I've walked more than once...when they tried their BS and I'm honest and tell them up front that I don't like games...I'm here to buy a car but my way, I always know what my trade is worth and I sometimes even mark it as fair value when it's really Good plus just so there isn't any problems.Been a licensed driver for over 50 years and bought numerous (too many, lol) cars. Still, to
till this day, one of life's more unpleasant experiences is car shopping. To your point about straightforward dealerships; my son was shopping around for a new Sonata/Accord sized car. Went to a Hyundai dealer and the salesman had nothing but attitude, like we were there to just test drive cars and waste his time; then went to KIA, no games, or attitude. The result? The kid bought an Optima S that day and couldn't be happier. Have been contemplating about getting a Genesis, but after our experience at shopping Hyundai and now this reservation debacle......
See the biggest problem is I've sold cars...I know the routine...I know the BS... I just want a fair straight up deal...If I want mud flaps I'll tell you...If I want undercoating I'll tell you, if I want all my glass etched for thief control I'll tell you....Extended Warranty..Let me guess....I'll tell you I'm an ass and proud of it