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Geoff (Jeff witha G) Warder

Geoff (Jeff witha G) Warder

Team Leader
181 Reviews
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Martene Hogan

Martene Hogan

Elite Product Specialist
84 Reviews
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Jeffrey Griffin

Jeffrey Griffin

Elite Product Specialist
77 Reviews
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Kristi Airington

Kristi Airington

Elite Product Specialist
24 Reviews
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Paul Hamm

Paul Hamm

Product Specialist

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24 Reviews
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Denise Polinchock

Denise Polinchock

Elite Product Specialist

Certified
16 Reviews
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Bryan Lane

Bryan Lane

General Manager
14 Reviews
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Robert Weakley

Robert Weakley

Product Specialist
12 Reviews
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Ryan Garner

Ryan Garner

Senior Team Lead
10 Reviews
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Demario Street

Demario Street

Elite Product Specialist
10 Reviews
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Richard Jakubs

Richard Jakubs

Elite Product Specialist
6 Reviews
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Brandon Holley

Brandon Holley

Product Specialist
3 Reviews
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Bob Rischitelli

Bob Rischitelli

Team Lead
3 Reviews
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Joey Swearingen

Joey Swearingen

Product Specialist
3 Reviews
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Anthony Paternite

Anthony Paternite

Product Specialist
2 Reviews
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Tommy Washington

Tommy Washington

Product Specialist
1 Review
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Rachael Artmitage

Rachael Artmitage

Product Specialist
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Nick Cooke

Nick Cooke

Product Specialist
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Geoff (Jeff witha G) Warder

Geoff (Jeff witha G) Warder

Team Leader
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Dealership Experience 6 years 10 months
Industry Experience 6 years 10 months
Geoff has a black belt in corny dad jokes. Geoff married up to his amazing wife and is Daddy to the four cutest kids in the world (other people may disagree and its ok for them to be wrong) :) Geoff enjoys dark chocolate, good craft beers, and gourmet coffee. Geoff considers it his personal mission to help you find the lowest price vehicle that best meets your needs!
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Oct 02, 2020

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We were very pleased with Geoff's assistance in...

We were very pleased with Geoff's assistance in particular and your dealership in general. We knew what we wanted when we arrived and are now enjoying our 2020 Hyundai Palisade.

Sep 29, 2020

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Geoff is a very thorough sales person who expressed...

Geoff is a very thorough sales person who expressed information about the three SUVs my husband and I was considering. We eliminated two SUVs and very satisfied with our 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. This took two days: no struggles, informative, patient, and enjoyable. Thank Jeff with a G.

Sep 26, 2020

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Geoff tried to help me land a nice used vehicle but due...

Geoff tried to help me land a nice used vehicle but due to my size, there were no vehicles in my price range that worked. At the point where I divided that we could not do business, his courtesy and professionalism did not miss a beat. I felt bad that I could not make a purchase because he was so nice and responsive to my objectives. I made a friend and if I know of anyone looking for a vehicle I will recommend Geoff.

Sep 22, 2020

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Geoff was wonderful. Patient and kind and understanding....

Geoff was wonderful. Patient and kind and understanding. Thanks to him and his hard work I have a beautiful 2017 Tucson. Hes very responsive too!

Sep 21, 2020

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We really struggled with other Hyundai dealerships, and...

We really struggled with other Hyundai dealerships, and almost bought another car completely even though we were interested in the Palisade. Buying a car with Checkered Flag and with Geoff was so easy. Geoff was friendly, knowledgeable, and really easy to talk to. He was honest and helpful. We would be happy to work with him again

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Martene Hogan

Martene Hogan

Elite Product Specialist
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Dealership Experience 3 years 3 months
Industry Experience 3 years 3 months
Hi! My name is Martene Hogan. I am a Virginia Beach native (yes, we exist!) I made the transition into the automotive business after 15 years in the restaurant industry, so customer service and taking care of my guests are my top priorities. After a horrible car accident forced me to find a new vehicle, I learned just how stressful the car buying process could be. I aim to provide a hassle free experience for all my guests by providing excellent customer service using Checkered Flag's FAST SIMPLE SMART process!
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Mar 01, 2021

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Martene Hogan was outstanding with every aspect on my...

