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Dealership Admin Fees

Dealership Admin Fees
 
Many car buyers get upset when they find out that they’ll be charged an administration fee with their deal. A common complaint is that they feel they are being ripped off or hustled by the dealership when in reality, they are only paying for the service that the dealer did behind the scenes to help get them their vehicle. Read ahead to learn what an admin fee consists of and why you shouldn’t worry when it’s part of your final purchase.
 
When you buy a car from a dealership, many transactions must take place before you can actually own the vehicle. This includes fees for getting your loan processed, getting a license for your vehicle and conducting a history report if you’re trading in your own vehicle. If the dealership did not charge you for these services, they would end up spending their money to help you buy the vehicle, which really doesn’t make any sense.
 
Many institutions such as banks and airlines charge administration fees to make up for the services they performed and a car dealership is no different. Dealers are not trying to deceive car buyers as they realize how integral customer service is to their business. Remember that when you purchase your next vehicle.