Undoubtedly the least-caring business regarding customer satisfaction I've encountered in my life!!! Had 2 days to replace a totalled vehicle. Most-exact replacement at Lunghammers. Could not get them to budge a penny on sticker. Insurance gave a little more to help close claim.
Morning through afternoon and now evening. Attempting to close deal with dealer & wife while tending to a special needs child, and keeping another family appointment.
Was confident in process of deal so far. Big mistake.
Left wife alone there for 10 - 15 minutes. Upon return, was told they were "just getting started" in finance room. Big lie. A couple key contract terms already entered -- both costing more than my "handshake" with salesman. Ended up not finishing the reading/signing of contract until 7:00 p.m. Some numbers seemed high, but again, bushed from chasing around a special needs child, (as there really were no suitable facilities there for him). As well, I'd remembered recently the Fed had raised interest rates. Long story short, under incredible time constraints, duress, and bleariness: we signed.
So in the clarity of the next morning, I notice the PURCHASE PRICE is nearly $400 more than the handshake; and the financing was phished/farmed out to a different lender than we asked, at a substantially higher interest rate. Two "mistakes" in the finance room -- both in the dealers favor -- in a deal that supposedly was "just getting started" when I walked in. As for the lender being phished/farmed... the next morning our credit union assured us to a 100% degree of accuracy, that Lunghammer Buick/GMC never even contacted them.
Talk about deceptive/shady/unscrupulous/ & unethical business practices!
My phone calls & e-mails ignored (and somehow that 3 days to cancel the deal mentioned by the salesman apparently not accurately explained -- another 'error' in dealer's favor); I went in to see the General Manager that Friday. He assured my wife and I he would look into the matter and "get back with us Monday." That was 11 days ago. I've got cobwebs whistling in my ears. Never heard back from him.
My wife has amazing credit rating, and we've bought 5 new GM vehicles over the last 20 years (with plenty of dealership add-ons), and never missed a payment. I can only wonder how poorly they'd treat a potential customer with lesser credit or purchasing history.
The fact that my wife was in a serious accident, spent time in the hospital, and had the car she loved totalled -- then to be treated this way while replacing it -- should scare any righteous soul away from Lunghammer Buick/GMC. The fact that we had a special needs child present that we were there looking after (and yet dis-compassionately taken advantage of) should make you stay far, far away from Lunghammer Buick/GMC. To think my father-in-law toiled at GM & American Axle plants until he literally just about dropped dead! And oh yeah, I had an Air Force hat on, and was asked if I served. Upon my answering "yes," I was "thanked" for my service to our country. Not once, but several times. And if by being "thanked" by them, it meant taking crass advantage of my wife in the 10 - 15 minutes I was gone; and then refusing to make it right upon discovering such the next morning; and further hiding behind the "misunderstanding" of how the salesman explained the Guaranteed 3-Day Deal Cancellation Policy, well believe me... it was a lot more honest portion of the country I was serving.
Stay far, far, far, far, far away from Lunghammer Buick/GMC. That is a five-star "stay away" rating!!!!! (I would have given them ZERO STARS... but the YELP APP would not let me continue this review when I tried). If for some reason you are compelled to ignore this advice, for gosh sakes never let them get you & your spouse separated! Divide & Conquer is apparently the hidden context of their sales motto. "Get lost, we're above caring/accountability/even having the guts or decency to call back when there is a complaint or problem is apparently their operative values," and oh: ~~~ "Thank you for that big, fat check... now get lost!"
If you like deceptive, shady, unscrupulous, & unethical business practices... OR you want to be taken advantage of in a car deal with no recourse, remorse by the dealer, or no means of correcting the lapses of truth AFTER shaking the salesman's hand... by all means ignore the warnings in this review.