Chattanooga

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Dealers Auto Auction Chattanooga is a member of Dealers Auto Auction Group, an independent automotive auction group. For over 25 years we have been an integral member of the automotive industry and community of the Scenic City. We offer weekly, dealer-only sales in six live-bidding auction lanes that are broadcasted via simulcast that brings our sales to you when you cannot attend in person! We offer a vast selection of units for purchase provided by not only local new and used automotive dealers but national remarketers, government agencies, and factory accounts as well. We strive to provide our dealers with the deals they want and the service they deservse.

Location Information

Address:
2120 Stein Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Phone: (423) 499-0015

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  • Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Thursday: 7:30 AM – 4 PM
    • Sale Day (every Thursday) – Kick-Off 8:15 AM EST
  • Friday: 8 AM – 12 PM
  • Monday: 8 AM – 6 PM
  • Tuesday: 8 AM – 6 PM
  • Wednesday: 8 AM – 8 PM
  • Thursday: 7 AM – 7 PM
  • Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM
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  • Wednesday: 11 AM – 6 PM
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Experience comprehensive automotive services at Dealers Auto Auction (DAA). We’re your one-stop destination for all things automotive. Trust in our expertise for tasks like repossession and remarketing, transportation solutions, and more. Elevate your automotive ventures with DAA today.

We encourage you to familiarize yourself with our policies and procedures, ensuring a rewarding auction experience and leveraging our expertise to the fullest.

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Meet Our Team

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Jeff West

General Manager

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Cody Quinn

Operations Manager

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Donna Phillips

Fleet Lease Manager

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Mike Schmucker

Building Superintendent

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Zach Poole

Office Manager

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Jessica Jackson

Marketing Manager/Arbitration

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Skylar Hilley

Dealer Registration

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Buddy Lasater

Dealer Sales

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Betty Jones

Title Clerk

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Dani Schmucker

Transportation Coordinator

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Tawanda Lyons

Floor Planning

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Our Services

Auctions

DAA provides in-person and online auctions for buying cars, trucks, and specialty vehicles. Our inventory comes from a variety of sources including reputable dealerships and esteemed institutional accounts such as banks, rental companies, fleet lease/factory consignors, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Commercial consignors include clients such as Remarketing by Element, ARI, UACC, CreditAcceptance, GSA (General Service Administration), TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), VW and numerous unions, and national and regional financial institutions. Some of our locations extend the opportunity for GSA and TVA fleet vehicle auctions for both dealers and the public as well as public classic car auctions, all other consignment privileges are exclusively available to licensed, registered dealers. Check out our calendar for a detailed listing of all our events and auctions. We take pride in offering an array of comprehensive remarketing services. These services encompass an array of aspects, including vehicle condition reports, meticulous post-sale inspections, strategic marketing, expert auctioneering, cutting-edge digital sales platforms, reconditioning, seamless title transfers, transportation services and a host of other crucial functions. Our commitment lies not only in the transaction but in enhancing the entire experience for buyers and sellers.

Condition Reports

At Dealers Auto Auction we’re committed to providing you with confidence in your purchases through our comprehensive condition reports. Our team of experienced inspectors meticulously assesses vehicles, examining both their exterior and interior, as well as key mechanical components. You’ll receive easy-to-understand, detailed reports that highlight any visible defects, damage, or issues, so you know exactly what you’re buying. In addition to CRs, we provide high-resolution images of the vehicle from various angles. This visual documentation helps you get a clear view of the vehicle’s condition. With our Condition Report Services, you’ll have the peace of mind that comes with knowing the true condition of the vehicle. Login into your account for access to Condition Reports conveniently through our user-friendly online platform, making it easy to review reports and make well-informed decisions from anywhere, at any time.

DAA Digital

DAA Digital is a 24/7 digital marketplace for dealers to list their front line, aged inventory. We list on all major platforms which includes OVE, Smart Auction, Edge Pipeline, and DAA Marketplace giving sellers maximum exposure to thousands of buyers. Our objective is to simplify and streamline the digital selling process for our sellers and buyers. We accomplish this by not only offering maximum exposure of vehicles but also providing in person condition reports, ACH services for faster payments, customer service that only deals with DAA Digital clients, as well as handling the processing of titles and payments.

