Roy Schmidt Honda - Customer Reviews

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The service is always great and I usually wait there and the place is always so clean Brian KIRCHHOFER

Excellent service. I would highly recommend them! Vickie Coen

I don't have a Google account or Facebook. My review: the experience was pleasant. No hassling. We negotiated the price before we visited R.S. Honda because we live over an hour away. The used vehicle we purchased was in excellent condition. R.S. cleaned it up like new and put a full tank of gas in it. There was no pressure for extra costs, such as an extended warranty, which we wound up purchasing anyway. I would go back to them again when looking for another vehicle. Rod Logan

My experience at Roy Schmidt Honda was awesome. I was given a fair price upfront and didn't even bother to haggle. I was in and out with keys in my hand in less than an hour. Very helpful and courteous staff too. Brian Crisman

Everyone is very helpful and friendly, especially like Twila always nice . Makes me want to come back . Also enjoy working with my personal salesman Clint . Terry Dagley

All went well with the service!! Thanks Troy Greene

Very appreciative of the fast response to my problem and the very fast wrk to replace the battery within the hour. Thank you for the service. LAWRENCE CARIE

We are so please with Clint and Roy Schmidt Honda! This is our 6th automobile we've bought from you. DONALD HUTTON

I was very pleased with the staff at Roy Schmidt Honda. No pressure sales people, no pushing me to buy a more expensive vehicle. Doug was very helpful in explaining differences in models and walking me through the basics on various operations of my purchase. It was a pleasant experience. LARRY NAGLE

Our salesman Clint is so trustworthy that we have purchased 14 vehicles from him. I am a Jeep fan and Judi is a Toyota fan but Clint sold us on Honda! When Roy hired Clint we followed him to Roy Schmidt Honda, we have been very happy with the service and Derek the man who wants our signatures is awesome to work with. Hats off to Roy Schmidt Honda in Effingham, IL. And Clint Antrim. Buddy & Judi Osteen Altamont, IL

We had an excellent experience at Roy Schmidt. They did everything the could to accommodate us and were very friendly. DJ Dee's helped us find the perfect car for us and was never once pressured us. DJ was extremely easy to work with and went out of his way to make sure we were happy. The owner even made sure to stop and talk to us and and thank us before we left. Great customer service!! They were also priced at least $500 lower than surrounding dealers. We will be back! We ended up purchasing a 2022 Honda Insight and we love it. KARA GREER

Doug was great! Just what I was looking for. The exact vehicle my wife wanted at a good price. I would recommend Doug and Roy Schmidt Honda to anyone in the car market. Thanks again. Dave

Excellent customer service, friendly, efficient, trust-worthy; highly recommend! JACQUELINE ANDERSON

Clint Antrim was wonderful to work with. I have been looking at a Ridgeline for a long time and Clint always took the time to talk with me. I bought a 2022 Ridgeline Black Edition in Platinum white from Clint. Good price, great service, Clint went above and beyond and was very professional. I have been talking with Clint off and on for probably 2 years about a Ridgeline. Roy Schmidt Honda has a tremendous asset with Clint. I really appreciate his time, effort and patience during the entire process. Thanks again. Jim Rutledge Effingham, IL.

Very friendly service. A great team and a great place to do business. Skylight Frame

Great local dealership. Had a rocky start with the used infinite I purchased. However they worked hard to make it right. I highly recommend. Jonathan Wakefield

Always excellent service! Adam never fails me. He always takes the time to explain everything to me and makes sure I completely understand. Tracy Maxedon

This was a great experience even though I had to pay $400 dollars for the damage to my car that a squirrel 🐿 did. Everyone there was polite and courteous. This is a great dealership and service department just like a Honda dependable and fun. Trever Floyd

Excellent service and communication! Michael Meyer

After contacting the dealership concerning the vehicle we wanted to purchase, Mark Schmidt advised us they did not have one available but could get us one. A few minutes later, Mark called us to advise us they just got one in on their delivery. He told us when we could see it and we bought it. Great customer service. Nancy Cuellar

