Automotive PR:

  • continues its meteoric UK growth, hitting 20,000 total sales, with more than 13,000 of those in first 11 months of 2015
  • Customer satisfaction rates lead the sector, with a 9.7/10 score on TrustPilot 
  • Dealers continue flocking to, with more than 1200 registered to the site across the UK
  • carwow offers new-car buyers a transparent and hassle-free way to buy exactly the car they want, how they want it – the site for Britain’s new-car buyers – has just soared through the 20,000-sales mark, with more than 13,000 of those in 2015 alone.

This latest in carwow’s recent milestones, cements its place as a key player in new car sales in the UK, having launched in 2012 when it sold just 37 cars. A year-by-year breakdown reveals how quickly the UK has embraced the car-buying revolution – in 2013 sales rocketed to 828, before increasing again by 529% to 5,205 in 2014. This year alone, will record more than 14,000 sales, delivering a further 269% growth in the site’s popularity. has quickly won a reputation for its outstanding customer satisfaction, scoring 9.7/10 on leading online review site, TrustPilot. carwow also recently received a Highly Approved Trader (HAT) Award from for its transparency, good value and willingness to go the extra mile.

As well as its rapidly growing customer base, carwow has been expanding the amount of dealers that use its service. More than 1200 dealerships from across the UK have signed up, paying a flat £250 fee each time a car is sold with the help of carwow. More than 80 of them have a dedicated member of staff just to deal with carwow leads. makes new-car buying a completely transparent and hassle-free process for both dealers and buyers – you pick the car you want, how you want it, and then carwow finds up to five of the best offers from local and national dealers. Only the best-rated dealers in Britain are accepted by carwow, and those offering the best customer service will be more visible to buyers so it’s always in their best interest to go above and beyond.

On average, carwow saves its users £3,600 off the price of a new car, and to date users have bought more than £400,000,000-worth of cars through So far this year more than 13,000 cars have been sold with the help of carwow.

James Hind, CEO of carwow, said: “What these latest numbers show is just how large an appetite for our service there is among new car buyers in the UK. We see people spending anything from £8,000 to more than £100,000 through because they know they’re guaranteed the best possible service at the best possible price.

“One of the ways we ensure that is by keeping a close eye on all the dealers signed up to our service; in fact of the 1200 that are registered, around 400 are currently suspended for not meeting carwow’s high standards of customer service. Our customers and dealers are our greatest ambassadors, and as long as we’re delivering the best new-car buying experience out there, we’ll see our sales figures continue on this steep growth trajectory.”


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