Dealshield

Protect your wholesale vehicle purchases for up to 21 days and 360 miles. Return a vehicle for any reason to one of the 130+ Dealshield Network locations. Get a full refund of the purchase price and buy fee. Learn More

Decal/Logo Removal

Discover a new level of vehicle aesthetics with our professional decal removal service. Unleash the true beauty of your vehicle by bidding farewell to outdated decals, stickers, and unwanted branding. Our skilled technicians employ precision techniques to ensure a clean and damage-free removal process, leaving your vehicle with a sleek, refreshed appearance. Whether it’s a personal vehicle seeking a makeover or a business aiming for a professional image upgrade, our decal removal service transforms your vehicle into a blank canvas, ready for a fresh start. Efficiency is our hallmark, ensuring a quick turnaround so you can hit the road with a revamped and pristine look sooner than you expect. Elevate your vehicle’s visual appeal—contact us today for a decal removal experience that redefines the art of vehicle aesthetics.

Detailing

Our reconditioning services cater specifically to the unique needs of our wholesale customers at Dealers Auto Auction. Recognizing the fast-paced nature of the wholesale automotive industry, our expert technicians specialize in providing swift and efficient reconditioning solutions. From comprehensive vehicle detailing to addressing cosmetic imperfections and necessary repairs, our goal is to enhance the appeal and marketability of your inventory. We understand the importance of presenting vehicles in optimal condition for a competitive edge in the wholesale market. With a keen focus on turnaround time and quality, our reconditioning services are designed to meet the rigorous demands of wholesale customers, ensuring that your vehicles stand out and attract the attention of potential buyers in the auction arena. Trust us to elevate the condition and desirability of your wholesale inventory, contributing to your success in the dynamic automotive wholesale market.

Floor Planning

Floor planning is a crucial financial strategy in the automotive industry, providing dealerships with the means to efficiently manage their inventory and cash flow. This financial arrangement allows dealers to acquire vehicles for their showroom without making an upfront purchase. Instead, the dealer secures a line of credit to finance the purchase of vehicles, utilizing them as collateral. As vehicles are sold, the dealer repays the loan, freeing up capital for additional inventory. Floor planning is an essential tool for dealerships to optimize their operational efficiency, ensuring a well-stocked and diverse inventory to meet customer demands. This strategic approach enables dealers to navigate the dynamic automotive market, offering a win-win scenario for both dealers and customers alike.

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Key Replacement

Key replacement services offer a convenient and essential solution for dealers/individuals who have lost, damaged, or need additional keys for their vehicles. These services typically involve the replication or replacement of car keys, including traditional metal keys and modern electronic key fobs. Whether it’s a standard car key, a transponder key, or a smart key with remote functionality, key replacement services ensure that you regain access to their vehicles promptly and securely. Professional locksmiths utilize advanced technology to cut and program keys, providing a seamless and efficient solution. This service is particularly valuable in emergency situations or when spare keys are required, offering peace of mind and eliminating the inconvenience of being without a functioning key.

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Marshalling

Our marshalling services are tailored to streamline and orchestrate the efficient movement of vehicles within our auction facility. With a keen focus on organization and precision, our trained marshalling team ensures the smooth flow of vehicles during check-in, inspection, and auction processes. Whether managing the staging area or coordinating the lineup for auction lanes, our marshalling services play a crucial role in optimizing the overall operational efficiency of our facility. We prioritize safety, accuracy, and a systematic approach to ensure that every vehicle transitions seamlessly through each phase of the auction process. Trust our dedicated marshalling team to enhance the logistics of your vehicles within our auction, providing a well-organized and streamlined experience.

Paintless Dent Removal

Our Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) services offer a revolutionary solution to restore your vehicle’s exterior to its original, flawless state without the need for conventional bodywork and repainting. Our skilled technicians employ specialized techniques to gently massage and reshape dents and dings, preserving the integrity of the original paint finish. This cost-effective and efficient process is particularly effective for minor damages caused by hail, door dings, or other small impacts. With our PDR services, you can enjoy a swift and seamless transformation, maintaining the aesthetics and resale value of your vehicle. Say goodbye to unsightly dents and hello to a smooth, blemish-free exterior. Drive with confidence, knowing that our Paintless Dent Repair services have your vehicle looking as good as new.

