About Shields Auto Center Ford

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We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!

If you don't see what you are looking for, click on CarFinder, fill out the form, and we will let you know when vehicles arrive that match your search! Or if you would rather discuss your options with our friendly sales staff, click on Directions for interactive driving directions and other contact information. We look forward to serving you!

Welcome to Shields Ford

At Shields Ford, we're proud to serve the drivers of Rantoul with some of the most popular vehicles around Illinois, and the country. We're committed to giving drivers from across the Illinois region the best in customer service, with a topnotch selection of brand-new vehicles to choose from, as well as an extensive inventory of pre-owned crossover, SUV and truck. Plus, with our expert finance, service, and parts centers in house, we strive to be your one-stop dealership for all your automotive needs.

At Shields Ford, We're Proud to Guide You Through Every Step of Car Ownership

From the moment you first step into our showroom, we're committed to understanding your needs. If you're in the market for a new or used Ford, we'll make sure to match you with one that fits your style, so your only test driving a car that works for you. Our financing team, meanwhile, can make sure that your payment is one that fits your budget, while our parts and service centers work to ensure your next F-150, Escape, Explorer, Bronco Sport or Ranger is one that continues performing like new for years to come.

Visit Us at Shields Ford Today & See for Yourself How We Can Serve You

Our dealership in Rantoul is prepared to help you with every aspect of the ownership process, from browsing new and used Ford models, finding quality care near your local area, and whatever unexpected events that may arise in the future. We know what it takes to give our customers the best care possible, so be sure to visit us to find out for yourself what we can offer to you.

Why Buy From Shields Ford

What Our Customers Say

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Clifford Scrimager

5 days ago

We were treated with respect.

Ron Reich

6 days ago

Shields service department is top notch from top to bottom. They are prompt , reliable and courteous. Their waiting area is clean and my vehicle always is too when they return it.

Paul Schmonsees

1 week ago

Quick and friendly service

C. Rouse

2 weeks ago

Friendly, professional staff however I have to go back for the same issue now four times!

Kenneth Scrimager

2 weeks ago

I have older grandparents that needed a new car without hassle. Kyle J. at shields was able to make that happen for them. Very patient and kind. Would recommend

Terri Mickey

2 weeks ago

Very friendly and easy to work with. My experience was great!

William Burkart

3 weeks ago

great place to buy a vehicle. kyle was a great salesmen. he never pressured me at all. he answered all my questions. very profesional. very clean place, alnd everyone was friendly. i will send...

John Sherrill

3 weeks ago

Prompt and convenient service. I thought Rantoul would be out of the way, but Shields it is located right off the highway and the service technicians are very prompt. The oil changes are less...

Gary Arivett

3 weeks ago

Professional...they listen and not your normal ..(take you to the cleaners spirit). The lifetime warranty is a solid deal you don't see everyday. Thanks for working with me

Jon Longfellow

3 weeks ago

Bathrooms clean, coffee good and hot, met and signed in promptly, service was quick. Very pleased with the entire experience.


1 month ago

A great no pressure place to do business. My salesman was David,a great guy, cared about what worked for me, not what would benefit him. Great experience,would absolutely recommend Shields Ford in...

Pat Manwaring

1 month ago

Very well handled with all the Sales Staff. Team effort at this dealership. If one of the staff is unavailable another steps in. Very good experience.

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  1. Shields Ford

    850 Broadmeadow Rd.
    Rantoul, IL 61866

    • Sales: (217) 892-2155
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  • Contact our Sales Department at: (217) 892-2155
  • Monday8:30AM - 7:00PM
  • Tuesday8:30AM - 7:00PM
  • Wednesday8:30AM - 7:00PM
  • Thursday8:30AM - 7:00PM
  • Friday8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • SundayClosed