What is the Difference Between Used and Certified Pre-Owned?

Pre-Owned Vehicles

 

If you’re shopping for pre-owned vehicles around Newmarket, you’ll want to compare CPO vs. used vehicles. While both categories fall under the loose banner of “pre-owned,” they offer different value propositions. Read on to learn about the differences between certified pre-owned and used vehicles. Then, fill out a pre-approval and contact us to test drive both options in Newmarket!

Used Car Considerations

A used car is simply any vehicle that been previously owned. Technically, all certified pre-owned vehicles are used cars, but not all used cars are certified pre-owned vehicles. Comparing CPO vs. used In this context, a used car is any typical pre-owned Aurora vehicle that isn’t certified pre-owned. When you buy a used vehicle, here a few ideas to keep in mind:

  • Standard pre-owned vehicles aren’t required by the OEM to be inspected. However, when you shop at Mercedes-Benz Newmarket, you can rest assured you’re getting a reliable vehicle that’s been closely looked at.
  • If you buy a used car from a private seller, make sure to have a third part come and inspect it.
  • If a vehicle does have issues, be sure to factor the cost of maintenance and future repairs into your budget before buying it.
  • While a vehicle with more than 150,000 km may seem like a risk, these days, many used vehicles can last upwards of 300,000 km if properly maintained.

Certified Pre-owned Considerations

That leaves us with the question, “What is the difference between a used and certified pre-owned model? CPO Mercedes-Benz models are recent-year, low mileage models that have undergone a 166-point inspection. If a model fails any of the criteria, it’s refurbished with genuine OEM parts as needed until it passes. Once it passes, it’s certified by Mercedes-Benz as being in “like-new” condition. Other perks include:

  • 2-years/120,000-km Warranty Coverage (Activates after whatever remainder of the original 4-year/80,000-km warranty expires)
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance
  • 5-day/500-km Vehicle Exchange Privilege
  • Nationwide Dealer Support

Compare CPO vs. Used With Test Drives at Mercedes-Benz Newmarket

Now you’ve read about the difference between used and certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles, call us at 905.853.6868 to book some test drives near East Gwillimbury. We’ll look at your budget, walk you through both inventories, and help you find the highest value option! If you have more questions about car shopping, be sure to explore our car buying tips for more helpful reads. Also, take a moment to explore our online shopping and home delivery options and our Online Shopper tool!

 

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