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Can You Return a Car?

Updated on March 11, 2018

Avoid Car Buyer's Remorse

Many car buyers have "buyer's remorse" and wrongly believe they can return a USED car for several days after the purchase. This site will explain that there is no country wide law in the US or Canada (and indeed no country that I have found) that requires a car dealer or a person selling a NEW or USED car to take a car back. It will outline the limited and very specific instances when a used car can be returned to the seller. It will also discuss the several megadealers in the US and the UK who will accept returns on used car purchases - not because they legally have to, but because it is part of their marketing strategy.

We'll also discuss Lemon laws which apply to new cars only and have very specific definitions. Many people say their car is a "lemon" but it is actually a legal term applied to a very small number of vehicles.

Avoid Buyer's Remorse - don't sign any contract or even leave a deposit unless you are sure. 100% sure. 110% sure. 200% sure if possible.

Limited cases where you can return a used car

When can I return a car?

  1. The dealer CHOOSES to add a clause to your contract that allows you to return the car within a specified amount of time.
  2. The car was purchased in CALIFORNIA, USA or ONTARIO, CANADA - See the section below on the CALIFORNIA Car Buyer's Bill of Rights or the ONTARIO Motor Vehicle Dealers Act.
  3. The car was leased in NEW JERSEY - You have 24 hours to change your mind.

The Three Biggest Myths on Returning a Car

  1. You have a 'Three-Day Right to Cancel' a used car purchase. Not true! The Three-Day Right to Cancel law does not apply to the sale of automobiles
  2. The 'Lemon Law' will help you if your used car needs repairs after purchase. Not true! The Lemon Laws protect consumers who buy NEW cars that turn out to have CONSTANT problems and require them to be in the repair shop more often than it can be driven. The criteria for a lemon car is a legal criteria with very limited scenarios. While millions of people talk about lemon cars, a mere few thousand are legally classified as a lemon per year. Used cars are not covered by Lemon Laws.
  3. Used cars come with a warranty by default. Another big fat not true! Most used cars are sold without any warranties. If the contract you signed says the car is sold "As Is" or if the contract states that there are no warranties made, then you are on your own if the car breaks down - even if it breaks down the next day after you buy it. If you want coverage, if you want a warranty, then pay for one and get it in writing.

Cooling off rule - it doesn't apply

30 day car return myth

The Federal Trade Commission's three-day right to cancel - called the Cooling-off Rule - gives you three days to cancel purchases of $25 or more made at the buyer's home, workplace or dormitory or at facilities rented by the seller on a short-term basis.

So, if you convinced the dealership to come to your house and you completed the sale at your house - then the cooling off rule applies.

This myth is so common that the US Government specifically addresses it on their website and states "the 3-Day Cooling-Off Rule does NOT apply to the purchase of new automobiles."

Here is another great article "When You Buy A Car, The Three Day Cool Off Period Is A Myth" which confirms what I note here - but some people need to hear it 2 or 3 times before they will overcome the myth.

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Used Cars can rarely be returned!
Used Cars can rarely be returned!

Most Used Cars are Sold "As Is"

A car which is sold without a warranty is sold "as is." That means the seller has no obligation to fix any problem that may arise.

Check the Buyer's Guide window sticker to determine if you will receive a warranty. That sticker will tell you if you have a warranty, or if you are buying "as is."

Almost every used car sale is an "as is" sale.

No Car Returns!

There is no federal law requiring a car dealer or a person selling a car to take a car back.Let me repeat that - there is no federal law requiring a dealer or seller to take a car back - you don't have 24 hours during which you can change your mind, you don't have three days to reconsider - when you buy a car it becomes your property.

Earl Stewart - 99% of Car Dealerships Will Not Take a Car Back!

Dealer Makes an Offer to Allow Car Returns

Unless it is in the contract - the dealer has no obligation to buy a car back!

Some dealers provide an option for the buyer to return the car. If this is the case, these terms will be in your purchase contract.

Carmax is known to extend this offer. "5-Day Money-Back Guarantee - We know that not every car is perfect for every person, so all used CarMax cars can be returned for any reason within a 5-day period. See your Sales Consultant for written details."

While I mention Carmax in the US and Carcraft in the UK, their policies may change so BE SURE to check the contract if buying a car from either of these companies. And other car dealerships may offer this as well - never hurts to ask.

