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Yes you can cancel it but you will have lost your £300
This is because when you gave the £300 that shows you had intended to form a contract to buy.
Therefore if you cancel you lose this part of the deposit.
I assume you went to the car showroom to order. This means you do not have any cooling off rights.
So I am sorry to say whilst you can cancel you have lost the £300
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the answer I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If it was ordered online or via the phone then you would have 7 days cooling off
You did not, it was at a dealer and therefore have no cooling off
I am sorry
You can't just change your mind - the law does not allow this.
If they wanted to they could push for the balance of the deposit.
But by giving the deposit you have a contract.
It is a contract by conduct.
I am sorry if this is not the answer you wanted, but I have to tell you the legal position
The problem is this - when you go into a dealer and sign you have no cooling off rights
You would have cooling off rights just for the finance, but not for the deposit.
If you had ordered online or via telephone you would have cooling off rights.
I am sorry but the partial deposit is gone - but be grateful that you wont have to pay the full deposit.
Does that clarify matters?
That will be the end of the matter.
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