Re: Halloween ...happy ending (fwd)
Thanks for sharing with the group, I meant too. There are so many bad
stories out there about dealers, that I had to brag about mine.
It wasn't THEIR fault that I lost the keys to the car.
They've been really super....so has a certain angel in this group
that went way, way out on a limb to help out a complete stranger.
We've got to keep helping eachother :)
--- In toyota-prius@y..., Michelle Vadeboncoeur <mrv@k...> wrote:
> forwarded from moderator to group.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 04:34:24 -0000
> From: illidgeb@y...
> To: toyota-prius-owner@y...
> Subject: Re: Halloween ...happy ending
> You can relax, I bought my Prius at Springfield Toyota last spring
> and they are great...top notch in fact!
> I was there today when they delivered a new 2002 (not green). They
> are very honest and will take great care of you. The service people
> are really caring and go the extra mile when you need them.
> I did buy a used one from them, but they treated me like I was
> a brand new one. My office moved to DC and I live in the
> area and needed to drive in the HOV lanes w/out picking up slugs. I
> have two kids that I needed to get home to and the 90 minute
> each way was killing me. Now I get to work in 20 minutes and am
> spoiled rotten.
> Springfield Toyota didn't trick me into buying a used one...I opted
> to rather than waiting the 4 - 6 months.
> Trust me, it's worth the wait!
> My tags read: HOV 4 ME just to keep the state troopers from pulling
> me over. Remember that the dealer will order you special Clean Fuel
> tags if you ask. That's the only way to drive legally in the HOV
> lanes during restricted hours.
> Hope to see you in the HOV lanes soon. The numbers of hybrids have
> really increased lately.
> --- In toyota-prius@y..., "Robert Briggs" <inhousebob@a...> wrote:
> > You wrote:
> > I ordered my car on August 15 at the dealer (Antwerpen Toyota
> > of Clarksville, MD), I didn't place it via the internet which
> > was my first big mistake. I was told to expect delivery in Jan-
> > Feb. and put down a $1,000 deposit...
> > Glad it all worked out for you.
> > WARNING-- RANT BEGINS HERE.
> > I am paranoid that the same thing is happening all over the
> > How can cars ordered in the same area in August be arriving while
> many who
> > ordered in June still wait?
> > Has anyone out there gotten a 2002 without NAV delivered?
> > Has anyone taken delivery on a 2002 from Springfield Toyota,
> > VA?
> > Has anyone bought a car off a lot that wasn't a TRAC car
> > Perhaps I should be more zen-like, but #%&$#@@# this system!
> night I
> > read the great news from all the folks that "ordered through
> Dianne" or
> > "just walked right in and picked one up" or "ordered it in August
> and here
> > it is!" Meanwhile, here I sit, having followed all the rules from
> > beginning, and I get nowhere. Maybe I should have ordered a NAV
> system, but
> > damnit all, I DON'T GENERALLYGET LOST! So I have to wait just
> because I
> > don't need a $2000 option?
> > RANT OFF.
> > Gee how come this venting isn't making me feel better?
> > Hey Dianne. If I cancel my order, can you mail me a spare off
> > Preferably green, but at this point...
> > Bob-- Really getting pissed off in VA
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to