Buying Certified Pre-owned Cars (CPO)

We can help you find the best certified car or CPO program for you. Check out our reviews, compare models and find cars for sale.

Best CPO Programs of 2020

Lexus has one of the best CPO programs for luxury cars, and Hyundai has one of the best non-luxury programs for 2020.

After the Shutdown: Car Buying Strategies in an Uncertain Market

What will car buying look like post-shutdown? Will desirable services and inventory remain?

CPO Program Review: Kia

We've rounded up all the pertinent information you'll need to know about Kia's certified pre-owned warranty program.

CPO Program Review: Hyundai

Looking for a used Hyundai? Check out our review of Hyundai's certified pre-owned program before you buy.

What’s the Catch With Zero Percent Car Loans?

Zero percent loan offers seem too good to be true, so is there a catch? We have the answer.

How to Improve Ride Quality In Your Car

Big wheels and tires may look cool, but a smaller set usually delivers a smoother, quieter ride, and better fuel economy, too.

CPO Program Review: Mercedes-Benz

Looking for a used Mercedes-Benz? Here's everything you need to know about the luxury brand's certified pre-owned program.

CPO Program Review: Volkswagen

We've rounded up everything you need to know about Volkswagen's certified pre-owned program.

CPO Program Review: Acura

We've listed all the details on Acura's certified pre-owned program to help you understand if it's right for you.

CPO Program Review: Honda

Interested in a certified pre-owned (CPO) car? We're taking a closer look at Honda's CPO program to help you understand its pros and cons.

How to Choose New-Car Trim Levels and Options

You're shopping for a specific model, but the choices can still be confusing. These tips will help you understand trim levels and options.

Buying a Certified Car Is Kind Of Like Luxury Consignment

If you've ever bought a secondhand designer handbag, you just might be the perfect certified car customer.

Powertrain Warranty vs. Bumper to Bumper: What’s the Difference?

Confused about warranties? We're checking out all the key differences between a powertrain and a bumper-to-bumper warranty.

Why You Should Avoid All-Wheel Drive Unless You Need It

We're explaining the reasons why you shouldn't buy an all-wheel drive car unless you really need the feature.

Certified Pre-Owned vs. Off-Lease Cars: Where Is the Value?

The benefits of Certified Pre-Owned vs. Off-Lease depend on what's important to you.

Missed Car Payments Don’t Have to Lead to Repossession

What troubled borrowers can do to avoid repossession even after missing a few payments.

Who Has the Best Interest Rates: The Dealer or the Bank?

Where can you go to get the best interest rate on your next car: a dealership or a bank?

Do You Need an Extended Warranty?

What a consumer should consider before buying an extended warranty.

Buying a Car: How Long Can You Expect a Car to Last?

How many years and miles should you expect to get out of a new car? We have some answers.

Should You Buy a Car That’s Been in an Accident?

It's easier than ever to tell if a used car was involved in an accident -- but if it was, should you stay away?

Buying a Car: How to Tell If the Car You Want Was Built in the U.S.

Not sure if the American car you want to buy was actually built in America? We have some suggestions on how to find out.

Car Specs: Why They’re Important

We've defined many common car specs for shoppers who are unclear about dimensions and other important terms.

Buying a Car: Can Dealerships Trade Cars?

Can one dealership trade cars with another to find you the exact model that you want? We have the answer.

Pros and Cons of Air Suspension

We've provided a few tips on the benefits and drawbacks of air suspension, an increasingly popular option on cars and SUVs.

Buying a Car: When Should You Buy GAP Insurance?

You've probably heard about GAP insurance -- but what is it? And when should you buy it? We have the answer.
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