SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, has honored 21 Tampa and St. Petersburg area car dealerships with its fourth annual Five Star Dealer Awards. The awards recognize select car dealers who earned the highest overall rating for customer satisfaction in Edmunds.com's dealer "Sales Ratings."
"Today's consumers have more information at their fingertips than ever before, but each individual car-buyer has different wants and needs from their next car," says Edmunds.com CEO Avi Steinlauf. "Congratulations to all the winners of the Edmunds Five Star Dealer Award for upholding the longstanding tradition of putting the customer first, earning excellent reviews from their community for providing thoughtful, personalized experiences that truly help people get where they need to go."
The 21 Tampa and St. Petersburg area dealers recognized by Edmunds.com are listed below.
- AutoNation Cadillac Port Richey – Port Richey, FL.
- AutoNation Ford Brooksville – Brooksville, FL.
- AutoNation Lincoln Clearwater – Clearwater, FL.
- AutoNation Nissan Brandon – Tampa, FL.
- AutoNation Nissan Clearwater – Clearwater, FL.
- AutoNation Toyota Pinellas Park – Pinellas Park, FL.
- Crown Buick GMC – St. Petersburg, FL.
- Crown Eurocars – St. Petersburg, FL.
- Crown Honda – Pinellas Park, FL.
- Crown Hyundai – St. Petersburg, FL.
- Crown Nissan – St. Petersburg, FL.
- Dimmitt Chevrolet – Clearwater, FL.
- Fields Motorcars – Lakeland, FL.
- Fitzgeralds Countryside Hyundai – Clearwater, FL.
- Hendrick Honda Bradenton – Bradenton, FL.
- Kuhn Honda – Tampa, FL.
- Lexus of Tampa Bay – Tampa, FL.
- Maher Chevrolet – St. Petersburg, FL.
- smart center of Sarasota – Sarasota, FL.
- Sun Toyota Scion – Holiday, FL.
- Wilde Honda of Sarasota – Sarasota, FL.
To be eligible for the Five Star Dealer Award, the dealer partner must have earned an overall sales rating of five stars generated by car shoppers on Edmunds.com – with a minimum of 20 reviews during the previous two years – as of December 31, 2015.
Car shoppers can look up the reviews and ratings for any dealer in their area on Edmunds.com's "Find a Dealer" page at http://www.edmunds.com/dealer-reviews/. Winning dealerships are distinguished by The Five Star Dealer badge.
Dealers interested in participating in Edmunds.com's Dealer Partner program are encouraged to visit the Dealer Center at http://www.edmunds.com/dealers/ or call 1-855-EDMUNDS.
About Edmunds.com, Inc.
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