Portland, OR Auto Dealer Texting Software | TEXT2DRIVE


Drive Your Oregon Dealership Further, Faster With Our Text Marketing & Sales Software

Portland & Lake Oswego, Oregon Dealerships Depend on TEXT2DRIVE™ for High Customer Satisfaction Rates & Streamlined Communications

Features such as automated alerts and Speed CheckOut™ fuel revenue generation and deliver exemplary customer satisfaction for dealerships. Developed to fulfill the unique needs of auto dealerships, TEXT2DRIVE™, engenders customer trust and nurtures customer satisfaction to bolster profitability.

The full-featured communications platform was created by an attorney with all legal ramifications of communicating with customers taken into account. The result? TEXT2DRIVE™ ensures full legal compliance with federal and cellular provider regulations for text messaging and SMS marketing consumers. It is no wonder that auto dealers, sales managers, service directors and parts managers in Portland & Lake Oswego, Oregon and across the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada trust TEXT2DRIVE™ to support operations on a daily basis.






94% of Consumers Prefer Auto Dealers That Can Text Message

Key Text Messaging Features

  • Eliminate the risk of fines with full legal compliance
  • Two-way text communications
  • Unlimited users and unlimited texting with no hidden usage costs
  • Protection of personal privacy
  • High response rate courtesy of service reminders
  • Individuals and departments can communicate with text messaging and group chat capabilities
  • Eliminate telephone tag and unanswered voicemails
  • DMS certified & integrated
  • No need for manual text entry thanks to standard templates
  • Single, central source for all dealership communications
  • Compatible with any computer or device
  • Website integration
  • Cloud-based, real-time
  • Improved mobility due to the ability to text message onsite or offsite
  • Security
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Streamline Service Department

  • Status updates are lightning fast
  • Eliminate misunderstandings with crystal clear, fast Repair Order (RO) authorizations
  • Service completion notification alerts
  • Automated CSI surveys
  • Accept customer payments via text message
  • No more long checkout lines and unwelcome surprises
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Close More Sales

  • Highest communication open rate
  • Make communications 10x faster and protect personal phone numbers
  • Potential for 100% increase in sales conversions
  • Expanded marketing database
  • Intuitive software is easy for anyone to learn
  • More time to sell thanks to less time spent struggling to learn technology
  • The freedom to move around freely while using the system
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Oregon Is Home Of The Largest Auto Show In The Pacific Northwest

The annual Portland International Auto Show, held for four days in February, features over 600 vehicles from 35 brands. 10 of these brands offer attendees to get in on the action by taking test drives. The massive event offers a dizzying array of sights and sounds including the latest car models and innovative electronics, gadgets and machinery.

The show pushes the envelope with unique attractions such as demonstrations featuring engineers live-building cars from the ground up. If you are into custom cars, the Portland auto show is the ticket for you, with a large variety of vehicles including modified and fully customized cars, retro vehicles, hot rods and muscle cars. The show truly presents the perfect opportunity to experience the best of Oregon’s aftermarket auto industry.

Here are more interesting statistics about Oregon’s auto industry:

TEXT2DRIVE™ Services Your Auto Dealership Needs

Drive More Sales When You Text Message

TEXT2DRIVE™ has become a "must" for Sales Managers focused on improving ROI and increasing sales for dealerships:

  • Manage sales staff more easily
  • Save time on training workers who lack technology proficiency by utilizing their familiarity with text messaging
  • Provide vehicle descriptions to leads & easily answer their questions to engage them
  • Effortlessly search product inventory, locate and target pre-owned cars to offer for "buy-back" programs
  • Smooth out external communications and internal communications within the dealerships

Achieve Smoother Overall Operations When You Text

TEXT2DRIVE™ is the solution Service Managers trust when they want to improve efficiency in the service departments and achieve customer satisfaction:

  • Streamlined and reliable communication bolster CSI scores
  • Benefit repair schedules through better management by generating higher commissions, reducing downtime from missed appointments and ultimately increasing shop revenue
  • Eliminate telephone tag. Communicating via text means that employees no longer have to wait for customers to respond
  • Templates eliminate the need to manually key
  • Customer cell phone numbers do not require manual entry
  • Automatic routing of text messages and customer calls to the appropriate person or department
  • Widespread use of text messaging makes it easy and fast to learn and adopt the software

The TEXT2DRIVE™ Difference

"A lot of my customers like the convenience of getting a text so they can respond on their own time. It has been a positive improvement."

