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$1,000 and 0.0% APR on select Ford models

2023 Ford F-150

Stress-Free Car-Shopping

Since 1945, Schimmers has been the premier dealership of the Illinois Valley - encompassing Peru, LaSalle, Mendota, Ottawa, Oglesby, Princeton, Spring Valley, and Streator - since 1945! That's over 70 years and counting!

Being in business this long must mean we're doing something right --- That something is a focus on customer service and customer satisfaction, quality work, and great pricing! While we can't make everyone happy all the time, we certainly try every time!

At our store in Peru, Illinois, you can find all the latest new Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs, plus over 200 used vehicles to choose from! If you are looking for a new Focus, Fusion, F-150, Super Duty, Explorer, Escape, or Mustang, we have it!

We also feature a full certified service and repair center that is area renowned for it's great service and qork! If you need a new set of tires, including Michelin and Goodyear, we have a full tire center with Price Match Guaranteed! If you find a lower price on any in stock tire we carry, we'll match it!

In fact, we stock over 10,000 Auto Parts at our store from Ford and other manufacturers, so if you just need to order some replacement parts to do the work yourself, we've got you covered!

Schimmers - Better Service, Better Pricing - for over 70 years!

Why choose us?

Fast Trade-in Value

Tell us about your car and we’ll give you an accurate value today!

Value Your Trade

No hassle financing

We’ll work with you to design a plan for your lifestyle & budget.

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Competitive Specials

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Save time and shop online

We've made it easy for you to complete all, or part, of your purchase online. Calculate payments, estimate your trade-in, apply for financing, and more... all without leaving your home.

Fast and reliable service

Need service or maintenance? We make that easy too. Tell us about your vehicle, select your services, and reserve a time.. all online!

What our recent customers say


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How to purchase online

Here at Schimmer Ford, we understand your time is valuable. That's why we provide options to make your next purchase or lease more convenient. If you prefer to do the process from home, you can start with a trade-in appraisal or a finance application. Once you select the vehicle you're interested in, you will have options to adjust your payments and purchase online. You can even get your vehicle delivered to your home! If at any point you decide you're more comfortable with one of our teammates by your side, we're here to help. Stop in any time we're open to pick up where you left off.

Car Shopping Made Easy

It is our mission to be the automotive home of drivers in the Peru IL area. We provide a vast selection of new and pre-owned vehicles, exceptional car care and customer service with a smile!

Speaking of new models, you have your pick of our showroom. Our local dealership keeps a great stock of used cars, trucks and SUVs in inventory. With competitive prices offered on every pre-owned model for sale on our lot, you won't find a reason to visit any other dealership in Peru.
  1. Schimmer Ford

    911 Shooting Park Road
    Peru, IL 61354

    • Sales: 815-224-4500
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  • Contact our Sales Department at: 815-224-4500
  • Monday8:30am-7pm
  • Tuesday8:30am-7pm
  • Wednesday8:30am-7pm
  • Thursday8:30am-7pm
  • Friday8:30am-6pm
  • Saturday8:30am-4pm
  • SundayClosed