Sonic Automotive
2.3 of 5 42 reviews Charlotte, NC 5000+ Employees
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Company - Public (SAH)
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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No stranger to speed, O. Bruton Smith has raced Sonic Automotive to the front of the pack of US auto dealers behind larger rivals, such as AutoNation and Penske Automotive. Founded with five dealerships in 1997, Sonic today owns about 120 new- and used-vehicle dealerships and about 25 collision repair centers in major markets in 15 states, including Texas, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Georgia . The company sells some 30 brands of cars and light trucks and offers vehicle financing. Chairman Smith, who runs Sonic Automotive with his son Scott, is also the majority owner of... More

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Employees are “Dissatisfied”   42 ratings


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Sonic Automotive Chairman and CEO O. Bruton Smith

O. Bruton Smith

Chairman and CEO

Smart organization focused on changing how car buying is done.

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Pros: Willing to invest for the long term so that customer needs are met. This is a different kind of car company. Full Review

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Accepted OfferReviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details – There was a 3 interview process, one with the GM, one with another manager, and one with the HR representative. Nicely structured not too tough. Normal questions nothing out of the normal. It is all based on the General manger.Full Interview

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

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