Cloninger Ford dealership had a great selection and no pressure sales team. As we had not traded vehicles in 16 years we were a bit apprehensive of what we would encounter. Not only does Ford Motor continue to build a great product, their sales team is well trained in explaining the operation and function of all the extras that come with new vehicles today. Highly recommend Cloninger Ford of Morganton.
Very efficient, comfortable great vehicle
by 2017fordescapeSE from Newburyport
January 5, 2019
Navigation and options are great. Fordpass app is great for scheduling engine starts and diagnostics. 4 cylinder turbo with auto stop is good for emissions and gas savings
Dear Mr Greene,
My wife and I wanted to say thank you for your professionalism and the professionalism of your staff. You and your team made buying our new 2018 Ram 3500 diesel crew cab 4x4 a very easy and pleasant experience.
Prior to coming to John Green Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram,
We had spent the last three days searching and trying to buy this exact truck and do so under budget. We had traveled 5-6 hours a day, to three states and at least eight dealerships. Each of these dealerships had the truck we wanted in stock. Each was given an offer by us for said truck and subsequent negotiations ensued. Some negotiations were short and some were marathons that lasted hours in the store and went on for days.
We walked into your showroom tired, beaten and discouraged. I told your salesman, Dave we were going to have to “speed date” a truck buy. He laughed and said he’d make the process as easy as possible.
To say he and you did would be an understatement. In less than an hour we completed the process. We bought the truck we wanted and stayed under budget. You made many concessions to close the deal,
Not the least of which was making us the strongest offer of any dealership for our trade. A full 10% higher than the next highest. There was very little back and forth. You made us an offer through Dave and we countered. Instead of sitting behind your desk or the one way mirror like other dealerships you came out and greeted us. We had a chat like we’d known each other for years as we whittled down the difference. You gave a little and we gave a little. We’d have liked to buy the truck for a little less and I’m sure you’d like to sell it for a little more. At the end of the day, I’m confident I got the very best deal anywhere this side of the Mississippi.
All I can say is wow. The irony of the whole situation is your dealership is one of the closest to us yet was the last one, obviously, we visited. We were down to one more if we were unsuccessful at your place and we would have to widen our search.
Thank you sir.
Mars Hill, NC
Will buy another one
by Silverado Guy from Neosho, Mo
December 5, 2018
I’m 6’5’ and actually have my seat moved up in this car (it’s my wife’s). The gas mileage is great and has tons of room inside to fit whatever we need.
The buying process is excellent at this dealership! No high pressure, great prices, friendly staff. You could not do better than them.
GREAT VALUE - BIG SUV ABILITY IN A SMALLER PACKAGE
by FL Aquaguy from Wellington, FL
December 12, 2018
This is a great vehicle. I was surprised at how roomy the interior is and the storage/passenger room available. This is the smaller 1.6 L turbo engine and it has more than enough power to drive the highway safely! Nice ride, very quiet! Love the dashboard design-looks super and has a lot of electronic stuff! Handles great, very stabile at low and highway speeds. Got lucky with this car, highly recommend it. Great gas mileage too.
Joe and Michael were the best and most friendly to work with. I had probably at least a million questions and neither ever made me feel as if I was bothering them. They even stayed open late to do our paperwork so we could get the car on a Friday night.
Driving in comfort without the price
by Mel from Dallas, Tx
January 9, 2019
This car is great. Drives well, handles well, quiet cabin. 3 stars for interior design as I have the titanium trim level and am not a huge fan of the shiny plastic portion of the dash, would have liked it more matte.
Very pleased with the professionalism of Joe Setzer and the team at Rooster Bush Automotive. I felt welcome and Joe demonstrated and allowed me to drive the vehicle. He was up front and honest explaining how they received the vehicle. Even though this was a 2007 model year the truck looked like it was brand new because it was well taken care of. I would recommend this dealer and I would suggest you let Joe Setzer find you the vehicle you are looking for.
Most Reliable SUV I’ve Owned
by irisheyes5193 from North Brookfield, MA
December 25, 2018
This SUV has surpassed my expectations. I love how it drives, it’s nice & smooth like a luxury car. It’s get almost 24 miles to the gallon. It’s s 4 cylinder but has the “kick” of a 6 cylinder. There’s plenty of room in it. I have the Titanium version and absolutely love the “extras” that I didn’t need but am glad I have now!!! This vehicle has far exceeded my expectations!!
Seth met me in the parking lot. I had hit a deer and totaled my car, so I was in a "situation". I explained my financing, credit, and payment options. We looked at a used car, and I even test drove it. When I returned to the dealership, I was told I couldn't get approved for a used car, but could get approved for a 2018. I was shocked! Needless to say, I came out with a better deal than I had planned. Everyone was friendly and accommodating, and not pushy at all. Overall a very pleasant car buying experience!
cute and comfortable
by Maria C H from Kissimmee, FL
December 30, 2018
Great car for my needs. Lots of space, drives beautifully and handles marvelously. Economic fuel usage, and the rear view camera is great. Highly recommend.
Very pleasant transaction. Butch was cordial, extremely helpful and accommodating to my needs. Quick and easy; no hassling. All done over the phone. Appreciative they delivered the car to my house, 80 miles away. Drivers were nice as well. My apologizes, but can't recall which manager called me to solidify the transaction. My father (Jim Phillips) bought many of his autos through the years from Paramount and always spoke fondly of their employees.
