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What Is the Difference Between Used and Certified Pre-Owned?

used vs certified preowned
Curious about the differences between CPO vs. used vehicles? Many Mount Vernon shoppers have the same question. Both categories of vehicle technically fall under “used,” but there are important differences between used and certified pre-owned vehicles that you’ll want to be aware of before you make your next vehicle purchase. Learn more with Victory Mitsubishi below!

What to Know Before Buying a Used Car

As you know, used vehicles have been previously owned and driven by other individuals. The exact number of prior owners will vary, as well as the model year and mileage. For this reason, used vehicles are often a more budget-friendly option than new vehicles and certified pre-owned vehicles. Here at Victory Mitsubishi near New Rochelle, we even have an inventory of vehicles priced under $10k. Because these vehicles aren’t new, you won’t have to worry about depreciation.

You may think that a car with 100,000 miles or more on the odometer seems like a risk that’s not worth taking. But truthfully, some vehicles can last for hundreds of thousands of miles with diligent maintenance and care. That said, always keep the following tips in mind before purchasing a used vehicle:

  • Before you make an offer on a used vehicle, you should always do a thorough inspection and take it out for a test drive in Westchester.
  • If you notice any problems with the vehicle’s condition or performance that weren’t noted in its description, be sure to bring them up with the seller.
  • When properly cared for and maintained, some vehicles are in fact capable of lasting over 200,000 miles.

What to Know Before Buying a CPO Car

Certified pre-owned vehicles are part of a special CPO program, but in order to be accepted, they must meet a strict set of requirements. For Mitsubishi certified pre-owned cars, these requirements include:

  • Within five years of the current model year
  • Less than 60,000 miles on the odometer
  • Passing a 123-point inspection
  • Vehicle History Report included

Because CPO Mitsubishi vehicles fall within the last five model years and will have less than 60,000 miles on them, they will usually come at a higher price point than used cars. However, they’re still more affordable than a brand new car, and you’ll be able to rest easy knowing your vehicle has undergone a demanding inspection. Not to mention, you’ll get the advanced features of a late model year at a budget-friendly price! In addition to these benefits, Mitsubishi CPO models offer the following advantages:

  • You’ll enjoy what’s left of the original 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, 5-year/60,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty, and 7-year/100,000-mile anti-corrosion/perforation limited warranty
  • Complimentary 24-hour roadside assistance for the duration of your powertrain limited warranty and unlimited mileage roadside assistance for the remainder of your new vehicle limited warranty

Find Used and CPO Models at Victory Mitsubishi!

After exploring the answer to “What is the difference between used and certified pre-owned?” we hope you’re feeling better informed to make a smart decision. Contact us to arrange a test drive or ask about our used vehicle lease options and bad credit lease options, and be sure to take a look at our used vehicle specials for even greater savings! If you’d like to start comparing the pre-owned models available at Victory Mitsubishi, take a look at the used Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. used BMW 7-Series or used Chevy Suburban vs. used Chevy Traverse to get started!

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