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Chelsae is always friendly, polite, and efficient every... - Don
Chelsae is always friendly, polite, and efficient every time I visit Central Motors. Text message reminders are nice too. The Service is always great and well communicated.
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Because of years of dealing with both Colonial Subaru and... - crldevoe
Because of years of dealing with both Colonial Subaru and Mazda, I recently purchased a used Miata from Colonial. I wanted to take a moment to compliment Jeremy Reichin on the excellent service and cooperation I received during the process. In cooperation with the sales department, Jeremy put in the time and effort to insure that my experience at Colonial Mazda was an excellent one. His department is run smoothly, efficiently and in a very customer-friendly manner.
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Liberty Mazda Hartford is the exemplar of outstanding... - jtorone
Liberty Mazda Hartford is the exemplar of outstanding customer service. They are compassionate, knowledgeable, responsive, and eager to help and support! I would never go anywhere else!
+Amanda, Mike, Mike, and Jessie are the best service... - Viola, mary lou
+Amanda, Mike, Mike, and Jessie are the best service people I have ever dealt with ...and I've dealt with a lot as I've had many different cars...they are always helpful, patient, and willing to listen. The free car wash people made my filthy dirty car look like it just came off the showroom floor!
CT's Own - Local and Convenient! - XC70_#1_Fan
Great for non-warranty Volvo service. I've been using them exclusively for for service over 25 years, having purchased many used Volvos there also. Always got great deals.
Don't trust Partyka - Mr. Clean
I'm very disappointed with my recent experience using Partyka to service one of my 17 commercial vehicles. We took one of the vans in to diagnose a starting problem and were charged the full $129.00 diagnosis fee which ultimately led to the simple replacement of the battery. The total cost out the door was $314.71 for a diagnosis that would have taken less than 10 minutes. I spoke to the Service Manager and the Service writer and the feeling that I got is that "it is what it is and too bad that we had to charge $129 for the diagnosis, but thats what we charge." I also got an estimate for front and rear brake work that was very poorly written and confusing. I then called another Chevrolet dealer and found the Partyka prices to be very high. I need to have trust in who ever repairs and maintains my fleet and unfortunately, I don't have this with Partyka and will never bring any of my 17 vehicles there again.
I worked with Jose Medina in purchasing my first Mazda.... - JeanLuc
I worked with Jose Medina in purchasing my first Mazda. He made it easy and answered all my questions. Jose, Mike, Jess and Brian made it a great buying experience and are professional & courteous, all top notch. They have won my business and I will go back there for the next purchase.
Car running great after service... found things other... - Jonathan E
Car running great after service... found things other dealer missed. I have a high degree of confidence in the Service Department.
Visited Sales Department about another a future CX-5 purchase... received a great low quote when I purchased a car for my daughter just a month ago.
Service Manager Rich Gadomski - Ruthie
Excellent service and refer all our friends and family to work with Rich. He thoroughly inspects the problem and provides a clear explanation of work required.
Sales, hopeless. Service, even worse.. - MattyO
When I went to buy a new CX-5, the sales people at Riley Mazda never returned my calls so I ended up buying my car over the state line in New York at the Mazda dealership there where they were very responsive.
Because it was close to my home I did get services at Riley Mazda. I have had several problems from them putting water in my washer fluid in Winter, which caused major problems! Through to not diagnosing a simple seat issue without charging me a $75 diagnosis fee. And worst of all, while the car was under warranty, not diagnosing significant brake issues which after 60,000 miles I have had to replace all rotors plus all disks two times and am now on to the third time and all they can say is well this may be normal for an all wheel drive vehicle! I am now taking my service elsewhere.
Also, when I go in for service and wait for the vehicle, they have twice forgotten about me in the waiting room and because the agent had gone to lunch I ended up waiting two to three hours longer than I should have. I would not recommend this dealership from a sales nor service point of view.
Before I write a review on how long I’ve been trying to... - Kingkem
Before I write a review on how long I’ve been trying to get my car situated and fixed properly as that what insurance is for. I’d like to talk to someone to make sure this is not what really goes on over there.
Terrible Job / Excessively Long - Bad Choice
I was talked into going to this shop by my insurance company. That was a mistake. It took the shop 32 days to do a 9 day repair. They never called to update me on the progress, the only way to find out what was going on was to keep calling myself. That is a long time to be paying for a rental car. When I did finally get my car back the paint did not match, the body panels where misaligned, there was damage to the interior, a pile of screws was left in the cup holder from who knows where, the windows did not all work, the wheel was rubbing and they charged me $700 for a set of tires I did not want. This was such a terrible job I won’t even go back there to have them fix it. I do not want them anywhere near my car again. Surprising that this is shop can stay in business.
Some mechanics here don't give no F... about your car. - Luke
I came here for an oil change for my 2016 Mazda 6 that I bought it here, like usual. This time, I noticed the quality of work being done here has gone down.
I have 5 complaints:
1. I came in with a 79.95 oil change special coupon and I signed a paper that clearly says (total 79.95). When it comes to charging me, it became 89.95 so I asked them why. They say that's tax and shop charges. So whatever, I paid it.
2. Then I went home, notice obvious oil on my hood and around the filler cap that has not been wiped down. How careless is that?!? So I wiped it down, whatever.
3. Then, I was reading the details of the inspection report. They said my automatic transmission fluid is good, when my car is clearly a manual. WTH?
4. Also, it says my air filter needs to be changed soon. In reality, I put a new one in myself about 2 weeks ago.
Although these are small things and the staff here are very friendly, at this price point, it is not acceptable to be so careless!! It appears that they just don't care about you or your car.
If nothing is done about the service quality, I do NOT recommend anyone doing service here.