This car is very reliable
by Kristi from Harrisburg
January 10, 2019
I love this car. The style and comfort is good. It's clean, gold color is easy to spot in parking lots and the car is good on gas
We purchased our third vehicle from Cars Plus. Pat was so helpful and it was a very easy process. We will always get our cars from Cars plus. Thank you for being so honest and making it actually enjoyable !!
Reliable and Enjoyable so far
by escapedriver from Regina, SK
January 1, 2019
Bought this vehicle used about a month ago to replace a vehicle I had totalled. It is fun to drive and has lots of space and is comfortable. Looking forward to driving it as long as I can
Noah greeted me in the car lot as I was looking, typical thing to happen at a dealership. However at no time while talking to Noah did I ever feel pressured, obligated or judged. That was a great feeling of relief and allowed me to enjoy my car buying experience unlike most sales members that I have dealt with in the past. Noah always got me an answer in a timely manner and never left me waiting or guessing. I truly appreciate everything. I???m a few days behind on giving him a review due to work obligations but anyone looking to buy a car, I will send his way first. Thanks Noah and the rest of your team.
This is the sturdiest, well built car I've had.
by 123badback from Riverview, FL
January 7, 2019
This SUV is great. Super lumbar. Drives great. Doors are very heavy so I feel very safe. Well built. No problems. Handles well on highway.
I purchased a 2017 Nissan Maxima SR MidNight Edition last week and I am in love with my car. The customer service here is great and there was little to no sales pressure from my salesman. I highly recommend Cars Plus Lenoir to anyone that is looking for a used car at a GREAT price. I found a used 2016 Maxima at Modern Nissan of Hickory with roughly 30,000 miles for nearly the same selling price that I bought my SR Midnight edition for at CPL. And my only had 1,000 miles on it! It took a while to find a loaner but the interest rate was well below of what I expected. So I'm a happy man! If anyone is interested, the salesman who helped me was Eric Holder.
This car is fun to drive and responsive.
by NCgirl from Reidsville NC
December 22, 2018
I love my 2016 Escape. It's just the right size for my needs. It's has good looks and is comfortable to drive. The interior controls are within easy reach and easy to use. I love the navigation system and it is easy to use. I'm very pleased with this great SUV. I trade in my sport sedan because my old joints did not allow me to slip easily into it. My Escape allows me the ability to slide right in.
Thank you David Smith! Very informative great attitude and made sure he answered all my question! Overall great experience. I will recommend this dealership to family and friends.
Most reliable and comfortable car Ive ever driven
by Hannah k from Fort Worth TX
January 8, 2019
This vehicle is perfect for a small family. I’ve never had a major problem with mine since I bought it. Only small mainrenance problems like tail light being out. This car is really comfortable and has all the new features I was wanting. It’s perfect!
This was one of the best experiences I have had buying a car. Dillon was able to help me get the exact Escape I had been looking for! The financing guy (I am sorry, his name is Escaping (LOL) me) was great too. I would definitely recommend this dealership and Dillon to anyone looking to get into a new or used vehicle. Thanks again guys!!
by Strider from Ringwood, Nj
December 17, 2018
This SUV met all my needs. From styling in the exterior and interior. I was a little hesitant on buying an SUV that had a four-cylinder but the echo boost engine provides more than enough power and torque for any situation that might come up. The tow hitch option is a must and the storage room when the seats are all down provides plenty of storage when trying to transport larger items like rims and wheels.
I just want to thank Jason and Devron Cummings for all the help they gave me in finding the Ford Explorer I wanted. These were some awesome guys. If you would like to buy a car without having a pushy salesman then you need to go by and see these guys at Cloninger Ford.
This is my second Escape
by Blu 2 from BATTLE CREEK Michigan
December 29, 2018
I had a 2009 loved it now i bought a 2016 Escape could nt be happer roomy great pickup very good on gas love the new design and the backup camera and i can sinc my phone to bluetooth im in heaven.
I just recently bought a Ford Fusion from Carmax of Hickory, and the team of professionals were just that--professional. We found them to be upfront and efficient.
2013 not a great year for this car
by Ry98 from LITTLETON, CO
December 20, 2018
This car had a lot of mechanical issues, and I'm guess it's because this was the first year for this design. I would recommend getting at least a year before or after 2013 for this model, just to try and avoid these issues.
I used both their local store and their website in searching for cars. I was very surprised that when i submitted a question late one night and was called within one hour. The Sales person was very knowledgeable about their stock.
Love this car. Sporty, plenty of power for traffic
by Kmbronco man from Shepherdsville ky.
January 13, 2019
Like this car a lot. First escape. Sporty, and lots of options. Leather interior is great when you have grandkids! The eco boost is the way to go.
Good experience, sales very helpful, had no dislikes. Will recommend to family and friends
Purchased used have had no problem. Good doing business with them.
Very happy with the Ford Escape!
by James from Fox Lake
December 28, 2018
The Ford Escape has excellent gas mileage for a compact SUV! It handles very well, sporty and has a responsive acceleration from the turbo feature. There is actually a lot of room in the back to put all my camping gear!
I enjoyed conversation with this dealership. Unlike others they really read your emails and respond in a timely fashion. Answered all of my questions very nice people and fair.
by Mack from Az
January 4, 2019
It has been an amazing car no problems. Plenty of power for what it is. It also does pretty good on gas. It’s been a great little family car for a small family. No problems whatsoever.
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