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Monday, July 27, 2009

Kingston Nissan has the best (and/or worst) ad!

Aaron Foley of Michigan Live ranked the "five best (or worst) Cash for Clunkers TV ads" last week. Kingston Nissan came in third place.

Here's Foley's description:

What's going on here? No, really, Kingston Nissan, what's going on here? The Kingston, N.Y., dealer has this ad with a bunch of guys sitting around playing with their phones until one of them suggests going to happy hour. Segue to an overhead shot of a car lot and a voiceover describing Cash for Clunkers. But the real question is, is it good advertising to mention going to happy hour when you're in the business of getting customers to drive?
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There's a nice plug for the Skytop Restaurant in the ad, too:

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