About Us

Hometown Motors

About the Owners:

Owned and operated by Daryl and Char Kubicek from Owatonna since 1981. The business started as a corner gas station in the early 80’s and has grown to a full service used car dealership. Daryl and Char have repaired and sold over 100,000 vehicles since opening the door 30+ years ago. 

Daryl worked as the owner and Master Technician since opening the door in 1981. As of late, Daryl has retired to the office and simply watches over the operation, lending a helping hand in where ever needed. 

Char has been in charge of the finance department from the beginning, starting out with the needed bookkeeping and taxes and now performs the duties of every aspect of the financial aspects of the business including loans and financing for our customers. 

The Staff: Hometown Motors is run by a well trained staff that is from the Owatonna Area community. The management and staff continually attend training seminars and acquire the needed training and certificates to perform all the tasks performed here on a daily basis. 

Community & Charity

The Community:

Hometown Motors is an active member of the Owatonna Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. Daryl and Char attend local churches, and participate in many community events and fundraisers. Being former 4H leaders, they continue to be a large part of the Steele County fair each and every year. A large portion of Hometown Motors Profits are filtered back into the Owatonna and surrounding areas communities. Daryl is currently an Chamber Ambassador for the City of Owatonna. Char is a Big Sister with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization.

Customer Reviews

Our Customers:

Hometown Motors has a diversified balance of customer who have serviced and purchased vehicles of all ages, types and brands. Many of our customers have been with us for 30+ years. Hometown Motors continues to add to our customer data base on a daily basis. Our repeat customers enjoy discounts, coupons and a general friendly atmosphere while having their vehicle needs met. 

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Service Department:

Hometown Motors 5 Star Service Dept offers everything from a simple oil change to in depth internal engine and transmission repairs, tires, alignments, steering and suspension repairs, custom exhaust, and all other types of repairs. Also offered are the preventive maintenance items such as tune ups, fluid services, brake jobs, shocks, struts and all other types of vehicle maintenance packages. Hometown Motors services domestic and import vehicles and trucks up to 1 ton GVW. Hometown Motors picks up and delivers vehicles all around town while you are at home, work or play. 

Sales Department:

Hometown Motors Sales Department is second to none with having a selection of practical pre owned vehicles with low monthly payments and fantastic service after the sale. The majority of vehicles sold over the past 10 years are still on the road today. Possibly best known for our Written 90 day Certified Pre Owned Warranty that comes with every vehicle we sell. This and our 5 Star Service Center set us apart from the completion when it comes to Honesty, Reliability, Trust, and Integrity. We take great care of our customers! We want them to come back again and again and tell their friends and neighbors. 

Finance Department:

Hometown Motors Finance Department can now get you approved for vehicle financing even if you have less than perfect credit. We have 3 major lenders that can satisfy nearly every customer, making us the 1 stop for your automobile financing needs. With rates as low as 1.9%*, we are competitive with the best!


Hometown Motors is a NAPA Auto Care Center in Owatonna. Hometown Motors participates in the Nation Wide Warranty program, offering a 24 month, 24,000 mile repair Parts and Labor Warranty to their customers. Hometown Motors also offers a Certified Pre Owned Warranty on all used vehicles to all our customers. Hometown Motors believes that this sets us apart from other shops and dealerships by offering the BEST WARRANTY PACKAGE in the business. 


All of us at Hometown Motors welcome new customers and will do our best to keep you as our customer. If you have not yet visited our facility, please do so. You will see why we have over 6,000 repeat customers! Welcome to Hometown Motors!