lied to at dealership rod hatfield

Macon, GA

#24 Mar 17, 2009
A crook in this town! Not too shocking!

Latonia, KY

#25 Mar 17, 2009
If your looking for a used car there is only one dealership in town Motorvation Motor Cars. They dont jack up the prices and they are just regular people.

United States

#26 Apr 24, 2009
Bringing the crooks back to the top

Evansville, IN

#27 Apr 24, 2009
Brown's Ford in West Liberty/Paintsville is terrific! I purchased my used Explorer last month with no stress. Went in, asked for the keys drove it a while, came back and finished the paper work. Plus after looking at my secret Dealer Auction Site I found how much they paid for the truck at auction. Their mark-up was very fair considering the repair/upgrade needed to put it into service. Less that I would have charged if I owned the place. Make the drive or look at .
I am not an employee, I am not their family, but I have been done right by them.
jus me

Barbourville, KY

#28 Apr 25, 2009
frenchtoast wrote:
The worst dealership I ever dealt with was Courtesy Pontiac! They kept trying to convince me to make a smaller down payment then I wanted so the monthly payments would be higher of course. Once the paperwork went thru guess what they did, jacked up the monthly payment! Needless to say I canceled the whole thing. They have some of the worst sales people I've ever run into.
aint that where megan works? the one on tv with the man that makes some kind of sound like whew,hoo,or something like she's hot,like to lay her.hoo,hoot,whew.
lucky in kentucky

Georgetown, KY

#29 Apr 30, 2009
I hate rod hatfield with a passion....I went in there to look at a car a was ready and willing to buy it until I got pushed around by some sales guy named mike. He was a freakin joke!!!!! I spend over three hours there and finally walked out empty handed. I had looked at some cars on their web site before showing up, when I got there the car I looked and and test drove was no longer listed online with a sales price....I have an iPhone and knew before I got there that they were asking like $16,000 and when I was sitting on the lot looking it up on my iPhone they had taken the asking price off and told me it was $20,900. WTF!!!! Then told me I could take the car then and they would work the loan out later.....yeah right jackass!!!! I left asap and went to motorvation where I normally do business and talked with Aggie!!! He is awesome and they found me the car I wanted in the price range I wanted with no bullshit along with it. Do not ever ever go to rod hatfields!!!!!
Common Sense

Fairborn, OH

#30 Apr 30, 2009
Believe it or not, I got a great deal at Paul Miller. I was patient. Did my research. Checked cars dot com and found what I wanted in Ashland, KY - A one year old car with 22,000 miles for about half of book value. I then saw the same car at Paul Miller with only 21,000 miles. Otherwise, exactly the same with a clean Carfax record. They wanted $3,500 more than the one in Ashland, but, when I told them I could buy it in Ashland - and that I would drive the 2 hours to save $3,500 - the salesman spoke to the manager and came back and matched that price even though it had fewer miles. I sneaked a peek at the folder on the car while he was talking to the manager and saw that they actually paid more for the vehicle than I offered. After the sale, he told me what I knew - that they lost money on the car. He said: If I give you a great deal, you might come back again and maybe I'll make money next time. You have to be patient and firm with any dealer, but I have to give them 5 BIG STARS on that transaction. I hope someone gives them some biz from this, because I'm still driving that car and plan to for a long while. OH, and the best part - while other dealers were quoting 9% and higher on financing (this was January of 2007), they got me the lowest rate I had heard from anyone at the time - 5.9% Of course, now, if I were to go with THE (The Health and Education) Credit Union here in Lexington, the rate for refi's is only 4.5%!(Just a tip.)

My brother's wife bought a car from Rod Hatfield last month and their finance company is charging 23.9% INTEREST!!!!! That's just a hair below what is called "usury," an illegal rate of interest. That's the kind of interest they collect with a baseball bat! I could not possibly recommend that dealership to anyone.

