Our Vision

When we peel back the layers of what our company stands for- we just keep finding "family" at the heart of it all. Above all the givens (top notch quality, convenient service, etc.), when it comes down to it, we're just families serving families

This dealership is a tried-and-true, four-generations-deep, family business. But beyond our literal family, we hire with a family mindset which means our entire team is welcomed into the fold. Then, at the end of the day, we each go home to our own families, knowing we gave it our all to support them best. 

To tie it all together, these layers of family really have one in mind: yours. We want you safe on the road with peace of mind knowing we're always here to serve you. So what's our vision? Families serving families. Simple as that.
Bill Smith, 1948
The History of Smith Auto Family Levelland

In 1951, Bill H. Smith moved his family to Slaton, Texas and started Slaton Motor Company. Smith had previously worked for Ford, and quickly fell in love with the car business. He had the charisma of a true salesman, and the Slaton Motor Company was a success!

By 1965, Bill's son, Steve Smith, was actively involved in the store. In 1966 the father and son moved from their original downtown location to 1700 W. Division, and renamed the family business "Smith Ford." Our Slaton store remains at this address today. 

In 1982, Steve's daughter, Annette began working full 
time at Smith Ford and in 1989, she became the General Manager. Meanwhile, in the small town of West, Texas, Patrick Sykora was earning his stripes at the family dealership, Sykora Family Ford. In 1997, Annette and Pat were married and became partners in the Slaton dealership.

1999 brought the expansion to two locations, Slaton and Levelland. The name was changed to "Smith South Plains" to reflect our family business which would now serve a large part of the south plains area.

Both locations are open today with full operations in Levelland, and used car sales/service in Slaton. Pat and Annette still take an active role in the business as the owners/operators. The family atmosphere lives on as three of their five children, as well as one son-in-law, have joined the business.   


Left to Right: Ryan Sykora (parts), Patrick Sykora (owner), Annette Sykora (owner), Clara Campbell (sweetest baby), Nicole Campbell (marketing and bdc), Morgan Campbell (spokesman), Tell Campbell (service manager), Holden Sykora (sales manager)

Who We Are Today

Our dealership is staffed with a great team, and we focus on delivering superior service to our customers. Our atmosphere is one of familiarity and cheer, and we believe that going the extra mile is just part of the norm. We like to think of ourselves as one big family, just helping good folks get the car they want, and even making the process, dare we say it, fun.

We hope when you visit, you'll sense something different about our dealership. Something honest, warm, and something worth your business.


What our customers say

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Caitlyn Bigham

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5 days ago

Recently just Bought a new 2022 Ford Ranger Tremor. Dakota Holder was an excellent salesman he answered every question with ease and gave an honest opinion on every recommendation from what I could of...

Venida Docter

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1 month ago

I had a great experience with Smith Auto Family and Jeff Brown at the Levelland location. They were courteous and efficent. I had most of my transaction done online before I bought my Lincoln. After...

Zack Tube

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2 months ago

Our experience was great 😊 Everyone in there was very friendly, and everything was ready when we got there.

C Kincer

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2 months ago

Quick, Efficient, Kind!

Gina Burdette

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3 months ago

Has a great experience with buying my pickup Mike McNutt was helpful and very accommodating was actually the easiest experience I’ve had purchasing my vehicle. I recommend doing business there

Michael Gates

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3 months ago

I purchased a truck from Smith Auto Family with the help of Eddie Salinas. It was a fantastic experience! It only took a couple of hours and I was on my way with my new truck, which I love!

Robert Garcia

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4 months ago

Bought a car from Smith Ford in Slaton txCarlos was myself Sales person and he was very helpful and knowledgeable and gave me a real good experience I will buy another car from them This is my 2nd...

John Neudorf

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4 months ago

Several vehicles purchased from Mr Duran at Smith Auto , found what we needed and the process was great

maggie jenkins

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4 months ago

Great place to buy a car! The staff is extremely helpful.

TRAVIS Preble

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5 months ago

Just completed a purchase on a new Ford F-150 Tremor with Smith South Plains Ford. This was probably the smoothest/easiest deal that I have done on a new truck. Thanks to my excellent salesman Dakota...

Steven Bell

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6 months ago

This place was great people and the guy that helped me get my car sold was awesome all of them was awesome great work there

Mike Schueler

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6 months ago

Excellent car buying experience! I found a Smith South Plains Ford dealer ordered car online that fit exactly what I was looking for. Madee was very helpful on the phone and then Dakota answered...

Contact Info

2483 E. Hwy 114
Directions Levelland, TX 79336

  • Sales: (806) 894-3191
  • Service: (806) 828-6291
  • Parts: (806) 828-6291

Showroom Hours

  • Monday 8:30AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:30AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:30AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday 8:30AM-6:00PM
  • Friday 8:30AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM-3:00PM
  • Sunday Closed