Buying a 2023 Hyundai Tucson, and saving $0 off of MSRP.
In May 2022, we placed a deposit for a 2023 Tuscan Plug-in hybrid with a Hyundai dealership in Smiths Falls. The car was scheduled to be available on April 13, 2023, and a salesperson called us to confirm our interest. However, the price quoted to us was higher than expected, and when we asked for an itemized breakdown of the costs, we were informed that we had to purchase additional mandatory items such as wax, fabric and rust control, wheel locks, and registration fees, in addition to the dealership's fee. We were not allowed to test drive the car before purchase and decided not to go through with it.
The dealership's website does not include the costs to purchase a 2023 hybrid or plug-in hybrid, which means that prospective buyers have no recourse with OMVIC. Some Hyundai dealerships include the costs in their advertised price and conform to the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act (MVDA), which requires that all fees and charges intended to be collected by the dealer are included in the advertised price, except for HST and licensing. Additionally, we found out that the dealership we dealt with had a good reputation, but it had been sold to someone else.