— Justyn Headley, Lube Advisor at Lithia Toyota of Klamath Falls

"I do one third of my communication through Text2Drive. Couldn’t live without it."

— Clinton Robertson, Service Drive Coordinator at Ron Tonkin Kia

New Features

E-Signature Speed CheckOut™

Pay, approve and authorize invoices in 3 simple steps.

Vehicle Health Report (VHR)

For Fiat Chrysler automobile dealerships (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram) – An alert is sent to the dealership when a customer’s check engine light comes on.

Upgraded History Profiles

Vehicle search history and customer profiles are easily accessible.

Calendar Invite

Clickable invites allow customers to save service dates in their smartphone calendars.


Record/archive conversations and conceal your personal cell phone number when you call customers.

Group Chat

Easily and instantly communicate with a group of employees, individual departments or even the entire dealership.

Mobile App

Securely and legally communicate with customers using this extension of the communication platform.

Video Capabilities

Gain customer trust by using the mobile app to send them videos of service issues and before-and-after pictures of car repairs.

Online Payments and Invoicing

Send customers invoices and accept payments via text messages. Customers can use E-Signature to sign their invoice securely and electronically from their phone.

Tablet Text Communications Interface

Full desktop functionalities are available for iPad, Android and Surface tablets.

Drive Your Portland & Lake Oswego Dealership’s Sales Department

Lead Generation

Enhance videos and text responses to customer inquiries with videos and photos. Engage shoppers with text messages that include stock numbers.

Sales Interactivity

Share information about vehicles via text and connect to the sales department with interactive website widgets.

Service to Sales Mining

Use the model, make and year of desired vehicles to quickly locate pre-owned cars in the service bay.

Business Development Center eMarketing Functionality

Full-featured text messaging service and sales software for optimized customer communications available via BDC eMarketing.

Drive Your Portland & Lake Oswego Dealership’s Service Department

Automated Text Messaging

Service department messages that are automatically routed to ensure the appropriate team member receives them improve the odds of customer satisfaction.

Automated Workflows

The entire customer service and vehicle maintenance process is automated, beginning with the point of purchase and starting again when the customer replaces their vehicle or purchases an additional vehicle.

Automated Service Reminders

Higher response rates improve ROI even without using coupons or discounts.

Text Recalls

Send customers text message alerts about recalls on their vehicle. You can set preferences based on data gathered from your dealership database.

Drive Your Oregon Dealership’s Marketing Department

Website Interactivity

Securely archive all communications to keep a detailed record. Optimize your website as a powerful marketing tool by giving customers the option to download coupons, get vehicle information, communicate with employees via live chats and TEXTconnect with any employee.


Conserve effort and time with multi-messaging capabilities, streamline communications with templates for text messages and save time on training with the user intuitive Dashboard Interface.


Secure, legally compliant (with mobile devices) text messages make it easy to stay in touch with customers.

Keyword Campaigns

Easily create and customize keyword campaigns for any service department promotion such as oil changes.


Fully legally compliant text message communications and associated programs.

Reporting and Analytics

Securely record and archive all inbound and outbound text messages. A large variety of reports provides insight into consumer behavior and needs.

What Major Manufacturers & Our Customers Are Saying About TEXT2DRIVE™

Rick Stubbs Talks About His Experience With TEXT2DRIVE

"The ability to send out recall notifications has netted us about an additional $48,000 a month in warranty revenue."

Text Marketing Software For Car Dealerships That WORKS!

"It’s going really well for us. It allows us to communicate with our customers more effectively in a fashion they prefer."

What Rick Walters Thinks Of TEXT2DRIVE

"I do not embrace technology in any way… but it has made my job a lot easier and customers are just elated."