Karl Knauz BMW

407 Skokie Valley Hwy.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

  • Sales: (866) 649-8680
  • Service: (877) 795-3525
  • Parts: (877) 807-3243

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    About Our Greater Chicago Area BMW Dealership

    Knauz Autopark - Conveniently Located at Routes 41 & 176  Lake Bluff, IL



    Knauz Automotive: Turning customers into friends since 1934

    It has been over 80 years since Karl Knauz, the father of the current chairman, Bill Knauz, created the dealership that would bear his name for generations to come. Karl Knauz, after years of being a chauffeur, opened a gas station in Lake Forest. This modest beginning would turn into one of the most recognized dealerships in the country. The current franchises, Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter, BMW, BMWi, MINI, Land Rover, and Hyundai have put their trust in the Knauz family. While Bill Knauz has turned over the running of the company to his son-in-law William Madden, most days he'll still stop by the office, unless the weather is conducive for his second passion in life... flying.

    Throughout the years, the Knauz family has established itself as a leader in the automobile industry. Our employees pride themselves on outstanding service and quality sales. Our customer satisfaction is always among the top ranked nationwide, receiving numerous awards. In the earlier days, Bill Knauz remembers getting to know all of the customers by name. That's a little harder to do today, he said, but they do see a lot of repeat business including some of the grandchildren of past customers. We are humbled by our history, and eternally grateful for all the thousands of customers that have allowed us to earn their business.

    The Knauz Autopark Advantage

    • Serving Chicago and the North Shore area since 1934
    • Superior selection of the finest car lines in the world, with five franchises in one convenient Autopark location.
    • With close to 800 vehicles available daily, the Knauz Autopark has something for everyone.
    • One of the oldest remaining Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the Country
    • Exceptional selection of Certified Pre-Owned inventory available
    • State of the art customer care center
    • Excellent Financing options and resources available
    • Expansive collision and detailing center and vehicle and tire storage facility
    • Genuine factory parts
    • Complimentary customer vehicle wash with each service visit (weather permitting)
    • Courtesy loaner vehicles may be available for service appointments
    • Courtesy shuttle service to your workplace or home
    • Special customer events throughout the year
    • Monthly sales, service, parts, and accessory specials available online.
    • Mobile sites available for your smart phones.
    • Numerous awards for customer satisfaction and loyalty
    • Community support and charitable endeavors (In an effort to be good corporate citizens, we support 60 charitable and community organizations.)