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When the Dealership Steals Back the Car They Just Sold You

I am very familiar with all aspects of car transactions due to quality issues - but have far less expertise on dealing with car returns due to issues with loans. But many of the comments on my articles have talked about "You bought a car and a couple days later the dealership comes by in the middle of the night and repossess the car!"

For matters on financial aspects of deals and on lemon laws too, I encourage folks to read material from Steve Lehto who has been practicing consumer protection and lemon law for 23 years in Michigan. He taught Consumer Protection at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law for ten years and wrote The Lemon Law Bible. He also wrote Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation and The Great American Jet Pack: The Quest for the Ultimate Individual Lift Device.

Consumer Complaints

Car dealerships cause the greatest number of consumer complaints, and many consumers face misleading marketing tactics and even discriminatory lending from auto finance centers.

Returning a Car in California
Returning a Car in California

The CALIFORNIA Car Buyer's Bill of Rights

Used car buyers may purchase a two-day sales contract cancellation option.

There is no "cooling off" period unless you obtain a contract cancellation option. YOU MUST PURCHASE THIS OPTION WHEN BUYING THE CAR.

Consumers who purchase a used car for less than $40,000 must be given an opportunity to purchase a two-day Contract Cancellation Option Agreement. The contract cancellation option does not apply to used cars priced at $40,000 or more, new cars, private party sales, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, recreational vehicles, or vehicles sold for business or commercial use.

The following indicates how much you can expect to pay if you choose to purchase the contract cancellation option:

* $75 for a vehicle costing $5,000 or less;

* $150 for a vehicle costing more than $5,000, but not more than $10,000;

* $250 for a vehicle costing more than $10,000, but not more than $30,000; or

* One percent of the purchase price for a vehicle costing more than $30,000, but not more than $39,999.99

If you choose to return the vehicle, within the time specified, the dealer can charge a maximum restocking fee of:

* $175 for a vehicle costing $5,000 or less;

* $350 for a vehicle costing more than $5,000, but less than $10,000; or

* $500 for a vehicle costing $10,000 but less than $40,000.

The official government web site is http://dmv.ca.gov/pubs/brochures/fast_facts/ffvr35.htm

The Contract Matters, What the Salesperson Said Does Not

Be certain to get everything in writing. For example, if you're told that you can turn the return the car within a certain number of days, don't take the salesman's word for it, get it in writing as part of the contract, not just on a blank piece of paper signed by the salesman. Usually, if it is not on the printed contract, it is not binding.

Lemon Car is a Legal Definition
Lemon Car is a Legal Definition

My Car is a Lemon

A Lemon Car is a legal definition - not an opinion

If the paint is peeling, the light switch came out when you pulled on it, the car makes "funny noises" but otherwise drives just fine, or you found 10 things you don't like about your new car but none of them prevent you from driving it, then No, you do not have a Lemon.

If the brakes don't work, the car won't go into reverse gear, the darn thing won't start on cold mornings or hot afternoons, the rear door opens all by itself, the driver's seat wobbles, or the car chugs along at 30 mph when it should be going 50 mph, then Yes, you may have a Lemon. Providing you've given the manufacturer an opportunity to repair the defect.

Generally, if a NEW car has been repaired 4 or more times for the same Defect within the Warranty Period and the Defect has not been fixed, the car qualifies as a Lemon. A vehicle that continues to have a defect that substantially impairs its use, value, or safety could be classified as a lemon. All States differ so you should consult the Lemon Law for your particular State. Note that the warranty period may or may not coincide with the Manufacturer's Warranty. Generally lemon laws ONLY apply to the first owner, but they may continue to apply as long as the car is under the original new car warranty period.

You may have a Lemon, but if you do nothing to protect your Consumer Rights, such as documenting your Repairs and allowing the Manufacturer a chance to fix the problem(s), you lose all rights under the various State Warranty Acts.

Lemon Laws - Consumer Advice

Throwing Your Keys On The Roof And Other Car Dealer Dirty Tricks: plus consumer advice on lemon law and breach of warranty actions (Common Sense Car Ownership)
Throwing Your Keys On The Roof And Other Car Dealer Dirty Tricks: plus consumer advice on lemon law and breach of warranty actions (Common Sense Car Ownership)

The author, James Lewis, is an expert witness with experience working with the nation's top consumer law firms to protect car owners when something goes wrong. In this book he offers great advice for how to avoid getting into car trouble and how to get out of it.

