MERLE KELLY FORD was established in 1961 to serve customers who want to buy domestic cars, trucks, and SUV's throughout Kansas. You will find a wide range of models to choose from at great prices. In 2020, S.F. Automotive Chanute LLC became the new proud owners of Merle Kelly Ford and continues to put the customers satisfaction as the top priority in the ever-changing car buying experience.


Here at MERLE KELLY FORD you will find all the latest models to see in person. We carry the full line of America's Best-Selling Truck, the Ford F-150. Take the iconic Ford Mustang for a test drive to see how it amazes you. With a large inventory and many customization options, you can find the vehicle you have always wanted to own. We carry a large selection of coupes, crossovers, and SUV's. If your needs are Super Duty Truck, Heavy Duty Trucks, Commercial Vehicles, Merle Kelly Ford is your dealer.

For those with a tighter budget, we offer a nice selection of pre-owned vehicles, including Ford certified pre-owned vehicles that come with a warranty and peace of mind when you drive off of our lot. Our non-commission sales team will be happy to tell you more about your preferred vehicle and answer any questions you may have. 

With a salaried new and pre-owned sales staff, they listen to your wants and needs and not focus on earning a commission.

You can finance your new or pre-owned vehicle with our in-house Finance Department. They will make it easy to get approved and afford the vehicle you want. Many times, you can be approved and drive away in your new vehicle.


Once you purchase that dream Ford model, you can keep it in prime running condition with regular maintenance in our service department. Our certified service technicians are trained on Ford technology and systems for fast accurate repairs and service.

For our commercial customers Merle Kelly Ford has an award winning Commercial Heavy Duty Truck Shop, so you can be assured to get back on the road as quickly as possible.

We feature special offers and great deals all year long, so come in and find out more. Let Merle Kelly Ford put you in the Ford vehicle of your choice TODAY.

Merle Kelly Ford is proud to service the communities of Chanute, Coffeyville, Columbus, Cherryvale, Fort Scott, Fredonia, Humboldt, Iola, Independence, Neodesha, Parsons, Pittsburg and the surrounding communities. The Merle Kelly Ford dealership is conveniently located two hours from Kansas City, MO, Wichita, KS, Tulsa, OK, and Joplin, MO.



Steve Faulkner Ford

3501 S. Santa Fe
Directions Chanute, KS 66720

  • Sales: 620-431-0100
  • Service: 620-431-0100
  • Parts: 620-431-0100

Showroom Hours

  • Monday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Sunday Closed