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“Car wheel nearly fell off, had it 4 days!!!”

Written on: 15/09/2021 by Cameronv100 (1 review written)

Short story is, I bought the car (BMW 1 series) which I thought had had a pdi check, turns out it hadnt. One wheel had one wheel nut holding it on! It was meant to be roadworthy!!! No one had checked the car only to be told by a manager that “could the rest have been stolen?” Absolutely moronic, the emails i have had just disputing neglegence are disgusting. Wont pay for any of the damage cause when the wheel actually nearly came off. Took the car away originally with a rattling noise… Read Full Review

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“Brought a car from them paid £6600 and by the time we...”

Written on: 21/12/2019

Brought a car from them paid £6600 and by the time we got it home the clutch was slipping Rang them the same day and all I got was bull****.and excuses Totally not interested Everywhere I can comment on this company I will and will keep doing so until I get my money back for a new clutch Buyers Beware go somewhere else… Read Full Review

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Written on: 11/02/2021

I had a similar experience very poor communication paid my deposit to buy a BMW needed a new wheel decided not to take the car was not happy to return my deposit. My Partner had already bought her car so many faults. Taking Car Arena to court. People get in touch I want to stop this trader. They were also known as Junction 27 same outfit rogue traders

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“First time customer”

Written on: 20/09/2018 by KBiker (1 review written)

This was my first time dealing with Auto Arena UK and it most certainly won't be my last. Their level of customer service is second to none. From the initial query phone call to the meeting Bristol airport (where he collected in person). It was great, I was even provided with local hotel and ferry times info for me to travel back home. They even contacted me to see if I got home safely. These lads certainly go the extra mile to help their customers. And most of all the m/bike was exactly as… Read Full Review

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“NEW CAR ”

Written on: 31/10/2016 by CarterCraig1990 (1 review written)

I HAD BOUGHT MY CAR HERE ABOUT 2-3 YEARS AGO AND HAD A CAR ACCIDENT AND THE FIRST PLACE I THOUGHT ABOUT GOING TO, TO BUY A NEW CAR WAS AT CAR ARENA AUTO SALE. THEY ARE LIKE FAMILY THEY WENT OUT OF THE WAY TO FINISH THE CAR I WAS LOOKING AT AND MADE IT HAPPEN I PURCHASED THE CAR I WANTED TO GET AND I WAS SO HAPPY MY SECOND CAR I GOT THERE I CANT THANK THEM ENOUGH! ALSO MY PARENTS HAVE BOUGH 2 CARS FROM HERE TOO. I CAN SAY THEY HAVE THE BEST CARS AND IN THE BEST CONDITIONS MY FIRST CAR NEVER GAVE… Read Full Review

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“Avoid these car salesmen at all cost!!!!”

Written on: 02/07/2014 by Riceyd433 (1 review written)

These men sold me a car knowing I had a disabled son and knowing the car was faulty. It broke down the morning after I bought it and everytime I took it back they pretended to fix it and it happened again. This continued until the warranty ran out. This has made me ill with stress die my child being unable to attend hospital as I have no car which runs. The only difference between these men and D Turpin is, at least D Turpin wore a mask!!!!!!!!!!!!… Read Full Review

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“What a place to be ripped off WATCH OUT!”

Written on: 16/04/2013

Please take this serious and stay away from this place they take advantage of everyone take the time to buy private and have rac check the car. They deal in filth!!!!!!! Not worth your custom very dissapointed and upset!… Read Full Review

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“The worst quote by ONE THOUSAND POUNDS”

Written on: 11/03/2013

This company offered me £1000.00 less than my worst quote. This was also £1500.00 less than my best. Basically avoid unless you wish to be ripped off. I always found we buy any car to be the worst but these guys take the biscuit, spare Tyre, floor mats etc. Avoid at all costs… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I have just had a really pleasant experience using Car...”

Written on: 04/01/2011

I have just had a really pleasant experience using Car Arena. The company I sold my car to did everything they said they would and then sale completed very quickly and smoothly.I will recommend the website to all my friends as I sold my car hassle free and for a good price.

The only thing I would say is I was a bit weary of the website been free to use, it seems a bit too good to be true at first.

Kirsy Laud.

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★★★★★

“I sold my car through Car Arena just before Christmas...”

Written on: 02/01/2011

I sold my car through Car Arena just before Christmas and i am pleased to say all has gone extremely smoothly and the car has been collected from my house and the money is in my bank!!!!!!!!It is a great way to sell your car if you are like me and don't want the hassle of selling your car privately. I had two offers of the same amount which i was happy with and went with the company who could collect my car the quickest… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“When I first entered my cars details onto car arena I...”

Written on: 24/12/2010

When I first entered my cars details onto car arena I actually didn't think I would sell my car or in fact receive any offers ,probably because their service is free to the sellers as they receive their income from the registered dealers who make the offers on the website I have since found out. I actually had 7 offers in less than a day and sold my car straight away and for a very respectful price might I add.the car has since been payed for in full and collected from my home. I must advise… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I hesitated before putting my car on Car Arena due to...”

