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Feedback – June 2024

June 2024

“The experience was pleasant and professional, my car was booked in quite quickly, a like for like car was provided, the work was completed within given time and I was kept informed.  Dealing with staff was a pleasure too.  Couldn’t have done better”.

“All was carried out in a professional manner”.

“I personally experienced very good customer service, the guys at the dealership were very clear, informative and explained everything I needed to know, there were no surprise costs, add on works etc”.

“Always welcoming, kept up to date with timings never let me down”.

“Quick, efficient, economic and friendly service.  Good on customer information and care”.

“Experience was seamless”.

“The sales person was friendly and extremely helpful throughout the buying process, kept me updated with emails and video messages”.

“It all worked seamlessly so very satisfied”.

“Aside from the fact we really liked the car we saw in the showroom, my wife and I were impressed with the salesperson with whom we dealt.  He was not pushy, but he was very knowledgeable about the product and willing to allow us time to look and ask questions”.

“Staff were very friendly, I was early and they were clearly very busy with their morning routine but they interrupted that to greet me, booked me in and made sure I was comfortable. There was a lovely atmosphere in the reception with friendly, positive conversation and warm greeting between colleagues as they arrived.  Looks like a nice place to work which generally means good work done”.

“Excellent communication from dealership, car back a lot sooner than I was expecting”.

“Ford Haynes were very good”.

“Nothing can be improved from the experience I’ve had, the MOT was carried out and the staff members were very friendly and processional.  Happy with my experience”.

“Simply really happy with service I expect from Ford”.

“I was kept updated throughout the process and was called to be advised of the work that was required and informed of costs and my permission sought.  The staff were polite, professional and efficient”.

“Great service, clear and helpful about everything.  Service information uploaded to the Ford app instantly compared to other dealerships.  Can’t fault them”.

“We had a thoroughly lovely experience from start to finish.  Our Sales Executive was amazing, told us everything we needed to know.  She went above and beyond to help us”.

“I cannot think of a single thing on how it would be possible to improve my experience, as it was great from start to finish”.

“Everything run smoothly on time and well informed”.

“Your Maidstone representative was very helpful and understanding my urgency, booking me in at short notice to Canterbury. Who again, very helpful & efficiently found an earlier window to accommodate me”.

“I was really impressed by the care my car received for a maintenance check and it was vacuumed inside, washed outside as well as receiving another year’s Ford breakdown cover, haven’t had a car so well looked after.  If you choose to wait for your car there’s a seating area as well as refreshments and a TV”.

“Staff were friendly and efficient.  Double checked what car was in for and the car was done earlier than expected”.

“Haynes have been very good all the time we’ve used them which is over a decade now.  They seem organised and communicate if there are issues before doing the work”.

Feedback – March 2024

March 2024

“Very pleased with service provided”.

“Good friendly service at desk”.

“Excellent service.  Very thoughtful informative explanations about new car features. Great deal on purchase.  Easy to understand finance recommendations”.

“Friendly and informative customer service.  Good updates throughout the day as to when the car would be ready.  Was able to then book the car in on a separate day for another repair”.

“All your staff at Haynes have been first class, open, welcoming, friendly.  They made me stay with deciding on a Ford.  I am so sold by great customer service and they nailed it”.

“Very polite, efficient & friendly staff”.

“Car was booked in for an MOT.  The whole process was perfect”.

“Treated well from start to finish”.

“Easy booking with knowledgeable staff, on time finishing and on price”.

“The Salesman was very efficient and provided excellent service”.

“I’m always impressed with all the staff at Haynes in Maidstone, a very efficient team and always polite.  If my car is not quite ready there’s somewhere comfortable to sit and coffee facilities too – Excellent!”.

“From booking in my car to collection, the process was faultless”.

“I opted for the warranty work to be done while I waited so got an appointment for the following week.  The staff went above and beyond in ordering the parts, notifying me when they were in and undertaking the work in two hours, top notch”.

“The car was ready on time without any problems and the customer service was good from dropping off to picking up”.

“Very friendly staff and MOT carried out as requested”.

“The report of the work was helpful and informative.  The work itself was carried out well and the car was presented back to me clean and smart and looking like new.  A good job all round, thank you”.

“Helpful and friendly service.  Was kept informed and advised of the price all the way through and problem was found and fixed quickly and efficiently”.

“Polite, courteous, understanding.  Great customer service”.

“I was totally satisfied with the whole experience, thanks”.

“Fast and efficient service”.

“Polite and efficient.  Car was ready when requested”.

“Fast, professional service by the team at Haynes of Maidstone.  Treated like a valued customer”.

“This is my second car purchased with Ford and both experiences have been fantastic.  My Sales Executive at the Maidstone branch has been so helpful and supportive – I’m looking forward to enjoying my new car and will be returning in 36 months to order my next Ford”.

