Our History

With the opening of his very first store in 1987, President, Jim McManes fashioned a culture where people come first. This is still evident in all of his 20 stores across Canada today, including South Trail Hyundai. The McManes Auto group opened this location on February 1, 2017! Our clients expect the best so in turn, we hire the best to execute a premium Guest experience. Our management team focuses on creating a culture where everyone works together as a team to create a great atmosphere for both employees and customers.

We offer you a proven employee-focused executive team, lucrative compensation and benefit plan, employee recognition programs, a brand new state-of-the-art 47,500 square foot dealership (the largest in Canada), a 5,000 square foot showroom, 28 service bays, and opportunities for professional advancement!

Culture and Values

Vision: Our vision is to exceed industry expectations by providing a premium experience for co-workers and customers alike. To provide exceptional service to our customers by means of a culture that supports its team members. We thoroughly believe customers will never love our company until our employees love it first.

Mission: Our mission is to promote continuous growth in an environment that treats customers and employees with fairness, equality, and professionalism, by offering the best quality products, services, selection, and above all, value. We foster growth through coaching, continuous learning, and connecting with our growing communities.

Values: The right people are our greatest asset and we strive to continue to invest in our people and provide them the opportunities to best fit their talents and to build on their strengths in a positive work environment. Producing your best in any given situation by pursuing growth and learning. We inspire others with our own desire for excellence. Communicate openly, honestly and sincerely build relationships based on trust, respect, and appreciation.

Career Paths



Employee Discounts

Vacation, Sick, & Holiday Pay

Defined Career Paths

Part of McManes Auto Group

Employee Loyalty Programs

Life at South Trail Hyundai

We pride ourselves on providing a clear and defined career path to all of our employees. Additionally, we strive to be much more than a business. We are partners with our community and as an employee, you will get a chance to give back as well. We partner with many local organizations, charities and events with the goal of supporting our local community and the less fortunate.

Job Postings

South Trail Hyundai is proud to be a part of

In 1987, Jim McManes purchased Eastside Dodge, which originally opened in Calgary in 1976. Since that time Eastside is consistently one of the top performing dealerships within the Canadian Chrysler dealer network. We have expanded our facility by purchasing an adjacent building, which is now our used car operation, and added 18,000 sq. ft.to the original building...read more