New Mats

The CR-V has nice fuzzy floor mats, but they were already getting trashed – lots of water, sand and dirt. You can wash – but for a leased vehicle? Protect all you can. I already dumped coffee once…

I had heard of WeatherTech on WBEZ, and we purchased nice mats several years ago from them for the Volvo. I had been eyeing the Weather Tech FloorLiner Digital Fit system for a while, but we happened to be near Westchester with some time to kill. A quick email a few days ahead, and Derek confirmed they had the tan ones in stock, and I would be able to check them out when I got there.

It was very busy – lots of customers in the parking lot, and the will-call area was deserted except by customers waiting. People ducked in and out asking questions and they would vanish again. After a few minutes a guy came in and asked if i needed help. I gave him the info and he went off to get the mats. 5 minutes later he returned, and we headed outside to try the mats out.

They fit great – the old ones came out, and he put the new ones in, they even clicked over the retaining clips. Then the guy commented he had a Honda Pilot with the tan interior and black dashboard and he liked the black better – the tan was more browny than on the website. I did agree that the color was strange in the car, and he offered to run inside and grab a set in black. After 10 minutes, he came back out apologetically, and installed the black. Much better. We took out the tan, installed the black, and headed inside to finish up.

I grabbed a couple of license plate holders, and he poked at the terminal, and ran into a problem with the credit card machine. While we waited for help with the invoice, he confided that he was a geek, not a salesperson, normally he was working on the website. We chatted about geekish things about the site, the other guy came back and finished the transaction and eventually the deed was done.

Good service, nice product. Stimulate that economy! Made in USA!!!!

MacNeil Automotive Products
2435 Wisconsin Ave.
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

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