When you’re ready to purchase a vehicle, plenty of optionsare available to you and your best bet may not be the “new” vehicle you’ve beeneying. The truth is, unlike most purchases, buying “brand new” can have more disadvantagesthan advantages when it comes to buying a car.
Here’s a look at four key benefits to choosing a used,certified pre-owned vehicle over a new one.
1. Lower Overall Price, But Guaranteed Quality
Certified Pre-Owned vehicles maynot be brand new, but that are typically late model, low mileage vehicles witha clean vehicle history. These things are required in order to meet thecriteria for “certified pre-owned” programs. But because they aren’t the mostrecent model, they can be considerably less expensive.
2. Less Cost Depreciation
It’s no great secret that newvehicles begin to depreciate as soon as you drive them off the lot. Vehicles depreciate as much as 10 percent assoon they’re purchased and lose an additional 10 percent in the next year afterpurchase. Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are sold a lower price tag that reflectstheir true value without much lose later.
3. Extended Warranty Protection
CPO programs often offer extendedwarranties. These warranties provide everything from roadside assistance toloaner car reimbursement and coverage of repair costs These extended warranties can offer protectionas much as a year after your traditional warranty ends.
4. Comprehensive Inspection
In addition to being certified forquality. Certified Pre-Owned vehicles undergo an extensive inspection processas part of the CPO program. A multi-point inspection of CPO vehicles isstandard and checks the many key areas and major systems of the car. Amulti-point inspection includes a check of things like tires and brakes, wipersand signals, filters, drive shaft, fuel lines, transmission, hoses, the batteryand so on.
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