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Drivetime / 2003 Chevy Malibu - Scam and rip off

Posted:    Brittany
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
I purchased a 2003 chevy malibu in December of 2007. This was my first car and had no credit I went to Drivetime and was approved. Everything was fine until Febuary right after my warranty wasn't valid my car starts leaking antifreeze and smoking I have it took to the Chevy dealership....

Drive Time/Ugly Duckling - Claiming that I owe $12,000.00

Posted:    Rae
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
I purchased a car from Ugly Duckling in 1997. After having the car for less than two months, the car died on a major Hwy and my car was towed to the nearest car repair shop by request of a police officer. I was told that it would cost about $2000, 00 to fix it. I called Ugly Duckling and they...

200 Mercury sable sedan - Hidden late fees not aware of breech of contract

Posted:    wanda Thompson
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
February 2009 I was diagnose with breast cancer I had surgery and took a leave Of absence from my job .I went to Drive Time spoke to Dan explain my situation he replied just call when you're late .I fell behind 2 months .June 2009 I went back to work and I called the corporate office and...

Drive Time Finance - Dective trade practices and violation of lemon laws

Posted: 2013-02-16 by    jrw852
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
My complaint is concerning what we think is deceptive trade practices and negligence regard to the purchase of a used vehicle last year, 11/03/2011 from a used car dealership known in this complaint as Drive Time and Drive Time Finace Company. Our complaint stems from their deceptive advertising...

Drive Time - bad attitudes, scams and poor customer service.

Posted:    Vicki Pope
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 6 votes
I paid off a car through Drive Time in 2006 never reported late on my credit, they bugged me to get another car I purchased another car for my daughter my daughter has had her car for a year and a half never reported late to the credit bereau, my work is slow my daughter lost her job she just...

Drive Time - Terrible experience!

Posted:    Valerie
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
My advice to anyone considering Drive Time... NEVER, EVER be late... not even one day!!! I had an unfortunate circumstance where I had to go out of state for a funeral-my aunt passed away. Honestly, my finances are tight. My payment was due right before I left. I called and told them I would...

Drive Time - Scam and bad service!

Posted:    Valerie
Complaint Rating:  80 % with 5 votes
I purchased a 2002 Jeep from Drive Time in November 2007. I was in a hurry as my old vehicle was having problems. I also have poor credit. The sticker price on the Jeep was over 16, 000. Two days later & too late. I found several other Jeep Grand Cherokee's at other dealerships that were...

Drivetime - Disappointed

Posted:    MacyGrace
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
I bought a car from Drivetime and not 24 hours later Iam driving home from work and my clutch goes out and of course they cant do anything to help me get home or anothter vehicle while mine is being repaired.There is also wrong information on the web site about auto pay.They also ripe you off...

Drivetime Car Sales - Awful company

Posted:    Valerie
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
First of all I want to let you all know that we have never ever missed a payment to this company. If I could turn back time we would have never bought a car from Drivetime. They raked us over the coals after 'approving' us wanting to know the names and phone numbers of 3 (three) family...

Drivetime - Faulty information

Posted:    adamsj
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 3 votes
Complaint starts with the company stating that they do an inspection of every vehicle that comes through their lot.
I purchased a $17, 000.00 GMC Envoy through Drivetime on 1/30/10. It all seamed to be in working order at that time. 1 day later I had to drive the vehicle at night. It...

Drivetime - Dishonest: Bait and Switch tactics

Posted:    waltertainment
Complaint Rating:  75 % with 4 votes
I had gone to DriveTime to co-sign for my brother. He had recently filed bankruptcy and was in need of a vehicle. DriveTime specializes in ripping off people with less than perfect credit. My brother picked out a 2006 Kia Spectra with 57000 miles on it. The car was priced at $12, 900. When I...

Drivetime Auto Sales - Fraudsters and cheaters

Posted:    Alina
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
In September of 2008 I arranged to take over the payments on my friend's 2001 Hyundai Elantra. The car was financed through Drivetime. When I took over the payments I was first told I could make the same payments on the 15th of every month. When I went to do the final paperwork I'm...

Drivetime - Bad attitude

Posted:    Kim
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 9 votes
Bad business @ Midlothian Trnpk. in Richmond, Va.Drivetime... we only 50 dollars behind and they call your house, job, landlord... and family members in other cities... real nasty attitude from one employee named Falon, really not customer friendly and hurts the entire business! Do not buy there!...

Drivetime - Out of control financing

Posted:    J
Complaint Rating:  83 % with 6 votes
Drivetime, the go to guys for what? A big phat giant headache. I read another complaint, and it was like I was reading the story of my car. What a piece of crap! I coulda have had my parents cosign on a new car, but i wanted to do it all by myself. Cause that is what you do when you are almost...

Drivetime - Lies to customers and takes advantage of people needing second chance financing

Posted:    Tyra Favara
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 4 votes
I had purchased a car from Drivetime in April 2008 and made every payment on time, and of $202.02 bi-weekly because of my bad credit! In June 2009 I called and spoke with Drivetime's finance company-DT Credit Corporation to notify them I had been laid off and was looking for work. I should...

Drive Time - unwanted phone calls

Posted:    exex
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
I have been getting voicemails from 505 342 0290 requesting callback at cell number provided by agency I do contract work for. Calls have been going on for months. I and agency have never done business with Drive Time. I've written to Albuquerque office listed for that number requesting...

Drivetime - Harrassment

Posted:    RonP
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 2 votes
This company's practices are horrendous. They begin collection calls one day past the due date, and call both at home and at work. I have been recently told that I have late fees on my loan, but, never received any documentation regarding this. Now, they claim I owe $32, and want it paid...

Drive Time - Terrible prices!

Posted:    Valerie
Complaint Rating:  92 % with 13 votes
I needed to find a reliable vehicle, and with not having very good credit, was kind of limited on where I could go. I was pre-approved by drivetime, and was contacted by them, and made an appointment with a manager on a saturday at 10 am. I get there, and this appointment with the manager is...

Drive Time - Scam

Posted:    dtamber
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 7 votes
I was a first time car buyer and had been turned down at a biger dealer. Me and my mom desided we would try drivetime they advertised that they approved just about anyone and they do just so they can screw as meany people as possible. I purchased what i thought was the cutist car on the lot...

Drivetime - Poor service

Posted:    Valerie
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 4 votes
I bought a truck with my girlfriend from drivetime here in Arizona. We went to drivetime and bought a 2002 Ford ranger pick up truck. For 13, 056 and we have paid on it for eight months and we still owe 12, 500. The percentage rate is 49%. Can they do that? They put the truck in my girlfriends...

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