Fairborn, OH

#31 Apr 30, 2009
23.9% interest? Man, that's criminal.
know what ya mean

Lexington, KY

#32 May 26, 2009
yes, they do run more drugs than cars, just go ask any of the salesmen if you can buy some pills, i am sure they will cut you a real deal on that as well.

another thing to watch out for -- they like to lie and tell you that you are buying the car when in fact it is a lease -- WATCH OUT -- some people are not smart enough to know the difference until it is too late and they have already signed the papers, then they say -- it said lease at the top of the paper and you are trying to say that you didn't know????


anyway, yes they are a bunch of lying crooks. DON'T EVER GO THERE!!!!
loser land

Lexington, KY

#33 May 26, 2009
Find a dealer or dealership that treats you right and develop a relationship with them. Use them for the rest of your life if you can. And refer friends and family there, they like that and will pay you back next time you go back. I am good friends with my auto dealer, me and my wife have even vacationed together with him and his wife,

Canton, OH

#34 Sep 5, 2009
What about the other Chevy place in town

Franklin, OH

#35 Sep 5, 2009
Rod Hatfield is the worse dealership to deal with. I bought a 2000 model car from them about two years ago. When i initially went in they showed me a suv that i wanted and said that i was approved for it. So the next day i went in they said no that it wasnt within the amount of the i had a choice between a very nice 2000 and a 1996 that looked a hot mess. Well i drove off with the 2000. It ran and looked great...i made sure to do regular oil changes, tune ups, and required maitnence to the vehicle. Well 4 months after i had the vehicle the rod broke in the engine. I was told that whomever had the car before me obviously did not maintain the car. so it was going to cost me over 3000 to replace this parts and labor on top of paying full coverage and payments. and rod hatfiled knew that car was no good.
His bud

United States

#38 Mar 14, 2010
They r a sucky car lot. They tried to screw me on a 06 trail blazer. Back last spring. They will screw u if let them. They tried to screw me over last year on a trail blazer with the 5.3 in it. We came to a agreement on the payment over the phone the next day after I went down there and when I went back to sign the papers they want another $50 a month and $2000 down. I went to leave with out a word and the sales manger said I was being unaprechated and being rude so I let him have it. He has short redish colored hair. I told them I would never step a foot back on their lot or anybody I know.

Louisville, KY

#39 Mar 14, 2010
Me To wrote:
My husband and I bought a car from Rod Hatfield. It was a I asked for a CarFax report and they told me that they could not give me that
My neighbor is an auto mechanic that I know, respect and trust, who would never lie to me and has guided me through several car purchases. He assures me that Carfax reports DO NOT MEAN A THING. Don't put any faith in them.
Big Jim

North Ridgeville, OH

#40 Nov 17, 2010
WOW is all this true?
Drama Queen

Lexington, KY

#41 Nov 20, 2010
Rod Hatfield SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!
big chief

Mount Sterling, KY

#42 Nov 20, 2010
BUNT GROSS IN IRVINE WAS THE its gone i bought several cars there and they had the best service department bring them back.

Vilonia, AR

#43 Nov 20, 2010
Same thing happened to us. We had paperwork signed in hand saying the vehicle was ours and what our payment would be. I found a $10.00 difference in what the payment was verbally told to us and the one on the paper. No big deal, I'll just call the loan company so I know how much to send in for my payment. The loan company was like WHAT?!?! You have paperwork with our name on it and this payment. I told them yup sure do you want me to fax you a copy. She said Yes please as soon as you can. Went straight home and parked the car and faxed the paperwork to the loan company. She calls me back and says, " I don't know how to tell you this but we haven't even looked at your application yet, let alone approved it." I told her not to bother then because the vehicle was going back. Went in the next day and talked to the general manager who of course wants then to play the you have to pay for miles and so much for the day you had it. I say no I don't think so sweetie. I will be walking out of here with every penny I gave you yesterday and I'll tell you why. I have the loan company telling me to call the Attorney General and they will be confirm this whole story and you will be in a whole lot of trouble. I walked out with every penny and I've never been back. I also tell everyone who will listen that Rod Hatfield is the worst place to attempt to buy a car.
Didnot do their job right

Shepherdsville, KY

#44 Nov 20, 2010
We bought a car at Rod Hatfields. And they didn't send in the proper paper work on the car that we traded in for it. A year later we got a parking ticket from some place in Louisvile (we never go there). The people that had bought the car from Hatfields had parked illegally. It took 2 years of us going back to the dealer 3x's to get it straightened out. The parking ticket place had turned US over to collection agency.

Kathleen, GA

#45 Jan 1, 2011
what a bad place to do business with. stay away from these guys.

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