 

When financing falls through

Often the dealer can ask you to return the car!

If you buy a car that is financed through the dealership, the dealer CAN cancel the contract, but typically only if you are notified within 10 days of the date on the purchase contract.

As with all contracts, the specifics are tied to YOUR SPECIFIC CONTRACT. Typically you sign a document that is called "RETAIL INSTALLMENT SALES CONTRACT." This will typically have a section "Seller's Right to Cancel." This section tells you that after you sign the purchase contract and leave with the car, the dealership is going to find a finance company or bank to buy your contract (this is much like what happens with home mortgages). If the car dealer cannot find someone to buy your purchase contract, it can cancel the purchase contract. In this scenario, the dealership is required to return to you all consideration given for the purchase. This includes any cash you paid and your trade-in vehicle (or if your vehicle has already been sold, the value of the vehicle).

Avoid Buyer's Remorse!

You can't return a car - so avoid needing to return a car

  • Don't Allow Yourself To Become a Victim of "Buyer's Remorse!"
    • Don't sign any sales contracts, lease contracts or finance contracts unless you are 200% certain that you want to go through with the deal and buy the car.

    • Don't give any car dealer or private party a deposit on a car deal unless you are absolutely sure you are going to see the deal through to it's final conclusion. A deposit is not a legal requirement. The seller wants the deposit so they can exert control. They want your money locked in before any "Buyer's Remorse" can occur.

    • The time to mull over the purchase is BEFORE you make the purchase. Take a day or two and sleep on the deal before you make your decision.

Ontario Motor Vehicle Dealers Act

Ontario MVDA

  • Purchaser can cancel a contract within 90 days if they can show the dealer failed to disclose or provided an inaccurate disclosure of the following items:
    • Distance travelled (within lesser of 5% or 1,000 km)

    • Wrong statement used when distance travelled unknown

    • Prior use as daily rental, emergency vehicle, taxi, limo

    • Make, model, and model year

    • Irreparable, rebuilt or salvage brand

Carcraft
Carcraft

Carcraft in the UK

United Kingdom Car Return

Carcraft is a large Used Car Dealer in the UK with more than 10 dealerships. There is no law requiring them to accept a return, but they have created an exchange option. If within 7 days of buying your car you aren’t totally happy with it, just bring it back to us and we’ll exchange it for an alternative of your choice from our showroom. The only condition is that you have done less than 500 miles since taking delivery.

While I mention Carmax in the US and Carcraft in the UK, their policies may change so BE SURE to check the contract if buying a car from either of these companies.

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    • EditPhotos profile imageAUTHOR

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @jdog85222: Jdog8522 - I wish I give you guidance, but the key here is the contract you signed with the buyer and your interest/willingness to enforce that contract. Having a contract is one thing - having the time, the interest and the money to enforce a contract is often very different. It's a key reason why most individual sellers want all the money upfront and why banks who do payment plans have large staffs to enforce that.

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      jdog85222 

      4 years ago

      I did payments with someone a vehicle they wanted to buy from me now they want their money back they paid last month because they haven't paid me this month do I legally need to give them their money back they already paid on the vehicle I still have the vehicle in my possession and they signed a paper saying they would pay 500 dollars a month

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @I5683u: I get this question a lot and all I can do is direct you to the document you signed. What options does the deposit form / contract give you - it's all about contract law (and I am not licensed in California).

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      I5683u 

      4 years ago

      Went in seen a car I liked and I filled out all the necessary paper work.

      I put a deposit of $300 and said that I'll pay the rest when I come to pick up the car a few days later. They have some work ie clean/wash, change the tires, fix the alignment, etc...

      However now I decided that I don't want the car anymore. Is there any way for me to break/ void the contract?

      I live in California if that's helps.

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @ignorantregret: Alas, too common a story - especially the "feeling rushed" part. Here's hoping this turns out to be a car that lasts you years - and maybe you won't even feel you paid too much by the end!

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      ignorantregret 

      4 years ago

      just bought used 2010 last night. asked to return today, mostly buyers remorse after realizing I may have been over charged and rushed etc...tried to nicely return asap at opening today and or trade down to less mileage and or payments. the face to face have mercy on me did not go over well. in fact dealership supervisor got agitated and on the verge of rude. my husband was advised if any issues to mention dmv guy? that made him more mad...left with no results...

