Are dealerships guilty of false advertising by lying about price drops?

Asked by Aug 06, 2015 at 12:17 PM about the 2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

Two times now, I've contacted a dealership regarding a price drop (the last was a $3000
drop) only to find that the price drop was incorrect and, though the original listed price was
accurate, they would be willing to come down.  Are dealerships using your service to lure
customers in?  Isn't this false advertising?

2 Answers

222,955

Yes and yes, Is it right? No, but nothing is in place to stop them. Hard to find an honest dealership/seller these days.

840

If a price is posted and published on paper and internet by the dealer regarding a specific car then the price must be maintained regardless of the intent of the dealership. Many states have rules and regulations against it. Contact your State Attorney General and file a complaint.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Sonata

Looking for a Used Sonata in your area?

CarGurus has 51,095 nationwide Sonata listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Search Hyundai Sonata Questions

Hyundai Sonata Experts

#1 toDumbToNotKnow
toDumbToNotKnow
Reputation 1,410
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,220
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Elantra
568 Great Deals out of 54,991 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,609 listings starting at $899
Used Kia Optima
518 Great Deals out of 31,017 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,103 Great Deals out of 96,275 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Altima
1,090 Great Deals out of 82,556 listings starting at $670
Used Ford Fusion
1,068 Great Deals out of 78,350 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,007 Great Deals out of 85,671 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
669 Great Deals out of 77,410 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 25,221 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Corolla
877 Great Deals out of 74,413 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
280 Great Deals out of 16,646 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,383 listings starting at $799
Used Mazda MAZDA6
135 Great Deals out of 16,976 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Hyundai Sonata GLS For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,966 listings starting at $7,500
2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS For Sale
106 Great Deals out of 2,614 listings starting at $4,500