Blainville Chrysler Jeep Dodge was found guilty of breaches of the Consumer Protection Act by demanding a higher price than the one announced.
In a dispute with the Office de la protection du consommateur, the Blainville, Laurentides company received a guilty verdict on January 15 at the Saint-Jérôme courthouse.
The Agency criticized Blainville Chrysler Jeep Dodge for charging a higher price than that advertised on the Desmeules.ca website for used cars in November 2016.
Transport and preparation costs were added to the vehicle prices by the merchant.
"The price of a product or service is part of the information that is essential for the consumer," the Consumer Protection Office said on Thursday.
“Thus, in Quebec, it is prohibited for any merchant, manufacturer or advertiser to demand a price higher than the one announced. In addition, traders are required to announce an "all inclusive" price, which includes all costs, except taxes, "it was added.