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @rob-chiarini: Lemon laws are limited in Canada. Check out http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/oca-bc.nsf/eng/ca0232...

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      rob-chiarini 

      4 years ago

      My brakes have made a squealing sound all winter long. I leased the car in June 2013. It has been back at the dealership 4 times to resolve the issue but it still squeals! I live in Ontario Canada, I just want to know if I bought a lemon and what I can do about it!? I leased it brand new!!!!

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      anonymous 

      4 years ago

      We just bought a new car from a reputable dealership. they replaced the battery day we bought it. Less than 24 hours after we had it, doesn't start. They're coming to pick it up but it's obviously not a battery problem. Now I'm leary the problem won't be fixed. Only has 33k. What if this happens a month from now...

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @Radgrl: Some dealers will allow that, they include the wording in the contract and often in the advertising! Obviously, a benefit in working with those dealers.

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      Radgrl 

      4 years ago

      I have returned a new car to a dealer within 2 days in Texas.

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      4 years ago from Earth

      @lynne-phinney: Did you sign a contract with the buyer? If so, the terms of the contract apply. If the contract has no clause for return and the contract says for sale "as is" then you should not have to take the car back (remembering, I am NOT a lawyer).

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      lynne-phinney 

      4 years ago

      I just sold my daughters jeep on Monday I get a call saying they want to return the car and want their money back. We told the all about the car it had just been inspected go I have return the money since the title has been transferred

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      Doc_Holliday 

      4 years ago

      This is a useful lens. Thanks for sharing.

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      lemonlawsclaims 

      4 years ago

      Nice post and informative too. Thanks ever so much for sharing this post. I really appreciated it. Iâm definitely going to recommend your post to my friends!

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      EzLoanLookUp LM 

      5 years ago

      fantastic information, thanks!

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      BlowDryBar 

      5 years ago

      Great info to know!

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      socialcx1 

      5 years ago

      Well here I have learnt something new.

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      SBPI Inc 

      5 years ago

      Good information and lens.

      Jonathan

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      trinimatt 

      5 years ago

      very interesting

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      cwilson360 

      5 years ago

      Honestly, just get the car checked at a 3rd party mechanic or something. Most auto sales places should let you do this if you are seriously considering the purchase.

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      WordChipper 

      5 years ago

      Very interesting lens with great info - thanks for writing it.

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: Sorry to hear this - but I hear it all too often. The best advice is a Carfax report and a mechanic's review. Unfortunately, many of not most of us don't have a mechanic we trust (big exception for you small town folks or folks lucky enough to know a auto shop where the mechanic turnover is light) and skip that critical step!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      I just purchased a car from a private seller on 5/5/13. The car drove perfect!! I was given a carfax pulled on the car and KBB value report. Private party ad stated ONE owner, no accidents, well kept in perfect condition. New tires, brakes and oil change. Day 1-about an hour after the purchase, the car started to jerk in reverse and slipping in drive. Day 2- learned the car was in an accident, which was not stated to us or shown on the carfax. He was the 3rd owner not the only, the brakes need replacing, the oil was 2 quarts low and the lights started flickering on and off and it had a god awful smell once we parked it. The car was taken to a ford dealership and dropped off last night. I bought this car from an older man and when I called to discuss why he did not disclose the true facts on the car, he just said "what car, your new car", not my problem. Well carfax reports are not always correct. Pull your own KBB, Plus just because a car drives GREAT for the 15-20 minutes you test drive it, do not be fooled. Just because the private seller is old and sweet beware, they will screw you just as bad as the next person. I looked at 6 of the same cars from different sellers and screwed myself on this one. I wish GA had laws as well but I do take part blame for not taking it to a mech. Shop. I have learned a great lesson that I am sure after paying $8500 for the car, there is no telling what it will cost to fix.

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      ConvenientCalendar 

      5 years ago

      Great lens!

    • EditPhotos profile imageAUTHOR

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: Applies to used car sales by dealer and used car sales by individual. Even worse, many people buy from individuals without a contract or with a form contract - any form contract I have seen will say "as is."

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      how does all this tie in to buying a used car from a private party? not a dealer but like a car off craigslist?

