Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

Rayz571's 1977 Can Am

2020 June
of the Month

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, where we keep the memory of Pontiac alive with great discussion, maintenance tips, restoration/modification progression "blogs" and help from professional & DIY mechanics. Also, wonderful competitions that occur regularly. Please register for an absolutely free account to join in!

Sign in to follow this  
FeedBot

GM dials back its free new car maintenance

Recommended Posts

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500General Motors won't be be throwing in as many oil changes and tire rotations with new cars going forward. Instead of as many as three years of free basic maintenance with the purchase of a new vehicle, GM will now give owners just one free service trip to the dealer. Car and Driver reported Tuesday that each brand's website has been updated to...

View the full article

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

Tightwads. Let's be cheap on customer service - once again. Then they wonder why no one is buying their cars.

Edited by Frosty

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It will definitely influence the A to B type drivers for sure. Does Ford offer one? Thought I saw something that they did away with it as well in lieu of a paid service plan.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

For awhile, it was 2 FREE oil changes. Now for 2019, it is NOTHING with the purchase of your NEW vehicle. In ANY business, you always are thinking about HOW can I get CUSTOMERS INTO my store. Whether it is get a FREE anything or whatever, the idea was always to get you thru the door. In the case for offering FREE oil changes, when the car is on the lift, now is the time to CHECK for TIRE WEAR/ ALIGNMENT/ BATTERY/ WIPERS/ CABIN FILTER/ CHECK ENGINE LIGHT/ ETC. Get the picture. It is really STUPID to ignore pushing your customers into a MIDAS i.e., where they get you for EVERY little extra cost NOT included in the regular oil change price, such as the dispose of used oil/ shop towels/ high mileage oil and synthetic oil. 😠

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Checked out the new Civic.  Turbo, stick shift.  Everything I cannot get from the big three unless I go with the titanic sized "muscle car"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.