About UsThe Ridings Auto Group is a family owned business that first began in 1975 in Taylorville, IL and has expanded to five other locations; Pana, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Monticello, and Decatur. Expansion began in 1985 with the addition of our Pana location, Westown Ford in Jacksonville in 1986, Jim Xamis in Lincoln in 1989, Bob Ridings Decatur in 1992, Rick Ridings Monticello in 1996, and last purchased our Westown Lincoln store in Jacksonville in 1998. Throughout our dealer group we have access to the franchise lines of Ford, Lincoln, Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, and Ram; along with all makes of used vehicles.
The Ridings Auto Group has access to over 2,000 vehicles and a service department at every location to better serve the customer. There is also a collision center at Bob Ridings Taylorville and Jim Xamis in Lincoln. As a group, our service departments stay busy servicing over 100,000 vehicles per year and our sales staff sells over 12,000 vehicles per year.
It is our mission as a dealer group to provide our customers with a shopping, buying, service and ownership experience that consistently satisfies each individual's needs and exceeds their expectations in a comfortable, supportive environment.