Why Capitol Auto Group?

We know that all customers have different approaches to the car buying and servicing process.  We honor that and serve up the experience you want to have, everyday, every time.  It's a simple way to take care of our valued customer.  We call it "Your Way on the Parkway". You let us know how you want to do business and we deliver that experience.  As the customer, you are in control of the process every step of the way.


Our Vision: To be the best at providing a unique, customer-driven automotive experience that includes respect, integrity, and innovation.

  • You get the "Your Way on the Parkway Experience" at Capitol Auto Group. You drive your own car buying and service experience here at Capitol Auto Group. 
  • We are here for you for many years to come.  Because we've been family owned and operated for over 80 years.  We conduct every aspect of our business with a long-term view.
  • Professional sales approach for you, free of traditional "car buying" pressure. 
  • Our buying process is easy for you.  We provide an environment where our sales team and our customers can have a constructive dialogue and a pleasant experience, your way.
  • Our community is important to us.  We are very connected to our community and take our commitment to the community seriously.  
  • Better selection and easy shopping for you.  We have one of the best inventory selections of new and pre-owned vehicles both locally and throughout Oregon
  • In-depth of knowledge of the Toyota, Chevrolet, Subaru, Cadillac and Scion brands. We fully understand these companies, their history and their cars at a level that is unsurpassed at the retail level anywhere in the country.
  • Easy to get to for you.  You'll love our convenient and accessible location on the Salem Parkway.
  • The best employees in the automotive industry.  Our continuous, extensive employee training focusing on hospitality and interpersonal communication means you'll have the best experience possible. 
  • Customer lounges chocked full of customer convenience amenities.  You'll find free popcorn, complimentary fresh fruit and snacks, vending machines, complimentary Starbuck's coffee dispensing machines, gas fireplaces, large flat screen, comfortable living room-like seating.  It sure makes the time go fast.
  • Your kids are welcome.  Our children's activity rooms will keep them happy.
  • Free WIFI bars for you.  You'll get more done while you're our guest.
  • Get some fresh air.  Use our one-mile walking trail around the 8-acre lake. 
  • 60' fountain in the lake.  It's even illuminated in the evening so you'll enjoy your time here.
  • You can swing a club.  Enjoy our floating golf green on the lake with buckets of eco-friendly floating golf balls.
  • We love dogs.  You and your pooches will love the dog park; dog treats and waste bags.
  • Competitively priced maintenance and repairs.
  • Free Car Washes - We can wash and vacuum your car while it's here for service.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, diagnostic and repair equipment.  We want your car fixed right the first time.
  • Factory trained and certified technicians.  Your car will be repaired by the best in the business.
  • Convenient Service Hours - We are open for you 6 days a week Mon. - Sat. 
  • Salem's largest service, parts and collision repair network.  You'll have conveniences and amenities no one else can match.

We Care About Our Environment
  • Certified recycled wood (Subaru) 
  • Interior signage constructed of reclaimed auto bodies (Toyota)
  • Large retail and wholesale parts departments
  • Numerous service bays with specialized detail and alignment bays
  • Efficient express service bays
  • Automated carwash with reclaimed water 
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Service department lifts use vegetable oil
  • Recycling stations

All of our dealerships were built with as much environmentally friendly technology as possible :
  • Constructed with materials that contain large amounts of recycled content
  • Building components are highly recyclable at the end of the expected life of the building
  • Cool Roof to reduce HVAC loads
  • Water quality treatment systems: 100% of stormwater is treated on site
  • Energy efficient glazing, using Solarban Low-E glass, and thermally broken aluminum curtainwall system.
  • Energy efficient lighting and controls with occupancy sensors.
  • Extensive daylighting.
  • High speed overhead doors to reduce air infiltration
  • LED Landscape lighting.