How to really buy a car with CarGurus?

Asked by markhowie Feb 15, 2019 at 08:44 AM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I have had the worst luck with Car Gurus.  It appears that all the cars listed
are cars that were recently sold.  I have been to 9 dealers to look at cars
listed here.  I even made appointments to some and verified the car was still
in stock.  I get there and mysteriously it has been sold.  So I tried by calling
from 10 feet in front of the dealerships. Within the 60 seconds, it took to walk
in the door, the car was again mysteriously sold.

4 Answers

"Bait and Switch" is alive on CarGurus! I have been to 4 states now, and they all are the same. The great deal is the bait and CarGurus appears to the chum bucket.

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There is always cars.com, autotrader.com and Edmunds.com.

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Try a better class of dealers. Were these used car lots or major new car dealers that also sell used cars?

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I've had the past 5 cars mysteriously sell the night before. Last one, I asked for a bill of sale and was shown, by the sales manager, a computer 12 line print out of the 2 cars that were sold the night before. My kid can create that word document as well.

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