Advice: CPO Car Programs

Buying a certified pre-owned vehicle can be a sensible choice as many car manufacturers have competitive CPO programs that offer added benefits to consumers. Having repairs covered through a longer warranty for instance can be reassuring; but there are other aspects to consider about CPO cars and programs. This section will provide buying tips and advice for researching certified pre-owned car and truck programs.
Third-Party CPO Programs Offer More Choices for Consumers
With the continued popularity of new-car leasing, the availability of gently used, low-mileage pre-owned vehicles and more inventory to choose from, quality certified used vehicles remain an excellent choice for consumers. Read More
Twenty years ago you purchased either a new or used vehicle—but then manufacturers began introducing Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) programs that offered another option. Read More
Intellichoice recommends 7 premium vehicles that have a better value purchased as a used vehicle versus new. Read More
Intellichoice recommends 13 Passenger cars that have a better value purchased as a used vehicle versus new. Read More
The programs that meet our guidelines based on the standardized list below will be indicated by a 100% Inspection Score on the program details page for each brand. Read More
Intellichoice recommends 12 SUV / Crossover vehicles that have a better value purchased as a used vehicle versus new. Read More
Used or new, buying a vehicle is a big investment. Follow these important Certified Pre‐owned Vehicle Purchasing Tips as you begin your research. Read More
A Brief History

Certified Pre-Owned programs were created back in the 1990s to help dealerships sell used vehicles coming back from leases. Most of the early CPO programs were from premium brands such as Mercedes-Benz and BMW. However, by the end of the... Read More
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