Buying a certified pre-owned vehicle can take some of the risk out of a used car–but do you know exactly what a certified pre-owned vehicle is? Almost every automaker offers such a program wherein lightly used vehicles–often two- or three-year old models fresh off leases–are inspected, refurbished, and sold with a manufacturer-backed warranty. Not every program is equal, and some provide more perks than others. To help, we've compiled this collection of advice to help you navigate this often confusing subset of used car buying.
A CPO vehicle can be a great deal. Here's how to know if one's right for you.
Benefits of Buying a CPO Vehicle
Before you purchase your next car, consider all the benefits a CPO program offers.
With automaker-backed warranties and a lot of life left to live, CPO vehicles can extend owners’ peace of mind.
Odds are you’re buying a used car that should be trouble-free for years to come.
Lower-rate financing is just one benefit. Learn about some of the lesser-known perks included with some manufacturers' CPO vehicles.
For starters, they're cheaper than buying new and CPO vehicles still have a lot of life in them.