Dealer Rater's Dealer of the Year Award

Bannister Honda Service & Car Sales has been awarded the DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award since 2016, which recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada who deliver outstanding customer service, based on consumer reviews written on “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.

Dealer Rater's Consumer Satisfaction Award

Better Business Bureau


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.

Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce



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.


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.

Automobile Journalists Association of Canada


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.