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“Nuisance calls”

Written on: 17/06/2017 by 471Little (1 review written)

Can anyone help ? This outfit has bombarded me with texts [Up to 5 a day] as well as drop calls. Phoned them several occassions always promise to stop never has.Today i spoke to someone who gave me his name.I asked for name and address of director he refused to give me it.How they got my number ive no idea.They are complete and utter pests… Read Full Review

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“Not help full ”

Written on: 31/05/2017

Sold a van which had full mot had the van a year took it for mot and parts have been patch up when we phone them up was not instead and should it my problem not a good company at all it cost a lot to get it though the mot glad only got a year left… Read Full Review

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“not helpful”

Written on: 20/05/2017 by soAustin202 (1 review written)

So got a zafira last September, my husband was working full time, change of circumstances and at the moment on jobseekers allowance, struggling with payments until get back on our feet and they are just not bothered! Can't send it back unless paid half of it or can send it back but still got to make payments until paid half (as if!!!!) Not the slightest bit bothered at all, just gave us them options and that's it. Very poor… Read Full Review

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“Never again with these people”

Written on: 14/05/2017

I bought a vauxhall back in 2015 and within the 1st 3 months of having the car it kept having faulty issues with it and I had to keep taking it a local garage who looked further into it for me by doing a HPI check and then I found out why it was having so many faults which was showed up on all of the past MOT tests from previous owners and Fowlers would have already known this but did not even tell me and there I relised the car wasn't even worth the price I was given to pay for it. I am having… Read Full Review

24689Qween's Comment

Written on: 17/05/2017

This is exactly what happened to me. I was given a faulty car by them and I'm having virtually terminated so they can come and pick it up. They tried to offer me a new one last week and took a copy of my bank card on both sides. I was totally put off and changed my mind. Then the staff got rude with me too. This was based in Manchester. I've had to cancel my cards so they don't take any money from me. Do you know if they drive the car back when they take it away or do they tow it? They expect me to keep it insuranced and taxed when they pick it up! Nope I'm having it sowned because I already have a new car elsewhere. Why should I have to insure 2 cars when I'm no longer liable for my old one.

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“Great service fab car. ”

Written on: 09/05/2017 by Justice312 (1 review written)

So back in December 2015 I upgraded my car, another astra newer model. Team were fantastic at dealing with my enquiry and looking for the car with all my requests. Hey presto perfect car was in their garage. The sent it to the closest garage for me to have a look. Even with them knowing I might turn it down. Well I took it home that day. No issues what so ever, everything is perfect. General wear and tear in mot. I did take a family member with me and out knowledge of cars combined helped us… Read Full Review

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“AVOID AT ALL COSTS”

Written on: 16/03/2017 by StuartG1980 (1 review written)

I took out car finance with this company in January and was accepted following the death of my old car. I dutifully attended to pick my car up at the time stated and was told that morning the car was valeted and ready for me, I arrived at the office in Enfield where I was met by the staff who guided me through the finance process, I had not been told the length of the finance, only the monthly cost, turns out it was 3 years, only found out once id signed the paperwork, however this is not the… Read Full Review

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“Avoid avoid avoid they pray on the vunerable”

Written on: 14/03/2017 by Jaxh (1 review written)

My very neive 22 year old daughter just out of university was sold an 06 clio with advisories on the MOT, intermittent fault on heater/blower/wipers, indicators and a dint on the bumper. If this wasnt bad enough the APR charged is at 51.3%, a set up fee of nearly £800 and by the time the 36 months are up she will have paid over £6000 for a car that wasnt even worth the £2500 sale price. Absolute sharks these guys..avoid at all costs… Read Full Review

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“Very funny”

Written on: 11/03/2017 by Geofflfcfreem (1 review written)

They arent even very good at talking shxt to people , what a bunch of muppets ,, thick as shxx ,,, BEWARE PEOPLE DONT GO ANYWHERE NEAR… Read Full Review

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“False promises”

Written on: 10/02/2017 by Bethanys446 (1 review written)

Replied to ad on Monday recieved Email confirming everything in place just need 1 more piece of information. Recieved telephone call Tuesday morning confirmed all details will be back in touch within 2 hours. 11 hours later no call. A call just to say we can't help would have been nice. If your vunerable with your finances and we can't maximise on your situation to put you further in debt the way they process the details by halfing your expenses if you have a partner by never asking about… Read Full Review

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“Good to start with”

Written on: 03/02/2017 by Adriandavid (1 review written)

They were good to start with up to the point of getting my car after six weeks of getting my car started having problems with my car phoned up the West Midlands office to get told it's not her problem She has done her job she will pass it to the after care team the after care team was quick to get back to me asked me to book it in to a garage of my choice and ring them back I rang back to get no picking up the phone just ending the call someone awsered at 12pm I was told he would call me back… Read Full Review

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“Told to p off when I complained ”

Written on: 03/02/2017 by Townsend222 (1 review written)

I bought a £7,000 Vauxhall from them 4 weeks later the engine suffered catastrophic failure took over a year to get them to collect the car I paid in full for the car I have no car no refund and when I complain they tell me to " p off " The independent assessment of the car from the well know breakdown company was that the car was unfit for use and they would of been aware of this had they inspected it before delivery All the bad reviews are true even seen these guys exposed on tv please… Read Full Review

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“OVERPRICED, BEFORE ADDING INTEREST”

Written on: 31/01/2017 by cwDriscoll143 (1 review written)

cash price for this car > AG08 RKK Fiat Grande Punto 1.4 Eleganza 5dr, < , Fowlers Finance are requesting £3549 (before interest), Dealer guide price £1,940 - £2,150, at its current millage, 89000 miles and assumed it is in good condition… Read Full Review

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“A loaded of horrible ?”