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      geosum 

      5 years ago

      Congratulations on your awards. Just a superior lens. If I ever get another new car, I'll be better prepared.

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      Aunt-Mollie 

      5 years ago

      This is valuable information that everyone should read before buying a car.

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: This is the dealers discretion. Unless your contract had a unique guarantee the seller has no obligation to allow you to change your mind. If this is a new car, a dealer may do this for a fee.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      I don't like the color of the car i chose can i change it after 2 days of purchase?

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @CruiseReady: As I write about above, you are correct. Used cars are never covered under lemon laws.

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      CruiseReady 

      5 years ago from East Central Florida

      In Florida, only new cars and demos are covered by Florida's Lemon law. Used cars are NOT.

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      irateislate 

      5 years ago

      @anonymous: Yeah, of course you can ask from the buyer whats the problem and if you found you're cheated by him don't hesitate to register your complaint with iRateiSlate if you're from UK. Its one of the best and free place to get resolve your issues.

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      WordChipper 

      5 years ago

      Lots of great information here! Thank you

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: As the lens talks about your options are limited.

      1 - if you are in one of the few states/provinces with a law.

      2. - if your dealer has extra options in the contract

      3. - if your dealer wants to be nice

      in general, "as is" rules the day.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      If I bought a used "as is" car and it just stopped working 3 hours later do I have any options?

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: You are dealing primarily with contract law. In most cases (remembering that I am not a lawyer) you are indeed responsible after signing a leasing contract unless the contract specifically has a clause that outlines a return or "out" clause. So the best advice is to carefully review the paperwork that you signed.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Can I return a new car after I signed a leasing contract? I did not drive it( dealer hold the new car for additional document) yet!?

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: This will probably depend on how much the dealer wants to pursue the matter. You signed a contract, a legal document, and the dealer can let you off or sue you.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      If you sign the contract but haven´t paid the car yet, how much would you have to pay to cancel the buy?

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      AlexVictor 

      5 years ago

      very interesting lens.. i really didnt know about the things you explained above.. i got to understand many on returning cars.. thank you for posting smith..

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      Helen Phillips Cockrell 

      5 years ago from Virginia

      Very interesting lens. I wonder just how many people don't know this information.

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @anonymous: You got it. Used car sales are "as is" with no guarantees!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      so what you are saying is if i buy a used car from a dealer as is and it breaks down in 59 days I can not sue under the lemon law?

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @capital44: A great example of a good business approach!!!

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      capital44 

      5 years ago

      Great lens. I feel that dealers would look better if they at least had information on their websites or articles at the stores that would help reinforce what I thought was one the the best sections in your lens - AVOID BUYERS REMORSE. As a Regina used car dealer I've sold cars for over 6 years now and continue to have multiple repeat customers and referrals because it's extremely important to me that I'm completely transparent... how else to you earn trust!?

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      5 years ago from Earth

      @petermahfouz: You could be right, but I'm no expert on horse return laws!

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      petermahfouz 

      5 years ago

      if the price of fuel keeps going up, soon all people will return their cars and start driving horses :)

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      Edit Photos 

      5 years ago from Earth

      @BrianLGilman: thanks! Nice way to put it, can you ever be over informed when it comes to car buying! It is typically the largest or 2nd largest (after a house) purchase that most people will ever make.

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      BrianLGilman 

      5 years ago

      Very helpful information, thank you... One can never be over informed when it comes to something as tricky as car buying... I'm sure this info will benefit many people...

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      games_rush 

      5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing..:)

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      mrmarchuk 

      5 years ago

      Definitely all good reasons to do your research before buying a car :)

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Your lens just reconfirms that you have to do your do diligence on checking out a car before purchasing. Thanks for the great info!

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      WipeNewReviewer 

      6 years ago

      very good info! thank you!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      I don't think that i can return a car in such situations thanks for sharing

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      Most buyers I find who want to return the car they've purchased have'nt discussed it with their partners before hand Oops! Thanks for sharing, great help.

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      spids1 

      6 years ago

      great lens love this!

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      Fred Alb 

      6 years ago from Uruguay

      Very interesting information.

      Thanks for sharing!

      Keep it up!

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      OrlandoTipster 

      6 years ago

      Money saving lens for anyway considering buying a car.

      Good job!

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      DMVAgent 

      6 years ago

      Congratulation for the Purple Star. You deserve it.