Written on: 21/10/2010 by kwillis05 (1 review written)

I hesitated before putting my car on Car Arena due to some of these reviews, I'm glad I used it though. I had four offers for my car within 2 hours from moneyforthecar, sella car, I want to sell my car and yes Best Car Buyer. A couple of the offers were lower then I anticipated but I called the other two companies and ended up selling to Moneyforthecar for a price I was happy with… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“To my surprise I sold my car using car arena today. I...”

Written on: 21/10/2010 by Cathsleights (1 review written)

To my surprise I sold my car using car arena today. I only went on the site out of curiosity after reading these reviews but I'm glad I did now. I did get one laughable offer but three were ok and the last one that I sold to. I haven't had any contact with car arena but the dealer I spoke to seemed to think they were ok. I just hope he sticks to his offer when he collects my car tomorrow… Read Full Review

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Ashley2010's Response to Cathsleights's Review

Written on: 21/10/2010

Hello Cath, thank you for the nice review I'm pleased that you have sold your car for an amount you're happy with. If you do have any problems with the dealer reducing their offer (which shouldn't happen if you have been honest in how you describe it) then please give me a call on 0844 414 0985
<br/>Many Thanks
<br/>Ashley

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“I put my car on car arena and had six offers to buy it...”

Written on: 21/10/2010 by paulsowerby (1 review written)

I put my car on car arena and had six offers to buy it within the day, one of those was best car buyer but I don't care who buys it as long as I sell it. (I didn't sell to best car buyer in the end) I had a better offer from moneyforthecar and sold to them. To be honest it's a free service so I had nothing to lose either way apart from the 30 seconds it took to add my car.

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“Guys I have used sellthecar they offered me £1500 for...”

Written on: 20/10/2010 by johnnycanada (1 review written)

Guys I have used sellthecar they offered me £1500 for my MG which is £900 more than these plonkers offered me....

Tell me where you can buy an MG for £600 on 2003?

Everyone else offered me £1200+ and this site is meant to have thousands of so called buyers!

sellthecar is my recommendation guys and they are ranked number 1… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“All I would say is don't listen to the naysayers (who...”

Written on: 20/10/2010

All I would say is don't listen to the naysayers (who are probably from rival companies anyway!)

Car Arena is clearly a great concept and, most importantly of all, a completely free service!

For the record, I put my 53 plate Ford Focus on the site and received seven offers. Three of which were higher than I had previously received - one quite significantly so (£400).

The deal was wrapped up with full payment within two days. Job done!

In summary, anybody with a car to sell really has got… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I thought I would try the cararena site to sell my...”

Written on: 20/10/2010

I thought I would try the cararena site to sell my car, I had tried a couple of other sites and I was'nt happy with the prices I received. Within a couple of hours I had received four offers, two of which where much higher than anything I had been offered before. I decided to sell my car to the highest offer, they dealt with everything very professionally and collected my car two days later. I was paid in full before they took the car away, I would definately use this site again and have… Read Full Review

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“What a great way to sell your car! Its free and you...”

Written on: 19/10/2010

What a great way to sell your car! Its free and you get loads of serious offers, i'll never sell my car on Auto Trader again. I thought that there would be a catch but all i had was offers for my car from garages which was great. I am going to accept an offer in the morning. Hopefully i might get a few more tonight. All i would say is i would advise you call some of the dealers back as i did and got much improved offers. Great way to sell your car… Read Full Review

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“i have just sold my Honda Accord today and was very...”

Written on: 18/10/2010

i have just sold my Honda Accord today and was very happy with the service i received. i have had 4 offers for my car and have even negotiated a bit more from the top offer! They are coming to pick the car up and pay for it this wednesday.Very Happy!… Read Full Review

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“I put my car details into Car Arena and within 20...”

Written on: 17/10/2010

I put my car details into Car Arena and within 20 minutes i had four offers for my car. The first two offers were very low and i thought they taking the mickey a bit but third offer i have accepted as it was £800 more than the first two i had received. I tried selling my car on Autotrader for two weeks without a sniff so i would definately recommend the website and it has cost me absolutely nothing to use!!!… Read Full Review

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“Waste of time, put all my car details in and got one...”

Written on: 19/09/2010 by shellyverdon (1 review written)

Waste of time, put all my car details in and got one offer which was absolutely ridiculous, I could get more money flogging it on ebay.

Would definately not recommend unless you want to waste your time and be insulted with a stupid offer that anybody could make without having any experience with cars at all.

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Ashley2010's Response to shellyverdon's Review

Written on: 20/10/2010

Dear Shelley,
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<br/>I'm sorry your experience of Car Arena wasn't a great one, looking at the date of your post on here you must have stumbled across our site on google, prior to our launch. Whilst we were in development we were using our sister company's ability to make offers on cars primarily to test the site and perhaps in hind site we should have been clearer on our old web pages to reflect this. Bestcarbuyer are now in fact a paying customer of Car Arena just like many other dealers.
<br/>I can't find your dteails on our site, if you would like to contact me directly to discuss your complaint please do so.
<br/>Many thanks Ashley @ Car Arena 0844 414 0985

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