Jumbo Auto & Truck Plaza
1640 S State Road 7, Hollywood, FL 33023
We all know that car salesmen are one of least respected professionals in the United States. Their reputation for slick and underhanded practices -- and outright misrepresentations -- rivals that of politicians, lawyers, and journalists. That said, the rule of "Buyer Beware" should be re-worded "Buyer Don't Buy" from Hollywood Kia. The sales staff at this dealership, particularly Riccardo, will say ANYthing to dupe you into buying a vehicle that he knows to be defective. Riccardo is definitely eccentric, and will share with the prospective buyer all sorts of stories about his personal life to endear him with the prospective buyer. What Riccardo WON'T share are the defects in the prospective buyer's intended purchase, about which Riccardo is abundantly aware. Moreover, when those defects are called to his attention -- post-contract -- he will say "Well, that's your fault for not checking everything properly." Now, I understand that the buyer has a responsibility to check out a vehicle prior to purchase. The sales representative, however, has an equal ethical and legal responsibility to refrain from making false statements of material fact about the quality of the vehicle. Unfortunately, Riccardo does not take this responsibility seriously. I hope that you are not duped into buying a defective vehicle from Riccardo after reading this review. Please do your homework, and have the vehicle inspected by a mechanic of your choice, prior to signing any contract to purchase the vehicle. My guess is that there will be multiple defective components with the car. Better yet, buy a car from another dealership altogether, and help put these scheisters out of business, or, better yet, into jail where they all belong. So, for Hollywood Kia, the new slogan should be "Buyer, Don't Buy."