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"Really good firm to deal with "
5 out of 5 stars
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After reading some adverse reviews about Save On Used Cars, I was a bit reluctant to buy from them. How wrong could I be? There was good welcome when we arrived. We purchased a nearly new Seat Toledo, it was well presented, a good price and satisfactory part exchange. The people in the showroom were polite, professional and very helpful. We were provided with a phone to swap our insurance and taken to Post Office for the Road Tax. The whole deal couldn't have been easier or more pleasant. Thank you guys!

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"2011 Astra "
5 out of 5 stars
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5* for Save on used cars! No pushy salesmen trying to force you to buy a car. They just let you get on with it. I bought an Astra in December 2018. Originally had a few faults like nail in tire and glow plug issue which was quickly rectified. Not had an issue since! Just WISH I had mentioned the dent/mark which is very noticeable in the door and the paintwork peeling on the roof at the time of purchasing. I don't mind the odd scratch because after all it is an 8 year old car! Didn't bug me at the time but is getting to me now I know it's going to cost me.. Thanks, Jamie.

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"Mazda not fit for purpose, Email ignored"
1 out of 5 stars
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Bought Mazda from Save on Used Cars on 30/09 for £2695 (exc pxc). Less than 4 months later car needs whole new engine, and requires substantial work to return to a roadworthy standard. Company clearly not checked vehicle prior to sale. Have completely ignored my email asking for resolution and now sadly I need to take legal action to regain money lost. Really poor experience and service.

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Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to Mazda not fit for purpose, Email ignored

Unfortunately the review provides no information in terms of vehicle model, registration nor name. As such, I am unable to offer any comment. Could you please come to me directly via email at saveonusedcars.co.uk@gmail.com and/or call the office on 01724 854482 and we can discuss further. Thanks and regards, Shaun

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"Do your homework before buying anything!"
1 out of 5 stars
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With Saveonusedcars what you see is what you get, therefore 1 Star is half a star too many. {Full info:] I had looked at 2 vehicles that Saveonusedcars had for sale, the first was a Vauxhall Meriva, from which I walked away quickly after a walk around the vehicle revealed numerous scratches, dents, copius amounts of human/dog hair (down every seat crack), 2 bald tyres and a (completely misshapen) flat rear tyre, nice. Unfortunately, rather than walk away completely, I decided to return later and buy the other vehicle, an Audi A4 which, although it had a few little dint's and scratches, it generally seemed decent value for money, also it seemed good on the test drive and best of all it had (allegedly) just been serviced a few days before. I paid the full screen price for the vehicle (the salesman wouldn't budge on the price) and within minutes of paying for the vehicle I was given the new keeper supplement and then, bizarrely, the vehicle was moved to the business next doors forecourt (not very professional, but Saveonusedcars clearly have more stock than they have room to put it). Anyway, there I then sat, on another businesses premises, in my newly acquired, uninsured, untaxed vehicle, trying to get road legal via my mobile phone and armed with a V5 that it turns out was completely invalid. Naturally, on discovering the V5 was invalid I returned next door to the garage and the staff (saying it happens all the time/it's completely normal) gave me a form to fill out (to get the vehicle taxed and a new V5 issued via a Post Office)... in fairness one of the staff then gave me a lift to the nearest Post Office to hand in the form (half a star awarded for the guy who gave me the lift). Unfortunately, once at the Post Office it was quickly pointed out (and to be fair I had already spotted it on the forms) that I am supposed to actually wait 4 weeks after acquiring the vehicle before using those forms. Fortunately (perhaps feeling sorry for my situation) the Post Office attendant nevertheless took my money and issued the tax for the vehicle. I then eventually got my insurance sorted too and by now pretty stressed by it all I drove straight home (a short, 6 mile journey). The next morning I decided to check the vehicle over more thoroughly (lights, tyres etc) and I quickly found the offside front tyre had only 15psi in it (it should be at least 30psi), also I noticed the oil was low (and had clearly had not been changed recently), not a good omen considering this car has allegedly just been serviced. Although I pumped the tyre up to the correct psi, unfortunately every day afterwards it has again lost pressure, so, whilst there is sufficient tread depth (and no sign of nail etc in the tyre), there is clearly a slow puncture. To be honest, the tread rubber all the way around the tyre does appear degraded/weathered like it has been on the car a long time or something. My problem then, considering the car has been 'serviced' it seems extremely odd that the oil should be low (and discoloured to a degree which indicates it needs changing)... and added to that when there is a tyre on the vehicle which is simply unfit for purpose you have to question what 'service' if any was actually carried out. I contacted Saveonusedcars via live chat and received a call shortly after in which I was told that the vehicle has been serviced, that 'Savoy' carried out the service... and that tyres are not covered by the Saveonusedcars warranty. So in essence it is not their problem, it's mine. I can honestly say I have never dealt with a car dealership quite like this one... and I certainly would like anyone considering buying a car from Saveonusedcars to be aware that whatever they drive off the forecourt they are stuck with, so do every bit of due diligence possible before paying for the car, or, better still, buy your next vehicle from somewhere else because when you pay money to Saveonusedcars you are left feeling like you have just bought a car off a shady private seller, not a legitimate car dealership that actually cares.

