Can a dealer state in their notes that the price is subject to a $1000 'internet surcharge'? This is 'bait and switch'- the price should just be listed as $1,000 higher than it is.Dealer is Rt 13 Auto Groiup, Croydon PA

Asked by Sep 10, 2017 at 07:05 AM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Rt 113 Auto Group in Croydon PA drops their price listings by $1000 +/- and
then notes later that the price is subject to a $1000 'internet surcharge' This is
bogus, unfair to customers and other dealers.

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I agree, so now you know to just stay away from that dealership. I have many in my area that I won't even entertain a vehicle if it at a certain dealership due to past experiences and reviews. It's good your doing your due diligence. There is no law against such tactics.

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Walk away, better yet run away.

It would make Car-Sense for Car Gurus to police their posts for such chicanery. Wastes everybody's time, and leaves a bad feeling about the site overall, not just this dealer!


It would, BUT Cargurus is a listing site, and policing what you are asking for, would require a lots of ears and eyes out there costing a ton of money for a site you use for free. Here is more info if you like to do some reading......


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