Yeah, that's what I'm finding out. Emailing the dealers works much better.
Originally Posted by USN_Hokie
USAA (or any of the programs, really) car buying service isn't a good deal unless you're too lazy/scared to negotiate with a dealer, or the vehicle you're looking for is so in demand that it's selling at/above MSRP.
I just did what you did - email the online sales department and do round-robin with the price quotes until you find the best price.
It wasn't Ourisman Toyota, but Ourisman Ford tried to jerk my mom around when I was helping her buy a new car. Basically, they told her they had a car that they didn't, which was actually a "demo" car 200mi away. They tried to get her to drive over to the dealer knowing that the car wasn't there. No thanks.
Enjoy the smell of your farts in that new Prius!
"I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather, not like the screaming passengers in his car"
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