Martene Hogan was outstanding with every aspect on my visit. This was the first time I have ever purchased from a dealership and she made the experience outstanding! From the time I walked in to look at the car, to handing me my keys and even following through afterwards. I would definitely come back and recommend checkered Flag and Martene! Thank you!

Feb 22, 2021

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Just writing to state the wonderful service Martene...

Just writing to state the wonderful service Martene provided me. It was a great process and very welcome to the experiences that I have had in the past with other dealerships.

Feb 16, 2021

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Martene will give the best at buying experience you have...

Martene will give the best at buying experience you have ever had. We have bought three cars from her and hopefully will be buying a fourth soon. I would not go any where else other than Checkered Flag.

Feb 16, 2021

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This is the one person in the Hyundai industry i trust...

This is the one person in the Hyundai industry i trust with my purchase. Shes very committed to excellence in the process. Her knowledge of the brand is second to none.

Feb 15, 2021

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I moved here in 2018 and when I was looking for a car...

I moved here in 2018 and when I was looking for a car Martene was there. Every step of the way, great personality, great service!

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Jeffrey Griffin

Jeffrey Griffin

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Dealership Experience 8 years 11 months
Industry Experience 26 years 3 months
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Sep 09, 2020

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OH MY GOODNESS! I just had the most seamless, easy,...

OH MY GOODNESS! I just had the most seamless, easy, exciting experience in purchasing my new car, thanks to Jeff Griffin! He made the entire process totally painless and went above and beyond to make sure that I was taken care of (and taught me so much while doing it) especially as I had started my whole car-search operation from out of town. Jeff made sure that I understood everything that I was signing and set up all the features in my car WITH me so that I knew how to do everything going forward. I could tell he had my back and assisted me in making each decision in my best interests the whole time and that I got an amazing price deal for my car; I really couldn't have asked for a better experience. Keep in mind - this is also DURING THE PANDEMIC and he made me feel so comfortable throughout. Thanks a million Jeff!! **Also, ringing the bell & having everyone in the dealership clap when I got to go out to my new car was quite fun (as well as seeing a giant bow on my car!)

Jul 09, 2020

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Very pleasant.

We bought 3 Hyundai’s 8 years ago at your dealership and a used Dodge Stratus. Very happy with the cars that’s why we came back for our new 2020.. We just recommended our friends to Jeff Griffen and they bought a Santa Fe also yesterday. From what we remember we were told there are referral rewards to be given when recommending the dealership and salesperson. I hope we are not forgotten for referring you to our friends. From John & Fran K.

Jul 04, 2020

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Jeff (with a G) and Jeff (with a J) were both excellent...

Jeff (with a G) and Jeff (with a J) were both excellent to work with. Our purchase was quick and easy. Both were very accommodating.

Aug 31, 2019

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1st Class Car buying experience

Upon arriving at checkered flag Hyundai my wife and I were promptly greeted by our salesperson , Jeff Griffin. Jeff was welcoming and walked us through the process of buying a car at checkered flag. We loved the no haggle , no pressure process at checkered flag. Jeff was extremely helpful at putting us in the right car at a price point that we were both comfortable with. Jeff could have easily guided us into a new car or lease, but instead, laid out all options , including a low mileage used car, which we decided on. Jeff showed us the savings and the options of the used car and we are now extremely happy. Jeff made our entire buying experience first class . Jeff stayed late after closing and offered for us to take the car home overnight before buying. This was a great way to test drive and learn the options and feel of a car . We were in the sales room for a couple days because we were indecisive , Jeff was patient and guided us through the process and put us in the right car. The Genesis cars we test drove were all clean and flawless. It made it a tough decision . The Hyundai / Genesis brand is impressive to say the least, Genesis gives you that luxury feel and finish at a great savings. When Jeff Drive the car around with a red bow and a fresh detail my wife was all smiles . Jeff gave my wife and I a first class , luxury car buying experience. Thank you Jeff and Checkered Flag.

