Website of the year nomination nominated for Website of the Year 2016 has been recognised as one of the leading automotive websites in the UK by being nominated for Website of the Year 2016. The national award – organised by consumer research agency MetrixLab – gives the British public the chance to vote for their favourite websites across a wide range of industries.

The website is one of 12 nominated in the Automotive category and it will be competing alongside websites from leading manufacturers such as Audi, BMW and Ford.

Global brands such as Coca-Cola, Apple and eBay have had their websites nominated in their respected industry categories and the overall winner of Website of the Year for 2015 was O2. has been acknowledged for its innovative search functionality including its first to market lifestyle based Smart Search and monthly payment search. offers consumers a wide range of unique insights, features and benefits that create a personalised user experience. The website’s Smart Search functionality allows visitors to find cars by what to matters to them, including budget, running costs, colour and most desired extras such as Bluetooth. Users can also directly compare the cars they are interested in purchasing by simultaneously viewing multiple makes and models, helping them make their choice.

Website visitors are not restricted to simply searching for their next car; they can also take steps to replacing their current car by using the ‘What’s Mine Worth’ tool. This allows users to contact dealers about part exchanging their car for a new one, as well as the option of receiving a valuation for selling the car to Cox Automotive sister brand, - news and reviews

In addition, offers visitors industry insight with a dedicated news and reviews section to help them learn about and analyse the latest cars from leading manufacturers.

Phill Jones, Managing Director at, said: “It is an honour to be recognised as one of the most popular websites in our industry. At, we have worked hard and committed significant investment to deliver a website that meets modern consumers’ needs and ensures they easily find the right car to suit their preferences and their lives.

“We have seen a sharp rise in website visitors – especially using mobile devices – and we are focused on continuing to improve the site to help consumers find the right car. We understand that consumers are looking for an efficient and holistic website, which takes them through the entire car buying journey, from researching, to purchasing to selling a car.”

The public is being asked to vote for their favourite websites this autumn, with the voting period running from Monday, October 3rd to Friday, November 11th.  

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