Gates Automotive Group began as a family owned business in 1986. Today, we consist of four automotive dealerships located throughout Connecticut: Columbia Ford KIA, Gates GMC Buick Nissan, and Putnam Chrysler Dodge Jeep Kia. Our services include the sale of new and used cars, trucks and SUVs -- including commercial vehicles.

Our four dealership locations provide Automotive Service and Repair on all makes and models of vehicles, and we offer preventive maintenance and repair services to fleets as well. Each of our locations -- in Columbia, North Windham, Putnam, and has a fully stocked Parts Department, including OEM and aftermarket parts for you car or truck. Our stores also sell related. Our state-of-the art Body Shops offer free estimates, 24 hour towing, glass repair, and lifetime warrenties on our work. With computerized paint mixing, our goal is to restore your vehicle to pre-accident condition.

we take anything in trade


With our Spotless Auto Wash and Appearance Center in North Windham, CT, you can stop by for a speedy car wash or complete vehicle reconditioning. We have renovated our car wash facilities -- now offering a comfortable lounge area.

Looking for a new car of truck, look no further! View our extensive selection of new and pre-owned vehicles. Call us today at Columbia Ford KIA, Gates GMC Buick Nissan, or Putnam Chrysler Dodge Jeep Kia and speak with a sales consultant. Some of our common trades include campers, tractors, jewelry, precious metals, antique cars, AND we will even trade land!