Stafford Auto Sales - Poor Quality Cars, Liars and Scammers
2006 Corvette and 2001 Honda - Complaint
DUMFRIES, VIRGINIA -- Please, please, do not get caught up or get involved with this dealership and con artists! There vehicles may look great on the outside cosmetically, however mechanically their cars are not up to par.
I initially bought a high end car, 2006, Chevrolet Corvette, a few weeks later, I bought a 2001 Honda Civic as a commuter car. A week after buying the corvette, the car started shimmering. I took it in for a check up at NTB for a wheel alignment, to my amazement, the manager took me to the back. He advised me there was no way this car was properly inspected for safety. Both front tires in the interior walls were on their wires, just a matter of when. The front brake rotors were warped and pads down to the metal. Also discovered was the front shock, passenger side was leaking fluid. So, things not visible to the consumer, however visible to a safety inspector.
They also go by Select Auto sales, lots in Fredericksburg, Dumfries and Manassas. All of the above mentioned names, except Mr [snip] are related as cousins. So, I mentioned and brought to the attention my car and new found issues. Initially, they tell you, well you bought as is, no warranty. Which is not true, there is a 30 day warranty they say no questions asked, hmmm.
They asked me to eat quotes which I did, totaling brakes $770.00 shocks $ 1,100.00 tires, 980.00 and damper $800.00 total $3,650.00 right out the gate and within weeks. So they come back and offer me $300.00 check, are you serious? I went to the cheapest places to help offset costs versus dealership too. So, here I am stuck with a high end car with serious safety issues that should of been taken care of prior to selling. Here is the kicker, I find out that they take their cars to a local inspection station and they look the other way to get their cars passed, sort of under the table. I'm going to report them next!
With my Honda, a few days later my engine light goes on, can't get emissions because of it, however according to Kevin the car was taken in for inspection, hmmm. I Got my hard tags a few days before expiration, therefore since I was not able to do emissions I could not register. So my tags expired. My car sat on the driveway until fixed. The corvette I had to shell out a lot of money to get it up to safety standards and able to use.
Do not spend your money and not get quality cars, you are just making them richer by turning a profit on their junk cars they flip, turn in as a trade or auto auctions. Take my advise and see what me and others are going through.
Now I'm going to have to sue and take legal civil action.