Today the guys at Ole Ben Franklin Motors in Alcoa really saved me. My 2 yr old Lincoln MKZ was showing low battery in the key so I decided to change the batteries in both key fobs. They came apart easily but over 2 hrs later a total of 4 intelligent adults were unable to put them back together, so I am thinking I have to drive all the way into Knoxville to the delearship where I purchased the car. I had company coming and really didn’t have time but my car was useless until I did. So I jumped into my old Ford truck and took off. On the way I passed Ole Ben Franklin Motors so I thought why not try to see if they could do it. I walked in and explained my problem and the first guy asked if I bought the car from them. I said no and he said OK and went right to work on the fob. After a couple of minutes he decided there must be some trick to it and walked me over to Tom Weiss the general manager. Tom immediately smiled at me, took the fob and went to work on it. It took him about 4-5 minutes but he got it together and handed it back to me. I thought I may be pushing my luck a bit but took the other fob out of the bag and asked if he would do that one too. It was in 4 pieces so soon a delightful young named Mitchell walked up and between them both they got the second one back together. THANK YOU TOM AND MITCHELL for your graciousness. I was treated like their best customer ever even though they knew I had never purchased anything from them. They are the kind of people I love doing business with so I will give them a try the next time I need a car.
Scheduled an appointment for a recall issue. was told it would take 2 hours to complete. Service tech, Mr. Aquilera was very personable, pleasant and professional. appointment only took 1 hour. excellent service.
Most professional group of people I have ever worked with ! Financing was awesome,fast and efficient . I have never bought from a dealership that had me in and out within 2 hours. No Pressure ! No Hassle ! I was VERY impressed with my experience today . I am even more impressed with the GREAT deal I got on the Dodge Ram truck I drove off the lot with . I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy their next vehicle and I will be back in the future . Pay no attention to some of the petty reviews written here and I noticed there are a few . Go down use some common business sense ,do your research before you buy , and you will find Car Max has it all !
I worked with Jan from Carvana- she was able to explain to me the process, make sure I was comfortable with where it was at, was able to be reached and kept communication open. The pick up process went smoothly and I was able to sell my car without any glitches.
I had a great experience at Knoxville carmax location.
I went in with vehicle I wanted transferred and it was available within 5 days, even though it was quite a distance from Knoxville (Boston). Will Purvis, my sales consultant, was great to work with! I don't plan to ever buy a vehicle anywhere else again!! Thanks Will and Knoxville carmax staff!
We are new to United States only 1.5yrs. To make it worse we moved from Illinois to Tennessee and we have only been here for 7minths. We really needed a second car as me and my wife we have only relied on one car forcing us not to maximize on our working hours. As you know USA I runned on credit we didn't even have a score since my credit card was only 4months old. When I started shopping for a car I needed someone who will accept our credit status.
I came across car max through google chrome and through their website I looked for the cars they advertised and singled out two Hyundai Elantra. My wife is new in the road so she really needed small car. It did not take 20min after I saved the car on their website. A sales representative Chris called me. He professionally introduced himself and promised to work with me. I visited the facility the next day and I loved it. Enough space to receive overwhelming customers . Chris was ready to receive me when my friend and I arrived. He gave both of us a warm firm handshake with a professional smile. I felt like I was at home though my heart was wondering whether I'll get a car due to my credit score. Chris worked with us, he guided us and in two weeks we had our car. Btw the two weeks could have been shortened if the car was here in Knoxville yard. The car was shipped at no cost to us from Lexington Kentucky to Knoxville, TN. Still I was involved in the whole process and got notified.
inquired about used car online. was informed an employee was considering it for his daughter. was later informed employee did in fact buy the car. It was a fun inquiry. I bought a similar car from a private individual later that same day. the online salesman was very professional and polite. I have bought from Reeder before. They have good quality used cars.
Used car needed to be checked out. 21 point inspection found leaking motor sports and oil pan gasket. Asst Svc Mgr contact extended warranty company on my behalf and found these to be covered. I approved repairs and Asst Svce Mgr obtained payment on my behalf.
I had brake system inspected and it was determined that master cylinder needed to be replaced. Asst Svc Mgr again contacted extended warranty company and obtained coverage/payment.
Dealt with 3 other dealerships before being contacted by this one. Was well worth the 90 minute drive to deal with them. Talked to Miranda and Terry Flummer on the phone prior to my arrival. They were very friendly and professional. They listened to my concerns and took the time to look up what I needed. When I arrived at the dealership we worked with Frank Buster. He took the time to look up the truck information I needed to ensure it would pull and haul what we needed. There was no sales pressure. He gave us a fair deal and we left very satisfied with our new truck
I recently purchased a car (AS IS) from this dealer and after driving it for a day I discovered there was an electrical short in the car. I called Art, my salesman and told him my problem. He did not hesitate in beginning the repair process- and stuck with me until it was fixed. I was humbled for they had no legal obligation to me as I bought the car AS IS. This was my first solo vehicle purchase following the passing of my husband and I am so glad I found this place. NO PRESSURE from friendly, helpful staff- exactly what I needed. Thank you for your kindness.
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