Written on: 08/01/2017 by Lucianoq167 (1 review written)

Why let them get away with it go a Vauxhall insignia had it 7 months engine when fowlers want nothing to do with it so now have car that don't go & in £8000 in debt so thank you?hopefully I will see you back in jail again he done 3 years 6 months in jail… Read Full Review

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“Do not contact this company”

Written on: 05/01/2017

Do not contact this company, the first person I spoke to was rude and I asked not to be contacted again, EVER. I have telephoned, text and send emails to no effect they never take any notice and repeatedly try and contact me. This is called harassment… Read Full Review

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“How are these still open?”

Written on: 23/12/2016

Worst company in my opinion and i haven't even got a car finance with them , did one enquiry around ... 7/8 months ago ,worst idea ever, after receiving a silly amount of calls per day from them (6/7) i told them to remove my details from their system and was told it had been done ... guess what ? i'm still getting calls today and its not like i haven't told them again and again to remove my details, . The very latest call was this month around the 7th in which i was assured yet again (7th… Read Full Review

Seth2010's Comment

Written on: 02/01/2017

I agree wholeheartedly - They constantly call and text me with all sorts of promises. If they told me it went dark at night, I would feel the need to check - they are total liars, they have no morals, they don't care about customers. I too told t hem to take my details off their system - only for the reply from their agent "we can't have that then" before they hung up on me. Pig ignorant people preying on those that are less fortunate with no qualms about ripping them off. I was lucky, I paid the finance and dumped the car on the finance company. Why they think I would buy another from them astounds me!

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“Don't trust a word they say, company is bent as hell...”

Written on: 08/12/2016 by NickHat (1 review written)

Don't trust a word they say, company is bent as hell how they have not been shut down I don't know?! Bought a car on 25/10/16 they are meant to be paying the remaining finance off on old car which we part exchanged to date this has not been done disputed phoning them pretty much every day and being lied to constantly, the car still legally belongs to the old finance company who obviously wants balance settling, this is gonna hit my credit rating, have gone to financial ombudsman and intend to… Read Full Review

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“Horrible company”

Written on: 28/11/2016 by Pammywood (1 review written)

Absoultly vile and horrible company they have had my car for 4 months now doing repairs I took it to two garages classed as not road worthy 5 days after having car constant problems kept going into limp mode back tires we're over 10 years old with cracks 4 months on of them having it my car still isn't fixed but I'm still paying for it I'm disgusted as they no I have disabled children!! They need this company closeting down please do not use this company… Read Full Review

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“AWFUL ”

Written on: 01/11/2016 by fuNorris1985 (1 review written)

Don't go anywhere near the liars. They told me I had credit but when I travel all that way to get my car I was told no .. it's a bad place . Customer support is ??? NOT ALLOWED TO USE BAD WORDS ??? like the cars .. and staff in Manchester. . I went to another place and got car credit right away. They are rubbish. . Don't care attude. . Belong they get your money . That's it .. just liars. .cheats and Nasty. . RIP you off. . YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED I don't care if everyone reads this .. I will… Read Full Review

Fowlers_Finance's Comment

Written on: 02/11/2016

Hello there,

Unfortunately since you haven't provided your name and I don't know who you are exactly, I am unable to comment back to you with a personal response. However, there are a number of genuine reasons that a customer will be declined on site, which is out of the hands of Fowlers Finance. For example, if a customer hasn't declared their income or been dishonest about their income, then the original approval based on information given, then becomes a decline.

Secondly, if you didn't purchase a car or were declined for finance and didn't take a vehicle, then I fail to see how we have "ripped you off" or only care as long as we "get your money". I can understand that you are upset at not being approved for finance with ourselves, but posting slanderous and false statements online isn't going to help matters.

If I can assist in any other way or you wish to make a formal complaint, feel free to e-mail me and I will be happy to help.

Thanks

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“DONT GO HERE!!!”

Written on: 24/10/2016 by danielle.maskell (1 review written)

where do i start! issuse started from 1st week of me havin the car! from the aircon not working to the gearbox gone! lots of problems including DPF horn not working and loads more! i really dont know how they are still in buisness! nevr in my mind would i let anyone go there!! cars are not road worthy!! arregant customer services! tel you they will phone you back and never do!! even hang up on you! final straw was to go to Vauxhall to get a report to be told that they couldnt except the… Read Full Review

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“bad company even been on watchdog”

Written on: 13/10/2016 by alSteele142 (1 review written)

I bought a car on 20th january 2015.It had so many problems the brakes failed on way home got some work done myself and tried to get money back for repairs but nothing. Remember i bought car in january and watchdog was on in june time i think and i wish i knew then what i know now i would never of gone there.I fought the finance company and even went to financial ombudsman they sent an inspector out to view car in decemeber nearly a year later and he found all the problems and more with car… Read Full Review

I8Fowlers's Comment

Written on: 19/10/2016

donot waste your breath talking to fowlers , you need to hamer the car finance company about how they can deal with a company like this . make sure you not only complane to customer service ,also try going higher up in company . i belive the car finance company are on the edge of not finance any cars from Fowler because of the shocking cars and lack of aftersales

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Thefirmuk's Comment

Written on: 19/10/2016

The finance company called "the car finance company" who are the finance company for fowlers are in on it.When i was contacting them regarding the issues they had a form and the customer service person told me the first question on the form is "IS THIS A FOWLERS CAR".What does this tell you about the company i bought the car january 2015 its now nearly November 2016 and they still still with the company.I even asked them why they deal with them with all of the bad publicity and the answer was they have a high turn over of cars financed with them which is good for the company.Seriously not good practice at all.

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