SANTA MONICA, Calif.--()--Edmunds.com, the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information, has honored two Columbia 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 Edmunds.comâ€™s Dealer Ratings and Reviews.
“Edmunds.com believes that customer service should be the number one priority for any dealership that wants to be successful”
The two Columbia dealers recognized by Edmunds.com are:
Dick Smith Nissan of Columbia
Dick Smith Nissan of St Andrews
â€œEdmunds.com believes that customer service should be the number one priority for any dealership that wants to be successful,â€??? says Edmunds.com President Seth Berkowitz. â€œThese dealerships present a model for customer satisfaction, and we congratulate each one of them for creating an exceptional car buying experience.â€???
A total of 95 dealerships from 33 U.S. metropolitan markets were recognized with Edmunds.comâ€™s 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Award. The Los Angeles market is home to the most award winners with 15, followed by the Boston and New York City markets with 10 apiece.
Only participants in Edmunds.comâ€™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 Edmunds.com â€“ with a minimum of 20 reviews during the previous two years â€“ as of January 17, 2013.
The full list of Edmunds.comâ€™s 2013 Five Star Premier Dealer Award winners can be found at http://edmu.in/TURykC.
Car shoppers can look up the reviews and ratings for any dealer in their area on Edmunds.comâ€™s â€œFind a Dealerâ€??? page at http://www.edmunds.com/dealer-reviews/.
Dealers interested in participating in Edmunds.comâ€™s Premier Dealer program are encouraged to visit the Dealer Center at http://www.edmunds.com/dealers/ or call 1-855-EDMUNDS.
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