Search Cars for Sale

Porsche Certified Pre-Owned Program

Overview

Porsche’s excellent certified pre-owned (CPO) program covers its cars with a bumper-to-bumper warranty for up to 6 years and now offers unlimited mileage from the original sale date, provided that they’re still under warranty at the time of purchase. For cars no longer covered by the original warranty, Porsche’s plan offers 2 years with unlimited miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage from the date of CPO purchase. Porsche’s certified pre-owned program also boasts no deductible, and it’s fully transferable to future owners.

What We Like

Full transferability; impressively long bumper-to-bumper coverage; no deductible; unlimited mileage up to 6 years

What We Don’t

Confusing warranty coverage dates; no special financing deals; no complimentary maintenance; no loaner car

Program Specifics

Porsche’s certified pre-owned program is one of the best on the market, largely due to the brand’s impressive warranty, which offers the longest possible coverage of any automaker CPO program.

Porsche’s CPO warranty, called Porsche Approved, is actually two different CPO programs. The first offers an extension of 2 years to the factory 4-year/50,000 mile warranty, essential extending it to a total of 6 years. For Porsche models that are no longer covered by the original warranty, Porsche’s plan offers a bumper-to-bumper coverage plan for up to 2 years from the date of CPO purchase. In either case, owners are no longer limited by mileage constraints so long as they remain within the warranty’s time frame. This warranty only applies to CPO cars sold after Dec 1, 2017.

Porsche’s CPO program will accept vehicles up to 13 model years older than the current year, which means that some 14-year-old Porsche models are issued a full factory warranty that’ll last an additional 2 years. No other automaker offers bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage for up to 10 years or even anything close to that.

Porsche’s program has some other benefits, too. For instance, the warranty is fully transferable to the next owner, should you decide to sell before your coverage runs out. And there’s no deductible for repairs, which means you won’t pay a thing if a covered item breaks during the warranty period.

The drawbacks? For one, the coverage dates can be a little confusing. For example, if you buy a 6-year-old Porsche, you’ll get 2 years of coverage per the brand’s 2-year warranty. But if you buy a 3-year-old Porsche, you’ll get up to 6 years of coverage from the original sale date. You’ll need to confirm with your dealer exactly when your warranty expires and keep that date in mind. We’re also disappointed that Porsche’s program doesn’t offer any free factory scheduled maintenance or special financing rates, because we’d love a great deal on a used Porsche. Who wouldn’t?

Indeed, this is one of the best CPO warranties around. We highly recommend it to drivers interested in a used Porsche, whether you’re considering the brand’s sports cars or its luxury sedans and SUVs.

See the Certified Pre-Owned Porsche models for sale near you

Certified Porsche 911 models for sale near you
Certified Porsche 718 Boxster models for sale near you
Certified Porsche 718 Cayman models for sale near you
Certified Porsche Cayenne models for sale near you
Certified Porsche Macan models for sale near you
Certified Porsche Panamera models for sale near you
All certified Porsche models for sale near you

 

Sign up for Autotrader newsletters

The best cars and best deals delivered to your inbox

Email Address 

By subscribing, you agree to our privacy policy

Where You Can Buy

Loading dealers...

Porsche News & Reviews

Most Popular Articles

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: First Look

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid jumps to the head of the hybrid class.

Best SUV Deals: October 2020

Now is a great time to buy an SUV. Those who can afford a new ride are in luck because there are some great cashback and lease incentives right now.

How Much Money Should You Put Down on a Car?

Determining the right down payment for a new- or used-car loan or a new-car lease depends on more than just the buyer's finances.

Research by Style

More Articles Like This