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MARCH 18TH, 2020
PLEASE NOTE: Starting March 23, 2020, our Showroom will be open 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday. Our Parts & Service Department will now be open 7 am to 4 pm and be closed on Saturday.

We're Here to Help!

The health and well-being of you and your family is our top priority. Due to the recent progression of COVID-19, we wanted to reach to let you know that we’re here to help.

At-Home Vehicle Pick-Up & Drop-Off For Service Appointments

Free Valet Service (Pick-up & Delivery) – Stay home, stay safe. If you’re located in Ottawa, our team will pick-up and deliver your vehicle, at no extra charge. All vehicles will be wiped down and sanitized upon pick-up and return your home.

Call us at (613) 801-5181 or use our online tool to book a service appointment.

Stop Your Payments For Up To One Year

Trade-in for a New Model & Push Back Your Payments for up to One Year – Our team understands the uncertainty and repercussions associated with the rapidly-moving COVID-19 virus. We have implemented a program in hopes to relieve some financial stress for anyone affected by the situation.

We’re offering you a chance to STOP your payments for up to one year when you trade-in your vehicle and upgrade to a new model.

To assure everyone’s safety, we are providing you with a tool to get a full trade-in appraisal online to start the process. Get started here.

If you’d like to learn more, please reply to this email. Our team will reach out to you by phone or email to discuss more and go over options available to you.

Practice Safe Shopping

In order to make doing business with us as safe and convenient as possible, we urge you to take advantage of the following enhanced features:

On-Demand Test Drives – we are happy to deliver a new or used vehicle to your work or home for a personal test drive…no obligation and no charge. We can arrange all final transaction details at a location convenient and comfortable for you.

Call us at (613) 801-5181 to speak to our team and request an at-home test drive.

Skip the Showroom and Shop Online – We now offer a fully functional Online Shopping platform for your vehicle needs. Shop at your leisure – save your vehicle, payments, and accessories in a shopping cart to revisit at your convenience, either at home or in store. Get started here.

Reduce Your Time In The Showroom – While you may now complete your vehicle purchase completely online, we also offer various tools to facilitate your Shopping Experience. If you’d still like to come to visit us, use these free and safe online tools to reduce your time in the Showroom:

Value Your Trade-in – Get a full trade-in appraisal from the comfort of your home. Start online with a few questions about your vehicle and your contact info. We’ll then send you a link to our app that you will be able to download and take a few pictures of your vehicle for a more accurate appraisal. We will review and email you a trade-in value. Get started here.

Free Credit Check – Simply check your credit score to see where you stand or complete a full credit application online. Come prepared and pre-approved to save hours in the Showroom. Get started here.

Book Your Test Drive – When you book your test drive online and ahead of time, it gives us plenty of time to find, move, clean and sanitize the vehicle of your choice before your arrival. Book here.

Your Safety is Our Priority! Update On COVID-19 & Our Safety Measures.

We are closely monitoring developments with respect to the spread of the virus, and our priority remains the safety of our employees, customers, and our community.

We are here for you and our Showroom and Service Department remain open until further notice. In order to do so, we are taking every necessary step to ensure everyone’s safety; including our customers and staff members.

Additional Hygiene & Enhanced Cleaning Procedures

Showroom:

  • All vehicles are being wiped down and sanitized after each test drive and/or after showroom presentations (keys included).
  • Additional sanitizers and sanitizing stations have been made available throughout the dealership.
  • All touchpoints such as door handles, restroom doors, rails, showroom doors, tables, all in-dealership surfaces, and employee desks are being regularly wiped and sanitized.

Service Area:

  • All service personnel will wear rubber gloves when working on vehicle interiors.
  • All service vehicles will be wiped down and sanitized before being returned to our customers.

Practicing Safe Distance

  • As of Wednesday, March 11th, 2020, the staff at Ottawa St-Laurent Jeep & RAM is not shaking hands. As usual, smiles, waves, and other friendly acts of welcoming will be provided.
  • No physical contact and safe distance of 3-feet are applicable.

Facilitating Employee Absence

We are instructing employees to stay home and see a doctor if they have the following symptoms: fever, cough, difficulty breathing, diarrhea, and/or symptoms associated with the common cold. We will require an employee to be removed from the workplace if they have knowingly been exposed.

Stay Healthy

Like all viruses, the best way to combat it is to keep your immune system primed. Get proper sleep – 8 hours of sleep per night, maintain a healthy and balanced diet and regular exercise.

During this difficult time, we are putting all our efforts to support our customers and be here for you.

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