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BBB has determined that Kia Autosport meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that raised the rating for Kia Autosport include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
- BBB has sufficient background information on this business.
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||0|
|Total Closed Complaints||2|
Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews
|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||1|
Type of Entity
Auto Dealers - New Cars
Alternate Business NamesFlorida Autosport, Inc.
2755 W Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32304 Directions
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|Customer Review Experience||Value|
|Positive Review||5 points per review|
|Neutral Review||3 points per review|
|Negative Review||1 point per review|
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Read Complaint Details
Complaint: I went into Kia Auto sport to shop around for a vehicle to purchase. I was told that I would be leasing a vehicle instead of buying it. I decided to go with another auto sales company to avoid paying on a lease. The company has been running my credit ever since the car was returned with a scratch on it. I have been receiving letters from various banks regarding declines for car loans. The manager asked me to pay a $500 deductible to them after the vehicle was returned and threaten to take me to court over the scratch. I was never given a receipt for the $460 I gave to the manager. I believe they are constantly running my credit in order to destroy my credit rating.
Desired Settlement: Refund the $460 I gave to them or a receipt for the transaction.
Mr. ***** visited our lot, took delivery, and agreed to terms of purchase for a 2014 KIA Rio. After days of attempting to contact Mr. ***** he finally notified us that he would be purchasing a vehicle from another dealer. He also informed us that his girlfriend keyed the vehicle. I advised Mr. ***** that due to the extensive damage from keying that we would need him to notified and file a claim with his insurance to correct the issue. We also required that he pay his deductible which is the $500 that he's speaking about. There was keying on the drivers and passenger side doors as well as the inside door panels. This damage equates to much more than $500 which his insurance did not cover. He called the following day to inquire about a receipt and I asked him to contact our Office Manager Susan to receive a copy. He has not done so at this time.
I have no problem with a customer who changes their mind however when that customer damages the vehicle before returning it we as a company are entitled to receive damages. We also have never refused to give a customer a receipt for any reason. I've attached it here.
Please let me know if there's any additional information needed to finalize this complaint and thank you for your assistance.