Wilde East Towne Honda: Wins 2015 DealerRater Wisconsin Honda Dealer of the Year Award

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Award recognizes top auto dealers from U.S. and Canada that demonstrate excellent customer service as expressed by consumer reviews written on DealerRater

Madison, WI – Wilde East Towne Honda has been awarded the 2015 DealerRater Wisconsin Honda Dealer of the Year award, which recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada that deliver outstanding customer service, based on consumer reviews written on DealerRater.com .

“Consumers have rated the best dealers to do business with, and they rated Wilde East Towne Honda as the leader among Honda dealers in Wisconsin,” said DealerRater CEO Gary Tucker. “The quality and number of reviews for Wilde East Towne Honda speak volumes of the top-notch experiences provided to customers.”

The 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 Wilde East Towne Honda on its customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing and overall experience.

Wilde East Towne Honda has consistently demonstrated high PowerScore™ ratings for customer satisfaction, placing it in the top of its class. The PowerScore is determined using the dealership’s average DealerRater consumer rating and the total number of reviews written about the dealership during the 2014 calendar year.

“We are proud to be rated DealerRater’s Honda Dealer of the Year in Wisconsin by automotive consumers,” said Jorge Hidalgo, partner-Wilde East Towne Honda, “We thank our dedicated staff and the amazing support of our loyal customers for this achievement.”

“Having a strong online reputation matters, making the significance of our Dealer of the Year awards crucial to dealers looking to thrive in today’s business environment,” added Tucker.

Over 10 million car shoppers visit DealerRater every year where they can read over 1.6 million dealer reviews. Visit Wilde East Towne Honda’s website at WildeEastTowneHonda.com for more information and see their reviews.

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About Wilde East Towne Honda

Wilde East Towne Honda, located at 5555 High Crossing Boulevard in Madison, is a full-service Honda dealer. Wilde East Towne Honda is a member of the Wilde Automotive Group. The Wilde Automotive Group is a family-owned and operated business founded by Harold L. Wilde. His automotive career began in 1945 in Michigan where he opened a two-man used vehicle sales operation. Today, the Wilde Automotive Group has grown to include 12 dealerships in Wisconsin and Florida with more than 700 employees. Harold Wilde’s legacy is continued under the leadership of his wife, Mary Ann, CEO, his son, Mark, president, Pat Donahue, vice president, Sharon Bloom, CFO, Jorge Hidalgo, partner-Wilde East Towne Honda, and Harold’s daughter Tracie Pierce, Director of Marketing.