They do Excellent work on my vehicle's Bill Laycoax

Awesome work and amazing prices. So friendly. Kept me informed. Comfortable waiting area. Julie Fuesting

I love using Roy Schmidt Honda. I just like how they are so willing to accommodate and do everything they can to fix the problem right and as reasonably as they can. I have used them for several years now and have yet to find another Honda dealer that I trust with my vehicle more then them. I actually chose to pay 3X the amount to have my vehicle towed from my residence to their dealership recently for a transmission issue. Adam in service called me every step of the way to give me options and break down the repairs. If you have a Honda and you want repairs and service done right by a dealer you can trust, then they are the place to take your vehicle! Josh Veach

We needed a van to fit all of our children in. They had exactly what we needed. They worked with us and we are now driving a Dodge Grand caravan. We couldn't be more happier with the group of people they have there. Thank you Ernie for taking our call and making this all work for us. Sharon Holt

Outstanding experience couldn't have asked for more. William Golladay

Roy Schmidt always takes great care servicing my Honda CRV. The keep you informed what they are doing and guidance of what is coming up to be done. The employees are friendly and accommodating. They have an awesome waiting area where you can work on your computer, watch TV, or just relax. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. When I leave the service center I’m always at peace that I’m driving away with the best care for my car and peace of mind for me. Jacqueline Kauffold

Needed an oil change on my travels thru the area and despite a full schedule, Roy Schmidt Honda was able to fit me in. There was even a very clean and accommodating children’s playroom! A better than I could have ever expected experience. Top notch customer service from the service department! Crystal Aandahl

I bought a Toyota Tacoma from Roy Schmidt Honda. They gave me a fair price on my trade and the salesman Clint did an outstanding job helping me make the purchase. He was very easy to deal with and i would like to thank him for his patience with me while I worked out the financing. I would highly recommend buying/trading at Roy Schmidt Honda. BC

Best place to have your car serviced. Customer oriented staff makes everything easy - so easy that I'd drive from Springfield or Decatur for Schmidt Honda's great service. Also a great place to buy that new or pre-owned car/truck/suv you were thinking about! Catherine K. Diaz

Always accommodating. Pleasant. Informative. Fair pricing. Very satisfied! Susan Groves

Had a wonderful experience buying my car just a few days ago. Clint Antrim was my salesmen and he is AWESOME!!!! Not one time did I feel pressure for him to make a sale and felt as if he truly wanted what was best for me and my experience. Thank you Clint and your team for the wonderful customer service!! Faith Evans

I appreciated Clint’s help in finding the vehicle for which I was searching. The process was quick and with competence..... so thankful! Margi Gaither

Great Honda dealership! Always trying to do what is best for the Customer. Never trying to push unnecessary repairs. I am actually about equidistant between Roy Schmidt Honda and a different Honda dealership. Well, I no longer visit the other Honda dealership. Roy Schmidt Honda certainly earned my business. Illinois Dude

Brent was friendly helpful and efficient. It was a pleasure to deal with him and do business with Roy Schmidt Honda. Definitely will be back. Curt Stroud

Very helpful when looking for tires for my car and gave me a decent price jill johnson

Roy Schmidt Honda is awesome! I went in with a list of what I decided were must haves in a car and Cat found me exactly what I wanted without any high-pressure sales. She was extremely patient and very thorough in explaining all the aspects of the cars that I test drove. She even made sure I drove cars that she thought I might like just to be sure I got the ONE. I would highly recommend buying your next Honda from them!