Aug 20, 2019

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It was great

The customer service was excellent. I recommend a friend to come with me to also purchase a new car at the same time that I purchased mine

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Kristi Airington

Kristi Airington

Elite Product Specialist
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Dealership Experience 2 years 3 months
Industry Experience 2 years 3 months
Excited to be transitioning into the Automotive Sales Industry. Mother of a recent High School Graduate and a pack of awesome German Shepherds. I love everything about my company, and even more so the Hyundai & Genesis Brands! Don't forget, I have access to a plethora of pre-owned as well as the ability to sell new Hyundai as well as Honda, VW and Toyota!
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Mar 02, 2021

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Kristi was the most friendly and personable sales...

Kristi was the most friendly and personable sales associate I’ve ever worked with. She helped me get my dream car and I am forever thankful! Not only did she explain everything in depth, but she made the process of buying my 2021 Hyundai Tucson so seamless with no stress. I would recommend anyone who is looking for a new/used car to work with Kristi because she is so qualified, knowledgeable, kind, and professional. Thank you again, Kristi!

Feb 09, 2021

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I have been a Hyundai lover for years. During a recent...

I have been a Hyundai lover for years. During a recent purchase of my used Hyundai, Kristi offered lots of help with MyHyundai website and information. Thank you!

Feb 01, 2021

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Amazing service. Thanks for putting my needs first!!!!...

Amazing service. Thanks for putting my needs first!!!! You were very helpful and got me exactly what I was looking for. Great asset to the checkered flag team. Robert was very helpful As well

Feb 01, 2021

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Awesome experience working with Kristi was a treat. I...

Awesome experience working with Kristi was a treat. I met her a few months ago when a young man I know needed a car. Due to circumstances beyond his control he ended up buying two cars from her. So when I decided to get another vehicle she was the first person I thought of. She helped me find a vehicle to fit what I said I needed it for rather than the vehicles I was looking at. Once I settle on a vehicle the sales process was a simple as could be. Will recommend her to anyone I know looking for a vehicle

Jan 29, 2021

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I enjoyed working with Kristi to purchase my new car. She...

I enjoyed working with Kristi to purchase my new car. She worked hard to find the exact colors and trim package that I desired for my new car. She has great communication skills, patience and a sense of humor. I felt at ease with her. Overall experience was fantastic.

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Paul Hamm

Paul Hamm

Product Specialist

24 Reviews
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Dealership Experience 3 years 11 months
Industry Experience 3 years 11 months
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Feb 24, 2021

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I enjoy dealing with this dealership. A positive...

I enjoy dealing with this dealership. A positive environment every time I visit, whether shopping for a car or having it service. This staff has always been courteous and shown the utmost professionalism. Recently purchased my second car here. Paul Hamm made the transaction run smoothly. Very helpful staff.

Feb 23, 2021

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I was so happy at the experience I had buying my new...

I was so happy at the experience I had buying my new Tuscan at Hyundai World. Paul Hamm was my sales rep and did an outstanding job explaining the features of the vehicles and helping me find the exact car I wanted. I loved how there was no pressure to buy and no need to haggle. I got the exact car I wanted, for the price I should pay for it. So happy with my experience. I dealt with Hall Automotive the last few cars and lets just say that it isn't even a comparison. Paul and Checkered Flag have made it an easy decision for me to stick with them. Thanks for making me see that there are good people and good companies left out there!

Feb 16, 2021

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Paul was wonderful to work with! He wasn't trying to sell...

Paul was wonderful to work with! He wasn't trying to sell me anything, he was purely there to support my car buying experience and make sure I got everything I wanted in a vehicle. He even made a potentially bad trade-in experience smooth, easy and positive for me. I felt like he was in my corner and not just trying to get a sale. He wasn't overbearing and let me do what I needed to do to determine whether the car would work for my family.