      Anyway. There is NO right to return a car because you changed your mind.

      Owning a car is different to home sales.

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      JospehLau 

      6 years ago

      Great lens. Definitely deserved that purple star!

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      starsiak 

      6 years ago

      as someone who grew up in the car business I appreciate you taking the time to post the facts. There is SO much misinformation out there, the truth is when you go into dealership you are not visiting Best Buy... there is no return policy. People can avoid any future heartache by doing their homework and not allowing succumbing to become pressured. Thank you!

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      BryantMongan 

      6 years ago

      Great information, and great lens :)

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      tyndago 

      6 years ago

      Buyers remorse is a tough issue for everyone involved. There are lots of tools at your disposal to get a car checked out, and often just a day or two to really think it over will make sure your mind is in the right place.

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      bueler lm 

      6 years ago

      Very good write up. Thanks for the info, a lot of this I didn't know.

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      CristianStan 

      6 years ago

      When I bought my first car, I wasn't paying enough attention to the details and I ended up with a car with lots of problems that I had to pay for! There are always risks involved when buying a car without a warranty!

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      steph-naylor 

      6 years ago

      I just dropped by to say 'super lens' Thankyou!!

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      aquarian_insight 

      6 years ago

      I don't drive and have never bought a car, but I think even many drivers just assume they can return a car. This is a very good lens and has important information. *blessed*

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      You save so much money by buying a used car if you get the right one. If it was a lemon, it probably wouldn't have made it this far! http://best-used-cars.org

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      eabi1 

      6 years ago

      great info!

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      Onemargaret LM 

      6 years ago

      I have an old car that is nickle and diming me to death. If I can hold out until the 1st of the year, I may be able to purchase a new car. Your lens is very helpful.

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      UKGhostwriter 

      6 years ago

      great resource!

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      spids1 

      6 years ago

      Great lens full of valuable info. Gonna bookmark this page for future reference

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      mueedahmad 

      6 years ago

      Very nice work done by the author.

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      sheezie77 

      6 years ago

      Nice and itneresting lens, well done! Squidlike

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      samuelp 

      6 years ago

      Great lens! I didn't know this at all, thank you!

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      tweeky lm 

      6 years ago

      nice lens (y)

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      PristeamDetail LM 

      6 years ago

      congrats on the #1 spot!

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      Kara Hara 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for the informative lens. Learned something new today

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      CameronPoe 

      6 years ago

      Sad that a major purchase does not have anything to protect the consumer.

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      sandi_x 

      6 years ago

      thats very informativ and helpful lens. There is some new information ( for me).

      Thanks

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      davidreis 

      6 years ago

      @WordChipper: Nice article

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      huntinggamesonline 

      6 years ago

      Very helpful information. Thanks.

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      curtmaxwall 

      6 years ago

      this lens deserves a purple star..

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      updatesinlawland 

      6 years ago

      Awesome lens...very informative...thanks, good stuff.

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      Jimmie Quick 

      6 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      I had no idea about the laws related to returning a car. It sort of makes sense, but then again, it seems there should be a grace period.

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      oakstreet 

      6 years ago

      Interesting information and useful len. A "like" from me.

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      biggking lm 

      6 years ago

      Just remember what you sign. They will shove numerous pieces of paper in your face. Always remember to read what you are signing. Oh and make sure you get the vehicle inspected by a private party.

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      WordChipper 

      6 years ago

      Interesting lens. Thank you.

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      tslizzy 

      6 years ago

      thanks for sharing

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      JoyfulReviewer 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for providing all this helpful advice and discussion of the applicable laws. ~~Blessed~~

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      biminibahamas 

      6 years ago

      How cool, love this lens!

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      Darcie French 

      6 years ago from Abbotsford, BC

      Nice tutorial on returning cars and applicable laws, I got 5/5 on the quiz :)

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      blazingzone lm 

      6 years ago

      Didn't know that. But good thing I never did need to return a car. Great lens

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      georgeadri69 

      6 years ago

      Very good lens!

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      aflcarleasing 

      6 years ago

      What a great lens. Although Carcraft reputation is a bit suspect in the UK. I know a few guys who have worked there and can say they are not the cleanest company in the world. Thanks for the post. Regards.

      Car Leasing Info.

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      wahrsein 

      6 years ago

      great

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