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"Great service, really happy"
5 out of 5 stars
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Great service and happy with my purchase. Couldn’t have been eaiser

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SMC Team from SMC Cars and Commercials in response to Great service, really happy

Hi, Thanks for a great review! Regards, SMC Team

"Great service "
5 out of 5 stars
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Really helpful people made life super easy

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"Great customer service and friendly staf"
5 out of 5 stars
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Great at handling the cars and handover, very happy!

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SMC Team from SMC Cars and Commercials in response to Great customer service and friendly staf

Hi, Thanks for a great review! Regards, SMC Team

"HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE"
1 out of 5 stars
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By way of update from last review - The car we bought from SMC this summer (Range Rover) was a complete dud. It cost £10k and it turns out it needed £14k worth of work done to it. SMC took our car back to fix it, several times, said they had done the work, and actually hadn't. We were without our car for weeks and months as it wouldn't run, or was 'being fixed'. The customer service went from friendly to cold, and then from cold to not answering our calls, and then telling us to 'f*** off' on the phone in the background. This was after they had told me they 'didnt appreciate' the bad review i put on autotrader... They refused to take back the car. The AA (they are an AA approved garage) intervened and tried to get them to take back the car - SMC refused. The ombudsman couldn't help us because SMC Chelmsford are NOT registered with the ombudsman... Thankfully our finance company, Close Brothers, took on our case, independently assessed the vehicle, told us NOT to drive it as it was unsafe, and under the Consumer Act insisted that SMC took back the car. They finally agreed, but refused to pick it up from us. The car was unsafe to drive so we had to pay to get it delivered back to them. They then refused to refund me the full amount i paid for the car, using inflated damages as a reason, and went on to sell the car to some unsuspecting customer days later BEFORE THEY EVEN REFUNDED US THE MONEY, so the car was still, technically ours. These guys are probably quite nice if the car they have just got hold of and then sold on to you happens to be a good ish runner, if its not, then God help you. I am taking civil action against them for the costs we have incurred throughout this unbelievably stressful time. Steer clear...

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In response to the following review we find this does not reflect our company in the slightest. We agreed to refund the vehicle after having it for a second time to correct the issues the customer was having, this since has been repaired and was the following issues wrong with it: CARRY OUT DEEP DIVE DIAGNOSTICS WITH SDD TO FIND, REAR NEARSIDE SENSOR NOT WORKING CORRECTLY,SUBSTITUE SENSOR TO FIND SAME FAULT, CARRY OUT LOOM CHECKS TO FIND LOOM HAD BEEN EATERN BY MICE OR RAT , REPAIR LOOM, CARRY OUT SUSPENSION RECALIBRATION, CAR NOW WORKING. This could of happened while the customer had procession of this vehicle. Also this repair did not cost the £14k as the customer has stated in their review. The customer was never without their car for months and this is an outright lie to slander our business. The finance company agreed to the deductions for the customer due to the damage that was pictured on the recovery truck the customer had arranged. Since having sold over 10,000 cars these reviews the customer has left has completely slandered our business with their 5 negative reviews. When all we tried to do was help the customer in the first place, even though their tone with our employees was appalling. AA and the finance company did not want to deal with this customer for the exact same reasons. It was best for both parties for us to no longer have you as a customer.

"Excellent company"
5 out of 5 stars
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Excellent service, good variety of vehicles, easy to arrange a test drive and simple to arrange collection.

SMC Team from SMC Cars and Commercials in response to Excellent company

Hi, Thanks for a great review! Regards, SMC Team

"Great service and car!"
5 out of 5 stars
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Great car and customer service. Bought a Volkswagen Touareg from SMC Chelmsford on New Years Eve and was served by Joe. Excellent customer service and extremely helpful throughout. Really happy with the car and really grateful Joe took the time to source the best possible deal for us. Would definitely buy a car here again.

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"Excellent service "
5 out of 5 stars
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5* service highly recommend

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Hi, Thanks for a great review! Regards, SMC Team

"Professional and friendly"
5 out of 5 stars
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Would definitely recommend :)

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"Good service "
5 out of 5 stars
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Good service very helpful.

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"Five Stars!"
5 out of 5 stars
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Brilliant service. Joe was extremely helpful and helped in every way possible. Friendly and professional. Recommend highly!

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We have changed our trading name from Shenfield Motor Company, We now trade as SMC Cars and Commercials

USED CARS AND COMMERCIALS FOR SALE IN ESSEX

Welcome to SMC Cars and Commercials, where you will find unbeatable value on quality used cars.

We are a family run business with over 35 years' experience in the motor trade at all levels. For fantastic offers and a great choice, visit our Chelmsford branch. We are your number one second hand car dealer located within easy reach of various towns around Essex, we can also arrange delivery nationwide. We pride ourselves in offering a fantastic range of quality used cars to suit your needs and budget.

All our cars are hand picked from our main dealer contacts and before we price our cars we research the market to make sure we are very competitive. We offer a wide range of services including used vehicle sales, Finance, Part Exchange, servicing, Recovery, MOTs and warranty.

FINANCE SPECIALISTS

We deal and are backed by a wide range of Finance companies including Black Horse, Close Motor Finance, Motonovo, Mann Island and First Response. If you have had any trouble in the past we have a wide range of schemes that may suit you.

Deals in: 4x4s, Cars, Vans
Manufacturers: Sells a variety of makes and models
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Services available
Car Hire
Car Leasing
Car Repairs
Car Sourcing
Finance
GAP Insurance
Motorbike Sales
New Car Sales
Part Exchange
Sell Your Car
Servicing
Used Car Sales
Van Sales
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SMC Cars and Commercials
372 - 376 Baddow Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 9RA

Get in touch

01245 961851
http://www.shenfieldmotors.co.uk

Opening times
Mon 09.00 - 18.00
Tue 09.00 - 18.00
Wed 09.00 - 18.00
Thu 09.00 - 18.00
Fri 09.00 - 18.00
Sat 09.00 - 17.00
Sun 10.00 - 16.00

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