Great buying experience, great car
April 20, 2016
This was my first time buying a car from a dealership (I had bought my previous one from my father when he got a brand new one), but Blasius made it a breeze! Their online car search is great, with all the information you need and then some, including lots of picture of both the interior and exterior of the vehicles. After browsing those, I picked out a couple prime options that I wanted to get a closer look at and take for test drives. The one (and only) negative aspect of my visit was that no salespeople were available when I arrived; I had to wait about 15 minutes after my scheduled time. After going through the rest of the process so easily, though, that's more than forgivable. The location is great for test driving - a short drive on town streets, about a half mile of highway, then take the first exit, loop back around and return - so you get a feel for how the car starts, stop, accelerates, and decelerates in just 5 minutes or so. The car itself (2012 Chevy Malibu) is great; very low mileage, runs like new and, except for one scratched-up hubcap, looks like new as well. I've been driving it for two months now - mostly commuting into Hartford for work, but also including two trips to Massachusetts - and it runs beautifully. Once we finalized the price, it was completely hassle-free. We set a date for me to pick it up, and when I came back they had everything taken care of. There were no unexpected or hidden costs. The few "up sells" they offered seemed reasonable enough, though they weren't anything that I think I'll need based on my expected commuting distance and other usage patterns so I stuck with just the car itself and no extras. Great experience overall, would recommend.