On December 26, 2014, I found a truck listed by Kirk Auto Company on AutoTrader.com. The truck is a 2012 F-150 Lariat 4X4, listed for $23,838. After d
On December 26, 2014, I found a truck listed by Kirk Auto Company on AutoTrader.com. The truck is a 2012 F-150 Lariat 4X4, listed for $23,838. After doing my research on the truck, I checked the business' website: kirkautoco.com. They had the price of the truck listed the same. I called the number listed on AutoTrader (1-888-882-9078) on December 29, 2014, to confirm that they still had the truck. I spoke with a man named, Taylor. Taylor confirmed the truck was there and verified the price. I had him send me some photos of various parts of the trucks and asked him some specific questions about the truck. I called him later that day to again confirm the price, if I were to come the next day to pay cash. He told me he would speak to the finance manager. Minutes later I received a call from Tristan, a manager, who quoted me $25,249.65 for taxes, title and fees. I asked him multiple times so I could write down the amount, so when I got the check made it would be correct. I then asked Tristan, to fax me the copy of the AutoCheck report. He read it to me over the phone as well as faxed it to me. The report showed a 1 owner, NO accident vehicle. I called Tristan back and told him I was coming from Hattiesburg (3+ hour drive), to make sure he kept the truck for me. I also, asked him to confirm the price to me. He did. On December 30, 2014, I drove from Hattiesburg, MS towards Grenada. At approximately 08:00, I called Tristan, to find out who the bank needed to make the check payable to and to double check the amount. He confirmed both. Approximately 20 minutes from arriving at the dealership, I received a phone call. A woman whom, I had never spoken with named Audra, called from Kirk auto group. She called to tell me that the price that was agreed upon, did not include a $6000 repair bill. I understand that some errors occur in online sales, but $6000? When I asked what the repairs included, Audra told me that they included body work done by Kirk Auto Company. This was a shock coming from an AutoCheck report that said NO accidents and hearing from Taylor that nothing was apparently wrong with the truck. She proceeded to tell me that they could not do the price that was agreed upon, multiple times. I turned my vehicle around and headed back towards Hattiesburg. On the way, I called to speak to Tristan about the quoted price and accident report. He did not answer. I still have not heard from him. Instead after threats of reporting them to the BBB, I received a call from the owner. He did not seem very apologetic, but instead proceeds to accuse me of being in the wrong. He also questioned why i called the Toyota dealer and not them. I told him i called the number listed on AutoTrader. Then texts me pictures of a supposed conversation that I had with one of their other associates. i respond and he pretty much accuses me of lying about the whole thing. I did not like the way he took such an accusational tone with me. He was not concerned with my time wasted on the drive. When I arrived home and responded to his accusations, he was short and responded "agree to disagree." When I told him the BBB would hear about this, he arrogantly retorted by saying to make sure I give his name and phone number. I was quoted a price for a truck, which I confirmed multiple times. Only to drive 3 hours, and receive a phone call to tell me there will be $6000 added to the price. This same truck can now be seen on their website more than $7400 higher than the original price.