Cat was AMAZING to work with!! We told her exactly what we wanted and she actually did us a little better!!! We love our new Dodge Durango! Jessica Spour

They are always professional and fast! Really nice accomodations, free coffee or hot chocolate, satellite, Wifi. They take care of us and our car. It's the only place we bring our Honda Accord. They also have a great selection of new and pre-owned vehicles. Give em a shot! Jeremy Ray Wilson

Cat was amazing and extremely helpful. I didn’t even have to leave my house. Found the perfect vehicle I wanted and delivered it along with the paperwork. Cat is a God send highly recommended. Thank you so much for the extremely great service and putting up with me. If I could give 10 ⭐️ I would. Debra Griderjn

I was very upfront from the beginning, and knew what I was after- I also know that can be hard to work with at times too. DJ was my salesperson and was exactly the sort of laidback and helpful personality I needed to close this deal. I drove off the lot with a beautiful civic and was welcomed to the Honda family by DJ, the Sales Manager, the GM and Roy himself. I would recommend this Honda dealership to anyone in the area. Dixie Sexton

Cat was very easy to work with and found us exactly what we had in mind. DJ did a great job too and we are very appreciative of the service we received! CJ and Andrea Applegate

Cat was amazing!! She was a miracle worker, found what I wanted when even I wasn't sure. It's perfect and I couldn't be happier. Thank you for going above an beyond. Rene Green

Purchasing our new Honda CR-V from Mark Mammoser was the best car buying experience we have ever had. He was very informative and helpful. Would highly recommend this dealership and Mark Mammoser. Cookie Langel

I have been leasing my cars since 1990 and this was the absolute best experience i have had. My salesperson -Cat Ludlow was great. She responded to a request for information and within an hour - via 3 texts- we had a deal for the HRV-EX that had exactly the equipment and options I wanted. This was the best experience buying a car I ever had and I have owned, Mercedes, Porsche, Subaru and Saab , etc..I really had a great experience at Ray Schmidt Honda thanks to Cat. If you want a new car please give Cat and Schmidt a try. It will be worth your time

We recently purchased a new Honda from Roy Schmidt Honda and were extremely pleased with the care and attention we were shown. Cat went out of her way to locate the car we were looking for and had it delivered to the dealership in a matter of days. Thanks for easy negotiations and, for help getting the extended warranty at a good price, and for taking care of the title and license plates. We highly recommend the dealership Mary and Roy

After shopping other dealers for used Hondas, we felt more comfortable with Cat as a salesperson. She was very helpful and took care of all our needs. Thanks Cat! Russ and Dawn Gard

We were very impressed with Cat, our salesperson. She went out of the way to answer all our questions and to make our Honda Pilot Touring purchase very enjoyable. Thanks Cat! -Dave Berry

True professional. I left feeling that I got a great deal on an amazing, beautiful vehicle that will last us another 10 years. Thanks, Cat. Denise Duke

This place is awesome. There help you so much. Thank you Brian Niebrugge. We love our truck. You cared and was there for us. We love our truck. If you looking and need someone that cares about you and wants you to get the perfect fit for your family ask for Brian. Nicole Lopez

I just want to give kudos to Cathy Veach. She was amazing helping me this week. My daughter-in-law lost her key and needed a replacement which Cathy was very helpful in getting for us. She went the extra mile to help us get this done in a quick and convenient way. THANKS CATHY Kendra Condron

Seth went above and beyond this week to get a vehicle from Mt. Vernon that we were interested in purchasing. He and Derek made our purchase incredibly easy and seamless. The gentlemen stayed over late on Saturday to finalize everything as that was the only evening we would be in town. I was very impressed and will highly recommend Roy Schmidt Honda from here on out! Ciara Baker

Cat was an amazing salesperson and worked with us to make our experience a good one. Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to deal with. Dana Felty

Me and my husband highly recommend Cat Ludlow. She is so easy to deal with, not pushy and extremely knowledgeable about vehicles. She is great at getting the buyer the best price possible. Overall a great experience with Roy Schmidt Honda! Jana Johnson

My wife Gina Davis and I, bought a new 2020 Honda Pilot from Roy Schmidt Honda in Effingham. I have to say, my ancestors were some of the very first employees that worked for General Motors, when they first opened in Flint, Michigan at the turn of the century. We for the most part bought nothing’s but GM vehicles. We loved the Buick brand by far until we test drove the Honda Pilot. It felt like you were riding on a sheet of glass. The options, the outstanding customer service from our salesperson, Cat Ludlow, is unsurpassed. From her guidance and friendly, knowledge, she let us take home a like vehicle, filled it with gas and said “take it with you and go somewhere with it!” After leaving our beloved “beauty” our Buick Enclave, we did exactly that! From that late Saturday evening until Monday, we were convinced that the Honda Pilot was for us. When we arrived Monday Afternoon, Roy Schmidt Honda in Effingham, had our new 2020 Honda Pilot, coated on the outside with the “never wax” coating and ultra stain lift remover applied to the inside leather and carpets. Folks, if you are in the market for a new vehicle, I urge you to check out Roy Schmidt Honda in Effingham. I know and hope, you see what we experienced! Harry and Gina Davis