Feb 15, 2021

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I moved here in 2018 and when I was looking for a car...

I moved here in 2018 and when I was looking for a car Martene was there. Every step of the way, great personality, great service!

Feb 15, 2021

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Paul was very friendly and helpful through our whole...

Paul was very friendly and helpful through our whole experience, this was our second purchase he has helped with, I definitely recommend using him for your next purchase !

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Denise Polinchock

Denise Polinchock

Elite Product Specialist

16 Reviews
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Dealership Experience 3 years
Industry Experience 3 years
My 22 years in customer service started with Disney in Orlando. Since then I've had the privilege of working for Waldenbooks/Borders, Barnes & Noble, Ulta Beauty, DSW and La-Z-Boy before coming to Checkered Flag Hyundai World. I've always enjoyed surprising and delighting guests with excellent service, listening to them to understand their needs and helping them achieve their overall goal whether it was finding the next book series to read or designing their living room. I love that I'm able to do the same here at Hyundai World where we are non-commission and offer low up-front pricing, putting the fun back into car buying!
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Feb 28, 2021

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This was my first car buying experience and Denise made...

This was my first car buying experience and Denise made it as easy as possible! I had gone to another dealership before coming to Checkered Flag and felt like I was being ripped off. I would highly recommend coming to this dealership and asking for Denise!

Feb 27, 2021

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Denise is just all around awesome. This is my second time...

Denise is just all around awesome. This is my second time allowing her to assist me with purchasing a vehicle and once again it was a pleasure. Thank you so much Denise your the best!!!!

Feb 20, 2021

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The Checkered Flag experience is great, but I'm so glad...

The Checkered Flag experience is great, but I'm so glad Denise was the first one to greet us and to take care of us! We looked at three different cars and she had the patience and willingness to help us find the one that was the best fit for us. It's hard to find a salesperson you can trust but Checkered Flag and Denise made the process super easy; you could even say it was pleasant!

Feb 19, 2021

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Denise was so friendly and very easy when we changed our...

Denise was so friendly and very easy when we changed our minds on the car we wanted and helped us find a better fit! Awesome!

Feb 16, 2021

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Denise was extremely friendly and helpful! She did not...

Denise was extremely friendly and helpful! She did not push or pressure us, she made me feel welcome and the process easy! She was able to find me the vehicle I wanted, compare them with other vehicles I was interested in, as well as get my car traded in! Super smooth process! Thank you!

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Bryan Lane

Bryan Lane

General Manager
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Jan 06, 2021

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What great purchasing experience! I am a repeat customer...

What great purchasing experience! I am a repeat customer & Kristi Arrington my salesperson was awesome! she was very friendly & professional guiding me through the purchase process! I highly recommend shopping Checkered Flag Hyundai World for you next vehicle!

Mar 08, 2020

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Perfect in every way. She answered every question without...

Perfect in every way. She answered every question without hesitation. She went above the call of a normal (what I was used to) salesperson. Look up the word perfect and you will see a picture of Martene. Thanks so much for everything

Mar 01, 2020

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It had been over 6 years since I last walked into a...

It had been over 6 years since I last walked into a dealership with the intent of "maybe" purchasing a vehicle. The only adjectives that I can come up with for my total experience is as follows: 1- The Dealership Showroom Floor - Immaculate. 2 - The Dealership Staff - friendly and very professional. 3- My Sales Representative Geoff - Very Knowledgeable, listened well ( which was very important to me) and is nothing short of a miracle worker. Geoff walked me through the entire sales process like it was second nature to him. Geoff searched his inventory, found a vehicle based on the parameters that I gave him, we test drove it and in a few short hours I had the pleasure of walking to the front of the showroom and ringing the bell. For those of you who have not had that experience or don't know what I'm talkin about I would go to checkered flag Hyundai and try it out you won't be disappointed. P.S. forgot to mention the most important part of all I am now the proud owner of a Hyundai sonata thank you Geoff and staff!!!

