Most Recent Certified Pre-Owned Articles

  • Ford Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Both Ford and its luxury-brand counterpart, Lincoln, have been growing strong in certification lately. Combined sales of certified pre-owned vehicles from the two brands more...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - September 01, 2016
  • Pre-Owned Mercedes

    Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Ever since certification of used (pre-owned) vehicles began to appear, two decades ago, Mercedes-Benz has been among the leaders. Initially, luxury models were considered the...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - August 23, 2016
  • Audi Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Before certified pre-owned vehicles became available, back in the 1990s, shoppers had only two choices: a new car or a used one. Secondhand models cost...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - August 23, 2016
  • Honda Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Certification of pre-owned vehicles began with luxury brands, back in the 1990s. Not much time passed before some of the major mainstream-brand automakers took notice,...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - August 23, 2016
  • Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Toyota has been a pioneer and a leader in certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles, with nearly 5 million sold over the past two decades. In the...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - August 23, 2016
  • Driving a Pre-Owned BMW

    BMW Certified Pre-Owned Program

    When certified pre-owned vehicles first appeared, back in the 1990s, luxury-brand makes led the way. BMW was among those pioneers, mixing its reputation for sporty...

    By James Flammang, Contributing Editor - August 23, 2016
  • Guide to Buying Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Used Cars

    When it comes to buying a car, considering a quality pre-owned car can make a lot of sense versus buying new. However, the tradeoff is...

    By Alex Bernstein, Senior Pricing Analyst - April 25, 2016
  • Lexus NX 200t

    Lexus Certified Pre-Owned Program

    When certified pre-owned (CPO) first appeared, back in the 1990s, luxury brands—including Lexus—paved the way. Because certified cars cost more than ordinary used models, luxury...

    December 14, 2015