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"Terrible service stay away "
1 out of 5 stars
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My Experience with Arnold Clark started begining of January after having a bad experience with another dealership I found a nice Volkswagen CC on the Arnold Clark website and called the dealership (East Kilbride Arnold Clark Scotland) I am from Hull but my sales advisor Stuart Lennox said this won’t be an issue and the car will be sent to Doncaster for me to click and collect he was really helpful got me to Doncaster and had my part ex looked over and offered me exactly what I wanted for the car, we did the deal and I was happy with the service at this point infact it was excellent but as soon as I commited to the car the customer service completley dissapeared he said he would let me know when the car was prepped and ready for transport and it should be done within a few days 3-4 days passed and I called he said it was prepped however the mot had £500 in advisories he said he would look into this for me and let me know and never did until I emailed 3 days later asking for answers and he says these where done but the mot would remain with the advisories on (abit dodgey) he told me the car had been sent for transport after a further 2 days of chasing and 9 days of chasing it up and been ignored later I got InTouch with Doncaster because Stuart wasn’t giving me any answers or even getting back to me other than a blunt email here and there and Doncaster was very helpful said they don’t understand why I haven’t had an update typed reg in and said it will arrive today but no admin was in to invoice the car so I’d have to wait until Monday (this was Saturday) I said I’d need to come the following Saturday as I work untill 4:30 and live in Hull so getting there for 6 would be to tight I might not make it the reply I got was this “well you’ve come in on a low finance rate and as of 27/01/21 our rates all change so you will end up going from 4.5% APR to 8.9% APR” so they string me along for over 2 weeks don’t give me a collection day and treat me like they don’t want to do business with me and then threaten me with this? Doncaster also told me all they have to do is type my reg in for tracking my vehicle and that it had been in numerous compounds and numerous drivers taking it home over night. At this point I should of pulled out but I can honestly say if you are reading this do not purchase your new vehicle from this company look else where I had nothing but stress when spending thousands of pounds on a car and feel like I wish I never bothered In the first place I even asked the salesman Stuart Lennox if there was any fees if I just pull out the deal and he said no fees you can do that... Imagine employing a car salesman that doesn’t even try to talk someone out of pulling out of a deal and lies to customers if I was this guy’s manager he would be gone but I’m guessing the management is even more to blame than Stuart himself. What a disaster of a company Arnold Clark would be turning in his grave this place is an absolute joke shop. I’d also like to add THE 60 DAY WARRANTY IS GARBAGE AS YOU ARE COVERED BY TRADING STANDARDS FOR 6 MONTHS SO DONT LET THESE COW BOYS GET YOU WITH THAT ONE EITHER!!! Update the cars mot advisories where never done as stated by my sales advisor Stuart Lennox and this has been confirmed by a reputable garage now I’m having to pay for this! I’ve had to replace the wheels as they where wielded inside with serious damage and unsafe for use! And the swirl marks from the terrible valet and paint work is also been sorted all together I’m having to pay £1,580 because Arnold Clark are useless and won’t help customers! STAY AWAY AND LOOK OUT FOR MY NEWS PAPER ARTICLE ON THEM COMING SOON!!

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"Do not recommend "
1 out of 5 stars
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Everything looks good. Everyone is very friendly. But it’s just illusion. When You buy a car they don’t care anymore about You. They sold me car with few serious defects e.g gear box, wiring problems. I was trying get some help from them but it was awful. When I gave them a call and asked about some help some lady(manager) said she’s very busy and she can’t help me. Another bloke said he doesn’t care about my problem coz guy who sold me the car is not at work today. Still waiting for respond for my mail. Avoid them if You don’t want lose You’re money.

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"Rubbish "
1 out of 5 stars
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Absolutely rubbish. Poor sales team, Poor after sales, rubbish, rubbish, rubbish.

