About Tanner Companies

Welcome to Tanner Companies: 

Tanner Companies automotive expertise is a product of our sustained interest in industry trends and characteristics. We are privileged to share the latest news, promotions and events with you and hope the information will enhance your shopping experience. As you know, there are many new cars from which to choose and we believe an informed customer is the best customer.

Our Mission: To be known as the most customer oriented place to do business. To be a fully informed, growth oriented organization providing a superior customer atmosphere, where people can purchase their automotive products and services. To truly be customer driven. To create an atmosphere for both internal and external customers that makes it easy to perform in. We believe in empowerment, dedication to quality, continual improvements, financial strength and market leadership.

Our Vision: To set standards that all other companies will want to measure themselves by. To be innovative and to set the pace others will want to follow. To be a company that all employees want to be part of and strive to continually improve not only themselves, but the company as a whole.

Customer Statement: Treat our customers as you would your best friend. If you would do it for your best friend, then you should do it for our customer and if you would charge your best friend, then and only then should you charge our customer.

Our History: Wood Motor Inc. was established in 1946 by Duff Wood in partnership Ida Mohler and Jack Enfield. In 1968, Harley Tanner bought out Mr. Wood's share of the business. In 1969, John Tanner bought out Ms. Mohler and Mr. Enfield. In 1973, The company name was changed to Wood Motor Inc, DBA as Tanner Motors. In 1976, Professional Auto Leasing was established. In 1981, John Tanner bought out Harley Tanner and moved Tanner Motors from it's original location at 217 West Washington Street to the present location at 703 West Washington Street. In 1999, we opened the New Tanner Sales Center at 620 West Washington, across the street from the existing Sales and Service Center. The Service and Parts facility was then remodeled and expanded to include 6 new Technician Stalls.

Over the years, Tanner Companies has grown in its current location. We now offer a state-of-the-art showroom, Parts & Service Centers and a Finance Department. Whether you are in need of a new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, or Nissan or parts/service for your current vehicle no matter make or model, Tanner Companies of Brainerd is here to assist you with any of your automotive needs!

At Tanner Companies, we look forward to serving you for years to come. Please stop by our dealership, located at 620 W Washington, Brainerd, MN and speak with one of our representatives today! 

Training: Your Chrysler Jeep, Dodge, RAM, and Nissan Sales Consultants are courteous, knowledgeable and thorough. Service Technicians and Advisors are trained in the latest diagnostic and repair procedures to ensure that all work is done properly and efficiently. Helpful Parts Personnel will arrange quick turn-around and timely follow-up on parts when needed.

Customer Satisfaction Survey: The Customer Satisfaction Survey puts you in the driver's seat when it comes to Certification, giving you an opportunity to let them know what you think about your experience.

Customer Follow-Up: You'll be contacted within seven days after any Sales or Service experience to ensure you're completely satisfied.

Dealership Requirements: It starts with a facility that offers ample parking, a clean and pleasant environment and convenient waiting areas.

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