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Call and find out!

But don't get your hopes up. The Internet manager has not bothered to change the settings in their inventory management interface to exclude the Corvette from what looks to be blanket discounting for all the other models they sell. I'm sure the response you will get will be, "I'm sorry but this was a mistake".


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Please let us know if you are lucky enough to snag the advertised price.

Out here in California, I saw a similar offer back in October when the car was freshly-released. Z51/3LT Coupe, similar discount percentage. Dealer refused to honor their website. Also saw a listing on Edmunds.com in October with a Price Promise guarantee. Printed the certificate, was told by the dealer they would not honor it. I finally secured mine at MSRP in December because of a website listing a car at MSRP. I hit 1000 miles yesterday.

It would make me smile if someone was actually able to hold a dealer accountable in these situations.

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Can't you rat them out to the BBB or something when they refuse to honor an advertisement?
 

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Please let us know if you are lucky enough to snag the advertised price.

Out here in California, I saw a similar offer back in October when the car was freshly-released. Z51/3LT Coupe, similar discount percentage. Dealer refused to honor their website. Also saw a listing on Edmunds.com in October with a Price Promise guarantee. Printed the certificate, was told by the dealer they would not honor it. I finally secured mine at MSRP in December because of a website listing a car at MSRP. I hit 1000 miles yesterday.

It would make me smile if someone was actually able to hold a dealer accountable in these situations.

Eric
Go ahead and smile. My Z51 convertible was purchased with a $2,000 discount due to an error on the dealer's website, which they honored. Helped offset the agony of being a Status Code 1100 hostage for many months.
 

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There's no "ratting them out to the BBB", it states quite clearly on the site, "All prices, specifications and availability subject to change without notice. Contact dealer for most current information. Dealer not responsible for price display errors caused by internet provider(s)".

BTW, they corrected the error, both cars are now showing MSRP as the Internet price.
 

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There's no "ratting them out to the BBB", it states quite clearly on the site, "All prices, specifications and availability subject to change without notice. Contact dealer for most current information. Dealer not responsible for price display errors caused by internet provider(s)".

BTW, they corrected the error, both cars are now showing MSRP as the Internet price.
Hey Mark, I am not talking about this particular case, but rather asking in general about, for example, Eric Boe's case above. What should the procedures be in such cases, and on what would they depend?
 

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Hey Mark, I am not talking about this particular case, but rather asking in general about, for example, Eric Boe's case above. What should the procedures be in such cases, and on what would they depend?
It's pretty much a case by case issue. Most of the time there are disclaimers somewhere on the site that give them an out but that shouldn't prevent someone from reporting a situation to the BBB. If they are indeed not disclosing everything or playing fast and loose with advertising they should be held accountable.

OTOH, I never take any $$$ amount advertised on a dealer site as a firm price, just an indication of where I can start negotiation.

For example, Coggin Chevy in Jacksonville had a 2LT Z51 on their site for $53,800. I called and told them I would be there in 1 hour with a certified check. Turns out it was a MacMulkin courtesy delivery and the buyer backed out so while they had it there sorting out the details they posted it on their site to get traffic into the dealership.


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