The Frederick Motor Company

A Tradition of Fairness Since 1917

Cars and trucks have changed a bit since 1917, but the Frederick Motor Company's business approach has remained the same. That's why generations of car buying families have been coming back to The Frederick Motor Company for the widest selection, the best price, and the most reliable service after the sale. Take a step back in time for a closer look at the history of The Frederick Motor Company.

One Ownership Family

The Frederick Motor Company's business approach hasn't changed since 1917 because ownership hasn't changed either. For three generations-starting with founder Robert Warfield and now owned and operated by his grandson, Jim--the Warfields have always been in charge AND on the premises. You can find Jim Warfield in the showroom every day.

Only the Best Pre-Owned Vehicles

Our reputation rides on the dependability and the performance of our pre-owned vehicles. Vehicles that are selected for our prewoned inventory must pass a rigorous inspection.

Value and Respect

At The Frederick Motor Company, you can expect a good value for your car-buying dollar, and you can expect our staff to be fair and attentive. That's as much about who we are as anything else.

The Better Choice for 100 Years!

The Frederick Motor Co.

One Family, One Century

   People have been driving to the Frederick Motor Company since 1917 when the Warfield brothers Robert and Clarence opened the shop in downtown Frederick. A few things have changed since we were servicing Model Ts on 225 E Patrick Street (now the Frederick Post Office). But one thing has remained-our delivery of fairness and transparency. We are loyal to the Frederick community.


      After having trouble purchasing a vehicle for himself, Robert, who was a dentist in D.C. took a dive into the automotive industry. He was determined to provide a better experience for customers and increase access to vehicles to the community. The Frederick Motor Co. quickly outgrew their building and relocated to 117 W Patrick Street. 5 years later, Robert's son, John, previously a Naval Aviator, returned to Frederick Motor Co.  

     Fast forward a century.. In September of 2017 John and his son Jim celebrated 100 years of automotive service. And fast forward even further.. Jim and his daughter Hanna, both work at the dealership today.  Four generations delivering fairness and reliability to our customers -- we still believe in the small business mindset and we always put our customers first. Come see us to celebrate our Frederick history. We would love to help make our dealership your home for car care.




Jim and Hanna Warfield



The Frederick Motor Company

1 Waverley Drive
Directions Frederick, MD 21702

  • Sales: (301) 663-6111
  • Service: (301) 663-8635
  • Parts: (301) 662-1050

Showroom Hours

  • Monday 9am-8pm
  • Tuesday 9am-8pm
  • Wednesday 9am-8pm
  • Thursday 9am-8pm
  • Friday 9am-8pm
  • Saturday 9am-5pm
  • Sunday Closed