Certified Pre Owned

Latest Certified Pre-Owned Incentives by Automaker

By Cars.com on Fri Jun 02 07:30:10 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned incentives are reduced-rate loans offered by manufacturers to qualified buyers of CPO vehicles. All financing offers listed here are available nationally unless noted otherwise. Not every buyer will qualify for this discount financing, contact your dealer… Read More

Latest Certified Pre-Owned Incentives by Automaker

By Cars.com on Fri Jun 02 07:30:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned incentives are reduced-rate loans offered by manufacturers to qualified buyers of CPO vehicles. All financing offers listed here are available nationally unless noted otherwise. Not every buyer will qualify for this discount financing, contact your dealer… Read More

Is a Certified Pre-Owned Car Right for You?

By Rick Popely on Mon Apr 10 05:30:47 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Whether you're considering a new or used car, one option you should explore is a certified pre-owned vehicle. These are late-model vehicles that in many cases are nearly new and come with warranties comparable to those you would… Read More

A Certified Pre-Owned or Used Car: Which Is Better?

By Rick Popely on Mon Apr 10 05:30:45 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Buying any vehicle carries risks, and the risks are greater with a used car than with one that's new. With a used vehicle, you usually don't know how it was treated by previous owners or what repair issues… Read More

The Basics of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on Fri Sep 02 03:32:00 GMT-06:00 2016

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 many buyers crave in a used vehicle: peace of… Read More

Pros and Cons of CPO Versus an Extended Warranty

By Rick Popely on Fri Sep 02 03:31:00 GMT-06:00 2016

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 beyond the original time and mileage limits. Will those CPO warranties be… Read More

Pros and Cons of Buying a CPO Vehicle

By Rick Popely on Fri Sep 02 03:31:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Certified pre-owned vehicles are touted as the best used cars — late-model vehicles that received plenty of TLC from the previous owner and didn't need major repairs or reconditioning to restore them to showroom condition. But despite their… Read More

Which Is the Better CPO Buy: Luxury or Economy?

By Cars.com Staff on Fri Sep 02 03:28:40 GMT-06:00 2016

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, Toyota, Saturn and Volvo joined in. Now, virtually every automaker… Read More

Used, Pre-Owned Leases Grow as Off-Lease Cars Flood Market

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Apr 18 12:15:41 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Cars returned after their lease term expires are getting a new lease on life. As leasing occupies a rapidly increasing share of new-car transactions, automakers' captive lenders are having to figure out what to do with the commensurately… Read More

How to Compare CPO Programs

By Rick Popely on Sun Feb 07 15:15:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — You shouldn't judge a book solely by its cover, and neither should you judge a certified pre-owned program only by its brochure. CPO programs vary widely in their warranty coverage, including whether vehicles can be exchanged. Here are… Read More

Is Your Trade-in a CPO Candidate?

By Rick Popely on Sun Feb 07 12:30:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — If you're trading in a low-mileage, late-model vehicle that has been well maintained and looks nearly new, your car could be a candidate for a certified pre-owned program. If it qualifies to become a CPO vehicle, does that… Read More