Why are ads for cars not removed when sold?

Asked by SurfmanGuru Mar 07, 2022 at 11:45 AM about the 2016 Kia Soul EV Luxury

Question type: General

Why are ads for cars sold not removed after they are sold? Who is responsible for removing ads for sold cars? I see the same ads again and again even after they've been sold online.

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Dealers should get with the program and remove ads for cars already sold. I keep coming across the same ads again and again.

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In heaven, that's how it would work. But we're not in heaven. Dealers tend to leave ads up in hope of drawing more customers; the sad thing is, it works. Don't be surprised if you find ads that are over a year old. You just have to get used to living with car dealers and their ethics. Or better yet, avoid them like the plague: your life will be much easier.

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Plus cars are sold so fast today, that by the time the dealer spends the time to put an ad up the car is gone.

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