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AutoNation USA Opens Charleston Store, Continues Expansion Across the U.S.

Feb. 25, 2023

AutoNation USA store brings Charleston consumers easy way to shop for pre-owned cars

CHARLESTON, S.C., February 25, 2022AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), America’s largest and most admired automotive retailer, announced the opening of AutoNation USA Charleston, the first in the state and one of several locations the company expects to open across the U.S. in 2022. The 31,500 square-foot Charleston store brings nearly 30 new jobs to the region. 

AutoNation USA Charleston is the 11th AutoNation USA store in the country. The company plans to have over 130 AutoNation USA stores in operation from coast to coast by the end of 2026. In South Carolina, AutoNation owns and operates 13 new vehicle dealerships and one collision repair center.

Offering pre-owned vehicles at competitive prices and a stress-free Customer experience, AutoNation USA redefines the pre-owned car-buying experience with a focus on the Customer, including easy-to-use digital tools for searching pre-owned vehicle inventory online to find the car they are looking for at a guaranteed low price.

"We are looking forward to serving the Charleston market and introducing our seamless car shopping experience that makes it easy for Customers to find the pre-owned car they are looking for at a competitive price,” said Jason Muncy, AutoNation Market President. “We prioritize giving back to the communities we serve through job creation and our Drive Pink initiative, which has raised more than $30 million in the fight against cancer. With our expansion into the Charleston region, we look forward to establishing local philanthropic partnerships.”

AutoNation USA is known for its 1Price Pre-Owned experience which is designed to make buying a pre-owned vehicle easy, with competitive, haggle-free pricing. The company's We'll Buy Your Car program offers Customers a competitive cash offer to sell their vehicles directly to AutoNation, with no purchase necessary, and get paid the same day.

The AutoNation USA store is located at 2250 Savannah Highway, Charleston, S.C. 29414. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and closed on Sunday. Visit or call AutoNation USA in Charleston at (854) 222-6600.

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, a provider of personalized transportation services, is driven by innovation and transformation. As one of America's most admired companies, AutoNation delivers a peerless customer experience recognized by data-driven consumer insight leaders, Reputation and J.D. Power. Through its bold leadership and brand affinity, the AutoNation Brand is synonymous with "DRVPNK" and "What Drives You, Drives Us." AutoNation has a singular focus on personalized transportation services that are easy, transparent, and customer-centric.

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