The vehicle I inquired about has been sitting on the
lot for 60 days, no saves. I simply emailed the
dealership asking to schedule a test drive. I got no
reply but the next day the vehicle had 10 saves and
now as it is almost the day to go in to test drive it it
is in negotiations. I am new to buying a car from a
dealership but this seems very shady and a
negotiations tactic by the dealership.
Does sound like a shady tactic. If this is a local dealership just go there and see what the deal is. If it's a distant dealership just keep shopping elsewhere.
New car dealerships, even their used car departments, usually don't act this way. But three's no scheme too shady for an independent used car dealer. So I suspect that you are looking at one of these. What he's done is wait for interest in the vehicle to begin his campaign of fraud. We used to have a Chevrolet dealership in the family, and none of us would even have coffee with a used car dealer..... Advice: Once any dealer begins to treat you deceptively, you should assume that the car has defects that he's being deceptive about, as well. You should put this dealer on your s..t list and let him know that you'll never return and you'll tell your story to anyone who asks. Don't get hung-up on one car; this makes you a weak negotiator.
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