Keep these things in mind when shopping for a certified car:

  • Each manufacturer inspection is different. Look at the program websites (links below) to see inspection details for each one.
  • Determine whether there is a deductible, and if so, how much.
  • Look for benefits typically associated with new car purchases, like roadside assistance, loaner vehicles and special financing.

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Warranty Details
Certified Warranty Details
2-Year/24,000-Mile1 CPO Scheduled Maintenance Plan.

12-Month/12,000-Mile2 Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty.

5-year/100,000-Mile3 Powertrain Limited Warranty.

1Covers only scheduled oil changes with filter, tire rotations and 27 point inspections, according to your vehicle's recommended maintenance schedule for up to 2 years or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first. Does not include air filters. Maximum of 4 service events. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details.

2Whichever comes first from date of purchase. See participating dealer for limited warranty details.

3Whichever comes first from original in-service date. See participating dealers for limited warranty details.
7-year/100,000 mile limited warranty. Only Nissan models less than 6 years old and under 80,000 miles qualify for the Nissan Certified Pre-Owned program. The CARFAX® Vehicle History Report ensures your vehicle has a clean title history.

 
Warranty Deductible
$0
$50 per claim
 
Transferable Warranty
Yes
No/Yes with the purchase of the CPO Wrap Coverage at time of sale. Fee to transfer is estimated to be $50
 
Features & Benefits
Age/Mileage Eligibility
2010-2014 model year / Under 75,000 miles
Model years 2010-2015 & less than 80,000 miles.
 
Point Inspection
172-Point Vehicle Inspection and Reconditioning
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167 point comprehensive Certified Pre-Owned Inspection and reconditioning. Inspection includes OEM service bulletins and recalls, diagnostic trouble codes, powertrain/chassis, body frame, road test, interior and body exterior.
 
Roadside Assistance
Yes
Yes for the duration of the 7 year/100,000 mile limited warranty from the original in-service date of the vehicle.
 
Return/Exchange Program
3-Day 150-Mile Satisfaction Guarantee
No
 
Special Financing
Yes
 
Lease Term Certified
No
Yes
 
Current Promotions
1.9% APR¹ for 36 months for well-qualified buyers on select Certified Pre-Owned vehicles including:

Chevrolet: Cruze

¹Length of contract limited. Not available with other offers. Take delivery from a participating Certified Pre-Owned dealer by March 2, 2015.
Visit http://cpo.nissanusa.com for current promos.
 
Why Choose Us?
Every Chevrolet Pre-Owned Vehicle is inspected, warrantied, and comes with a free vehicle history report. GM has over 3,100 participating dealers. Visit www.gmcertified.com for details.
Buy Smart, Own Confidence!

Every Nissan Certified Pre-Owned vehicle goes through a 167 point comprehensive vehicle inspection and reconditioning. Only then can it be admitted into the Nissan Certified Pre-Owned Program. Also included is a free CARFAX® vehicle history report with a 3 year Buy Back Guarantee (no-registration required), emergency roadside assistance for the duration of the 7 year / 100,000 mile limited warranty and special APR financing for eligible Certified Pre-Owned customers. Visit http://www.nissanusa.com/cpo for more details.
 
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Why Choose Us?
Certified pre-owned programs can vary greatly. Here manufacturers outline the unique benefits of their respective programs.
Certified Warranty Details
Warranty coverage can vary from one manufacturer to the next. While most certified pre-owned programs transfer and extend the existing new-car warranty terms, some offer a combination warranty of an additional term and the total vehicle mileage. Others offer a warranty that simply represents an additional year and mileage value.
Warranty Deductible
This is the amount for which you are responsible when repair work is performed under the warranty. Some manufacturers require a deductible while others don't, so always ask.
Transferable Warranty
When a new-car warranty transfers with the certification of the car and remains eligible for the next owner, it is known as a transferable warranty. Once the original transferable warranty expires, an extended warranty takes effect.
Age/Mileage Eligibility
To even be considered for certification, a car must be a recent model year and have limited mileage. The exact requirements are established by individual manufacturers.
Point Inspection
These inspections entail a comprehensive vehicle test to ensure that all parts are in excellent working order. The point inspection list is simply a numbered list of exactly what parts of the car are examined. While many inspections range from a 70- to 150-point checklist, most are very similar and are performed using strict guidelines. Ask your local dealer about specific details.
Roadside Assistance
Most certified pre-owned programs offer free roadside service in case your car breaks down while still under warranty.
Return/Exchange Program
Some manufacturers offer a very limited return or exchange period. Find out if you will get the sales tax and licensing/registration fees back should you return or exchange the car.
Special Financing
Reduced-rate loans are available through many certified pre-owned programs. Manufacturer-backed inspections and warranties help eliminate the risks involved with buying pre-owned, so buyers that qualify can take advantage of the great offers.
Lease Term Certified
Some manufacturers offer certified pre-owned cars for lease. The length of the lease is often shorter than a new-car lease, but it will cost you less.
Current Promotions
Manufacturers provide information about their current certified pre-owned offers or promotions.
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