Public Roundtables: Protecting Consumers in the Sale and Leasing of Motor Vehicles, Project No. P104811 #00076

Submission Number:
00076
Commenter:
Dorothy Barnett
Organization:
Alabama
State:
Alabama
Initiative Name:
Public Roundtables: Protecting Consumers in the Sale and Leasing of Motor Vehicles, Project No. P104811

I hate car dealerships, Their advertisment lure you in the doors, with free flat screen tv's, thousand dollar incentives and programs for customers, with slow credit. Once they run your credit history, and your credit is not so desirable, they forget about that program they advertised. They already know they are not going to let you have a car, but they put you through hell to tell you NO. I went 45 miles to another town to look for a car. First thing is how much can you put down, once to tell them what you can pay, then they let you know that's not quiet enough, so maybe you can give another five hundred. After I fill out the application, then, well can you get a co-signer, so go and get a co-signer, come back the next day, so they tell him what all he need to bring back, so the next day they have added on something else we need to bring back, every time I went, they were requesting something else from me, do you know I went there 5 or 6 times for them to tell me no, and it was because (They say, which is the finance company)said that the co-signer had to be living with me. I was so upset I didn't know what to do, so, I called the finance company and the worker told me that they don't request downpayment, it goes to the dealership but let them tell it it's for the finance company, they put everything on the finance company. I will admit that all dealerships are not like that particular one that I had the bad experience with, but you know if you need a car you have to deal with them and sometime you come across one that is really willing to work with you even if your credit is not perfect.