My partner and I had a fantastic experience with David Pates! We tried a few other dealerships first and were really frustrated, being first time buyers. I have a decent bit of experience with cars thanks to my father, but I was openly teased and subtly mocked elsewhere as though other dealers thought because we were new and didn’t have amazing credit, that we were also stupid and gullible. Never mind the fact that I am a woman and most of the other salesmen would barely even speak to me even though I am the primary driver and the one actually purchasing the vehicle! We even got told that my partner was only helping me and letting me talk to “keep me happy”. How insulting considering how much money he’s helping with for MY vehicle.
Here we were greeted as we walked up right away and David already had the car I had inquired about earlier ready for us when we arrived (even though we were 30 min early). Even though our finances didn’t quite fit the vehicle, David let us drive it and then helped walk us through the application process and all our other options. Ultimately he was able to help me settle and finance a 2012 Toyota Yaris. I couldn’t be happier. The car is in fantastic condition, but equally as important was how much time Dave spent helping us on top of how incredibly polite and patient he was. I never had the feeling that he was just trying to push a sale, despite the fact that I know that’s what any salesperson would ultimately want, and he took the time to help us find what worked for us and our budget.
I would definitely recommend this dealership to anyone, especially if you’re new to vehicles. They don’t try to hide their Carfax (or lack thereof) and will happily walk you through any questions as well as work within your budget. I am very happy with my car!!! 10/10!