices, check out the entire inventory of new and used vehicles, get pre-approved, look for career opportunities, schedule a service appointment, order parts for their vehicles, and several more different functions. Making auto shopping and repair a much easier task to fulfill in the days of the information super highway.
Southern Chrysler Jeep - Greenbrier; Southern GMC Kia - Greenbrier; Southern Volkswagen - Greenbrier; Southern Lincoln Kia - Lynnhaven; Southern Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Southern FIAT of Norfolk prides themselves on offering employees not just a job, but also a career path that can provide vast opportunities to grow within the organization, comprehensive benefits, and incentive packages plus continuous training. Many of the employees have stayed on board at the Southern Automotive Group since the doors first opened over 20 years ago.
Health and Dental Insurance
Even your Birthday off
Car Purchasing Program for Employees and Family Members
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The Southern Auto Group has remained focused on sharing its wealth with the community on an annual basis. Each year, every employee corporate-wide contributes to the United Way organization. And for the past several years the company has provided the American Cancer society with a new vehicle to raffle off during the organization's Relay for Life fundraising event. The Southern Automotive Group also provides a great deal of support to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Chrysler Museum, Tidewater Builders Association, CHKD, Tidewater Striders, Neptune Festival, Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University just to name a few of the organizations that have benefited from the company and its employees' generosity.