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Things to Never do at a Car Dealership

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Car shopping can be stressful, but you should never engage in the following activities while at a dealership.

Rated 0 points - posted 6 years ago by motorbreath in category Cars.
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Not negotiate for a better price. Report Abuse
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Refuse to take the car on a test drive. Report Abuse
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Accept an offer without shopping at other dealerships first. Report Abuse
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Believe what someone says without getting it in writing. Report Abuse
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Treat the sales staff like a jerk no matter what they do. Report Abuse
Believe it or not, not every car salesman is a scumbag.
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Not tell the salesman exactly what you are looking for. Report Abuse
Even if you think car shopping is a big game, this is a piece of information you should not hold back.
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Ask for the dealer to install aftermarket parts. Report Abuse
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Stick around when you feel like you're being jerked around. Report Abuse
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Stay longer than you plan. Report Abuse
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Sign a contract without reading it first. Report Abuse
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Show up not knowing what you want to buy. Report Abuse
Never let a car salesman tell you want you want to buy or you will regret it later.
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Not inspect the vehicle thoroughly before taking possession. Report Abuse
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Keep talking to a salesman who won't listen to you. Report Abuse
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Show up on a weekend and expect individual attention. Report Abuse
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Show up without shopping for your own financing first. Report Abuse
If you have financing you can use that fact as leverage to get an even better deal.
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Talk monthly payments with the sales staff. Report Abuse
Focus on the total purchase price, then look at the monthly payments.
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Purchase aftermarket warranties. Report Abuse
Manufacturer warranties are enough coverage, otherwise just put your money in a savings account.
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Show up with your trade-in. Report Abuse
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Use a test vehicle to run errands. Report Abuse
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Arrive right before closing time. Report Abuse
You won't get a better deal by showing up right before closing.
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