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Just got a call from the Dealer in Palm Beach. They are holding my truck for over two week. They need it for promotion, Yada …..Yada…..Yada. It is the first one the lot for this dealership. Seems excessive to me. I could stand a week after two years. My tolerance to dealers is minima. They did agree to MRSP after my threat to change dealership. Should I cut them some slack or pitch another fit.

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2 weeks for promotion? What? Mine was at the dealer for about 10 days, they had to wait for parts, but no promotion
 

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About to say, GM has been pretty firm with dealers about trying to play games with market adjustments. Some are getting around it by "selling" the car first and then reselling for insane markups but if you have a reservation, GM has basically guaranteed you'll be buying it for the stated price at the time of your reservation.
GM is pressuring the dealers, but ultimately cannot stop them from marking a car up by law. A dealer though marking up a Hummer by 50K, GM is likely to take immediate action, so best to threaten the dealer first, then if they refuse to sell at MSRP, start hounding GM executives on Twitter, they will take action.
 

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Yes. The general manager of the dealer assured me that it will be sold to me at MSRP before I verified my order.
The same general manager is now asking for 50k over. He ended the conversation by saying that he will “talk to the owners” and see what can be done. I threatened to contact General Motors and complain, but not sure if they can do anything.
I tried calling and emailing the general manager of the dealer 2 days later, with no answer or response.
It looks like I won’t be getting this truck…or any other GM product from this point forward.
As long as GM has these shady dealers selling their products, they will never be able to compete with the likes of Tesla and Rivian.
Sorry to hear about your experience, but not all dealers are this way, and my HummerEV buying process was smooth, dealer support has been great, so it is hit and miss.

I read somewhere that you had been planning to flip the truck, maybe better for you to negotiate the best you can, and buy the truck, then flip it and get whatever profit you can? Better to make some money than no money from the experience, right?
 

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I have no plans to flip it for profit. 100k in profit is enticing, but I would rather just enjoy it for a few years and then trade it for the next new and exciting vehicle.
i just sent an email to some GM executives. I’ll let you know how this ends.
Get the markup in writing from your dealer, if you not have it in writing GM execs will not take you as seriously, and then post it in Twitter on every GM post, that will get their attention, and they will at least call the dealer for a chat.

On the flipping, I do not remember when or where, but I saw you post that you planned to flip it and keep your TRX.
 
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