Automobile protection different ways to make money online association

In the winter of 2016, secret shoppers from the automobile protection association visited 20 new different ways to make money online car dealerships in greater vancouver. Using advertising in the daily newspapers and on the dealers’ own websites, the APA’s secret shoppers tried to obtain the advertised vehicles. All visits were recorded on W5’s hidden cameras. Overall, nine out of 20 dealers visited earned a pass rating.

Five provinces require all-in price advertising by auto dealers (this includes quebec, which requires all-in pricing for ALL advertising to consumers). "All-in" means that the price in the ad is the price different ways to make money online you’re supposed to pay for the vehicle, except for the sales tax and perhaps a fee to different ways to make money online register a loan and a small tire levy. In british columbia, fees must be disclosed clearly in the ad, but they do not have to be in one price.

Some dealers charged extra to install wheel locks and fill different ways to make money online tires with nitrogen; these mandatory extra charges were of negligible value for the different ways to make money online base cars with steel wheels shopped by the APA. The extras were less common and less expensive than observed different ways to make money online at the calgary dealerships visited by the APA with W5 different ways to make money online in 2014. When questioned about the charges, a couple of dealers were prepared to remove the wheel different ways to make money online locks or waive the charge.

Some dealers misrepresented their extra charges as payable to government different ways to make money online or a third party authority. North vancouver nissan said the freight and pre-delivery inspection charge of $1,595 is a "government charge." two dealers applied a $25 “battery levy.” british columbia d ropped that levy in 2010; contact the APA if you purchased a vehicle in B.C. After 2010 and were charged for a battery levy.

Honda dealers bumped up advertised weekly payments by seemingly small different ways to make money online amounts like $2.34 or $10 a week. These small discrepancies added up to a lot of money, because there are so many payments in a weekly offer. The extra $2.34 weekly a dealer charged over the 260 payments in different ways to make money online honda’s advertised lease works out to $608. The $10 a week upsell from the unavailable fit DX to different ways to make money online a fit LX resulted in a $2,600 jump in the price!

The APA secret shoppers usually chose ads with a local different ways to make money online dealer’s name in them. However upon closer examination, the artwork, price and fine print were almost identical for ads placed different ways to make money online by different dealers, even between dealers in different provinces. How is it that nissan, honda and toyota dealers shopped by the APA in vancouver, calgary and montreal ran low-ball ads that were nearly identical for unavailable cars? For an answer to that, you have to look at the long shadow of the different ways to make money online automakers. They provide car dealers their advertising templates, and take advantage of loopholes in provincial rules that exempt different ways to make money online automakers from oversight by the dealer regulators in british columbia, ontario, alberta, manitoba & saskatchewan.

Neither chrysler dealer had the base grand caravan with no different ways to make money online options advertised for $21,988, but they were able to locate one. Coquitlam chrysler had the highest extra charges of the survey, adding $800 for a post-delivery inspection (on top of the $1,745 freight and delivery charge), and a $290 D.O.C. Fee. Neither amount appeared in the chrysler canada ad, whose fine print states only that extra fee may be different ways to make money online required, but doesn’t say how much. That’s not compliant with B.C. Regulations.

The fine print on ford’s website was the longest the APA has ever seen different ways to make money online in a vehicle ad, with an extraordinary 106 separate items! The 2015 escape S advertised by richport ford, and also featured on the ford canada website in january different ways to make money online and february, was unavailable locally. A 2016 escape S may have been available, but the dealer required a deposit and signed purchase offer different ways to make money online to locate one in british columbia. Richport ford applied a $599 documentation fee not listed in their ad. After learning of the survey findings from W5, richport ford modified their website to mention the $599 documentation fee.

All three general motors dealers had their advertised chevrolet models different ways to make money online in stock. This is consistent with previous APA surveys in calgary, toronto and montreal that indicated a lower incidence of bait-and-switch advertising by GM dealers than competitors in those markets. Eagle ridge chevrolet in coquitlam placed an ad for the different ways to make money online 2015 cruze LT that failed to specify it was a different ways to make money online used car (the ad didn’t say it was new either!).

