Michael’s Auto Sales, Inc. Receives CarGurus’ “2017 Top Rated Dealer” Award
for Highest Shopper Ratings
Carmichaels, PA June 09, 2017 – CarGurus, a leading consumer automotive car shopping website, today announced it has named Michael’s Auto Sales, Inc. a “2017 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer.” The annual CarGurus Top Rated Dealer awards are presented to a select group of car dealerships that have received the highest average ratings from shoppers who have submitted dealership reviews on the CarGurus platform. CarGurus uses shoppers’ dealership ratings as well as comprehensive valuation analytics to help shoppers search their local marketplace and find great car deals from top-rated dealers.
“We are thrilled to recognize Michael’s Auto Sales, Inc. as a Top Rated Dealer,” said Sam Zales, President of Dealer Operations. “Based on CarGurus’ shoppers’ ratings, it is clear that the team at Michael’s Auto Sales, Inc. is delivering a superior car shopping experience for their customers, and we applaud their high standards for excellence.”
“ Providing exceptional customer service is a priority for us, and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Rated Dealer,” said Mary Lewis, VP. “ At Michael’s Auto Sales we love what we do.”
CarGurus invites shoppers to review and rate dealerships with whom they have interacted during their car shopping experience. Dealer ratings and reviews are visible to the public on the site, and they are also factored in the algorithm that CarGurus uses to rank search results for shoppers. According to recent CarGurus poll, 78% of shoppers say they will not buy a car from a dealership without first seeking out reviews of that dealer from other shoppers.
About Michael’s Auto Sales, Inc.
Local car dealer receives top award
Twenty-three years and counting. “It started with 3 cars and 2000 square feet…. Now it’s an average of 60 cars with 8500 square feet,” say Mary and Michael Lewis, owners of Michael’s Auto Sales in Carmichaels, PA.
A family-owned business specializing in late-model, quality pre-owned cars, Michael’s Auto Sales sells more than 600 cars per year with financing available for everyone. Michael’s Auto Sales is the Tri-county’s largest independent dealer and the only independent dealer with service after the sale. Michael’s Auto Sales has become a one stop shop, offering sales and service. For the convenience of their customers, Michael’s even offers “courtesy cars” for those who are having service work performed on their vehicle.
Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert, co-founder of TripAdvisor, CarGurus is a leading online automotive shopping destination focused on bringing transparency and efficiency to the car research and shopping experience. The site uses technology and market data analysis to help millions of automotive shoppers search for cars and quickly identify great deals from top-rated dealers in their local area. Today, the site serves more than 23 million unique monthly users and ranks #1 among car shopping websites in the U.S. by daily unique visitor traffic. CarGurus also has sites in the UK, Canada, and Germany.
I have to say that I am pleased with the way Michaels Auto Sales, Inc handled my Jeep problems. Mary Lewis contacted me after she learned I wasn't happy with all the problems I was having with my Jeep. I should have spoke to her directly in the first place and probably could have avoided all the negativity. I took it in and they gave me a courtesy car to drive until it was fixed. I got it back today and everything seems to be working well with no cost to me at all. Thank you Mary Lewis for running a reputably business. I appreciate it.