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Colonial Auto Group Complaint - CAVEAT EMPTOR!! - Used car

Review by late2bed on 2010-04-10
TREVOSE, PENNSYLVANIA -- There is nothing these slugs won't say to sell a car. The tactics employed by the salespeople at Colonial Auto Group exemplify why car salespeople have the horrible reputation they do.

After applying for a used car loan on the Internet, I was contacted by a CONMAN at Colonial Subaru Volkswagen. After arriving at the dealership, I was informed by the CONMAN that if I was approved for a loan, the loan would only be good for a vehicle purchased at Colonial.

I told the CONMAN I was looking for a specific year and model car that he did not have on the lot. After a little while, the CONMAN told me he could locate a car for me at Manheim, a massive wholesaler. A little more time passed, and the CONMAN showed me what appeared to be a Manheim listing, with thumbnail photos, for the year and model car I was looking for. I asked the CONMAN if I could see the photos on a computer screen.

After a half hour, the CONMAN showed me four photos that he had the dealership e-mail him. As it turns out, I recognized one of the photos of this particular vehicle. It was a car for sale on a used car lot about 20 miles from Colonial, which I proved by matching up the VIN numbers. The car was listed at $15,995 on the used car lot. Colonial was trying to sell me the same car for $19,900!!

I wouldn't send my worst enemy to any Colonial dealership.
Comments:2 Replies - Latest reply on 2010-04-11
Posted by MRM on 2010-04-10:
Is that his real name, "Conman?"
Posted by late2bed on 2010-04-11:
Names have been changed to protect the guilty.

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