Dealer Prep Fee Scam Explained

Does Everyone Pay It?

You need to keep an eye out for the dealer prep fee scam when buying a new or used car.

This scam has many different names within the retail car sales industry which include “excessive prep fee scam,” “make ready fee,” and “vehicle prep fee.”  So how does a dealer prep fee become a scam? When a dealer attempts to grossly overcharge you for this service.