Ron's Automotive

3.6 out of 5 3.6
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Sales 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Service 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Ron's Automotive Hours

Sales

Monday

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday

Closed

Service

Monday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday

Closed

About Our Dealership

Dealer on Cars.com since September 2019

In 1976 Ron Richards opened a small repair shop specializing in foregin cars such as Volkswagen, Datsun and Toyota just to name a few. As time passed he had built a solid reputation as one of the areas top mechanics. He began selling these high quality automobiles to friends and family. Now Rons Automotive employees over 30 people in the Manchester location, and are still selling vehicles to friends and family all over Carroll County and the State of Maryland. Sales, Service, Body Shop, Tag & Title, Maryland State Inspections... We've got you covered!

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4028 Hanover Pike, Manchester, MD 21102
410-239-3180
www.rons-automotive.com

"In Business Since 1976"

Reviews

3.6 out of 5 3.6
64 lifetime reviews. A dealership's rating is calculated by averaging scores from reviews received in the past 24 months.

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  • 1.0 out of 5
    October 9, 2019

    If you want a used car dealer that treats you the way that you want to be treated, stay as far away from this place as you are able. NOT HAPPY!

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    Shopped for a used car
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  • 1.0 out of 5
    July 3, 2019

    I never want to purchase a car from this used car dealer again. My advice to others is to stay away as well. DO NOT EXPECT THEM TO DO THE RIGHT THING!!!... Stay away!!!

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    Shopped for a used car
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  • January 31, 2013

    If you can't get a good deal here........You must be the problem. These guys will bend over backwards to get you where you need to be. Awsome guys, Thanks.... T O

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    Dealer Response

    T O you are very welcome. We thank you so much for your business and hope to deal with you again in the future!!

  • 2.0 out of 5
    April 25, 2019

    I purchased a '12 Toyota RAV4 from this place in 2016. I was told it was only in a fender bender which only caused cosmetic damage, and had no issues mechanically.... When purchased as part of the deal I asked them to do an oil change, coolant flush, and fix a blown speaker. The speaker was fixed, but the fluid changes were not done as when I took it to be inspected they said that the fluids we're in bad shape. I had problems with the driver's side window going up and down and the muffler started to go bad. All I ignored and chalked up to the age of the car. Now I just traded it in for a Toyota Sienna a week ago where they showed the Carfax to me for the Rav. It was in 4 accidents, one included frame damage (never had an accident when I owned it) and they also found that one of the key fobs I got from Rons wasn't even to that car (I never used the second they gave since I only needed one). When purchasing from Ron's I got a bad vibe and now a few years later I am understanding why. The buying experience was a completely different ball game when buying from an actual Toyota lot from a small used car dealer as well. I was shown Carfaxs for the vehicle I was purchasing and the Rav4 I was shown paperwork with what was done on the vehicle and they allowed me to check to make sure it was done. This along with helping me keep my kids entertained. It was a great experience. I would suggest actual dealer lots overtop of used car lots.

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    Shopped for a used car
    Did make a purchase
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  • 1.0 out of 5
    April 18, 2019

    Connected through internet. I inquired about a truck for sale. I t started off well. I actually got a call back from 2 agents. Ron started off great... but as we moved closer to the purchase, he would offer to do things then never follow through or communicate. Keep in mind I pursued 2 different vehicles that I couldn't make happen. I was told the 2nd was clean and ready to go. When I tried to set a time to go see it, the story changed and the calls stopped coming. I was told it was in the body shop for a dent repair. Then I was told, it was getting brake lines and suspension. I could not get a date repairs would be complete. After calling everyday and because I didn't want to lose out on the vehicle I finally called the store manager Dave and expressed concerns that I wasn't getting a call back and didn't want to lose it. He said he'd check on the car and call me right back. He didn't. I called him the next day to find out it was gone. How can one day a vehicle be in the shop and the next day sold? When I complained he became short and said, they just get busy. When you have a customer who already feels that follow through was void and you step in to change that perception, I would think you would make sure, even if you were no longer going to get a sale, you would follow though to let them know what happened, especially if you wanted to be able to reach out to them for other inventory in the future. Basically it was an 'oh well', attitude. I pursued this dealership because of the high rating in customer service. So now the truck is gone, rather than offer to keep an eye out for another truck , out of the blue I was also told from Dave that the price quoted by Ron would not have been the price out the door anyway and begins to explain how their price structures work. Isnt that a conversation that should have happened when I asked the price of the truck 2 weeks ago? He said, that there were all kind of fees that must be added like processing fees, internet fees and their repair fees, etc. When I asked someone to tell me the cost of a vehicle, I expect that it does not include tax and title/tags but it should include service fees, your cost for any repairs you have done, any additional service fees you tack on to internet purchases. There should not be a $2000 difference of what you quote and the actual price BEFORE we even begin to start adding on the tax and title fees. I guess I will never know what really happened but reading between the lines, I think they quoted me a price and then realized there was more that needed to be done than they originally thought and after doing those things, they couldn't sell it for the price quoted. I would have had a lot more respect if they had just said that than try to make me feel stupid that I didn't know there would be 2k more than the price quoted. Keep in mind, price had never really been an issue until the very end of the call . It felt like an attempt to make excuses for not returning my call or to insinuate that I didn't miss this vehicle for their lack of follow through but to imply I would have never gotten it anyway because it was out of the price range of where I told them I wanted to be. Disappointing.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    March 6, 2019

    They went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience! They took the time to explain everything (without pressuring us) and we left the same... day with an awesome vehicle. This is a down to earth place with great salespeople who are ready to work with you!

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    Shopped for a used car
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  • 5.0 out of 5
    June 13, 2018

    Ron Rosen Was My Salesman, I Did Almost Everything Over Th Phone. We Made Th Deal It Was Close To A 90 Minute Drive But Well Worth It. The Car Was Ready... When I Got There, Ron Gave The Key Took It For A Road Test And Bought It. Ron Rosen Was Very Honest, Knowledgeable, Experienced And Just A Great Person And I Suggest Make "RON'S AUTOMOTIVE" Your First Choice. I Am So Pleased With My Purchase. I Am A Customer For Life And Im Sending Anyone I Know Looking For A Car To "RON'S" Thank You Ron Rosen. It Is Definitely A 10 STAR Dealership

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    May 9, 2018

    Not only was everyone honest, but it was very genuine. If your in the market these guys a should be your one and only stop.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    October 28, 2017

    This was by far the best experience I've had buying a car. They helped me find a car that fit my needs and finances. The process didn't take an eternity... like previous car buying experiences. Dave was upfront and made the process a breeze. I love my car!

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    October 26, 2017

    what a great experience it was easy and fast the truck is in great condition and very clean. the sales dept was helpful and made the process easy. I got... what I needed for my trade and the price for my new truck was great. what a great bunch of people.

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