“My experience was very good.  Everything promised was delivered”.

“Kept informed at every stage of the process, went above and beyond to find the right specification of vehicle.  Always professional in a clean and tidy environment”.

“The Service Advisor at the service reception was efficient, cheerful, friendly.  He listened to any queries I had and made you feel valued and welcomed”.

“The service was booked and the subsequent booking in on the day was efficiently handled in a friendly manner.  I was kept informed how the service was progressing with the video text and it was ready for collection at the agreed time”.

“Everything went as planned.  Service was carried out speedily and satisfactorily.  Collection and delivery was on time.  Recommended”.

“Excellent service”.

“No problems at all MOT/Service went well, staff friendly and helpful”.

 “Very easy to book a service and kept me informed of my car in the garage and sent me a video of my car health check”.

“Service carried out as instructed.  I found video sent of underneath the car useful.  Service staff friendly and helpful”.

“Service was arranged quickly and at my convenience”.

“Prompt service on arrival, update during the day and prompt service on pick up”.

“The Service Advisor in service was great on the phone, getting my car booked in and pick up arranged”.

“My Sales Executive did so much to make sure I was getting the best car value for money and answered all my questions with clarity.  He explained everything that I needed to know and pointed out all of the controls inside the car on the handover date”.

“Thank you.  Everyone I dealt with was brilliant.  Friendly and professional.  Car was in for MOT so I waited.  Service Reception staff helpful.  I spoke with car sales person whilst I was waiting and he was extremely helpful.  I will return to Haynes when I need my next car”.

Efficient and polite”.

Feedback – January 2024

January 2024

“Service was really good and the technician was very efficient”.

“I received a very fair offer and professional service to repair my Ford Fiesta recently.  The reception staff were exceptionally polite and helpful, as were the drivers who picked up and returned my car to my home address.  This is the reason that I will continue to take my car back to Haynes in Maidstone if any future problems should arise”.

“Annual service and MOT carried out to usual high standards to which I have become accustomed to over many years of using Haynes.  The collect and return option is great”.

“Our sales lady, was very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.  From first going to see her and to picking up our new car.  Everything went very smoothly which was a great relief for us as we were apprehensive about having a mobility car.  But now very pleased we have”.

“Service was fast and honest”.

“Very easy and simple process.  Staff are extremely helpful”.

“It is very easy to book with you.  You keep me informed of any issues via my requested communication method”.

“The service was fine and we were particularly glad that Haynes collected the car and returned it”.

“Everything went very well.  They did a very good job explaining the process and we were very pleased.  Don’t think there is much else to improve on”.

“Good efficient professional service”.

“Great service and kept me up to date throughout.  This is our 4th car purchase with Haynes”.

“Our Sales Executive was amazing!  We were browsing really and ended up with a new Ford Puma”.  She got my personalized plates made up and we were just so busy but she was so patient with us getting down to get everything signed and couldn’t have been more helpful if she tried.  We are super happy with our new car and she was the reason we went ahead with the purchase”.   

“They kept updating via email as requested with the progress of the factory order and more importantly were honest with the delivery time”.

“This is my third new car from Haynes.  I can’t fault their service”.

“You accommodated my request to leave the car with you the day before the service was booked and in fact completed the service on that day”.

“Great communication excellent customer service”.

“Very proficient at reception.  Car was ready on my request at 4pm. Car cleaned was a nice touch”.

“The service reception staff were all very personable and efficient.  I needed the work completed in time to collect my grandson from school and it was ready on the dot.  It had also had a complimentary wash, for which we were very grateful”.

“All the staff are so very helpful but there is one man that goes above and beyond to help you out.  Twice I’ve brought my car in and twice he has been great”.

“Like to thank Haynes for again helping with my service and being aware that I needed an early appointment bearing in mind I travel from Surrey.  Always helpful staff at all times”.

“Great brake deals at Haynes will definitely be back”.

“Everyone has been really helpful with everything.  Great service from the team”.

“Very courteous and helpful customer service.  Thorough explanation of my MOT and service by mechanic via video and verbally by customer service when collecting my car.  My car was cleaned throughout and driven to the door when collected.  I commend your outstanding service and cannot imagine a better experience. Bravo!”

“The guys and girls in Service Reception were understanding and caring.

“Full service completed with good communication”.

“Haynes are always helpful in getting the right deal for us.  We have used them now for several years and will continue to do so”.

“The service I received on the day was first class.  When I turned up that morning I was greeted with a welcome and everything that was going to be done to my car was explained in full.  I received a call and a video with regards to the health check on my car.  When collecting they once again took the time to run through all of the paperwork with me and informed me that the car had also been washed.  Brilliant service all round”.

“The Maidstone branch were extremely helpful in getting my car in and fixed before Christmas.  I would recommend the branch to anyone with a Ford that wants a trusted team”.