Feb 05, 2020

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I got a new car recently from Checkered Flag Hyundai...

I got a new car recently from Checkered Flag Hyundai thanks to my amazing daughter. I didn't know I was getting a new car, but my daughter worked with Martene, who helped to make the whole thing a surprise. (Seriously, if you are looking for a car, you need to ask for her!!!) I thought I was just getting an oil change, but my daughter was actually there doing the paperwork for my car. When I went to pick up my car, Martene handed me the keys to a Hyundai (I was expecting to get back my old Ford Focus). Then she told me to ring a bell and everyone in the dealership started cheering and clapping. I was confused, but then she told me to push the button for the horn, and there was my brand new Elantra parked out front with a big red bow on it. I can't thank Martene enough for helping my daughter to pull off the most amazing surprise ever. I would give Checkered Flag Hyundai a million stars if I could!

Dec 17, 2019

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A real hassle free transaction. Bought 2 vehicles and...

A real hassle free transaction. Bought 2 vehicles and only took 3 hrs max from the start to the end of transaction. Highly recommended dealership. A*****

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Robert Weakley

Robert Weakley

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Dealership Experience 3 years 7 months
Industry Experience 3 years 7 months
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Feb 09, 2021

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I have been a Hyundai lover for years. During a recent...

I have been a Hyundai lover for years. During a recent purchase of my used Hyundai, Kristi offered lots of help with MyHyundai website and information. Thank you!

Jul 04, 2020

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Great customer service. Kristi has made the process of...

Great customer service. Kristi has made the process of vehicle purchasing much more enjoyable. I will be sure to come back to her in the future.

Jun 27, 2020

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A very pleasant experience. This is my third new Hyundai...

A very pleasant experience. This is my third new Hyundai and was an excellent choice of both Dealer and Geoff and Robert’s able assistance. Wonderful dealership celebrating their 2nd anniversary at new location. Geoff was very knowledgeable, thorough and polite.

Aug 25, 2019

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First Time Buyer

I was honestly nervous jumping into the whole "Let's buy a car!" thing, but goodness I am so glad Robert was there. He was so awesome with helping me understand the process and was able to answer all my questions so even a new buyer like me could understand. I even interrupted his break *SORRY* but he was quick to come back and assist. I would recommend this fella to EVERYONE! Thanks. You really do rock the world!!

Aug 09, 2019

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Great day...for a Santa Fe

After deciding to finally join the SUV hordes, we test drove many candidates before finally choosing a 2019 Santa Fe SE. It turned out to be a fairly easy decision based on styling, comfort, features, and warranty when compared to the competition. It's smooth, quiet, and packed with features normally reserved for higher-end models. We hope it serves us well, and so far we could not be happier. Our experience at Checkered Flag Hyundai World was EXCELLENT, as was our salesperson, Robert Weakley. Robert is a long time local, easy going, patient, experienced, and very knowledgeable. Great car-buying experience.

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Ryan Garner

Ryan Garner

Senior Team Lead
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Oct 09, 2020

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What an awesome and very knowledgeable person. Looks out...

What an awesome and very knowledgeable person. Looks out for the customer for sure. Great interaction with my entire family. Made our buying adventure very enjoyable

Mar 08, 2020

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Perfect in every way. She answered every question without...

Perfect in every way. She answered every question without hesitation. She went above the call of a normal (what I was used to) salesperson. Look up the word perfect and you will see a picture of Martene. Thanks so much for everything

Mar 07, 2020

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Martene is the best! She went out of her way to take me...

Martene is the best! She went out of her way to take me to 4 different checkered flag dealerships to find the car that was perfect! She is always there if you have any questions or concerns and actually follows up with you. If you’re ready for a new car don’t hesitate to contact her!

Mar 01, 2020

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It had been over 6 years since I last walked into a...

