Garden Spot Auto Auction

March 3, 2022

Garden Spot Auto Auction

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If your dealership is buying and/or selling vehicles to create the perfect inventory to meet your local customer’s needs, Garden Spot Auto Auction should to be on your radar!!  Whether you’re selling surplus or adding new vehicles, Garden Spot Auction is a fantastic dealer-only car auction.

The bidding kicks off at 10 am sharp EVERY Tuesday.  But Garden Spot opens at 8 am, so buyers can inspect vehicles prior to each auction on the day of sale.

Garden Spot has over 55 years and three generations of experience in the auto auction business.  Their team delivers customer-focused, courteous service for dealers who are buying and selling inventory.  Buying or Selling at Garden is a positive auction experience for dealer’s personally, & their bottom line professionally!


This Blog is all About Garden Spot Auto Auction


Why Buy & Sell at Garden Spot Auction

For anyone looking to buy wholesale inventory at auction, you will find a large and diverse selection to choose from at Garden Spot Auction.  They offer everything from old, damaged vehicles to brand new sedans, SUVs, coupes and more.

For those who are Selling, Garden Spot is the perfect place to sell extra vehicles, trade ins or aged inventory that aren’t performing at your own lot.  Garden Spot typically sell 85% of the vehicles auctioned each week.


What are the Benefits of Buying Vehicles at Garden Spot Auction?


  • Experience: Garden Spot Auto Auction has been in business since 1964! With that kind of track record, you know these folks run a tight-ship and focus on the ever-changing needs of their customers.
  • Outstanding Customer Service: While Garden Spot Auto Auction in Ephrata, PA facilitates buying and selling vehicles, their primary goal is to serve their dealers. They go above and beyond to provide courteous assistance and convenient vehicle services.
  • Facility & Inventory: Garden Spot Auto Auction’s large, secure lot and building facility are set up to accommodate plenty of inventory AND dealers. Come see for yourself why their Auctions are one of the top choices for dealers across the northeast and beyond.

What Type of Vehicles Can You Expect to See at Garden Spot Auction?

Auto dealerships turn to dealer-only auctions like Garden Spot Auction as their main source of inventory. The types of vehicles you will typically find at a Garden Spot Auction fall into 3 main categories:

  • Recent trade-ins
  • End-of-lease returns
  • Repossessed vehicles


What Condition Are These Vehicles In?

Garden Spot Auction primarily offers late model, clear title and undamaged vehicles Some even have the manufacturers warranty still in effect.

All vehicles have Condition Reports that buyers can access online prior to the auction, plus test drives and inspections are allowed the day of the sale.


Who Can Buy at a Dealer-Only Auction?

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Dealer-only auctions are strictly closed to the general public. Only dealers with valid Auction Access cards are allowed on the Garden Spot Auction property.

Not registered with Auction Access but want to attend an auction?  Click this link below to get registered:  AuctionACCESS


What Are Garden Spot Auction’s Hours of Operation?


Office Open:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8 am - 5 pm
  • Wednesday 8 am - 4 pm

Lot Hours

  • Monday - Friday from 6 am - 10 pm
  • Saturday - 7 am - 3 pm
  • Sunday - 7 am - 3 pm


Best Place to Stay When Attending an Auction


colonial mansion With a 10 am auction start time, it makes sense for dealers to arrive the day before the auction on Monday evenings, so they can get an early jump on things Tuesday morning.  This Historic Smithton Inn is less than a mile from Garden Spot Auction.  We're a cozy and affordable Ephrata Bed and Breakfast where you can relax, unwind and prepare for the bidding to start!  The Historic Smithton Inn offers competitive corporate rates for guests who are regular buyers at the Garden Spot Auto Auction.  We’ve got screaming-fast WiFi, can accommodate late-arriving guests, and will wake up early to prepare you a delicious homemade breakfast before you leave for the Auction.  BOOK NOW or call 717-733-6094.


This blog was all about Garden Spot Auto Auction


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