Tom McParland
tommcparland
Tom is a contributing writer for Jalopnik and runs AutomatchConsulting.com. He saves people money and takes the hassle out of buying or leasing a car. (Facebook.com/AutomatchConsulting)
1/21/20
1:55 PM
49

First he screws up the MaxCare warranty for the rest of us...and now this! Damn you Doug! :D

1/13/20
2:58 PM
1

The FUCK YOU edition is the fact that it won’t look like a wagon at all, just a sedan :(

1/12/20
8:31 PM
8

I don’t advise negotiating in person because the same results can be achieved in without going back and forth. As you said if a dealer doesn’t come to your number you walk...and then you ahve to spend time somewhere else. Why not just find out who has the best price by comparing the numbers before you go? Read more

1/10/20
4:50 PM
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iphone not required shopping agents log into a browser based chat window

1/10/20
1:52 PM
1

This is an app for folks that want help with research and finding cars that meet their criteria. Car people usually know their way around the listing sites, but a lot of consumers don’t.

1/10/20
1:34 PM
255

Yeah but couldn’t you specifically just force choke them until you got the price you want?

1/10/20
1:26 PM
106

Indeed people will be suprised how the simple act of making an appointment can change their experience. This might be worth another blog.

1/10/20
1:14 PM
41

This doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Just tell them the car you are interested in and negotiate on that one. 

1/2/20
1:41 PM
33

We get hundreds of submissions for WCSYB, sadly, most don’t get picked.

12/20/19
3:45 PM
161

That advice is....(•_•) / ( •_•)>⌐■-■ / (⌐■_■)...right on target. 

12/17/19
5:09 PM
47

If I see an ad like this I usually don't bother even attempting to work with them for the reasons you stated.

12/17/19
3:46 PM
14

For the longest time I did not, but I expanded the business and I do operate in Canada depending on the vehicle and the budget. I have an agent that lives in Ontario that knows the system up there.

12/16/19
6:42 PM
4

As much as I love the RS6, there is a much better chance of me actually buying one of these. 

12/14/19
12:54 PM
11

Alexa, please ask Sam about his feelings regarding reptiles on an aircraft...