It had been over 6 years since I last walked into a dealership with the intent of "maybe" purchasing a vehicle. The only adjectives that I can come up with for my total experience is as follows: 1- The Dealership Showroom Floor - Immaculate. 2 - The Dealership Staff - friendly and very professional. 3- My Sales Representative Geoff - Very Knowledgeable, listened well ( which was very important to me) and is nothing short of a miracle worker. Geoff walked me through the entire sales process like it was second nature to him. Geoff searched his inventory, found a vehicle based on the parameters that I gave him, we test drove it and in a few short hours I had the pleasure of walking to the front of the showroom and ringing the bell. For those of you who have not had that experience or don't know what I'm talkin about I would go to checkered flag Hyundai and try it out you won't be disappointed. P.S. forgot to mention the most important part of all I am now the proud owner of a Hyundai sonata thank you Geoff and staff!!!

Feb 05, 2020

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I got a new car recently from Checkered Flag Hyundai...

I got a new car recently from Checkered Flag Hyundai thanks to my amazing daughter. I didn't know I was getting a new car, but my daughter worked with Martene, who helped to make the whole thing a surprise. (Seriously, if you are looking for a car, you need to ask for her!!!) I thought I was just getting an oil change, but my daughter was actually there doing the paperwork for my car. When I went to pick up my car, Martene handed me the keys to a Hyundai (I was expecting to get back my old Ford Focus). Then she told me to ring a bell and everyone in the dealership started cheering and clapping. I was confused, but then she told me to push the button for the horn, and there was my brand new Elantra parked out front with a big red bow on it. I can't thank Martene enough for helping my daughter to pull off the most amazing surprise ever. I would give Checkered Flag Hyundai a million stars if I could!

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Demario Street

Demario Street

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Dealership Experience 7 years
Industry Experience 7 years
I enjoy getting to build lasting relationships with all my guests. When I’m not at work, I’m working on music composition.
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Apr 06, 2021

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This was by far the best car buying experience we have...

This was by far the best car buying experience we have ever had. Demario was so helpful and the dealership is great! We love our car.

Mar 25, 2021

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Checkered flag buying experience was great. No pressure...

Checkered flag buying experience was great. No pressure sale! Demario went above and beyond. Eventhough they were really busy the day we went in, we were helped rather quickly. Checkered flag buyers for life. Good job guys!

Mar 24, 2021

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Demario was great! I can't say enough good things about...

Demario was great! I can't say enough good things about his customer service. We came in with a budget and an idea of what we wanted in a vehicle. Demario worked with us to find the perfect car for our family that checked all the boxes! The entire process from looking at cars on the lot, test driving, and to finalized with keys in hand was a breeze. By far the easiest car buying experience. We will definitely recommend Demario and Checkered Flag Hyundia World.

Mar 07, 2021

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I own a very prominent business here in Virginia Beach...

I own a very prominent business here in Virginia Beach and I must say that the level of professionalism provided by Mr. Street far surpassed anything I’ve experience in my past 40 plus years of purchasing vehicles. Even though you all were busy on a Saturday afternoon, Demario acted like we were the only customers in his world at the time and went through every step of the buying process with us even though we are a few months out. You truly have a gem of an employee and I will be purchasing several genesis vehicles from him over the next few months! Thank you again Demario for taking the time with me and knowing your product inside and out.

Feb 28, 2021

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Demario was such a nice young man! I am hard of hearing...

Demario was such a nice young man! I am hard of hearing and I had a lot of questions. He stayed patient with me the entire time and answered every question I had about the G80. E even bonded over our like for jazz music. His customer service was impeccable. The most professional young man I have met in a while. Especially with everything going on with Covid-19. Checkered Flag Hyundai is extremely lucky to have workers like him! I will definitely be back to see him in a year when im ready to buy! Thank you so much for everything young man!

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Richard Jakubs

Richard Jakubs

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Dealership Experience 18 years 2 months
Industry Experience 18 years 2 months
I've been with Hyundai for almost 17 years, and here at Checkered Flag Hyundai World we give you a hassle free environment with up front pricing. One person, one price one Hour. I look forward to being your advocate in your next purchase and to put the fun back in your car buying experience.
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Jul 09, 2020

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I bought my Hyundai accent from Richard two years ago and...

