Names Acton Toyota as Dealer of the Year

Share Article awards dealership for third consecutive year. Winning dealerships are committed to providing quality customer service., the nation's premier car dealer review website, announced today the 2009 Dealer of the Year awards. Each year, a select number of dealerships are awarded for outstanding customer satisfaction as expressed through customers' online reviews, posted on, of their dealership experience.

"We are very pleased to award Acton Toyota of Littleton, Massachusetts the overall Dealer of the Year for 2009," stated Chip Grueter, president of "Acton Toyota has won this honor for the past three years, which reflects General Manager Mike Hill's strong commitment to quality customer service."

Other car dealerships to receive 2009 Dealer of the Year awards for their brand category include DCH Paramus Honda of Paramus, New Jersey managed by Barry Magnus; Nissan of Elk Grove, California owned and managed by John Driebe; Mile One Herb Gordon Volvo of Silver Springs, Maryland managed by Eddie Sarecky; and National Car Sales of Indianapolis, Indiana managed by Steve Howard.

The Dealer of the Year awards are given each January to car dealerships located in the United States that have the highest PowerScore in their brand category.

Each dealership's PowerScore is determined using a Bayesian algorithm that factors the dealership's average user rating over each of the year's twelve months and the total number of reviews written about the dealership during the calendar year. The dealership must also have at least twenty-five (25) new reviews written on during the previous calendar year and an average rating greater than 4.0, with 5.0 as the highest possible score. The dealership that's awarded's overall Dealer of the Year is recognized for having a PowerScore that outranks other brand-specific Dealer of the Year winners.

About was founded in 2002 as the first car dealer review website worldwide. is committed to providing a central collection point for informative reviews. The site currently features more than 24,000 US and International car dealers and over 60,000 user reviews. provides the opportunity for users to search for car dealerships, read current reviews, write their own review, and find car deals - all for free. Car dealers are rated on the criteria of customer service, quality of work, friendliness, price and overall experience. users also have the option to recommend the dealer to other users and provide a descriptive review. Website users and car dealerships may post free auto classified ads. visitors may request vehicle quotes and Certified Dealers receive free vehicle leads.

For information or to interview Chip Grueter, please contact Michelle Oldershaw at 800.266.9455 or visit


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