Dealership with the most reservations

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Well sure! You are 2 hours from Granger! Makes sense! But price shopping dealers all over the country several hundreds or thousands of miles away for a car that can be had anywhere? That, probably more often than not, does NOT make sense.
It might not make sense if your looking to just buy a car. On the other hand, if your looking for an adventure to buy a future classic from the Bronco “ field of Dreams” Granger Motors- then yes it makes all the sense in the world!
 

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I am simply passing along what my thought process is and why it is what it is. I am also passing along some things that I have seen happen after years in the car business.

I have worked in franchise dealer service departments and sales departments. For the last 15 years or so, I have been buying, selling, brokering, transporting, shipping and delivering cars to and from auctions, dealers and private individuals all over the continental US, as my own business.

I totally understand shopping for the best possible deal no matter where it is, I get thinking all dealers are scumbags and getting off on turning your nose up at your local one because you found a better price somewhere else. I get the satisfaction of walking away from a deal strictly based on price, I get the concept of a transactional purchase and not wanting or needing anything more from the seller than a low price.

And I once purchased a car from a dealer auction in San Francisco, California for the specific reason of driving it back across the country to South Carolina, because I had always wanted to drive across the country. (Shocker, I didnt make any money on that car, but I knew that was probably gonna happen, and it was worth it)

So, I get it.

But, when it comes to simple dollars, I have seen what can happen and how one thing can throw your whole profit margin, or savings in this case, out the window.

Ive been on both sides of the negotiating table and am currently on the customer side and speaking from that perspective. And Im just providing food for thought, not based on my personal opinion, but based on my experiences.

Everyone has their own personal reasons and motivations for their purchase, and Im certainly not trying to tell anybody what they should or shouldnt do. Im just trying to add some insight and things to think about which I have learned that may be helpful to others.

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