I bought my Hyundai accent from Richard two years ago and it was the best experience I’ve ever had in my life buying a car. Before meeting Richard, I already went to four different other dealerships where the car salesmen were all just too aggressive towards me and trying to get me to buy some thing that I didn’t need or that was well over my budget. Talking with Richard though was an absolutely wonderful because he didn’t try and peer pressure me into buying some thing that I wasn’t interested in and he genuinely wanted to work within my budget constraints and give me a vehicle that I could afford and that was going to last. I wish all car salesmen could be like Richard! PS if you see this review Richard, thank you again for making the car buying experience such a breeze without any headaches or pressure. God bless you!

Feb 29, 2020

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Superb Customer Service

Of all of the vehicles I've purchased over the years, this was by far the smoothest and shortest vehicle purchase experience. Rich was straightforward and guided us through the process. It was an awesome experience not having to go through multiple people to finish a vehicle purchase transaction that in the past has taken up to 3-4 hours. Thanks!!!

Jun 30, 2019

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Excellent customer service

Martene goes above and beyond to meet the needs of her customers, and is super friendly and personable. In my experience at Hyundai she helped me buyout my Elantra, which I had been leasing. She was able to explain everything to me in terms I could grasp and understand. She was able to lower my monthly payment by $40 (would have been $60, but I got an extended warranty, gap coverage, and a couple other packages) and helped me to buy this car on my own with no co-signer. This was a huge deal to me because I am a college student and do not have much credit history. Also I recently needed help handling finances with Hyundai Motor Finance and she helped me to fax my documents and even checks back with me follow up that my needs were met. I highly recommend going to her for your car needs!

Mar 20, 2019

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From Dream to Reality!!!

My experience at Hyundai/Genesis World was nothing less than exceptional. The moment that I walked in the door I was greeted with a sincerity that I would not be pressured into purchasing anything. Geoff provided me with the utmost professionalism and knowledge regarding the vehicle I was looking at and eventually getting, a Genesis G70. When Geoff was assisting another customer, Rich was able o step in to continue the exceptional customer service that made my experience great.

Jan 29, 2019

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Excellent

Larry Brown and Rich Jackubs went above and beyond to accommodate the paperwork signing around my work schedule! Flawless transaction class act gentlemen! highly recommend

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Brandon Holley

Brandon Holley

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Dealership Experience 3 years 1 months
Industry Experience 3 years 1 months
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Nov 10, 2019

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Brandon did an outstanding job helping me with my vehicle...

Brandon did an outstanding job helping me with my vehicle purchase. He found me a vehicle that suited my needs better than the one I originally came in to drive, and saved me over $1000 in the process. He was communicative and upfront throughout the entire process. Brandon will definitely take care of you during your car buying process!

May 13, 2019

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Great experience at checkered flags Hyundai VAbeach

Geoff helped us in the process of finding and financing the perfect car. Geoff was not pushy and very informative and helpful and we really appreciated all his help. I highly recommend checkered flags and Geoff to anyone for their car buying experience!

Oct 15, 2018

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great experience

he was very helpful from start to closing explained the whole procudere and took care of every single detail he made it a pleasant experience I would surely do business with him again mr holley was great also

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Bob Rischitelli

Bob Rischitelli

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Mar 10, 2020

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Excellent customer service

Joey was fantastic and knowledgable about the new Santa Fe! Excellant sales staff and the everyone was super friendly and didn't pressure us at all. I was able to come back the next day and check the vehicle out again. Bob gave us a great deal on our trade in, and Joey did a great job making sure everything was done to our satisfaction. The showroom was very nice and clean. would defin buy from them again. We didn't spend all day there either doing the paperwork, i think 3 hours was a fantastic time to get everything done. Thank you Joey and Bob, you guys rock!

