Consumer Gripes

Car trouble

Car trouble

What might have been a tiny mistake at the vehicle licensing department has become a giant nightmare for a Cape Town businessman

Toyota Landcruiser. Six years old. Mint condition, one previous owner. R448 000 with RWC, warranty and full finance. Market Toyota, Tokai.

To Cape Town businessman, Jean-Claude Allegrucci, it sounded like an excellent deal. Having all the confidence that comes from dealing with a reputable dealership which prides itself on customer service, he did little but kick the tyres and take the beast for a spin, before signing on all the requisite dotted lines.

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