Why Buy from Darling's?

Why should you choose to buy your vehicle from us?
You'll do better at Darling's!


A family business for over 100 years!
How do you stay in business for over 100 years? It's actually quite simple. The secret to success is treating your customers well, standing by your products, and giving back to your employees and your community. These core principles were established at Darling's from the very beginning and they're woven into everything we do to this day.

DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award 2016, 2017
DealerRater's Dealer of the Year Award Program recognizes a select number of car dealerships throughout the United States and Canada for outstanding customer satisfaction as expressed through customers' online reviews. Our customers have spoken and we're honored to be considered one of the best dealerships in Maine to buy a new or used vehicle.

Ford President's Award Winner 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Ford's most prestigious award recognizes Ford dealerships that have made a commitment to consistently deliver exceptional sales, service, and vehicle ownership experiences to their customers. Darling's Ford is proud to be one of a small fraction of
Ford dealerships nationwide to receive this award, now for the fourth year in a row!

We're dedicated to supporting the communities we serve!
At Darling's Ford, we believe that we all have a role to play in the success of our community. We do our part by donating time, money, services, and expertise to charitable organizations and nonprofits, both large and small. We also encourage all of our employees to get involved, coach a team, participate in community projects, and work to make our area a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

Darling's Ice Cream for a Cause
Our stated goal for Darling's Ice Cream for a Cause is to have fun, do some good, and make people smile! We do this by giving away free ice cream from our ice cream truck in exchange for voluntary donations for charitable organizations, non-profits, schools, fundraisers, and more. To date, we've raised over $200,000, served free ice cream to thousands of people across the state, and left a trail of smiles behind at every stop. To learn more, see our schedule, or request a stop at your event, visit

Best Places to Work in Maine 2016
We believe strongly that our people are our business. We know that the best way to create satisfied customers is to attract the smartest, most creative, most effective people we can find to work with us to help reach our goals and power our growth. We
were thrilled to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine in 2016.

Service After the Sale
The first car you buy from a dealerships is a credit to the sales department; whether you return to buy another car from the same dealership often depends upon the service department. Our award-winning service staff is highly-trained, friendly, and driven to make the right decisions for our customers. We offer complimentary shuttle service throughout the greater Bangor area and two customer lounges (one is a quiet lounge for getting work done) for your convenience. We also offer meet or beat tire pricing, complimentary state inspections, nitrogen tire inflation, and more. Plus, if your car needs warranty repair and must be left at the dealership overnight, you'll receive a complimentary rental until your car is ready to be picked up. When it comes to service after the sale, you'll do better at Darling's!
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