Atlanta. New-vehicle shoppers have ranked Porsche highest in their 2013 Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study. This study measures the usefulness of automaker websites during the shopping process.

The Porsche consumer website, demonstrated its core strengths and achieved this First-Place finish with No. 1 rankings in the key categories of Navigation, Options/Features/Specs, Find a Dealer and Locate Inventory.

The Porsche website and the other three top performing sites use a scrolling feature that is extremely beneficial for tablet users. The study found that tablet ownership has increased 145 percent among new-vehicle shoppers since the 2012 Wave One study was completed.

“We are very excited to be at the top of this ranking. Our websites are critical to our ability to drive demand and help our customers engage with our products,” said Andre Oosthuizen, Vice President of Marketing for Porsche Cars North America, Inc. “We plan to continually push ourselves forward to deliver the best possible online experience.”

The J.D. Power Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study was based on responses from 10,196 shoppers who indicated that they plan to purchase a new vehicle.


Acura and Porsche tied for first place with a score of 853. The overall industry average was 823.

Source: Porsche