Their people - service, sales, and office staff - are what makes Roy Schmidt Honda the best dealership around! They treat you with so much respect, and like you are their only concern. Their knowledge of the cars, their maintenance and upkeep, and details is amazing. Every aspect of the buying and service experience is top of the line! And it all is how you are treated by everyone you meet there. Great people who care! -Sheryl Painter

We highly recommend Roy Schmidt Honda. Clint was our sales person and did an awesome job. My husband purchased the truck of his dreams. We noticed all the employees to be very friendly including the owner. We would give them a 5 star rating and send others to that dealership. Karrie Rhodes-Reed

Mark was great! Very friendly & low stress , fair ! Love my new CRV Patty Evans

Worked with salesman Ernie. Helped find a SUV that meet the needs of my two daughters and me. Nice to have a salesman include my kids in the sale. Nicole Silvers

Clint is an awesome sales person. Bought two vehicles from him and was very respectful and worked hard to get what we wanted. would recommend clint to anyone looking for that car or truck Jared Eveland

We have both of our vehicles serviced at Roy Schmidt Honda. Excellent service! Great service manager Adam, excellent mechanics and friendly efficient staff! 5 Stars! Myra Oltman

We just bought a Honda CRV from Clint at Roy Schmidt! Every one there was so helpful and nice but Clint went above and beyond to help us get the best price! Thanks for helping us get into a new vehicle! Kelcie West

Just purchased a van from Roy Schmidt Honda with Doug Mette! Great experience! Doug did a great job helping locate what we needed for our growing family and was knowledgeable and honest during the entire process! Would recommend him to anyone Sarah Kreke-Schabbing

Love my new 2018 Accord!!! Mark Mammoser was awesome to work with!!! Thank u Brandie Zerrusen-Johnson

Great Service! Adam explained everthing and was very helpful! Mike M

Very nice people and place. They went above our expectations. Catherine Oberg

When we went to Effingham this morning we werenâ??t planning on buying a car we were just looking , well by 2oclock we bought a 2019 Ridgeline. Our sales lady Cat was very helpful and knowledgeable. Not pushy at all. I highly recommend Roy Schmidt Honda and Cat Ludlow. Thanks again for the great experience!! Roman and Penny Janicki

From the moment that I contacted Cat she was a true professional. If you like to deal with someone who is straight shooter Cat is your perfect sales person. She is not pushy...very professional and gives excellent customer service. I would highly recommend her if you are looking to buy from Roy Schmidt Honda. -Terry Johnson

Cat was a great sales person to work with. I had been looking for this certain type of vehicle and when I seen it I knew I had to come view. Cat made sure the transaction went smoothly and am very satisfied from all aspects. Thank you to Cat and the finance manager. Denis Cole-

I now have a new to me car. Cat was great in helping me through the process. Very considerate and helpful Mary-

I had the easiest experience buying a car with Cat. Be sure to let her take great care of you too. Austin Hartke-

Cat worked hard to get me in the right car I want to thank them for everything-Patricia Miller

I bought a 2019 Honda Civic and Cat Ludlow made the process so easy. She was very friendly and answered any questions we had with no hesitation making sure I was happy. The day before I went to Champaign Honda and the experience was completely different. Cat took her time and made driving the extra hour and a half out of our way completely worth it. I recommend going there if youâ??re interested in buying a car and leaving happy! ---Kayla Erwin

Thank you, Cat Ludlow, for all of your patience in answering my many questions and concerns! You made the car buying process much easier! -Mary Starwalt