“Have always been satisfied with Haynes so cannot think of any improvements”.

“Thanks for the great Service”.

“I just wanted to pass on some feedback and thanks for the brilliant customer service received this year.  You were perfect at every step in keeping me informed to get my car returned cleaned and valeted, shows care in your work and adds a lot to the customer experience”.  

Feedback – November 2023

November 2023

“My experience with Haynes has always been very positive.  I have no complaints at all”.

“I have no faults at all.  From the very first phone call our Sales Executive was nothing but helpful.  When we went up to the showroom to go through the options and paperwork he went above and beyond going through cars until we had got it perfect exactly the way we wanted it.  After receiving the car, he rung us within a couple of days to follow up and see how we liked the car.  I honestly have nothing negative to say about the experience from start to finish”.

“Very quick and efficient service received”.

“Very happy with the service.  Everyone very friendly and helpful and all good timing, did not have to wait any longer than estimated”.

“It was easy to book the service and they actually called me back within the time frame that I was given, so that was a plus to start with.  He called me when he was on his way and was great, efficient and knowledgeable.  Very pleased with the service provided and will definitely use the mobile servicing rather than branch based option again”.

“Brilliant staff and kept me in the loop”.

“We have been dealing with our Sales Executive at Haynes in Maidstone for many years.  She makes the experience of getting a new car extremely easy and pleasant”.

“I have had this Fiesta since February 2018.  All my servicing, MOT and parts have been done at Haynes in Maidstone.  Every time I have put my car in the garage there has been no problem for me with booking the car in and follow up calls when ready.  The service on the car has been excellent as well”.

“Very friendly and professional service given by our Sales Executive”.

“I was most impressed that I was sent a video of the winter maintenance check they performed explaining all the details”.  

“Professional service, knowledge of product.  Good communication”.

“Saleswoman very knowledgeable and up for a bit of a laugh.  Helpful with filling out V5 form”.

“Excellent customer service, very friendly staff”.

“Helpful staff, quick efficient booking in and work finished ahead of schedule”.

“The CV team at Haynes are extremely helpful.  Its good to find a dealer that does a job and takes pride in what they do”.

“I cannot think of anything they could improve on, as the service was excellent”.

“The part required for the repair had to be ordered. The advisor monitored the parts progress to the time of delivery with some diligence and notified me when the part arrived and arranged for it to be fitted directly”.

“Very efficient staff”.

“The sales lady was very good at her job”.

“Very helpful and friendly staff”.

“Our sales executive was brilliant and reassuring after a bad experience with another brand. He kept me up to date regularly and has checked in post handover too”.

“No matter what was asked of our sales person, he did it professionally and courteously.  He is a real asset to Haynes”.

“From speaking to the Service Advisor with my issues, to getting the car booked in through to its return, the level of service I received was excellent”.

“Efficient and finished on time”.“Customer service very good, did not have to wait long for my service to be done”.

“All good”.   

Feedback – October 2023

October 2023

“Everything was done well, no problems.  Book in staff very helpful, pleasant and efficient”.

“Very efficient service, clean waiting area, friendly staff”.

“Overall, I was very satisfied with the service provided by Ford at Maidstone.  They kept me fully breadth of the whole process during the service and MOT”.

“I was very satisfied with the service provided given the fact that the facilities seemed very busy with commercial work.  As a personal, first time customer rather than a commercial one, I appreciated they way my visit was handled and the assistance provided to make this less daunting than it might otherwise have been”.

“Only booked in for an MOT, but as always everything was great.  Greeted by friendly and efficient service advisor and MOT was completed on schedule and ready to pick up as expected.  Dealing with the Haynes service team is always a pleasure”.

“Kept me updated about the work being carried out and remembered I had a work meeting which meant I couldn’t be contacted at a certain time.  Made sure to call me before the meeting, very helpful”.

“From booking in to collection the service was first class, thanks”.

“Cannot think of any improvement”.

“Great service provided by your team regarding the details and advice on my annual service of my Puma.  The accompanied video was informative and demonstrated the care your team take inspecting and carrying out the vehicle service”.

“Booked MOT for a specific time.  Walked into town.  Haynes called me to say MOT completed and car ready to collect”.

“Nothing to add.  Excellent service”.

“Booked autumn health check which identified issues with a tyre.  I received a call explaining the issue and decided to replace both rear tyres.  I thought the video showing the mechanic reviewing the underneath of the car very helpful”.

“Good service”.

“Speedy service from start to finish.  Staff were very welcoming”.

“All work completed on time and the car was cleaned as well”.

“Staff are always welcoming and helpful.  Received a video via email of vehicle check, this was the first time I have seen this and found it really useful”.

