I don't know if I would go that far. I will say that I myself do a TON of
homework on everything regarding a car before I go to a dealer to look for
one. Usually, I end up being better informed than the salesman is. But if
I'm not (and I know that quickly), that is someone I want to buy a car from.
And by the way, when they know how well armed I am with information, they
don't mess around with me. One or two salesmen have walked away from me
over the years when I countered some of their curious claims (none from Kia,
That is what makes forums like this so useful. If I go buy a Sonata, or
whatever, tomorrow, I will have a lot more information just from this site
than most who go buy a car will.
"Paradox" said: "I don't believe anything a salesman ever tells me
anywhere, as far as I'm concerned, they are just an order-taker like the guy
behind the counter at Taco Bell."......