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  • Marcus has a good spirit, is friendly & cares enough so he straight ahead tries to help.

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    Larry C.

    5 star ratingMarcus at Tribe Auto, is by far the best person to deal with when purchasing a car. He is very knowledgeable  and willing to help with any and all questions even after the purchase he is willing to go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable with the car. He made the whole car buying process stress free and comfortable for my stepson and I. Thanks Marcus for all your help

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    Chad C.

    5 star ratingI was a little hesitant about buying a car from here at first. I have always purchased cars from private sellers and the rumors of used car salesman being scammers has lingered in the back of my mind for years. My parents bought my little sisters first car from here and everything is amazing with that 2009 Toyota Corolla, so I decided to give them a try. I drove the 40 minute drive from Santa Maria to SLO to go look at cars not knowing entirely what I wanted but when I got there I saw they had a good selection of toyota priuses. Finding the office building next to the airport was a little challenging but once I found it I was greeted by a bearded dragon named Sampson and an awesome dog named Toby. Marcus is the owner/main salesperson and he gave me a tour around the lot. He was extremely knowledgeable about every car on his lot and could answer each of my thousand questions in great detail. I told them which cars I was interested in driving and they gave me the keys and told me to go test them out for as long as I'd like, admittedly at first this seemed strange but I enjoyed being on my own and being able to make my own opinions about the cars without any outside influence. I chose a 2009 Gold colored Toyota Prius with 82,500 miles on it. The asking price was $8,000 and after taxes and registration and smog the price came to $8,950. The tires on it were very bare and Marcus threw in a set of 4 brand new tires (a cost of $260 that they paid) and I also got a free mug with the purchase which was a nice touch. My car comes with a 2 day grace period in case I change my mind and want a full refund, and it also has a whole slew of warranties that you are unlikely to find at another used car dealership. I feel like I have received a very good deal and my Uber customers are going to really like my Prius. Marcus is extremely fair with his prices and I don't feel in the slightest that I was scammed. They are very confident in their abilities to repair any problems that arise with the car and I am quite happy about this decision.

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    Jacob S.
  • Marcus is just fantastic. I can't recommend him enough for anyone looking for an honest, knowledgeable, and down-to-earth car salesman. He was referred to us via a local mechanic that my husband has relied on for years. I was in a tough spot- taking Uber/Lyft to work everyday because our car had broken down. We emailed and texted a lot before meeting in person and by then he had pretty much sold us on getting a Prius (I needed a car with good gas mileage). The main concern with them is the battery, but this dealership specializes in repairing the individual cells (rather than having to buy a whole new battery with Toyota). He assured us that if something went wrong with the batteries, they were covered on the warranty for a year (and after that, they could still do it at a price way more affordable than a new battery). A couple months after driving the Prius (2008) it started having issues. I took it in and sure enough, the battery needed repair. The warranty was honored and I got my car back in a few days, all fixed, and I didn't pay a dime. Marcus also worked with me on the financing, which is what I'm most grateful for. I had some extenuating circumstances in which my old car was repossessed less than a year ago. He was able to finance a deal even with my low credit and work with me on the down-payment. I can't thank him enough, I now have a reliable car for years to come at a price I can afford and my credit is being repaired. The rest of the staff was also great. Good atmosphere. I recommend him to all my friends/family looking for reliable hybrid cars at a fair price. Thank you Marcus!

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    Blair W.

    We have had a delightful stress free experience buying cars through Tribe. Marcus made the process smooth and easy each time much so that ..we choose to use him for 3 car purchases!! We are thrilled with all our vehicles. The only way to buy a car TRIBE!!

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    Lesley C.

    5 star ratingYOU need a car! YOU want peace of mind, I have good news for you!!! Marcus will provide you the best customer service, while respecting your budget. Efficient and fast he will reply every single messages and make sure you get all informations requiered for the purchase of ur car.  Great experience and can't wait to buy my second car NATHALY

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    Nathaly B.
  • 5 star ratingI have no "skin in this game".  I shoot all of the internet pictures for Marcus. I have had, over the past year+ to see him in action with his service to his clients and his attention to their needs. He is very attentive to the needs and wants of his customers; something that is an anomaly in the used car business. I shoot many local dealer's internet pictures and Marcus is one of the good guys in the business in this area. He services and warranties all his cars. If you are looking for a reliable used car definitely give him a look.

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    Terry V.

    5 star ratingFantastic! We bought our son his first car from Tribe and what a great experience and deal we got. Very clean car. Mechanically sound. And the price was far better than anyone else. This will be a place I will go back to when I need another car. Easy to talk to and deal with too. So nice to not be treated like a walking cash cow like at the big dealers. No big dealer games! We are happy to be part of the "Tribe"!

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    Keith F.

    Wonderful experience, honest vehicles in good condition.

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    Da C.

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Tribe Auto

241 Prado Road

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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