Dealer Performance Services
"Helping You Grow Your Business"

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Dealer Performance Services was founded in 2008 by veteran dealership income development specialist, Steve Tatum.  Dealer Performance Services offers a wide array of services and products to automotive dealerships in Central and Northern Illinois.  Our goal is to help dealerships maximize profits and maintain superior customer loyalty.  The motto of Dealer Performance Services is “Helping You Grow Your Business.” 

In today's financial atmosphere, diminishing profitability has become the most challenging aspect of car dealer ownership.  Every day and every deal is a struggle to maintain sufficient margins in order to stay in business.


Dealer Performance Services understands the frustrations faced by car dealers and has implemented proven methodology to improve profitability, increase C.S.I. and ensure customer retention.  In addition to our arsenal of F&I products, we partner with each dealership to monitor F&I performance, identify issues through in-depth reporting and train various personnel to achieve the financial goals of the dealership.


Dealer Performance Services is serious when we claim we are “Helping You Grow Your Business”.  We are fully aware that our success as dealer income development specialists depends on the success of our dealership partners.  Let us prove to you we can help you reach your financial goals.     

Browse our website to learn about Simoniz GlassCoat and the many products and services that Dealer Performance Services can offer your business.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via phone or email.  We value your business and will exceed your expectations.

Services and Products

  • Finance Department Income Solutions to Maximize Results
  • Service Department Training Solutions
  • Customer Retention Solutions /Customer Loyalty Program
  • Customized On Going Training and Support
  • Finance and Insurance Training Classes 


Dealer Performance Services
Voice (815) 844-1960
Fax (815) 842-0596

Simoniz GlassCoat
  • Revolutionary Environmental Car Treatment and Service Contract from Simoniz

  • New Cutting Edge Glass Coat Ceramic Resin Technology for Exterior Paint

  • Exclusive DuPont Teflon Interior Protection from the Makers of DuPont StainMaster
  • Easy Application
  • New Vehicles- Lifetime Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2015 Used Vehicle – Lifetime Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2014 Vehicles - 6 Year Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2013 Vehicles - 5 Year Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2012 Vehicles - 4 Year Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2011 Vehicles - 4 Year Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • 2010 Vehicles - 4 Year Warranty / Unlimited Miles
  • One Time Application
  • Zero Deductible
  • Up to ten days of Rental Car Coverage
  • Warranty is Transferable @ No-Cost
  • Fully insured by Great American Insurance Company


Old Republic Vehicle Service Contracts 

  • Providing The Best Vehicle Service Contracts in the industry and giving your customers the most comprehensive coverage and benefits.
  • Increased CSI
  • Many terms available to fit your customers with the right amount of coverage
  • Rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best Company 
  • Competive Rates
  • Dealer Focused Reinsurance Program

Old Republic High Mileage VSC

  • Power Train Plus High Mileage VSC Program
  • For vehicles with up to 150,000 miles at the time of Delivery and current plus 12 years

Old Republic Gap Protection


  • Available on loan terms up to 84 months and with Loans up to $100,000.
  • Maximum claim payment is up to $50,000.
  • Will pay up to $1000 of the customer’s insurance deductible.
  • Maximum Eligibility Limit is 150% of MSRP or NADA Retail value at time of delivery.
  • Commercial Coverage Option  

Gain customer buy-in, build relationships and boost sales with EFG. With more than 35 years of consumer protection product development under our belt, we’ve become experts at continually innovating powerful new strategies that maximize your profitability. Partnering with EFG drives traffic and accelerates upsell opportunities with protection products consumers really want.

EFG Motorist Assistance Plan
  • Boost your bottom line at the time of sale
  • Drive traffic to your service department
  • Transform potentially frustrating events into loyalty-building opportunities
  • Build repeat business
  • Increase word-of-mouth referrals
EFG MAP - High Mileage

MAP — High Mileage protection addresses the most common customer concern about buying a higher mileage car...reliability. By protecting customers against unexpected repair costs with Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum MAP High Mileage Protection, EFG's dealer and lender partners are driving new business and winning customer loyalty. With MAP High Mileage Protection, customers can select the mileage term for their coverage.

Creative Marketing - Guaranteed Results

  • Performance Based Marketing (Pay only for the sales generated)
  • Conquest Sales
  • Summit Pays For All Marketing, Printing, Artwork, Postage And List Generation
  • Increase Market Share
  • Utilizes Intention Indicator And InteliProfile Technology
  • Risk Free Marketing
Loyalty Cash Program

  • Total Dealership Loyalty Program
  • Increases Customer Retention And Profits
  • One Simple Price Per Month
  • Simple