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"Dreadful service and deceitful."
1.2 out of 5 stars
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I live in Manchester and saw a vehicle on their website, Stafford branch. £99 reserve fee payed. The following days I was promised a video that never arrived. Sales manager Matt, put the phone down when a request was made for the video a second time. Salesperson Ben promised vehicle would be ready in two days time and after travelling from Manchester to Stafford, the vehicle was offsite and would not be ready that day. Full tank of fuel offered as compensation. Complaint to Chris Hargreaves, Manager. He promised to oversee the preparation of vehicle for Friday collection and would call back with an update. Never bothered to contact. Following day, Ben stated that vehicle had a dent in door and a new door was on order and would take a week at least to arrive and fit. The above is a short version. I dealt with multiple salespersons and managers. Promises never kept, poor information and no regard to customer service. I cancelled the order. DO NOT USE ARNOLD CLARKE.

"WORST SALES EXPERIENCE "
1 out of 5 stars
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Was seen by a guy called RYAN BRASSINGTON very unprofessional in his job spoke to me and my partner with a very bad attitude wasn’t interested at all in what we wanted WILL NOT RECOMMEND

"They hold your deposit "
1 out of 5 stars
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I paid a deposit for a car at Arnold Clark Stafford. I decided not to go ahead and asked for my deposit to be refunded and was told that it will take between 3 - 5 working days That was a week ago. I phoned the branch again yesterday as I did not receive the refund and was reassured by Luke that the refund is being processed and that I should get my refund within 1 - 2 days. As I did not receive my refund today I phoned the branch again. I spoke to Scott who checked with the accounts department and was told that the forms for the refund was only sent in yesterday and that I will have to wait 3-5 working days for it to go back into my bank account!!!!! This is the worst customer service that I have had from a garage. Never again will I deal with Arnold Clark! v

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"Incompetent"
1 out of 5 stars
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Poor Internet Sales, Poor Dealer Service, Poor Company. If Poor is your bag, this us the Company for you. If you want fast, competent, service from a dealer that knows what customer service is all about, be very afraid.

"Amazing amazing service"
5 out of 5 stars
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Our consultant Rob Buchanan has been amazing from start to finish. Kept in regular contact and helped us find an amazing car. Sent me a personal video of our car and was professional when we met him. Highly highly recommend Arnold Clarke and Rob. Many many thanks for being of great service.

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"phil carney"
5 out of 5 stars
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dealt with dan garner in commercial stafford cant praise this chap and arnold clarks at stafford highley enough there customer service is the best ive experianced will deal with them again for sure

"NIGHTMARE TO DEAL WITH"
1 out of 5 stars
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BOUGHT A FROM ARNOLD CLARK STAFFORD MOTORSTORE VIA THE CAR CLICK AND COLLECT, CAR CAME UP DIRTY INSIDE, ALLOY WHEELS PAINTED OVER AND DAMAGED TURNS OUT THERE OF A 2012 MODEL AND NOT 2017. HAD TO CONSTANTLY CHASE UP PASSED FROM AARON THE SALESMAN TO PAUL THEN TO CHRIS THEY ARRANGED FOR CAR TO BE REPAIRED UP IN SCOTLAND THEY HAD FOR TWO WEEKS TO TELL ME AT THE END ITS 20 INCH WHEELS THAT SHOULD BE ON CAR AND NOT 18 INCH, THE BRANCH OFFERED TO BUY CAR BACK OF ME BUT WOULD NOT CONFIRM THIS IN WRITING, THEY SENT ME A CHEQUE TO HAVE WHEELS REFURBISHED, THERE HEAD OFFICE JUST PASSED ME BACK TO STAFFORD, WILL NEVER BUY FROM ARNOLD CLARK AGAIN .MAYBE IF THEY NEVER HAD SO MANY MEETINGS AND DEALT WITH CUSTOMERS THEY MIGHT GET SOMEWHERE AS EVERY TIME I CALLED THERE WAS NO ONE AVAILABLE AS ALL IN THE MEETING !!

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From Honda to Toyota; the Arnold Clark Stafford Motorstore has them all. They also have a wide range of on site services relating to your vehicle too. Servicing and repairs as well as car and van rental are available at this dealership in Stafford. You can get on and stay on the road with their specialist help at this site. 

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Arnold Clark Stafford Motorstore
Spitfire Close
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST16 1GX

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