Benefits of Purchasing a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

Are you in the market for a new vehicle but are wary about shelling out the money? There’s a safer and affordable option available: certified used cars for sale. These can be purchased from any car dealership with a level of surety that you won’t get from any other route. Buying a certified used car from JTs Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat is also called a certified pre-owned vehicle or CPO.

Top 4 Benefits of Purchasing a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO)

1. Less Cost

This is the biggest advantage of all because you’re actually buying an SUV, car, or truck that costs a lot less than a new vehicle. Many CPO vehicles can be acquired with a low-interest rate. Did you know that a two-year-old CPO car is 25% cheaper than a new version of the same model? A four-year-old CPO can be 40% cheaper.

2. Manufacturer’s Warranty

Similar to new vehicles, used cars for sale are backed with a manufacturer’s warranty. You won’t get this surety with a private purchase. Many automakers offer a mixture of bumper-to-bumper and limited powertrain warranty. These will vary across coverage length, deductibles, systems covered, etc. Most deductibles range from $50 to $100. Some powertrain warranties can be up to 100,000 miles. If you’re planning on selling the car before the warranty expires, then check for new-owner transfer costs.

3. Inspection

All used cars for sale or CPOs that are offered at a dealership must be thoroughly inspected. A vehicle typically qualifies for a CPO program if it’s a few years old and has acquired a few miles, that is, 36,000 miles or less. The health of the car will be checked through the vehicle history report, title status, and VIN. There’s also a mandatory inspection required by a factory-trained mechanic. These inspections can check up to 300 items.

4. Vehicle Return Policy

Your CPO contract will mention an option to back out in case you and the car are not compatible. Most CPO policies will mention the mileage or time period you have to make the swap. Some will offer you a trade-in for another vehicle in the same brand.

If you’re on the lookout for used cars for sale, drop by the JTs Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Lexington, SC, which also serves residents from Oak Grove, Red Bank, and Gilbert. 

Source: FCA