Thrifty Car Sales - Coeur d' Alene

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Sales 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thrifty Car Sales - Coeur d' Alene Hours

Sales

Monday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday

Closed

About Our Dealership

Dealer on Cars.com since December 2011

For 35 years, Thrifty Car Sales has been dedicated to serving the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene area. Locally owned and oper

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ated, Thrifty features the widest range of vehicles available in the greater Spokane area. We have five conveniently located offices and plenty of quality used vehicles to choose from. We even sell the cars we rent!

"Be Smart, Buy Thrifty."

Reviews

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19 lifetime reviews. A dealership's rating is calculated by averaging scores from reviews received in the past 24 months.
  • 5.0 out of 5
    March 29, 2018

    I was in a rental car until the shop could fix my car and they told me I needed a new engine. I knew the car was not worth putting anymore money into and... decided to just buy a different vehicle. Tracy helped me choose the right vehicle for my needs and was very helpful with the financing as well. Overall this was the best car buying experience I have ever had. The price was very reasonable and the car was just like new and it even had some warranty left on it.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    December 1, 2017

    We came in looking for a vehicle for my son and was greeted by Tracy Mitchell, he was polite and helpful thru the whole process of purchasing a car and... did not pressure or try to play the typical car sales games. My son found a great car at a great price and we will highly recommend Tracy at Thrifty Car Sales to anyone in the market for a car.

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  • August 7, 2015

    If you are considering purchasing a previously owned vehicle, you will be doing yourself a great disservice if you do not see Tim Elder at Thrifty Car... Sales in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. After three weeks of searching for a recent-model used car with low miles, we came across the "www.cars.com" web site, and immediately found at least three of Tim's listings that we wanted to test drive. Tim was by far the most courteous of all the salesmen we'd met in the last three weeks. The asking prices were very reasonable, and the condition of the cars was, overall, immaculate. And best of all, he clearly believes in letting the customer make the decisions -- no pressure whatsoever, no hovering. Just take the cars for test drives. In fact, the most difficult part of this whole process was trying to decide on which of the three beautiful vehicles we would purchase. It was a completely painless process -- indeed, an enjoyable one once we met Tim Elder. It's a smaller lot, and he may not have exactly what you're looking for, but Tim will try to find it for you at the other Thrifty lots in Spokane, and have it at the CDA lot for you to test drive. Forget the others, go see Tim.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    March 18, 2016

    No pressure. No up-sell. All staff were friendly, polite, and helpful, I spoke to Tracy on the phone and told him what I was interested in and that I would... be in. I wasn't able to make it on the day I had indicated, and by the time I did get there he was on his day off. However, I was told that he was expecting me, and if I found something I liked, he would be right in. I was offered keys to anything on the lot, and told to go out and drive around as much as I need. By the time I had selected the one I wanted, Tracy had come in. Despite not selling on commission, he had interrupted his day off to take care of me. After a short time, I was driving exactly the car I needed at the best price two weeks of research could find. Thank you, Tracy. See you in about 100,000 miles.

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  • 5.0 out of 5
    August 4, 2015

    tim made the experience so enjoyable. Got a great deal on a very nice used car! Thanks Tim!

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    Dealer Response

    Thanks Cathy. It was an enjoyable experience for myself also. I appreciate the business. I'm always here if you ever need anything. Thanks again! Have... a wonderful day! Tim Elder Sales Manager

  • 5.0 out of 5
    July 23, 2015

    Was in the market for a Subaru Outback with low miles, saw that Thrifty Car Sales had a few available. When I called their main Spokane location they referred... me to the Coeur d' Alene lot and I'm glad they did. Tim Elder there is great to deal with, easy going, no pressure, very open and honest about his cars. But when you are selling nearly new cars at a fair price there is no need for game playing. I would highly recommend Tim Elder at Thrifty Car Sales if you are in the market for a car a couple of years old with low miles that has been well cared for.

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    Dealer Response

    Eric, it was a pleasure meeting you and earning your business. If there is anything I can do in the future, please let me know. Thanks again! Tim Eld...er Sales Manager

  • 5.0 out of 5
    March 15, 2015

    Called Spokane about a Chrysler 300 and it was delivered to the CdA lot within 2 hours. I met with Shawn Dowd and he was such a great help and we enjoyed... his sense of humor. Shawn was very knowledgeable about the paper work and even made that scary experience bearable. Overall, Shawn made this an enjoyable buying experience. If you are looking to buy a low milage, well cared for car, go see Shawn at the Coeur d'Alene lot.

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    March 2, 2015

    He was accurate, friendly and went the extra distance to make a good transaction

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    February 27, 2015

    We drove by Thrifty Car Sales and saw a vehicle we were interested in, which seemed to be for a very good price. We looked at the car, took it for a test... drive and decided to purchase it. Shawn, our salesman, was quite helpful throughout the process. He even found a second key and fob, calling us a few days later. We are very pleased with the quality of service we received here.

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    February 26, 2015

    Shawn Dowd was easy to work with and was knew about the vehichels he was selling I would have no problem buying a car from him

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