Hyundai to show the stars of its dealer network

Time 10:13 am, August 22, 2014

e67c42e4-df7b-4f2c-9acf-431a2c7efb52HYUNDAI is to introduce an online user-generated ‘Star Rating’ system across its UK dealer network.

The system driven by customer recommendations will provide all Hyundai dealers with a transparent star rating showcasing the quality of service that they are providing to their customers on a day-to-day basis.

The customer recommendations and reviews, which focus on each of our dealers’ sales and service offerings, are collected as part of Hyundai’s continuous independent customer satisfaction survey which asks the opinions of more than 60,000 customers per year. They feature prominently on the dealer website homepage and also in the ‘Dealer Locator’ section of

The dealer star rating will be an average of all customer recommendations received over a 90-day period, ensuring all customers have an up-to-date view of their chosen dealer’s performance.

Tony Whitehorn, president & CEO, Hyundai Motor UK, said: ‘Owner and customer reviews are quickly becoming a significant part of any consumers’ research – whether purchasing a product or a service. We already carry Reevoo ratings alongside all of our products on and now we are introducing a similar system with our dealers.

‘Having access to these types of independent reviews really helps us to improve our customer experience as we are actively helping to provide the type of information that our customers require to make an informed decision – whether buying or owning a car. These reviews also benefit Hyundai and our dealer partners, as it gives us real insight about what our customers really think. From this feedback, we can then identify areas for improvement across our business.’

Hyundai says the ratings system is currently available for 18 dealers and will be rolled out across the entire network by January 2015.

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James – or Batch as he’s known – started at Car Dealer in 2010, first as the work experience boy, eventually becoming editor in 2013. He worked for Auto Express as editor-at-large and was the face of Carbuyer’s YouTube reviews. In 2020, he went freelance and now writes for a number of national titles and contributes regularly to Car Dealer. In October 2021 he became Car Dealer's associate editor.

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