How are Certified Pre-Owned Cars Different from Used Cars?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 15th, 2017 at 7:41 pm
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So you’d like to learn more about certified pre-owned cars? You’ve come to the right place. Before you come in to take a look at our inventory, let us give you the low-down on what certified pre-owned cars have to offer.

How are certified pre-owned cars different from used cars?

We’re all familiar with used cars. They come from all over in varying states of repair, and buying them can be a bit of a gamble. However, they offer a significant price cut compared to their new counterparts. Certified pre-owned cars present a comfortable medium between the two—the safety and reliability of a new car and the savings of a used car.


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Certified pre-owned Volkswagens go through a rigorous 112-point inspection that examines the entire interior and exterior workings of the car. If anything needs repair or replacement, mechanics will repair or replace parts as needed. You’ll get the car’s history in addition to a 24,000-mile or 2-year warranty for the car. A certified pre-owned car, in short, offers the perfect medium between a brand-new car and a used one.
If you’d like more details about the Volkswagen certification process, come see us at Volkswagen of Oneonta. Our mechanics can tell you more about the ins and outs of VW certification as well as take a look at your current car. We’re more than happy to show you our new, certified pre-owned, and used inventories to help you find the car that suits you best. And don’t worry—we’re not looking to stick you with a car you don’t want. We’re here to help.

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