An achievement for the second consecutive year
By scoring 874 on a 1000 point scale, the company has crossed the industry average score of 838 for the third time
In a testament to its continuous endeavor to offer customers a seamless after-sales experience, Tata Motors has once again been ranked the 2nd highest with a score of 874 (above industry average of 838) in the much coveted J.D. Power India Customer Service Index (Mass Market) StudySM for the year 2018. Having achieved this feat for the second consecutive year, the Company has improved on its performance from last year by finishing a clear 2nd in the Study rankings as against sharing a spot in the 2017 Study.
This Study is based on responses from 9,045 new-vehicle owners who purchased their vehicle between March 2015 and August 2017, it was fielded from March through August 2018. Now in its 22nd year, the Study measures new-vehicle owner satisfaction with the after-sales service process by examining dealership performance in five factors (listed in order of importance): service quality (30%); service initiation (18%); service facility (18%); service advisor (17%); and vehicle pick-up (17%).
As per the Study, 28% of customers who visit dealerships for service are aged 30 years or younger. Hence, it is imperative to meet the expectations of this set of customers in terms of convenience, speed and transparency. Tata Motors leverages various digital mediums to serve this growing demographic as well as its more tech-savvy customers.
Tata Motors has a countrywide presence, catering to customers across 575 workshops by consistent quality & service delivery. The company also has over 42 mobile service vans; bringing the brand closer than before to its customers. In addition, Tata Motors continues to upgrade its workshops with comfortable lounges and state of the art technology, to better serve its patrons. It has also started the waterless, foam washing at customer doorstep and at around 150 workshops across India.
Further, the company has added a slew of features in the Tata Motors Service Connect App, like Service Booking, Dealer Locator, Cost Estimate Calculator for Scheduled and Standard Repairs and Service History among others. Reinforcing the company’s image as a customer-centric brand, the App is rated the best in its class by customers on the Google Play store.
Additionally, the online platform, Tata Motors Service Website can be visited for booking an appointment for car service & repairs and for information regarding vehicle servicing, Authorized Dealers / Service Center locations, as well as services like extended warranty, annual maintenance contracts (value care), 24×7 roadside assistance support and so forth.