Honda dealers reported a two or three month wait for different ways to make money online the fit DX advertised for a $44 weekly payment. One salesperson told the APA’s secret shoppers that the dealership’s 12 salespeople were sharing a single advertised fit DX different ways to make money online which wasn’t scheduled to arrive for another two months! The result is consistent with APA visits to honda dealers different ways to make money online in calgary in 2014 that also uncovered bait-and-switch advertising.

The APA shoppers visited just one hyundai dealership to shop different ways to make money online for an advertised elantra L. The salesman at jim pattison hyundai in the north surry different ways to make money online auto mall was knowledgeable and competent. The dealership charges $235 for mud flaps and wheel locks on every car, including those that don’t need them; the salesman was prepared to waive the charge. A $250 additional charge payable to hyundai canada was lower than different ways to make money online the maximum listed in the fine print of the ad.

The unbelievably low advertised price of $19,988, plus a documentation charge of $549 in tiny fine print for a base kia optima different ways to make money online at kia west in coquitlam turned out to be true. This was an in-house deal, and the dealership had one example of the featured vehicle different ways to make money online on their lot. However the dealer misrepresented the manufacturer’s corrosion protection, stating there was “no warranty for rust.”

Nissan’s manufacturer advertising was the most misleading shopped by the different ways to make money online APA. The ad photo, price, and available discounts are a collage that mixes up two different ways to make money online micra models with different equipment, prices, discounts and financing. The photos showed a loaded micra SR with an automatic different ways to make money online transmission selling for about $15,000 next to the $9998 price of a base micra S, sometimes in an extra-cost colour (add $135). The discount in the ad of up to $3250 on the SR is not available on the basic different ways to make money online micra S.

The APA visited three toyota dealers in the B.C. Lower mainland looking for an advertised 2016 base corolla CE. Not one had the car in inventory. One dealer said they could get it within three or different ways to make money online four days, a second said it was not available, and a third said “maybe.” of the three, only west coast toyota in vancouver did not charge extra different ways to make money online fees on top of the ad price. The result is consistent with APA visits to toyota dealers different ways to make money online in greater toronto in 2015 that also uncovered bait and different ways to make money online switch advertising.

Read the fine print: in alberta, british columbia, manitoba (as of july 2015), saskatchewan (as of january 2016) and quebec, a dealer ad for a new vehicle must include all different ways to make money online charges. If you are faced with additional charges above the advertised different ways to make money online price, try to obtain a print-out from the dealer and report the incident to the different ways to make money online provincial dealer regulator. You should also include a copy of the ad.

Road hazard warranty for tires: sometimes bundled with nitrogen and the provincial tire recycling levy different ways to make money online of about $20, this coverage pays part of the cost of replacing a different ways to make money online blown tire. The coverage costs the dealer about $60 for all four tires on the small cars the different ways to make money online APA shopped, to about $100 for an SUV. The road hazard warranty is more valuable on vehicles with different ways to make money online large, expensive-to-replace tires.

Ad states all pricing includes freight of $1,745 and excludes any dealer administration charges. This ad is not compliant with BC rules on extra different ways to make money online charges when used by a dealer who charges extra fees different ways to make money online like this one. The rust warranty was misrpresented: “I don’t think any car gives you a rust warranty.” optional rust protection is available: “I recommend it, but in vancouver it is not as bad as toronto.” tricky ad: no payments for 90 days, but fine print shows interest starts to accumulate after 60 different ways to make money online days.

At $1,090, this dealer had the highest extra charges of the survey. Ad states all pricing includes freight of $1,745 and excludes… Any dealer administration charges. This ad is not compliant with BC rules on extra different ways to make money online charges when used by a dealer who charges extra fees different ways to make money online like this one. Weekly payment for a base CVP provided by the manager different ways to make money online is about $4 higher than in the ad, which works out to over $1,500 over the 416 payments in the 8-year loan. Tricky ad: no payments for 90 days, but fine print shows interest starts to accumulate after 60 different ways to make money online days.

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