Car advertised with wrong price - what are my rights?

My wife and I want a new car and found a 2013 Audi A1 for sale for £17,995. We really liked the car and the test drive was good; however, when we sat down to sort out the finance I was told by the manager that there was an error in the price and it was actually £20,995. We remonstrated with them, but the sales manager has refused to take or return my calls. What are our rights here, if any?

Asked on 29 October 2013 by Colin Scott

Answered by Honest John
You don't have any rights because no contract has been made. Had you paid a deposit on a contracted price of £17,995 you could have held them to it. As it is the price was merely an invitation to treat, but was a mistake that turned out to be an obvious mistake.
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