Are you considering purchasing your first vehicle? This is no doubt a big milestone, and we want to make sure that you have the best experience possible. Whether you are a new driver, a recent college graduate who is ready to reward yourself, or if you just received a promotion and you are ready to upgrade from your college vehicle, we are your first-time car buyer destination. Regardless of your motivation, the team of professionals at Donley Ford of Mt. Vernon is here to assist you every step of the way. We are proud to be your local Ford dealership, and we can't wait to put you behind the wheel of one of our outstanding Ford SUV models or Ford car models today!!

We understand that all first-time buyers will certainly have questions about the car-buying process. To help make it a fun and exciting time, we have gathered some helpful suggestions to help make this a smooth and stress-free experience. Our goal at your local Ford dealership is to deliver unparalleled customer service to everyone who walks through our doors and to ensure we get you in the driver's seat of the vehicle that you have always wanted.

First-Time Car-Buyer Tips

There are several important steps to remember before you head to your local Ford dealership. Perhaps most importantly, we recommend that you carefully research what kind of car, truck, or SUV model you prefer to make your driving lifestyle easier and more enjoyable. After you decide which vehicle is the best fit, head to Donley Ford of Mt. Vernon to meet with our expert sales team and the caring staff in our finance center to browse our extensive inventory. We will provide you with all of the facts you need on any vehicle in stock, and we will schedule test drives of those that pique your interest. To make your first-time car-buying experience as expeditious as possible, you will want to bring the following items:

  • A form of payment

  • A valid driver's license

  • Proof of insurance

  • Your current registration

  • All the parties involved (if there will be a co-signer)


Whether you are shopping for Ford SUV models or a car or truck model, you can expect the knowledgeable staff at our finance center to take our time with you. We will look over your unique budget and thoroughly explain our first-time car-buyer deals, such as the College Grad Discount, as well as first-time car-buyer loans that are available. Here at your local Ford dealership, we strive to make the car-buying process as straightforward as possible, because we believe you deserve complete transparency and peace of mind while buying the vehicle of your dreams. You will always be treated with the utmost respect and understanding when you visit us here at Donley Ford of Mt. Vernon. You will never have any reason to feel anxious or unsure about being a first-time car buyer when you stop in and meet with our caring staff about obtaining the vehicle of your dreams. Come by and learn just how easy it is to work with us today!


Donley Ford of Mt. Vernon Inc.

1455 Coshocton Avenue
Directions Mount Vernon, OH 43050

  • Sales: 740-392-2222
  • Service: (740) 399-1650
  • Parts: (740) 399-1630


  • Monday 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Tuesday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Wednesday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Friday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Sunday Closed

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