You have spoken. The top three winners in Patch's "Readers' Choice" contest for auto dealers in the Tri-Cities are St. Charles Toyota, Zimmerman Ford and Lou's Sales and Service.
Of those three, St. Charles Toyota grabbed the most attention. In addition to receiving more than 100 votes in the Patch Poll, the Toyota dealership was reviewed 12 times on its Patch Places listing. It earned an average rating of nearly five out of five stars.
Here's what a few readers had to say about St. Charles Toyota:
Mark Bryant Jr wrote, "I like it there, very professional."
Dawn wrote, "We just bought the Sienna from Toyota and had a great experience with them! We were hesitant moving from a car to minivan, but they made the decision and transition so much easier for us. We love the Sienna and are thankful to Toyota for their great service!"
In business since 1994, St. Charles Toyota is a family-owned dealer that is run by a father and his two sons. For more information, visit stcharlestoyota.net.
Another Readers' Choice is Zimmerman Ford in St. Charles, which received the second most votes in the Patch Poll. Zimmerman has been in business for 80 years and remains a family-owned operation. Visit www.zimmermanford.com for more information.
Here's what one reader had to say:
Dawn Lindsay wrote "Bought my car from there 12 yrs ago from Chris Kueger. Still have it :)"
Lou's Sales and Service in Geneva earned the third-most votes in the Patch Poll. Lou's has been selling and fixing Jeeps in its garage on East State Street since 1946.
Editor's Note: The competition was fierce between dealerships. Several St. Charles dealers also received strong reviews but our judging was based on multiple criteria.
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