Ask a car salesman anything...anything at all.

Ask a car salesman anything...anything at all.

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Mexman

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1,690 posts

30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Any questions, honestly answered...
Fire away

shtu

1,649 posts

92 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Do you honestly like those pointy shoes?

cuprabob

8,016 posts

160 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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shtu said:
Do you honestly like those pointy shoes?
You won't believe this but I was going to ask why they all wear pointy shoessmile

Mexman

Original Poster:

1,690 posts

30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Lol
Yes, but they are a pain to try and drive in, particularly small cars.
Next.

valiant

4,062 posts

106 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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How do you get your suits so shiny?

cheesesliceking

1,412 posts

186 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Why did you think this was a good idea?

berlintaxi

7,985 posts

119 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Why are you everybody's best friend when making the sale, then disappear off the face of the after delivery?

Mexman

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1,690 posts

30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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There shiny, cos there cheap, no point buying expensive to wreck them with oil and tear them on a door edge etc..

sidekickdmr

4,534 posts

152 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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The questions will depend, do you work for a huge national chain, backstreet old banger shed, or somewhere between?

Mexman

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1,690 posts

30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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berlintaxi said:
Why are you everybody's best friend when making the sale, then disappear off the face of the after delivery?
Because dealing with after sales dosnt make me money.
Have a separate department for that...its called after sales.

JuniorD

6,566 posts

169 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Has a customer ever been so impressed with you or any of your colleagues suave demeanor/slick patter/ general charm/ faux leather shoes (unlikely I know) that they offered themselves for a bit of how's your father?


AshBurrows

2,258 posts

108 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Is it true that one car salesman bought a watch so unbelievably large that he could no longer leave his house?

SonicShadow

2,439 posts

100 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Mexman said:
There shiny, cos there cheap, no point buying expensive to wreck them with oil and tear them on a door edge etc..
>implying a salesperson goes anywhere near the oily bits!

Mexman

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30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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sidekickdmr said:
The questions will depend, do you work for a huge national chain, backstreet old banger shed, or somewhere between?
An independent, but part of a main dealer franchise, so used cars only, no new for me.

Alex

9,825 posts

230 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Why do you never respond to emails? I don't have time for a phone call.

shtu

1,649 posts

92 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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cuprabob said:
shtu said:
Do you honestly like those pointy shoes?
You won't believe this but I was going to ask why they all wear pointy shoessmile
I'm more surprised I got in first with that. smile

berlintaxi

7,985 posts

119 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Mexman said:
berlintaxi said:
Why are you everybody's best friend when making the sale, then disappear off the face of the after delivery?
Because dealing with after sales dosnt make me money.
Have a separate department for that...its called after sales.
Why are they just as useless as sales?

ricotansky

91 posts

130 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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Why has the used value of our Fiesta increased by about £500 in the last six months?

Mexman

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1,690 posts

30 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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SonicShadow said:
>implying a salesperson goes anywhere near the oily bits!
I quite often have to polish a car, or jetwash a car , ready for handover, and also show customers how the oily bits work on handover.
You would be amazed how dirty you get, moving cars around all day.

skilly1

2,031 posts

141 months

Thursday 28th September 2017
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If you sell a new car for £40k with average options how much money does the dealership make and how much commission do you make ?