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What Types of Dealerships Can Sell Certified Pre-Owned Cars (CPO)?

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

Used car buyers who are seeking to purchase a certified car for the added assurance they provide can turn to a range of car dealership types. For a manufacturer-backed certified used car, a franchise dealership of the make of car you want to purchase...

Certified Pre-owned Car Buying Stories: Part 1

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

Certified Pre-owned Car Buying Stories: Part 1 If you are looking to buy a used car but are concerned about potential repair costs down the road, a certified used car could be your best bet. Even without the 150+ point inspection of a certified pre-owned...

Ten Tips for Buying a Certified Pre Owned Car

THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017

Certified pre-owned cars (CPO) provide an additional level of peace of mind compared to regular used cars, but that does not mean certified car buyers do not have to do their due diligence during the car buying process. Below are ten tips to help you...

Certified Pre Owned Cars Sales up 7% for May 2017

THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017

Certified Car sales rose 7 percent in May, with three automakers recording best-ever sales numbers for their respective CPO programs. Autodata Corp. released its auto industry-wide CPO sales report for last month, showing that there were total CPO...

Certified Pre-Owned Drivers Are Most Brand-Loyal Buyers

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017

Certified car drivers who purchase another certified car down the road tend to be highly loyal to the same brand, an Experian Automotive study has found. Over 12.6 million instances of consumers returning to the car marketplace between September 2015...

Kia Sees Best-Ever First-Quarter CPO Car Sales

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017

Certified used car sales of Kia Motors America has hit a record-high first quarter, the Seoul-based automaker announced in a press release. The first quarter of 2017 saw Kia move a total of 19,453 certified cars. Kia, along with a number of other automakers,...

Used Car Buying Horror Stories: Part 1

TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017

Buying a used car from a private seller or a dealership is always a bit of a gamble -- especially when it is not certified pre-owned (CPO) or a certified used car. Here are is one used car buying experiences that did not turn out as planned for the buyer....

Most Researched Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017

Are you having trouble deciding between buying a new car or used car? Maybe you need to consider a third, smarter option: certified pre-owned (CPO). Plenty of car buyers are taking a close look at certified used cars, as Kelley Blue Book's (KBB) pricing...

Common Certified Used Car Questions Answered: Part 1

MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017

If you are shopping the new, used and certified pre-owned (CPO) car market for a replacement for your current vehicle, then you are probably weighing the pros and cons to each purchase option. One common question we hear relates to the warranty coverage...

Common Certified Used Car Questions Answered: Part 2

MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017

Two questions we have heard many times from consumers interested in certified used cars are related to the price they should pay relative to a regular used car. "Should I have to pay more for a CPO than a regular used car?" and, "should I have to...