<h1>Why Davenport</h1>

Longevity, Reputation, and Recognition!

  • Davenport has been in business in Rocky Mount since 1929, earning numerous awards for customer service, including being named the Twin Counties’ Best Automotive Dealership every year since 2010.
  • The dealership has also been recognized over the years by its manufacturers, winning Honda’s esteemed President’s Award, and the General Motors Mark of Excellence and Service Excellence awards for GMC, Buick, Cadillac, and Pontiac.
  • Community awards and recognition have included the Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year and Legacy Business of the Year awards, and the United Way’s Community Champion award.
  • Owners and their families have chaired and served on boards of various local organizations, including the local Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, Christian Fellowship Home, Community Foundation, Red Cross, Rotary, Jaycees, and others.
  • In addition, owner Joe Nelson has been the recipient of the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award, the NC Automobile Dealers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Citizen Award. His son, Neill Nelson, has been named Rotarian of the Year and Jaycee of the Month, Quarter, and Year in prior years.

Community for Life Program - Your purchase helps the community, too!

  • Each month a local nonprofit is selected to receive a contribution from every vehicle sale that month.
  • We allow YOU to choose a recipient organization to receive a Davenport contribution from your vehicle purchase as well.
  • One very well deserving Teacher of the Year and one lucky United Way contributor are recognized with brand new cars to drive for the next year or 12,000 miles.
  • Our owners serve on local boards and volunteer in the community, and they allow and encourage their management team and employees to do the same.
Dealership for Life

Exclusive "Dealership for Life" membership - standard with every vehicle purchase!

  • Free Lifetime Engine Guarantee (with recommended maintenance)
  • Free Car Washes (with every 5k service)
  • Free Multi-Point Inspections (with every 5k service)
  • Free Pickup and Delivery Service (within 10 miles)
  • Free Shuttle Service (to work and other local areas)
  • Free Loaner Vehicles (with any overnight repair)
  • Free Rewards Card (Earn back 5% of every dollar spent for future services)
  • Free Mobile App (Schedule your service appointment, check your point balance and more)