DEALER OF THE YEAR
Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has been awarded a 2017 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, which recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada who deliver outstanding customer service, based on consumer reviews written on DealerRater.ca. “Car buyers have spoken and have identified Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales as the best Honda dealer to do business with in Canada,” said DealerRater CEO Gary Tucker. “The quality and number of reviews for Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales speak volumes of the top-notch experiences they provide to customers.” The DealerRater Dealer of the Year Awards are based on reviews by new- and used-car shoppers and those who took their vehicles into dealerships for service. Reviewers evaluated Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales on its customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing and overall experience. Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has demonstrated consistently high PowerScore™ ratings for customer satisfaction, placing it in the top of its class. The PowerScore is determined using a Bayesian algorithm that factors the dealership’s average DealerRater consumer rating and the total number of reviews written about the dealership during the 2016 calendar year. “Today’s car shoppers pay attention to reviews and a dealership’s online reputation, which makes the significance of the DealerRater Dealer of the Year Awards crucial to dealers looking to thrive in today’s business environment,” added Tucker. DealerRater has an audience reach of more than 40 million consumers who read more than 3 million dealer reviews.
Community Driver Award
Bannister Honda is this year’s Community Driver Award for the Okanagan/Interior region. The Community Driver Awards were developed to recognize BC’s automotive dealerships that exemplify business strength and community excellence-with a significant focus on making a tangible contribution to the growth and livability of their community or region.
Dealer Rater Dealer of the Year Award
Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has been awarded a 2016 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, an annual recognition given to the top-rated auto dealerships on www.dealerrater.ca, according to consumer reviews. The Dealer of the Year is given to just a handful of dealers across Canada. Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has received consistently high marks on www.dealerrater.ca, making it one of the top Canadian dealerships on the site. Online shoppers visiting Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales dealer page will find a “2016 Dealer of the Year Award winner” badge on their profile to instantly recognize it as one of the best dealerships of the year.
Finalist for Employer of the Year
Demonstrated a fair wage and benefits policy, promoting family and workplace balance. Demonstrated open consistent communications with staff and has been in business for more than two years.
Finalist for Community Leader of the Year
Outstanding individual in business. Significantly contributed to the betterment of the community having a direct impact on residents of Greater Vernon. Participation or contributions to community groups.
Dealer Rater Customer Satisfaction Award
Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has been awarded a 2016 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the car dealer review site for consumers, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service. Consumer Satisfaction Awards are given to the top 10 percent of U.S. new-car dealers based on their PowerScore™, as well as top Independent and Canadian dealerships that receive at least 25 annual reviews and maintain an average PowerScore™ rating of 4.0 out of 5.0. The PowerScore™ is determined using a Bayesian algorithm that factors the dealership’s average DealerRater consumer rating and the total number of reviews written about the dealership during the 2015 calendar year.
The Canadian AutoWorld Dealership Employer of Choice (CADEOC) Award is the industry’s only made-in-Canada recognition for the country’s automobile dealers.
Presented By Okanagan Life Magazine
The store has been awarded the best import car dealership in the North Okanagan 2013 by Okanagan life Magazine.
CAR OF THE YEAR
Presented by AJAC
The AJAC Car of the Year Award is voted on by over 70 automotive journalists, writers and photographers to provide consumers with objective vehicle information. The Accord received the award after posting the highest score based on a wide set of criteria.