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This company offers new and used car sales and service.

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BBB has determined that Steve Padgett’s Danville Honda 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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Factors that raised the rating for Steve Padgett’s Danville Honda include:

  • 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

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

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Steve Padgett’s Danville Honda
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 15, 2008 Business started: 11/18/2008 in NC Business incorporated: 08/13/2008 in NC
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.

These agencies may include:

Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
2201 West Broad Street Suite 104, Richmond VA 23220
Phone Number: (804) 367-1100
Fax Number: (804) 367-1053

State Corporation Commission
P.O. Box 1197, Richmond VA 23218
Phone Number: (804) 371-9733
Fax Number: (804) 371-9211

Danville Business License

Phone Number: (434) 799-5145

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Michael Johnson, Member/Manager Mr. Steve Padgett, General Manager Mr. Jay McFarland, Member
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Michael Johnson, Member/Manager
Principal: Mr. Steve Padgett, General Manager
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Alternate Business Names
PMJ Automotive, LLC
Additional Information

This company purchased John Hoover Honda in November of 2008.  There is a separate report available on John Hoover Honda.

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Additional Locations

  • 4050 Riverside Drive

    Danville, VA 24541 (434) 793-7901 (800) 694-6632


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Complaint Detail(s)

3/11/2013 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

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Complaint: On 01/08/2013 approx.1900hrs I Ms.******** ***** purchased a vehicle from Steve Padgett's Honda this was a cash deal, it was told to my husband and I that,they would allow us to write a personal check for the amount of the car,and they would HOLD it until my husband came in with the cashier's check,my husband had been consistently in contact with this dealership,they were not authorized to put through the personal check,my husband had spoken with them on a couple of occasions to let them know that he would be there with the cashiers check,they did not wait! My Husband and I returned the Vehicle,because of their poor customer service! and threating and harssing phone calls, telling us that if they don't get their money by the end of the day they were gonna press charges for a Bad check, My husband and I then contacted 1800 Honda and complained about this dealership, and they too also stated that the dealership was out of line! They have been harssing us for two days now which started on 1/30/2013-1/31/2013 and today!

Desired Settlement: We would like an apology for starters,and also the the bank fee for The NSF.

Business Response: To whom it may concern:   We, Steve Padgett's Danville Honda, sold ******** ***** a 2013 Honda Accord on January 8'",2013.  Our new car sales manager ***** ****** spoke with them and was told that night the vehicle was purchased the money would be transferred and in the account on January io". ***** ****** was told to deposit the check on January 10". We proceeded to deposit the check as agreed upon. The check eventually came back as insufficient funds. The customer called us and said there was a problem with the funds before we were aware of the check coming back for insufficient funds. The date we were contacted was on January 17th and we were advised a cashiers check would be overnighted and received on January 18". The cashiers check did not arrive so we contacted them on the afternoon of the18" and were told it would be in our hands on Monday January 21". Again, we did not receive the cashiers check. So we again contacted them and told they would hand deliver the cashiers check by 7pm January 22nd They did not arrive by 7pm so at 7:20pm ***** ****** contacted them and was advised that they would be here by 9am January 23rd Upon arrival at work on January 23rd ***** ****** was given a note that was left with a service advisor written by ******** ***** with the key to the vehicle stating they would be back after going to the bank to get cashiers check. They did not return so we contacted them that afternoon. We advised them how serious this matter was and that it needed to be handled immediately. They proceeded to speak with profanity and have not resolved this issue. We have since filed criminal charges against ******** *****. We are now aware that ******** ***** and her husband have done this same thing to at least two other dealers.

12/30/2011 Billing/Collection Issues