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13 Things Your Car Dealer Won't Tell You

submitted on September 20, 2010 by DebsFreebies in "Member's Lounge"
1. That car we advertised at the unbelievable price? It's a stripped-down model with a manual transmission, no air-conditioning, and crank windows. But we got you in, didn't we?

2. The best time to buy is at the end of the month, and it's best to negotiate the trade-in separately. Negotiate up from the invoice price (what we paid for the car, easy to find on the Web), not down from the sticker price.

3. Everybody believes his trade-in is worth more. You've got bald tires, chicken bones under the seats, and dust blowing from the vents, but you're going to tell me your car is in “excellent” condition? Now who's the pushy salesperson?

4. To get a great price with minimal haggling, call and ask for the Internet manager or fleet manager.

5. Once I'm sitting behind the desk, you'll feel like I'm in control and may be willing to pay a little more. (We learn this during training.)

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    Posted by HouTex on September 20, 2010
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    #4 absolutely works every time. Big Grin

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