2020 Ford Dealer of the Year Press Release



Mike Murphy Ford Inc Wins 2020 DealerRater Ford Dealer of the Year Award


2020 Dealer Of the Year Award - DealerRater

Mike Murphy Ford, Morton, Illimois Wins 2020 DealerRater Ford Dealer of the Year Award

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

 Morton, IL – January 28, 2020  Mike Murphy Ford has been awarded a 2020 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.com.

 “Car buyers have spoken and have identified Mike Murphy Ford as the best Ford dealer to do business with in Illinois,” said DealerRater General Manager Jamie Oldershaw. “The quality and number of reviews for Mike Murphy Ford 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 Mike Murphy Ford on its customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing and overall experience.

Mike Murphy Ford 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 2019 calendar year.

“We are thankful and truly blessed to have been able to win this award a second year in a row,” said owner Mike Murphy.  “We have a great bunch here at Mike Murphy Ford and it shows in each and every employee with customer service being their top priority.  We also have the best customers and without them this award would not have possible!”

“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 Oldershaw.

DealerRater has an audience reach of more than 34 million consumers each month.


Founded in 2002, DealerRater, a Cars.com Company, is the world’s leading car dealer review website that connects consumers with the right person at the right dealership. The site offers over 6 million sales and service reviews across 44,000 U.S. and Canadian dealerships, including a network of more than 5,000 Certified Dealers. DealerRater content has a reachable audience of more than 34 million consumers across the web each month. By offering a product suite that allows qualified dealerships to manage their reputations and achieve higher SEO rankings, DealerRater supports new customer connections by growing online presence.


Press Contact:

Jeanine Polandick

Mike Murphy Ford

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