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   As I mentioned a few weeks ago, we are in the process of making some changes to our new car pricing strategy. Thanks to a lot of feedback, it looks like we are going to move forward with implementing a completely different strategy for pricing cars online.

 

As we have been ironing out the details with these changes, we have questioned whether or not it is a good idea to keep our prices for our new inventory on the dealership's website. Being a bottom-line-price store, it has always seemed like the logical thing to post your best price on our website along with photos and info on the car. We now feel like our competition is using our prices from our website to determine where we have certain lines priced and they are using those prices in order to one-up us with their internet pricing. We are pretty sure we want to take our pricing off our website so we can keep them guessing but we are reluctant because we know having that information posted is a big deal to most consumers. Another reason why we think it is the best route to go, is because one of the biggest online dealerships in the state ( different manufacturer ) don't price their cars on their website either. But who's to say we will see the same success.

 

So.... What is the best solution? I know that most local dealers keep their prices posted but I would be curious to hear about any success stories on the contrary. Let me know what you guys think.93421020da897bd396e927c40fa27926.JPG?t=1

Ron Henson
I believe that in the consumer's mind, NO PRICE = HIGHEST PRICE.
Michael Kebrdle
I am so hopeful that this will get good comments. I was just informed that our sales department is leaning towards this same decision. Since we have been more efficient at putting competitive pricing online, our leads and phone traffic (and our sales) have dropped considerably. The salesmanagers are begging to take the prices off so people have to call for one. I don't want that to happen, but the results are not giving me much of a leg to stand on.
Linda Loepker
I would love to hear more on this..... We are currently advertising MSRP less rebates, but no other discounts. One dealer in our area has no pricing.
Alex Lau
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