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Dealer asks me to pay the full loan amount before PDI

Discussion in 'Car Purchase Queries' started by gklc811, May 29, 2015.

  1. kedarbendre

    kedarbendre Esperto

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    Most of the times shortage of the funds is the reason. Happened with one of my colleague's Tjet Linea. Delivery delayed by 3 to 4 weeks.
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  2. prabhjot

    prabhjot Esperto

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    @gklc811

    Hi.

    Do an initial pre-PDI. Then see whether you want to trust (yes IMO sometimes trusting is the best strategy, not except-for-cars but especially-for-cars!) Ramkay, who are not known for funny dealing, or are they? Consider this: what's the worst that could happen if you release the loan amount after a pre-PDI? A delay in delivery by a week or two? Perhaps, then, trust may not be quite-so irrational, especially since it brings other 'advantages'/'benefits'?

    Do remember that small-turnover dealerships at small-turnover firms (eg., Fiat India) try to keep a very lean inventory, and try to do a very 'tight' job of managing payments in and out. That's the nature of the beast: i don't see it necessarily as a sign of dubious-ness of motive.

    cheers
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  3. gklc811

    gklc811 Novizio

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    Avventura 1.3 90 HP
    Thanks for your advice prabhot.
    the dealer has now agreed for releasing loan amount after showing me the car.
    Mind in peace now.
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