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Factors that raised the rating for Carl Gregory Hyundai include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
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  • Response to 5 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

5 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 3 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 2
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 1
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 5

Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 28, 1999 Business started: 01/12/1988 in GA Business started locally: 01/12/1988 Business incorporated: 01/12/1998 in GA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

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Georgia Secretary of State
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.SE, Suite 802, West Tower, Atlanta GA 30334
Fax Number: 404-651-8410

Georgia Secretary of State
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SE, Suite 315, West Tower, Atlanta GA 30334

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Jason Gregory, President Mr. Carl L. Gregory, CEO
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Jason Gregory, President
Business Category

Auto Dealers - New Cars Auto Dealers - Used Cars

Products & Services

Carl Gregory Hyundai sells the following brand(s): Hyundai

Carl Gregory Hyundai offers the following product(s): Automobiles

Alternate Business Names
Gregory, Carl Hyundai
BBB Program Participation

Military Marketplace
This company is a participant in the BBB's "Military Marketplace Code of Ethics" program.  The program is provided by the Bureau as a specific effort to ensure a "Fair and Honest" marketplace for members of the United States Military and their families. 

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Additional Locations

  • 3000 N Lake Pkwy Bldg 200

    Columbus, GA 31909 (706) 568-4900


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Complaint Detail(s)

10/31/2014 Billing/Collection Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: We bought the new car on the on the understanding that they was paying for the tag. Then we had to pay 1129.00 for the tag. Then we tried get money back they act like there's nothing they could do about it. Even the sale man knew they was putting the sale tax in the deal.

Desired Settlement: The money they owe us for the taxes that we had to pay for tag on car

Business Response:

Good Afternoon,

After reviewing the transaction on the vehicle purchased by Mr. ******* it appears there was sales tax included
in the deal.  The amount included was just not enough to cover the entire amount due.  Alabama tax amounts vary by county and many times there are localized taxes we are not familiar with.

The customer however did sign an out of state tax exemption form stating he was aware that it is his responsibility to pay the taxes. 


We respectfully decline Mr. *******' request for reimbursement.

3/18/2014 Delivery Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: My MDX Acura 2012 was not returned to me in the same condition in which my vehicle was given to Carl Gregory Hyundai. When the vehicle was traded, it had all the manufactured parts on the vehicle. -Michelin tires were taken off and replaced with Bridgestone tires.-Silver valve stem were replaced with black stems.- The Acura leather binder which encase the consumer guides and manual.-It was driven 165 miles.- Since my contract was null and voided, I want my first month payment in the amount of $358.31 returned back to me.

Desired Settlement: I want the items that were taken off my vehicle replaced with the same manufactured parts.I want my first month payment in the amount of $358.31 returned back to me.

Business Response:

We have new management at our Hyundai dealership.  He has tried to reach Ms. ******* by phone to discuss her complaint but has been unsuccessful.

Please advise the customer we are sending her a check refunding the first month's payment as she requested.  We have no knowledge of any parts being removed from the customer's Acura that she traded in.  It is possible the vehicle was driven 165 miles since the vehicle was in our possession for nearly a month and was displayed for sale.

Thank you for your efforts in bringing a satisfactory resolve to this matter.

2/13/2014 Advertising/Sales Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I'm a single mom driving a 2001 Chevy Malibu in need of a new car.After just forking out $1350.00 in repairs last week,I found myself at the shop again being told it would cost $1800 more dollars to rebuild my transmission.I decided to contact Carl Gregory Hyundai for a trade in/lease.I called the dealership Friday 1-31-14 & spoke with ***** *****,explaining my situation and circumstances.He also spoke with my stepfather by phone that day.Saturday morning @9:10 am, I received a text from ***** telling me"I need you up here at 10:00 am I got your payment down to $218"(a 2014 Hyundai Accent I was trying to get on a 4 year lease).I brought my trade@ 9:45 am and my friend *** ***** followed behind me. We sat in the dealership for almost an hour as we talked to ***** and I signed paperwork he was putting in front of me & having me fill out. He asked if I wanted to say bye to my car & I said no.He said I needed to bring the new car back Monday because they were unable to detail it that day,but he would give me a loaner.I agreed. At this point,I am under the impression all that is left is to go in the Sales manager's office to sign final papers &title.I am led to an office of a guy named *****,he looks at my file & says it is the 1st time he has seen it.He says the $218 lease deal I was told was all set to sign for could not possibly happen because Hyundai wouldn't finance my lease due to credit issue.. I because EXTREMELY upset because all information about my situation had been disclosed to ***** & he told me the credit report was pulled & and all was set. yet here was this guy telling me I could BUY it for $300 a month!I said forget it& went back to the show room to tell my friend.When she heard,she became EXTREMELY angry too because ***** said NOTHING about any of that!WHO approved the $218 that brought me down there that morning?!After we told them EXACTLY what we thought of their Bait & Switch ways,taking advantage of people,I went to Ford &bought a 2014 FOCUS SE &LOVE IT!GO TO RIVERSIDE FORD!!


Business Response:

At the time the salesperson called the customer to come in,  her loan approval was in pending status.  It was not until later when the finance manager contacted the lender to re-hash the deal that the loan was denied.

We are in the business to sell cars and would have loved to sell one to Ms. ********.  Unfortunately we have no control over a lender's decision and because of her credit history we were unable to obtain financing under the terms she was in

agreement with. 

Consumer Response:

Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID *******, and have determined that this proposed action would not resolve my complaint.  I was NEVER told it was pending until ***** looked at it. ***** said my credit was pulled the day before and we were good to go except for signing. THey had me thinking all was done except me signing the final documents. Very poor customer service. Classic bait and switch tactics. I have shared this experience with my coworkers at ***** as well. Rivertown Ford was up front with me  from the moment I walked through the door and that is why they got my business.  I left with a car with 40 miles on it and had twice the features .

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6/26/2012 Problems with Product/Service
5/14/2012 Advertising/Sales Issues