What is the difference between used and certified pre-owned? While both are technically “used vehicles”, CPO vehicles in particular must meet certain criteria in order to be labeled “certified pre-owned”. Learn more about CPO vs. used vehicles with the help of Mike Jackson GM before visiting us in the Wasaga Beach area to take a test drive!
Used vehicles offer a wide range of options because they don’t need to follow the rules of the GM CPO program. They can also be from a variety of different brands from different model years. Because of this, you can usually find plenty of affordable options if you are on a strict budget.
Because vehicles can last well over more than 200,000 km these days, you can often find a higher mileage vehicle that’s still in good shape. However, because used cars aren’t regulated by a program, you will want to be careful that you aren’t making a risky purchase. It’s best to get your hands on a Vehicle History Report when you buy used. If a used car seems like a good option for your Barrie commute, be sure to take a look at our used vehicle specials before making your decision!
What’s the difference between used and certified pre-owned vehicles? The biggest difference is that CPO models must pass a rigorous inspection before being sold. If the vehicle passes inspections as directed by the manufacturer, then it can be sold as a certified pre-owned model on our lot.
Interested in driving home to Meaford in a CPO Chevy, Buick, or GMC? Here are some of the details of the GM CPO program:
In short, CPO models are usually newer model year vehicles with fewer kilometers on the odometer. Because of their enhanced condition, they typically cost a bit more than traditional used cars — but they do offer added peace of mind and additional perks.
Now that you know what the difference is between used and certified pre-owned models, make your way to Mike Jackson GM to take a test drive today! If you have any questions about used vs. CPO models before stopping by, don’t hesitate to contact our team at your convenience.
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