I paid £1000 deposit for a car that wasn't as described - how do I get my deposit back?

I paid £1000 deposit to a garage for a car I was interested in. After 48 hours, without viewing it or signing anything, I saw it had 3400 extra miles on the clock than was stated. I decided to cancel because I was told the deposit was fully refundable. However, they only offered a credit note off future purchases. How do l get my money back?

Asked on 25 March 2018 by Brian devlIn

Answered by Honest John
You use Small Claims to sue for it because the vehicle was not as described, therefore there was no binding contract between you and the vendor: www.gov.uk/make-court-claim-for-money
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