Mar 10, 2020

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A very professional car buying experience

I had been shopping car sales from rental agencies (Hertz, Enterprise, etc) and it became a "big box- cookie cutter" experience. I went online and shopped all of the Norfolk and Virginia Beach Checkered Flag lots for my same preferences. Found many of the same choices and price with more dealership perks included. Hyundai World Virginia Beach had my "needle in a haystack" 2017 Sonata Sport 2.0T which is still covered under their manufacturer's warranty. I visited the dealership and was greeted professionally in their showroom by Kristi A. We did a test drive, Kristi had my trade-in appraised, and we connected with the trade in a short period of time. Not a high pressure car sales situation whatsoever!! In fact, Kristi never bugged me for my phone number, I can't say that about the rental agencies and several other dealers in the area.

Jun 30, 2019

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Excellent customer service

Martene goes above and beyond to meet the needs of her customers, and is super friendly and personable. In my experience at Hyundai she helped me buyout my Elantra, which I had been leasing. She was able to explain everything to me in terms I could grasp and understand. She was able to lower my monthly payment by $40 (would have been $60, but I got an extended warranty, gap coverage, and a couple other packages) and helped me to buy this car on my own with no co-signer. This was a huge deal to me because I am a college student and do not have much credit history. Also I recently needed help handling finances with Hyundai Motor Finance and she helped me to fax my documents and even checks back with me follow up that my needs were met. I highly recommend going to her for your car needs!

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Joey Swearingen

Joey Swearingen

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Dealership Experience 5 years 11 months
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Jun 20, 2020

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Jeff was outstanding and went out of his way to make our...

Jeff was outstanding and went out of his way to make our car buying experience a good one. He answered all of our questions and was quick with the turn around time in getting in and out of the dealership with our new car. Very pleased!

Mar 10, 2020

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Excellent customer service

Joey was fantastic and knowledgable about the new Santa Fe! Excellant sales staff and the everyone was super friendly and didn't pressure us at all. I was able to come back the next day and check the vehicle out again. Bob gave us a great deal on our trade in, and Joey did a great job making sure everything was done to our satisfaction. The showroom was very nice and clean. would defin buy from them again. We didn't spend all day there either doing the paperwork, i think 3 hours was a fantastic time to get everything done. Thank you Joey and Bob, you guys rock!

Dec 28, 2019

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Joey made the process quick and painless. He went the...

Joey made the process quick and painless. He went the extra mile to find the vehicle we wanted. Tried working a trade with other dealerships. Couldn’t have been more pleased with the experience.

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Anthony Paternite

Anthony Paternite

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Apr 06, 2021

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This was by far the best car buying experience we have...

This was by far the best car buying experience we have ever had. Demario was so helpful and the dealership is great! We love our car.

Feb 28, 2021

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Anthony was very professional and accommodating. He found...

Anthony was very professional and accommodating. He found the perfect Santa Fe that I was looking for and met all of my expectations! Thank you!

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Tommy Washington

Tommy Washington

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Dec 25, 2020

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Very professional , and felt completely at home. My son...

Very professional , and felt completely at home. My son was actually buying the car. I was impressed that even though he arrived hrs before me, Tommy took his time with him and never pushed or rushed him into making any decisions about a purchase. Tommy worked with us for 3 days making sure he got just the right vehicle at a price that was right for my son. He test drove several vehicles in several price ranges and in different styles and makes. Tommy made sure we knew the pros and cons for each vehicle as they related to my sons wants and needs. We never felt like Tommy was pushing a vehicle on us, but gave us great options and gave us time to consider the merits of each vehicle. It was like we actually had a friend helping us select a vehicle- not a salesman. If you are in the market for new or used- do yourself a favor and ask for Tommy- he’s the BEST! My son purchased his vehicle and was so excited. We both left feeling like we got a great deal and made a friend in the process. Thank you Tommy!

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Rachael Artmitage

Rachael Artmitage

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Happy and energetic, I always go above and beyond for my guests!
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Nick Cooke

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