Motors.co.uk is a used car advertising website that aims to make the process of finding the right car as easy as possible for used car buyers & the selling of used cars as straightforward and cost-effective for used car dealers.
Launched in January 2007 Motors.co.uk had an average of 870k UVs per month over the course of January – February 2011, up 7% YOY (813k) (source: Google Analytics, 2011)
As well as Motors.co.uk itself, we operate a network of used sites that compete for the #2 market position in terms of monthly unique visitor reach of used car buyers (link to network pages) On average there are c 3,500 dealers advertising 150,000 vehicles on Motors.co.uk at any one time.
For used car buyers peace of mind we history check vehicles listed on Motors.co.uk* to ensure they are not stolen, or have previously been written off. We are also the only UK used car site that allows users to search multiple makes & models at the same time.
Our exclusive relationships with a number of the UKs leading regional newspaper groups (including Northcliffe Media) means that Motors.co.uk branding is carried in over hundreds of printed motoring supplements and local news websites. We also power the used car search on some of the most well know news and entertainment sites in the UK, including Mail Online, LocalPeople & Thisis, as well some of the most respected car review sites in the marker including Parkers & HonestJohn. Our high Google “Quality Score”, means that we are returned highly in high volume key search term results such as ” used cars”
Motors.co.uk is a subsidiary of Manheim , the world’s largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. Winner of 14 industry awards for both service and performance excellence since 2005, including Best Remarketing Company four years in a row, Manheim handles nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. Manheim is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises Inc., one of the world’s leading media companies and providers of automotive services. Throughout the world Manheim has over 130 remarketing operations in five Continents, including 38 European locations.
In the UK Manheim provides a national physical auction network, comprising 16 centres of which eight have dedicated commercial vehicle activities, a dedicated trade-only direct sales channel and three online bidding /sales channels. Manheim also provides vehicle inspection; SMART repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full defleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration.
In addition Manheim is the UK’s leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups. Services include dealer websites, stock locators, social media services, SEO, SEM, live chat, vehicle photography, showroom systems, lead management software and aftersales customer contact systems.