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CarsDirect.com is perhaps best known for their upfront pricing website. However their because they own a network of web properties that generate over 20 million visitors a month, they are also a great avenue to advertise your used cars. The following information is taken directly from their website. * We know our auto leads are high quality because 62% of them convert to sales within 6 months (Experian 2007). * Over half of our traffic is organic * We use a proprietary quality assurance system to filter our auto leads * Get features such as: Dealer ScoreCards (for new and used leads), expert customer service, and extensive branding opportunities. * CarsDirect recently received top honors with the Diamond Award win from the Dealers' Choice Awards with Best Value in New Vehicle Leads * CarsDirect has also received accolades from: Yahoo Internet Life, TIME Magazine, Forbes, PC World, and MSNBC.

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This has been helpful at times
Reviewed by a Salesperson Aug 22, 2017
Recommended: YES
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Pros: It brings people in that are wanting to purchase a car.

Cons: The leads need to be better filtered so that we know before hand what type of financing will be needed because at times people come in thinking they can do one thing but can't.

Cars.com is good! I love their Website!
Reviewed by Sales Manager Feb 21, 2017
Recommended: YES
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Pros: Cars.com does a good job . The

Cons: We would like broader advertising and quick uplists of available cars!

Half the leads are legit.. what are the other half?
Reviewed by an Internet Director Dec 8, 2016
Recommended: NO
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Pros: We receive leads from Cars Direct New Cars and Cars Direct Finance leads. New car leads are great, to the point, upfront pricing. Quality lead service using our local boundries.

Cons: Special Finance leads seem to be half legit and half fake or frauds. Nearly 5 of 10 leads either don't know how we received their information and some never submitted anything at all. Imagine a customer's surprise when they get a call asking to verify their information, info they never submitted. We had one lady in tears because, she is out of work, in the hospital and someone had submitted her credit info that morning. She has no children or a spouse, NO ONE knew her info. So where are they getting these leads from? I can understand one time being a fluke... several times?Something seems fishy.

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Reviewed by an Internet Salesperson May 21, 2015
Recommended: NO
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Pros: "lead" volume, upfront prices

Cons: extremely low lead quality, paying for fraudulent leads from identity thieves, ect.

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Reviewed by a Salesperson Dec 11, 2014
Recommended: YES
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Pros: good product covers local area

Cons: rep name instruction

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Reviewed by a Group Executive Sep 10, 2008
Recommended: YES
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Pros: CarsDirect has been one of our top vendors with regards to leads, referral traffic and account service/management. Our direct contact has been Sharyn Kay; she's based out of ATL. She delivers excellent service and goes out of her way to keep us informed of new developments and opportunities to consider within the CarsDirect network. Quality leads, high converting traffic and an overall positive experience and support from Sharyn, her operations team and upper management as well. Thanks Sharyn! Eric

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