Complaint Review: Carvana Online Car Sales - Tempe Arizona
Carvana Online Car Sales Beware of Carvana Tempe Arizona
*Consumer Comment: Beware of what?
My 2019 Honda CR-V ex- leather had only 600 miles and was in like-new condition. We had to start selling it after the 1st week because my son was nauseated from the car rides. I received my quote to sell my car to Carvana and it was $26,746.
At the end of the process, it decreased and became $26,303. That was a difference in $443, Carvana said it was because my odometer went up 50 miles. When we met to exchange the car for the check, the representative came in a uber. As stated, ee wasn't driving a long truck to load my car on. Then I was asked to sign a power of attorney so Carvana could do everything on my behalf. I did not like giving up my authority, I preferred to do the paperwork to DMV myself so I can release my liability ASAP.
I wanted a cashier's check but they were not able to offer that. After I received a Wells Fargo business check I asked the Carvana driver, Matt, to wait for me. I went to my bank, Golden One Credit Union, and inquired about Carvana business account I was told that several of their checks bounced.
Carvana could easily put a stop payment on my $26,303 check and leave me with no money plus a fee from my own back. I then went to Wells Fargo and ask them to check the funds. It took about 45 minutes. In the end, I paid to have Wells Fargo payout the check which cost $7.50 and then issues me a cashier's check for $10.
Matt, the Carvana driver, was an independent contractor and has only been with the company for two months. He was patient and stayed with me throughout the whole process. I warmed him about the Carvana experience so he could provide accurate into for his next seller's appt at 5 pm that evening.
In the end, the transaction took over 1 hour, caused me a lot of anxiety and stress, and cost me a trip to my bank, Wells Fargo bank, and then to my bank again.
Beware of Carvana. As a precaution, always get a cashier check and never sign a power of attorney. It is better that you release your liability than for someone else to do it for you.
Dear Carvana, I also would like an additional check of $443 because I drove 50 miles after I sent you my mileage. BTW, who doesn't drive their car after buying it...
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