Quincy, IL asked in Consumer Law, Contracts and Products Liability for Illinois

Q: I was quoted a price from a dealer with a buyers order faxed and dealer claiming they quoted wrong price. Have to honor?

I was quoted a price on a used vehicle from a dealership in Centralia, MO. The dealer quoted the vehicle at $21,905. I agreed to purchase the vehicle and the dealer sent over buyers order to my bank to secure funds. After funds were secured and the morning I was supposed to pick up the vehicle, even after a verification text from the salesman, I received a phone call stating they quoted the wrong vehicle at the wrong price and that they would not sell that vehicle for that price. Upon speaking with the Owner/GM he stated that he would not honor the price and refused to even make a deal on the vehicle. Is the dealership deceptive and do they have to honor the buyers order price?

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert Shipley
Robert Shipley
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  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Based upon your description the sales/transaction documents will need to be reviewed. Since the dealership is in Missouri, you should contact an attorney licensed in Missouri whose practice is concentrated in consumer law.

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