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AutoNation USA Grows Texas Presence With Opening of AutoNation USA Austin

Jan. 17, 2023

Leading automotive retailer and #1 public dealer group, according to Reputation, plans to operate 130 pre-owned vehicle stores

AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 17, 2023) – AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN), America’s most admired automotive retailer, today announced the opening of AutoNation USA Austin as the company pursues plans to grow its network of pre-owned vehicle stores coast-to-coast and meet the evolving personalized transportation needs of Customers seeking to buy and sell pre-owned vehicles.

Bringing 32 jobs to the region, AutoNation USA’s Austin store is the 14th to open, joining four other AutoNation USA stores operating in Texas, with stores in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston, and Katy. In addition to AutoNation USA locations, the company’s presence in the state includes 44 stores.

“As the automotive leader in Customer excellence, we look forward to being the first choice for pre-owned car shoppers throughout Austin,” said Martin Wojewodzic, General Manager, AutoNation USA Austin. “With our streamlined online inventory tools that make vehicle selection easy, competitive financing and one guaranteed low price, AutoNation USA makes buying a pre-owned vehicle seamless and stress-free.”

A testament to the company’s excellence, AutoNation holds the top spot in Customer reputation with nearly 1 million 5-star reviews, according to Reputation.

Helping to fuel its share of the used vehicle market, AutoNation purchases vehicles directly from Customers through its successful We’ll Buy Your Car program, providing Customers at AutoNation locations coast-to-coast with a competitive, no purchase necessary, same-day cash offer for their vehicle.

“In addition to creating high-quality jobs, AutoNation is committed to supporting the communities where we do business. Through our Drive Pink mission, we have raised and donated more than $35 million to national and local philanthropic organizations to help drive out cancer,” said Marc Cannon, Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer at AutoNation.

The first AutoNation USA store opened in 2017, and AutoNation expects to grow its footprint to include more than 130 AutoNation USA stores from coast to coast.

AutoNation USA Austin is located at 15718 North IH-35, Austin, Texas, 78728. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visit or call AutoNation USA Austin at (737) 402-5500.

About AutoNation, Inc.

AutoNation, a provider of personalized transportation services, is driven by innovation and transformation. As one of America's most admired companies, AutoNation delivers a peerless Customer experience recognized by data-driven consumer insight leaders, Reputation and J.D. Power. Through its bold leadership and brand affinity, the AutoNation Brand is synonymous with "DRVPNK" and "What Drives You, Drives Us." AutoNation is committed to being the nation's most comprehensive transportation solutions provider with easy, transparent, and Customer-centric services.

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Per Reputation, the company, AutoNation has the most all-time positive reviews of any automotive dealer group, public or private. Totals as of September 2022.


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