Car Trouble

I took my car in for service this morning to my dealership in Springfield, and found myself staring on the hideous end of a $1600 repair bill on my $6000 car, so I figured, well maybe it’s time to look at a trade in? I’ve been jonesing for a Honda Element or a VW Passat, so I emailed my contact at Stohlman VW in Tyson’s, and fired up Google to take a look for Brown Honda in Arlington online.

Folks, it is really really bad PR when the number two link for Brown Honda on Google is a website listing the consumer complaints about the dealership. Really bad.

That said, is there anyone who can recommend me to a good Honda dealer in the area?

2 Comments so far

  1. JennB (unregistered) on July 21st, 2005 @ 11:24 am

    I used to have a Civic, which I got from Herson’s Honda in Rockville. Kind of far to go to get a car, I know, but the service was great and when I took it in to get a CD player installed, it didn’t take very long.

  2. JR (unregistered) on July 21st, 2005 @ 11:45 am


    Have you looked into the Load Capacity of the Element? It’s only 650lbs. 650lbs! If you put four adults in that car, you’re likely above the load capacity… That’s pitiful.

    I looked at the Element as well, but this very fact turned me off. Even the CRV has a higher load capacity.

    In my opinion, the Element is a great idea, but poorly executed by Honda.

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