“I recently purchased a new Ford Connect from Haynes.  The salesman could not have made it any easier than it was.  Everything went through without a hitch.  I would strongly recommend Ford Haynes to anyone”.

“You always have the car ready on time when I ask for it to be done at a specific time”.

“Every aspect of our experience buying our Puma was excellent.  The sale, the communication and the honesty and advice from our sales person was all good.  We are so happy with our choice of vehicle and choosing Haynes Ford.

“Thorough and informative”.

“Booked in at a convenient time and finished within the time frame I needed”.

Feedback – August 2023

August 2023

“An absolute worry free, efficient and friendly service that we would recommend to anyone”.

“Staff were friendly and helpful.  Good communication”.

“Video footage by technician was very professional”.

“The only good thing I can say is that the lady on the Commercial Servicing desk was absolutely lovely.  She was friendly and helpful”.

“I have already e-mailed my very pleasant treatment by three members of your staff to Mr Haynes.  We will certainly be using you in future”.

“I was very satisfied with the work done to my car”.

“Excellent service and great car collection and a reasonable price”.

“Great Service as always”.

“Customer service excellent”.

“Staff were very friendly and helpful with the issues we had with the car, gave useful information that helped with the issue so it could be resolved”.

“Excellent salesman.  Very knowledgeable about the product.  He isn’t pushy and he reacts well to our needs”.

“Our Sales Executive was very helpful throughout the sales process”.

“Appointment easily arranged, convenience check completed at the expected price while I had a cup of coffee in the nearby café.  Straightforward and easy”.

“Thank you to Haynes for fitting in a last minute MOT last week, when we realized ours was due sooner than we thought.  Great service and always friendly and professional”.

“The sales person was very knowledgeable with regards to the vehicle that I was interested in purchasing.  He explained the different ways in which I could make the purchase of the vehicle.  I am very pleased with the experience I’ve had from this company.”

“Car collected on time, was updated through the service.  Car returned promptly, service team very helpful”.

“The service was very simple.  The lady that collected my car and brought it back to me was delightful.  The information I received was sent simply and was comprehensive”.  

Great customer service.  Pleased to have my car serviced whilst I waited and the car cleaned.  Good job”!

“Very well organised procedure, staff were very welcoming and polite.  I was kept informed throughout the service.  Was very happy with all”.

“Great service, regular contact and good price.  Efficient and friendly staff.  Overall, couldn’t fault it”.

Feedback – December 2021

December 2021

“Great service from all involved and a quick turn around”.

“Booked in for when was convenient, work completed as requested”.

“Very prompt date given for investigation of the issue.  All issues dealt with under warranty with no pressure required from myself”.

“Great service from the team at Haynes as usual”.

“Reliable, knowledgeable and friendly salesman”.

“As always very well looked after by the team here.  Helpful team and is the reason why I never go anywhere else when I change my vehicle”.

“Great service from Haynes of Maidstone from booking in to collection.  Thanks”.

“Everything went as expected”.

“The salesman was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable and made the whole process painless.  The new showroom was very clean and bright with lots of room to view the cars”.

“All communication was excellent.  The staff are very knowledgeable about the services they provide which gives me confidence that what they are doing to my car is going to be right first time”.

“Customer service brilliant.  Service papers result very good”.

“Really helpful”.

“Very polite”.


Feedback – February 2020

February 2020

“Serviced car very good and office staff very professional”.

“The staff on the Car Service desk were very informative and helpful, a welcoming manner and friendly demeanour”.

“The Customer Service Manager was efficient and made the process very simple.  The speed of the overall process was phenomenal”.

“Very helpful salesman”.

“Excellent service from the new car consultant who provided a friendly, efficient and enjoyable experience”.

“Knowledgeable, helpful & friendly sales person”.

“Smooth process and a great deal”.

“I was able to make a booking at short notice.  My vehicle was collected from my home and returned there when service was completed.  I was updated by phone as work progressed and given clear details of work required.  My vehicle was returned fully valeted, shiny clean inside and out.  All the staff were very friendly and professional, resulting in an excellent overall experience”.

“Excellent service as always from start to finish.  There are no improvements that could be made”.

“All good”.

“We always go to the same Sales Executive who we have used for years and is the reason we come back to Haynes Ford.  Have recommended him to family and friends”.

“Pleasant experience”.  

 “All staff very polite and helpful”.

“Service was done in good time.  Good explanation at end, car was nice and clean on outside”.

“Always helpful”.

“Haynes always collect and return my vehicle which, as a disabled person, is very helpful to me.  All the staff that I come into contact with are very friendly and helpful”.

“From start to finish everything ran smoothly”.

“Very good service from Haynes as usual when we put our car in for its yearly service and MOT.  The delivery and pick up of the car are a real bonus and the year’s free roadside recovery is a welcome bonus.  All staff we speak to are very polite and knowledgeable.  Thank you”.