Can you return a car in Texas?
I’m thinking of buying my partner a new car for our anniversary, but I’m afraid of getting the wrong one. Can I return the car if I live in Texas?
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In Texas, you can’t return a car you’ve just bought. There are a couple of exceptions, but they probably won’t help your specific situation.
Some states have a buyer’s remorse law that allows you to return a large purchase within three days—Texas is not one of them. You may be able to return a car for the following reasons:
- If you purchase a used car that turns out to be a lemon or requires repeated repairs beyond the warranty
- If there is a loophole in the agreement or contract that nullifies the sale
- Some dealerships may provide a 24-hour grace period for returns, but it’s rare
- If you bought the car somewhere besides the dealer’s place of business you may have three days to force a refund
As you can see, none of these options are dependable ways to return a vehicle. It may be best to ask your partner beforehand about what car to get and avoid the issue altogether.
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