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    Official: Koenigsegg gets its own certified pre-owned program

    Certified pre-owned programs are a great option if you're looking for a well-maintained, newer vehicle that has some kind of warranty, without paying full price. As it's a good system, there are a lot of automakers that now offer a CPO option. The newest and perhaps most surprising purveyor of ...

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    Report: Used car prices highest in 16 years, but might not stay that way

    If you're looking to purchase a used car or truck, you may have noticed that the prices have been a bit higher than you may have expected. Maybe the salesman in the used car lot isn't willing to dicker as much as you may have expected. According to USA Today, the reason for this phenomenon is ...

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    Mazda launches certified pre-owned program

    Quite a few automakers have had success with certified pre-owned used car programs, and now Mazda is jumping on board by offering a CPO plan of its own. After all, used vehicles that have passed a rigorous inspection are more attractive to potential buyers, even though certified cars commonly ...

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    Ferrari offers 24-month Certified Pre-Owned warranty

    A couple of years back, Ferrari was widely rumored to be working on an "entry-level" model to slot in below the F430 (since replaced by the 458 Italia). The result was the California. And all the while they were working on it – with test mules lapping Fiorano like an F1 driver recovering ...

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    Batteries Included: Toyota rolls out certified hybrid program

    Underscoring just how important hybrid cars and crossovers are to Toyota's overall sales strategy is a new certified used hybrid program that will reside alongside the automaker's standard certified pre-owned program. Like the automaker's existing gasoline-only program, certified hybrid vehicles ...

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    GM pulls out early of used-car incentive, dealers not happy

    It's not that General Motors doesn't want its dealer body to shift certified pre-owned Impalas, G6s, Silverados, or Sierras. GM rolled out a program to help make the used cars attractive by offering 60 month loans with a 3.9 percent interest rate between October 1st and January 5th, thus helping ...

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    GM adds 12-month/12,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty on certified used vehicles

    Now that leasing seems to be going through a slow phase-out, shoppers looking for a good deal on a newish vehicle may take a harder gander at certified pre-owned models. GM realizes this and has responded by ambushing customers increasing the warranty coverage on the CPO models for all of its ...

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    Lexus, Chrysler to join GM in adding CPO fleet to eBay

    Way back in February, General Motors announced it would be listing all of it Certified Pre-Owned vehicles on eBay Motors, and it took until now to actually make that happen. To go along with GM, Chrysler and Lexus have also joined up, with eBay Motors making a special section of its website ...

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    Ford confident in quality, improves certified used vehicle warranties

    Ford is confident enough in the improved quality of its vehicles that the automaker is increasing the warranty on its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Vehicles. Under the old warranty terms, the powertrain was covered for six years or 75,000 miles; starting last week the powertrain coverage was upped to ...

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    GM to list all certified used vehicles on eBay Motors

    eBay Motors and General Motors have announced a new agreement that will see the automaker's entire inventory of certified used vehicles go up on the digital block of the internet's most popular auction service. GM doesn't say exactly how many vehicles it will add to eBay Motors' listings, but there ...

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    Certified pre-owned Lexus standards get more lenient

    Certified used vehicles are a beacon for new customers considering a brand switch. Lexus has recognized this for a while, and the luxury marque is trying to keep supply up with demand. Due to an apparent influx in certified used vehicle sales, Lexus will be a bit more lenient on what vehicles ...

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    Used Chryslers are hot? Pentastar CPOV sales are up

    Sales of new Chrysler vehicles are down between 1 and 8 percent, depending on which brand you're looking at, but sales of the Pentastar rides referred to as Brand Spankin' Used are the best ever. Five-Star Chrysler dealers moved 10,204 Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles in August, a 5 percent increase ...

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    Rolls-Royce finds Provenance for its used cars

    You're at the showroom, looking over the Rolls-Royce Phantom you've had your eye on for a while, and not sure whether you can trust the used car dealer or the wrinkled Carfax report you're holding. For you discerning buyers, the double-R has come to the rescue by offering "new car peace of mind" ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #68

    Getting back in the groove, we bring you Autoblog Podcast #68. Starting us off is the battle of the inside sources, where we debate which GM mole is correct about the CTS-V. One rumor has the hottest little Caddy getting the Blue Devil's 600-horsepower 6.0L V8. The competing theory is that there'll ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Maserati officially launches Trident Discoveries CPO program

    Maserati is going after the premium BMW, Jag and Porsche shopper by announcing today it will be offering certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles. Combined with a new in-house finance service and the addition of an automatic transmission to the Quattroporte, the Trident Discoveries CPO program should ...

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    GM Certified Used Vehicles get same powertrain warranty as new models

    We reported just two days ago that General Motors would be making its entire Certified Used Vehicle inventory available for sale on Today the General announced that each of those vehicles will now be sold with the same 5-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty that's included with ...

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    Don't forget the used car option

    With all the deals going on, it's hard to imagine why anybody would go for a used car. But it's the right choice for some people -- with the proper preparation. It's a common story. You buy a car from someone who advertised in the newspaper. The next thing you know, you're broken down in the worst ...

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    Chrysler sells more certified pre-owned in March

    The Chrysler Group's "Brand Spakin' Used" certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are flying off dealership lots, if a recent press release sent out by Chrysler is any indication. The automaker reports that March was a record for selling CPO vehicles, with dealers reporting sales 14-percent higher than ...


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