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
12-month/12,000-mile Comprehensive Warranty.*

7-year/100,000-mile Limited Powertrain Warranty**

*Whichever comes first from date of Scion Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle purchase. The Comprehensive Warranty covers any repair or replacement of components which fail under normal use due to defect in materials or workmanship. (Program not available in Puerto Rico and Hawaii.)
**Whichever comes first from original date of first use when sold as new. See your Scion Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles dealer for warranty details. Program not available in Puerto Rico and Hawaii. For AL, FL, GA, NC & SC, warranty coverage differs in the following ways: 7-year or 100,000-mile Scion Certified Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage begins on January 1st of the vehicle's model year and zero (0) odometer miles and expires at the earlier of seven years or 100,000 odometer miles.
6 years or 100,000 miles comprehensive limited warranty coverage from the original in-service date

Rental Reimbursement $45/day

 
Warranty Deductible
$50/Visit
$100
 
Transferable Warranty
Yes
Yes
 
Features & Benefits
Age/Mileage Eligibility
6 / 85,000
6 model years or newer / less than 60,000 miles
 
Point Inspection
Reconditioning and 160-point
200
 
Roadside Assistance
Yes
Yes
 
Return/Exchange Program
No
No
 
Special Financing
Yes
Yes
 
Lease Term Certified
Yes
Yes
 
Current Promotions
1.9% APR for 72 months¹- Lincoln MKZ only
1.9% APR for 66 months¹- all other Lincoln CPO vehicles

Program dates: 4/1/14-4/30/14

Lincoln Certified Pre-Owned vehicles 2009-2014 : Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKX, Mark LT, Navigator and Town Car

¹Not all buyers qualify for Lincoln Automotive Financial Services financing. MKZ: 1.9% APR for 72 months at $14.71 per month per $1,000 financed regardless of down payment. All other Lincoln CPO models: 1.9% APR for 66 months at $15.97 per month per $1,000 financed regardless of down payment. Take delivery from dealer stock by 4/30/14. See dealer for qualifications and details.
 
Why Choose Us?
At Scion, only the best of the best are chosen to be Scion Certified Used Vehicles. When we choose a vehicle for Scion certification, we have to do a little investigative work. Not only do we put each vehicle through an exhaustive 160-Point Quality Assurance Inspection, but we also run a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report to ensure it is worthy of the Scion Certification process. Then, each vehicle is reconditioned to Scion's exacting standards by factory-trained Scion Technicians. We want the vehicles to look and feel as new as possible and we know you do, too. We believe this helps maintain the value, as well as creates pride in ownership of Scion Certified Used Vehicles. Visit www.scioncertified.com
Every certified pre-owned Lincoln is inspected and comes with limited warranty coverage and 24/7 roadside assistance. Plus a vehicle history overview report, a full tank of gas, new wiper blades, fresh oil and filter & more. Visit lincoln.com/certified-used for 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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