I had been emailing Jay Brown about a 2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport AS-IS condition, it was listed at $4772, offered $3500 sight unseen, they came down to $3900, finally went in to see it, worked with Jay, pointed out it needed tires, had a leak around the oil filter cap, after it ran for awhile you could smell something burning from the engine, I pointed that out and Jay never responded, I also asked about maintenance records, he said look at the carfax it is full of records, it had two, one back to 2007, also, I mentioned it needed tires, again no response, and I asked about the brake pads/rotors, all I got was this is not the car for you. Jay kept telling me it's not the car for me, he said someone will come in and buy it for $3900, so being I have knowledge about Mercedes they did not like that, they were willing to sell it to someone who just wanted a Mercedes and did not care about the issues with the car, it is a buyer beware sale. Honesty is not something they provide.
I eventually had the chance to talk to the used car manager, I think his name was Ernie, could be wrong, Finally found out they had $2903 in the car, trying to make $1000, asked them what they did and they said a safety inspection and a detail, I think a blind man detailed it as the inside was dirty. After I told them that they said I don't need to buy a car here and good bye.
So in all, I have knowledge, pointed out the car was overpriced and had issues, they just want to sell it to some schmuck who would buy it as-is ans say bye, not honest at all and unprofessional. Jay and the used car mgr were making snod remarks as I stood there, like "You pay too much for cars". just unprofessional.
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Used Car Manager, think his name was Ernie