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The Audi delearsship totaled my car in the road test after bringing it in for service. I owe $15k on the loan and. Red another car. Help!
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: JBaxLaw, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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I will be assisting you. Do you own the wrecked car or is it a lease? It appears to be a purchase arrangement.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I own, there is a loan. I put down $8k 2 years ago and have an extended warranty with 2 years left. I just refi'd the car one week before they crashed it. I owe $15k on the car. Their insurance is taking care of it and are looking to pay off the loan and give me $1500 for a new car, which I don't see as feasible.
Consumer Protection Lawyer: JBaxLaw, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

If you were to pursue a civil suit, recovery would be for the fair market value of the vehicle. It does not matter what you owe in that if the market value is over $16,500 they need to increase the payment. This often requires negotiation. If the vehicle is worth less than $16,500 then you are getting a good offer. The key is fair market value so be sure to research what these vehicles are selling for in your area.

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