Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq: ABTL), the company dedicated to helping dealers and car-buyers connect online, announced that the Autobytel YouTube Channel continues to gain popularity, reaching 6 million views in September. In less than a year, the video channel which features vehicle first looks, in-depth vehicle walk-arounds, new car reviews, auto show coverage and industry insights, has become a dominant consumer-oriented automotive video channel. As part of its commitment to consumers as Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor, Autobytel established its public YouTube presence on December 12, 2011 to share its broad automotive knowledge through videos.
“We develop video content for every consumer; from an enthusiast, to a first time car buyer, to a growing family buying a larger vehicle, to someone looking for their next sports car,” said Autobytel Inc. Chief Executive Officer and President, Jeffrey H. Coats. “Reaching more than 6 million views in nine months confirms that our content resonates with a wide variety of consumers. We are proud of this milestone and the insight we provide.”
The Autobytel YouTube Channel currently boasts more than 350 videos developed by the Autobytel editorial team. As of September 17, 2012 the channel had amassed 6,229,948 video views and 7,475 subscribers. Last week alone, the channel realized 247,661 views; 147,905 of those were unique views. The majority of viewers are from the United States between the ages of 35-54.
The top ten all-time Autobytel videos include:1. 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Test Drive & Car Review 213,482 views 2. 2012 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Test Drive & Car Review 136,836 views 3. 2012 BMW 3-Series Test Drive & Luxury Car Review 78,498 views 4. 2012 Audi Q7 Test Drive & Luxury SUV review 78,123 views 5. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Test Drive & Car Review 77,414 views 6. 2012 BMW 5-Series Road Test & Car Review 74,394 views 7. 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Test Drive & SUV Review 67,917 views 8. 2012 Honda Accord Coupe Test Drive & Car review 64,703 views