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Jonathan Kirkland in response to Do your homework before buying anything!

Do not buy a car from here. The cars are dodgy. MOTs are either not properly inspected (Not fit for purpose) The sales after care is absolutely rubbish if you have a problem after buying a car from save on used cars just get it fixed elsewhere or even better just don’t buy a car from here. The bmw 520d efficiencent dynamics,ML61 KUV I bought from here had nothing but problems from day one and now it’s completely blown up and requires a full engine rebuild ,I’ve only had the car 4 half months and been without a car for 5 weeks and after speaking Shaun at save on used cars he’s not willing to fix (Problems from day one was never fixed which has now caused full engine failure. Legal action now is the only option for me,

Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to Do your homework before buying anything!

Update: The complexities of this matter were not laid down over email, and were numerous owing to the information feed and were certainly not as clear cut as suggested by the initial and follow up review from Mr Kirkland, noting that we had actually reviewed and repaired the vehicle post sale. However we held constructive discussions with Mr Kirkland, and agreed to a partial insertion of monies to assist in the rectification. Thanks and regards Shaun

"Bmw "
1 out of 5 stars
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Never got back to me even after I sent a recorded delivery letter keep ringing the garage same answer someone will ring you back never did got the car checked out by an auto election to be told that the computer was corroaed and he was not sure what other damage was lurking as the car as been leaking in for some time

Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to Bmw

Dear Paul, Unfortunately the message did not get passed on initially, however when it eventually did we contacted you immediately and swiftly arranged diagnostic and remedial action where required. The fault would not have been visual at time of sale, as your auto electrician noted, as such we would not have been aware that their was a leak present that was corroding the suspension ecu. Happily we have both replaced the aforementioned ecu, but also stripped the inside of the BMW, located the leak and repaired - ensuring it does not happen again, with the BMW ready for collection. Apologies for the initial issue with regards to getting the message through to the right person, however gladly once it did we ensured swift action was taken. I will look to ensure improvements through the communication chain internally going forward Paul. Speak soon, and thank you for your custom. Shaun

"Great experience"
5 out of 5 stars
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Bought a Honda CR-V after a lot of persuasion from the wife, but definitely no pressure from save on used cars. Excellent service throughout, very quick turn around. Will definitely return in the future.

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Mr Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to Great experience

Thank you Derek, I dealt with you personally and hope the CR-V is serving you well! It is a great all round car, and a great spec you purchased. Hope to see you again when you decide to upgrade. Thanks, Shaun

"BRILLIANT SERVICE"
5 out of 5 stars
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Purchased a car, all was going well until the familiar problem with 'drive-by-wire' accelerator pedal. Called the sales team to inform them of the problem, to be told bring it in, we will sort it, duly took the vehicle back to the dealer, problem at this moment was not apparent, vehicle taken to their workshop and after lengthy testing, they decided the fault was there in the pedal, replacement pert ordered, fitted, and result.... Cannot fault the staff, they are excellent, would recommend highly..

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Mr Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to BRILLIANT SERVICE

Thank you for the great review, appreciated. Cars are mechanical and owing to their complex nature do throw up issues that are designed to test us, all we ask is to review and look for the opportunity to apply remedial action. So thank you from this perspective for your understanding Paul. We hope to see you again in the future when you wish to purchase your next car. Thanks and regards, Shaun

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"slow process"
2.5 out of 5 stars
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The problem was the amount of time everything took to process. I've had no issues with the actually car as of yet but the customer experience needs some work on as it seemed to drag on.

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"BMW 320d ED Grey"
4.8 out of 5 stars
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Just purchased a 10k BMW 320d on saturday. Service was good and trade in was fair. All in all I am very happy with service/price/honesty. I apreciated the fact that saveonusedcars were honest about all minor scrathes etc on their vehicles and It was a very quick, easy and hassle free service. Richard

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"Mitsubushi asx"
1.4 out of 5 stars
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Car not serviced, 2 back tyers need replacing and tailgate full of rust. very disappointed.

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Shaun Mullen from Save On Used Cars in response to Mitsubushi asx

Dear Mr Turner, I am very surprised to read the online review regarding the ASX purchased last month on all points noted, and additionally disappointed that you have not contacted me directly. The vehicle was inspected by yourself at least twice prior to purchase, and had 3 new tyres prior to release following an inspection at Savoy Autocentres, hence the surprise at the comment regarding rear tyres. In addition, the ASX was serviced on the 5th October 2017, of which you were aware of at time of negotiation and at no point was a new oil/filter requested as you were happy with the history, of which as you know the vehicle came with full service history. I was not aware there was any issue at paintwork level, and if this is the case then I would suspect it was in a place not visible through a standard review, and for this I can only apologise. The ASX is 8 years old and will pick up paint corrosion etc over time, with standard remedial action, where minor, being a touch up and seal. If you require some touch up, please contact me directly on 01724 854482 and I am sure this can be supplied. I wish you well with the ASX, of which was and is a very, very nice example Mr Turner. Thanks and regards, Shaun

James turner in response to Mitsubushi asx

In review to your response shaun the asx Only had 2 new front tyers fitted and back ones are only just leagle I only wish I had left car there as you was not in on that day and it had been snowing and was very cold so could not inspect propley

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