Established in 1921 by Elmer Burtness, The Burtness Family of Dealerships has grown from a small Standard gasoline station into one of the most prominent Family of Dealerships in southern Wisconsin. Although the gas pumps have long been forgotten, the Bowditch family, which currently owns the dealership, still prides itself on the same principles and values Elmer envisioned: being the leader in outstanding service to customers and their vehicles.
With its small-town roots, Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Whitewater serves customers from southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Its customers are loyal. Many have purchased all their vehicles from Burtness. The employees are loyal, too. Burtness employs more than 35 family members, who have more than 400 years of combined dedicated service. Burtness strives to be the employer of choice in the area.
Our award-winning sales department goes beyond the call of duty. If you are looking for a particular car, truck or SUV – with whatever color or options, Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will find the perfect vehicle for you at no additional cost
The Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram family warmly invites you to become part of our extended family. Taking care of our customer is a tradition that Elmer Burtness started and the staff at Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram still continues today in the same small town where it began more than 90 years ago.
It’s been said that at Burtness Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, “you walk in a customer, and walk out a friend.”