Chris communicated well the work to be done and the... - pootmom
Chris communicated well the work to be done and the price. He was courteous and friendly.This dealership has always done exceptional work on my vehicle at a fair price.
Bad experience. Poor service skills - MikeY
Worst body shop I've been to. They'd have done a better job at Macao. After Joe telling me he'd work the deductible in for me, they call me once it's finished to tell me that it's all set but I have to pay the deductible. I figured no big deal so I went down to pay and pick up my truck. Upon examining my truck, they didn't prep the truck correctly and I had a flaw over a foot long that nobody even checked over or looked at before they tried giving it back to me. While letting joe know that i was upset over the issue, he displayed his poor customer service skills by walking away from me mid conversation and going into the back. Grated i wasnt yelling or being a dick, just talking. After a weekend of having my truck still and them racing through it again, there's still a section that they never fixed. I paid to get it out of there out of their hands. First off, how do you give a car away with a huge imperfection, then bang through it and still have it look like crap? Very unreliable and rushed here.
Sold me a car with no breaks or K208 form. Dishonest people - Michelle
I had the most dishonest experience at Schaller in New Britain. I would never recommend to anyone to go through what I had to go through or to work with the incredibly manipulative BILL PAPALEO and I am currently filing a claim with the DMV. Schaller sold me a car with 0 breaks and did not provide a K208 form... which means that they NEVER INSPECTED the car. I drove the car off the lot and then went on a three week long mission trip. When I came home and really started driving the car, I noticed that there was something funny with the breaks. I am in my 20s and not too experienced with cars (this is only the 2nd one I've ever owned) but I brought it to Torrington Hyundai (it was a Hyundai Sonata) to get checked. They told me that the breaks were metal to metal... and that is was extremely dangerous to be driving. They would not let me drive my car off the lot and said that I needed breaks before they would feel like I could drive again in good conscience. I explained that I had recently bought the car and they said that it was physically impossible to buy the car that had been properly inspected with these breaks. Torrington Hyundai called Schaller and spoke with BILL PAPALEO who explained that he swore that the car was sold at 6mm breaks on the front and back (he went back to retract this statement later). After explaining, that I had the actual breakpads in my hands and that they were down to the metal and that they would not let me drive the car off the lot, he agreed to have Torrington Hyundai fix them.
However, my issue with Schaller was that when I went back to ask them how this could have happened and how they could have sold a car to me with 0 breaks, they came up with one million false stories. I am a young woman and felt so taken advantage of as they tried to explain to me how I was wrong. First Bill said that they did sell the car to me at 6mm breaks and that he could see it on the service forms. I asked to see the forms and he said that they were being digitized and that he could not retrive them at the moment. Then I reminded him that it is physically impossible to go from 6 to 0mm in three weeks (or even a year!) and he started to change his story saying that there was no way the breaks were that low, etc, etc. I told him I physically had the breakpads in my hand and I was coming to show him and he changed his story once again. He then said that Torrington Hyundai had "xxxxx them" (his words) in charging for the break rotors because those would not have needed to be replaced even if there was no breaks. Thankfully my dad had informed me that if the breaks were this gone, then the rotors would also not be in good condition. When I reminded him of this, he changed his story once again.
This continued over and over. He kept making excuses about how it was my fault that I had no breaks and how the car was in perfect condition when they sold it to me. He was rude and disrespecful and lying through his teeth and I felt so taken advantage of as he screamed to me over the phone.
Luckily, the mechanics at Torrington Hyundai told me that all of this should have been documented on a K208 form that they are REQUIRED to give every person that buys a car. I never received one... and I am certain of this because I put every single piece of paperwork from the car sale (including the car title... which my dad later yelled at me about and made me put in a safe place in my house) in the glove compartment. There is no K208. I told Bill this and he said he would go find me. He came back with a copy of a K208 with my car's plate number on it... except the signature and date portion of the form was conveniently cut of... as if he photocopied my name right off of it. Again, I never received this form and never signed it... so he was just making this up right in front of my face.
Bill ended with telling me that he thought the mechanic that did my car was suffering from eye problems because "he had diabetes" and that he probably just missed the breaks. BIG DEAL. He said the mechanic was on vacation so I couldn't talk to him.
At this point, I could not believe the lies coming out of his mouth. They don't have my K208 form with my signature because they accidently cut it off while copying it, they didn't sell me a car with no breaks... oh wait they did, it was just that the mechanic has eye problems and missed it. THIS IS A HUGE DEAL. YOU SOLD ME A CAR WITH NO BREAKS AND I COULD HAVE DIED! I could have gotten in an accident and it would have been your fault. This is a huge problem.
And Bill Papaleo made every excuse ending up with the "mechanic has eye problems". I have never felt more manipulated or taken advantage of than I did by this man. He straight up lied to me face over and over again. He was unkind and just not a good representation of anyone that should be working in customer care. In fact, when I told him I would be writing a review he threatened me.
I will NEVER recommend Schaller due to this man.
The service was more than Exceptional - MTB
Dear Mr. Weiss,
I want to thank you for your quick response and resolve for the miss communication between me and your Service Department. I was very please with the service that you provided for me.
You were on time and very respectful to my needs. The service was more than Exceptional.
I thank you very much, it made my time constraints more than manageable. Thank you and your service department for your great work. I would recommend your department to all.
Ernest & Mary
I am very picky about who works on my car and this shop... - sunlover
I am very picky about who works on my car and this shop was terrific! I know about cars and they didn't try to sell me work I didn't need nor did they pressure me into any "extra" services. All their recommendations were spot on and their prices are competitive but there was no pressure to "get it done now." Times are tough these days, and I felt like they understood that and would work out a time frame with me and prioritized my car issues to help out the old wallet! I definately will refer my friends to these guys!