Waltham, Mass. – DealerRater®, the nation’s premier car dealer review website, announced today its partnership with CarZen, the creator of the #1 iPad App for car shopping. Through this partnership, more than 450,000 DealerRater car dealer reviews are integrated and easily accessible in the CarZen iPad App. The CarZen App offers the ability to browse and search through over two million new & used car listings, as well as a dealer locator to search through every car dealer in the country.
“We are excited to collaborate with CarZen to feature car dealer reviews on the newest version of their iPad App,” said Chip Grueter, president of DealerRater. “When shopping for a car, third-party reviews on dealerships are an integral part of the car buying experience, and we are happy to share the reviews of our DealerRater community members with the fast-growing iPad market that CarZen serves.”
Highly rated by technology press, the CarZen App recently passed 120,000 downloads, less than 6 months after launching their App in the App Store and has seen very strong engagement, with users spending over 11 minutes on average in the App.
“Our mission is to serve our users with the highest quality experience that is possible. By offering DealerRater’s nearly half a million reviews of dealers – and not hiding bad reviews – we are providing our users with great content and ultimate transparency when searching for a car,” said Nick Gidwani, CEO of CarZen.
DealerRater’s registered user base and total car dealer reviews have shown explosive growth in the last two years. DealerRater’s vast online community provides car dealers with access to an ever expanding market of potential customers who place importance on quality sales and service.
DealerRater was founded in 2002 as the first car dealer review website worldwide. With 500,000 people joining the DealerRater user community each month, DealerRater is the world’s #1 online resource for anyone seeking third-party information on automobile dealerships. DealerRater features more than 41,000 U.S. and International car dealers, 450,000 user reviews and over 1,000,000 cars for sale. DealerRater attracts more than 5 million consumers every year who visit the site to search for car dealerships, read current reviews, write their own descriptive reviews, 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. In addition, DealerRater offers qualified car dealers a Certified Dealer Program as a reputation management tool to help them grow their online presence and achieve higher SEO rankings across the Web. Today, more than 4,000 dealers are members of DealerRater’s Certification Program. For more information, visit www.DealerRater.com or call 800-266-9455.
CarZen is focused on making car shopping a pleasant experience that can empower consumers to make better car-related decisions. CarZen is auto enlightenment. For more information, visit http://www.carzen.com or http://ipad.carzen.com.