Pickup & Delivery

Our dedicated team ensures a seamless and efficient process, handling the entire transportation journey from your location to the designated destination. This comprehensive service provides convenience and reliability, allowing you to focus on your priorities while we take care of the logistics.

Pre-Sale Inspections

Pre-sale inspections are a crucial step in ensuring transparency and building trust between sellers and potential buyers in the automotive market. These inspections involve a comprehensive evaluation of a vehicle’s condition, identifying any existing issues or potential concerns before it goes up for sale. Skilled inspectors thoroughly examine various components, including the engine, transmission, brakes, suspension, and overall structural integrity. The goal is to provide prospective buyers with a detailed and accurate assessment of the vehicle’s health, allowing them to make informed decisions. For sellers, presale inspections demonstrate a commitment to transparency, potentially increasing buyer confidence and facilitating smoother transactions. This service is particularly beneficial in the used car market, where buyers seek reassurance about the quality and reliability of their prospective purchases.

Post Sale Inspections (PSI)

Our Post Sale Inspection (PSI) services are a comprehensive solution designed to provide buyers with a detailed assessment of the condition of their purchased vehicles after the auction. Recognizing the importance of transparency and buyer confidence, our PSI services involve a thorough examination of key components, including the engine, transmission, brakes, and overall mechanical integrity. This detailed inspection report empowers buyers with valuable insights into the vehicle’s condition, helping them make informed decisions post-purchase. Our skilled technicians use advanced diagnostic tools and industry best practices to ensure accuracy and reliability in the PSI process. With our commitment to delivering trustworthy information, our PSI services aim to strengthen the buyer-seller relationship and enhance overall satisfaction within the auction experience.

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Storage

Our storage services at Dealers Auto Auctions provide a secure and convenient solution for dealerships, individuals, and businesses seeking reliable storage for their vehicles. Whether you need short-term storage during the auction process or a more extended storage solution, our facility is equipped to accommodate a diverse range of vehicles, from cars and trucks to specialty vehicles. Our commitment to security and accessibility means you can trust that your vehicles are in safe hands. Experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing your valuable assets are stored in a top-tier facility designed to meet your storage needs.

Titles

Lost or damaged vehicle titles can be a frustrating obstacle, but our Duplicate Title Services are here to make the process easier. If your title is missing, damaged, or stolen, our expert team is ready to help you obtain a duplicate efficiently. We understand the importance of a valid title for legal and administrative purposes, and we simplify the necessary steps to ensure a stress-free experience. From gathering required documents to communicating with authorities, we provide a reliable solution that gets you back on the road with confidence. Trust us to handle the complexities while you focus on enjoying the journey.

Please note: We only allow this for auction purchased units and noting we will assist in obtaining the dups or replacements – assisting in this instance is no commitment or guarantee, but also allows them to have the confidence in our abilities and relies on trust in our agreement.

Wheel Chip Repair

Our wheel chip repair services are the go-to solution for restoring the aesthetic appeal of your vehicle’s wheels with precision and expertise. Whether caused by curb damage, road debris, or other unforeseen incidents, chipped or scratched wheels can compromise the overall visual impression of your vehicle. Our skilled technicians specialize in seamlessly repairing these imperfections, utilizing advanced techniques and high-quality materials to match the color and finish of your wheels flawlessly. The process not only rejuvenates the appearance of your wheels but also protects them from further deterioration. With our wheel chip repair services, you can confidently hit the road knowing that your vehicle showcases a polished and pristine look. Elevate your driving experience by restoring the beauty of your wheels with our expert and meticulous wheel chip repair services.

Windshield Replacement

Our windshield replacement services are geared towards providing a swift and reliable solution to any issues affecting the integrity of your vehicle’s windshield. Whether it’s due to cracks, chips, or other forms of damage, our expert technicians employ industry-leading practices to seamlessly replace your windshield with precision and care. We prioritize safety and quality, utilizing high-grade materials to ensure the durability of the replacement. A compromised windshield not only poses a safety risk but can also obstruct your clear view of the road. With our windshield replacement services, you can drive with confidence, knowing that your vehicle is equipped with a structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing windshield. Experience the peace of mind that comes with a professionally replaced windshield, enhancing both the safety and visual appeal of your vehicle.

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