Thanks to Cat Ludlow for helping us purchase our 2019 Pilot. After 6 weeks of research and pricing, I came across the Pilot we wanted at Roy Schmidt Honda. Near noon on Saturday I talked to Cat on the phone. I told her what we had to trade, a 2018 CRV, and what I would trade for. She took the information down and said she would call back in 10 minutes. She did, and accepted the trade offer. We live two hours away, and got to Roy Schmidt Honda right before closing time. The paper work was done in a flash and Cat spent plenty of extra time with us making sure we understood the infotainment system and all the features of the car. It was a great buying experience and the staff did not mind us keeping them past closing time. This is the way buying a car should be! John and Kelly Yates-

James Smith 5/2/2018
I went into Roy Schmidt and I had the best service there was a young boy at the desk his name was Tyler he was the most polite guy I have talked to he was very knowledgeable and definitely knew what he was talking about they got my car in and he even did the oil change for me and he came up and sold me the filters in my car I didnt even know about the cabin filter I had never checked them in the past and got me out of there in a very timely matter awesome job to everyone at Roy Schmidt honda

Sarah Lustig 4/7/2018
I recently purchased my first vehicle at Roy Schmidt Honda and I couldn’t be happier with my experience! Jake Hotze was the salesman I worked with and he went above and beyond to find me a vehicle that best fit my needs and more! Jake along with the rest of the Roy Schmidt Honda staff was very knowledgeable, informative, and upfront about their vehicles and what they had to offer. After finding the vehicle I wanted, Ben Rohlfing helped me with my financing options and thoroughly walked me through every step of the way making everything very clear. What I expected to be an overwhelming experience turned out to be very straightforward and easy. Thank you for being so welcoming and patient and making me a first time vehicle owner. I look forward to doing more business with you guys!

Ron RogerS 4/7/2018
We bought a new Honda Accord here 3-12-18. Got a good price from courteous sale staff and even met Roy the owner. I would certainly recommend this down home dealer to everyone!

Barbara Smith 4/7/2018
Their service department is top notch. Adam, and the two female service writers, are the nicest, most accommodating service staff I've ever encountered. It's nice to know that I have somewhere reliable to have my CRV serviced. I live in Charleston, IL and drive to Effingham just to get my oil changed - that's how much I think of this dealership. I've lived all over this country and have never encountered a service staff that went out of their way to please me. Unbelievable! Thanks Roy Schmidt service staff - I'll be back:)

Ryan Garrison 4/3/2018
I worked with Ben Rohlfing. He went above and beyond for me and ended up saving my company a lot of money. Thank you, Ben.

Everett Thompson 3/7/2018
Bought a 2018 CR-V EX at Roy Schmidt Honda on 2/8/2018. Got a good price on my trade in and a better price on my new CR-V. Salesman was Clint Antrim and he was very knowledgeable on all the electronics on my Sandy. Shout out to Doug Mette and to Ben Rohlfing who handled the financial segment of the purchase and made things as painless as possible! Really enjoyed talking with him. Thanks again to Roy Schmidt for matching the low offer I had from New Orleans East Honda. I'll be buying another Honda from them in the future if I'm treated by the service department like I was during the sale. That has yet to be seen. But I am hopeful.

Donnell Wilson 2/2/2018
Very knowledgeable and kind staff also a good selection of new and used vehicles.

Jerry Quandt 12/7/2017
We purchased a 2014 Chevy high country from Roy Schmidt in Effingham ,il. The truck was at his 2nd location and Roy personally went and picked truck up for me. I couldn't make it before they closed so he left keys out and let me take it home not even knowing me at all. That was very thoughtful of him. We ended up buying the truck and love. Thnx again Roy Scmidt and your friendly staff we will definitely come back...

Ricardo Diaz 10/7/2017
Very friendly and attentive; an asset to the Honda brand

Tom Kenworthy 7/7/2017
Great, friendly sales and service staff. My wife and I have both purchased new cars from here.

Brandon Balke 5/7/2017
Stranded five hours from my house. They got my car working in a reasonable manner and had us on our way back safely.