Certified Pre Owned

Can You Lease a Used Car?

By Kelsey Mays on December 14, 2019

Can you lease a used car? In a word, yes. But there are plenty of ramifications. Read More
What Car Should You Buy?

By Kelsey Mays on August 20, 2019

What car should you buy? That’s a tricky question. We’ll help lead you to the answer. Read More
The Basics of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on September 17, 2018

CARS.COM — At most new-car dealerships, you will encounter certified pre-owned vehicles, which have become big business. They are a popular choice for consumers because CPO cars offer more of what ... Read More
Pros and Cons of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on September 13, 2018

Certified pre-owned vehicles are touted as the best used cars — off-lease or late-model vehicles that received plenty of TLC from the previous owner and didn’t need major repairs or reconditi... Read More
What Does CPO Mean?

June 22, 2018

When shopping for a used car, you’ll often see listings for CPO, or certified pre-owned vehicles. While that looks good in ads, its meaning can vary greatly. Related: Video: How to Prep You... Read More
First-Time Buyers: New, Used or Certified Pre-Owned?

By Kelsey Mays on March 15, 2018

CARS.COM — For first-time buyers there’s a key dilemma: Should I buy a new vehicle or a used vehicle? Or should I take the third path, certified pre-owned? We detail each option below; read o... Read More
Should You Lease a CPO Vehicle?

By Rick Popely on February 26, 2018

CARS.COM — Though you don’t often hear about it, it is possible to lease a used vehicle, including certified pre-owned cars. Several CPO programs have leasing options that offer the same bene... Read More
Pros and Cons of CPO Versus an Extended Warranty

By Rick Popely on February 14, 2018

CARS.COM — Most certified pre-owned vehicles come with at least one year of basic, comprehensive warranty coverage backed by the manufacturer, plus a powertrain warranty that usually stretches beyo... Read More
Super Bowl Cities Scrimmage: How Boston, Philly Car Shoppers Roll

By Fred Meier on January 26, 2018

CARS.COM — Super Bowl 52 has shaped up as a battle between the NFL’s staunchly successful Boston side and a scrappy Philadelphia team that had to work to overcome adversity. Both have fiercel... Read More
Which Is the Better CPO Buy: Luxury or Economy?

November 21, 2017

CARS.COM — The first factory-certified pre-owned cars were luxury models, starting with Mercedes-Benz in 1989 and followed by Porsche in 1991 and Lexus in 1993. Later, Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Jaguar,... Read More