Apparently the people at Integrity (!) Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Las Vegas don’t read our blog, or they would have seen this post last year. Then they would have known what a bad idea it is to trick people into thinking you’ve hit their vehicle just to get them to call you about a trade-in offer.
My wife went into a Wal-Mart the other day and when she came out of the store she found a note that was left on her car. It said “Please call me about your car” and was hand written on a torn off piece of notebook paper. Of course the first thing you think of is that someone bumped into it or something, but after finding no damage she called the number to see what was up. The person that answered was apparently a car salesperson from a nearby Chrysler dealership and asked if my wife was interested in trading her car in for a new one. Once my wife said no that was the end of it, but I’m just totally surprised at the tactics of the dealership to bring in customers.
Tricking people into thinking something happened to their car, which is in many cases the most expensive thing one owns and relies upon the most, is just low. Not only that, but it’s not like this particular salesperson was running around putting these notes out herself considering she was able to answer her extension at worth within minutes of when the note was left. Who knows? Maybe the dealership is just sending people out with handfuls of these things targeting Chrysler vehicles in parking lots. Amazing.