What Does Certified Pre-Owned Mean?

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What does certified pre-owned mean? When you opt for a CPO vehicle, you get several benefits of both brand new cars and used models. CPO cars are low-mileage and in pristine condition, but they do not have that steep new car price tag. It really is the best of both worlds. Auffenberg Volkswagen is happy to share the benefits of certified pre-owned cars to show you how they can benefit you and your wallet.

Certified Pre-Owned Meaning

What sets a CPO car apart from a regular used vehicle? Not just any vehicle can become certified pre-owned. Vehicles that earn this distinction must meet strict standards set by the manufacturer. Here is what you can expect with the Volkswagen certified pre-owned program:

  • A model-specific limited warranty gives you added peace of mind on the roads of East St. Louis.
  • Your vehicle undergoes a 100+ point dealer inspection.
  • CPO Volkswagen cars come with a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™.
  • Enjoy two years of 24-hour roadside assistance.
  • As an added bonus, you can take advantage of a 3-month trial of SiriusXM® satellite radio.

Advantages of CPO Cars

  • Your vehicle has been thoroughly inspected by a technician that knows the lineup inside and out.
  • CPO vehicles are covered by a warranty.
  • Thanks to a vehicle history report, you know how your vehicle was taken care of before you made it yours.
  • CPO vehicles have strict age and mileage requirements, meaning you’ll have a nearly new vehicle.

Used vs. CPO vs. New Vehicles

  • Used Vehicles: Tend to have lower prices and a larger variety of vehicles in terms of makes, models, features, mileage, and age.
  • Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles: You get a newer vehicle in great condition that is not as expensive as a new car.
  • New Vehicles: New cars have the most up-to-date features, and you don’t have to worry about how the car was taken care of before you made your purchase.

Find the Perfect CPO Vehicle at Auffenberg Volkswagen

See what makes our CPO vehicles shine when you stop by Auffenberg Volkswagen for a test drive. If you have any additional questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

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