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Official Website of the New Car Buyer Recognizes Ten New York Area Car Dealers with 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE), the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information, has honored 10 New York area car dealerships with its inaugural Five Star Premier Dealer Awards. The awards, presented at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla., recognize car dealers who earned the highest marks for customer satisfaction in’s Dealer Ratings and Reviews.

“These dealerships present a model for customer satisfaction, and we congratulate each one of them for creating an exceptional car buying experience.”

The ten New York dealers recognized by are:

Atlantic Honda
City World Toyota Scion
DCH Academy Honda
Freehold Hyundai
Habberstad BMW
Habberstad BMW of Bay Shore
Hillside Honda
Meadowland GMC of Carmel
Meadowland Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram of Carmel
Smithtown Acura

“ believes that customer service should be the number one priority for any dealership that wants to be successful,�?? says President Seth Berkowitz. “These dealerships present a model for customer satisfaction, and we congratulate each one of them for creating an exceptional car buying experience.�??

A total of 95 dealerships from 33 U.S. metropolitan markets were recognized with’s 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Award. New York and Boston tied for the second most award winners with ten apiece. The Los Angeles market is home to the most award winners with 15.

Only participants in’s Premier Dealer program were considered for the 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Awards. To be eligible for the award, the dealership must have earned an average customer review rating of five stars on – with a minimum of 20 reviews during the previous two years – as of January 17, 2013.

The full list of’s 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Award winners can be found at

Car shoppers can look up the reviews and ratings for any dealer in their area on’s “Find a Dealer�?? page at

Dealers interested in participating in’s Premier Dealer program are encouraged to visit the Dealer Center at or call 1-855-EDMUNDS.

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