- Report: #861734
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Complaint Review: Toyota of Winter Haven
Toyota of Winter Haven4099 lake alfred rd, Winter Haven, Florida United States of America
Toyota of Winter Haven Murphy auto group I negotiated for a 2012 Toyota RAV4,the salesman conned me into buying a 2011 model for the price of a 2012 Winter Haven, Florida
*Consumer Comment: STAN, MOST TOYOTA DEALERSHIPS THRIVE ON DECEPTION, MANIPULATION, &........
*Consumer Comment: An objective view
*Author of original report: dealer rip off
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The sales person, Amanda, corresponded back and forth with the sale manager many times, but finally met my price at $21,950 and a $4,700 trade for my old car, but the dealer did not tell me that price negotiated was for a 2011 vehicle. When I was almost finished signing the contract, I saw that the contract was for a 2011 model, rather than the negotiated 2012. Because I paid the price of a RAV4 2012 but received a RAV4 2011, I am not satisfied with this deal. I asked where the copy of an quote is, but they all said that do not know where it is at, and they cannot find it.
Their sales manager, Matthew Daly, offered my wife and me $500 to keep the car, but knowing that would not fully compensate, I requested $700. Despite agreeing with my request, he only gave us $300 and some other form of compensation additional, but since it was Sunday, no high level management working and the deal would have to wait. He will talk to the highest management on Monday to compensate us. On March 20, 2012, I went back to Toyota of Winter Haven to speak to the high management. They responded with a bad attitude, and offered me no help, telling me I was bonded to the deal.
I believe I negotiated for a 2012 Toyota RAV4, thinking I got a fair deal, but in reality, the salesman and dealerships conned me into buying a 2011 model for the price of a 2012. The dealership and its workers are unfriendly and dishonest. Also according from the dealer website, the dealer website offers 0% ARP for 36 months on a new 2011 RAV4 model. Also, according from edmunds.com, I could get a $500 rebate or 0% ARP. The Toyota of Winter Haven dealership did not offer us any of these saving programs.
I have a few of other dealer's quote via E-mail for a 2012 RAV4 model price: 1) Toyota of Tampa's quote priced it at $21398, 2) Toyota of Orlando's quote priced it at $21276 and 3) Smart Auto Offers' quote offered it for $21800.63. Also the quote via E-mail for the 2011 RAV4 model from Toyota of Tampa priced it at $19990. According to all of these quotes, it is clearly proven that Toyota of Winter Haven did not give me a fair price for my car.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/30/2012 09:32 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Toyota-of-Winter-Haven/Winter-Haven-Florida-33881/Toyota-of-Winter-Haven-Murphy-auto-group-I-negotiated-for-a-2012-Toyota-RAV4the-salesman-861734. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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