Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle: What you should know

The new car dealerships of the Stockton Auto Mall are your best source for buying Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles in the Central Valley. Our dealerships offer Certified Pre-Owned vehicles from a variety of major national brands, including Ford, Lincoln, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, RAM Trucks, Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Mazda and more!

When you buy a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, you're guaranteed a late model, low mileage vehicle that has passed a rigorous mechanical and safety inspection by factory trained technicians. Inspection programs vary by manufacturer, but almost all of them include in-depth inspections of over 100 key parts on the vehicle. Because we inspect the vehicle so carefully, certified preowned vehicles include factory warranties - usually up to a certain mileage limit or time after your purchase. Some of the CPO programs include service agreements with features such as free oil changes, tire rotations and other routine maintenance tasks.

Buying a certified preowned vehicle also opens up opportunities to receive benefits normally only available when buying a new vehicle such as lease options, lower than market financing rates, and even roadside assistance programs. Currently our dealerships are offering rates as low as 1.9% on their CPO vehicles, nearly the same as what you can get on brand-new vehicle.

Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are only available from manufacturers dealers, and cannot be sold by used-car lots. Any warranties that those lots offer would be third-party warranties from outside providers, with no guarantee of using factory parts or technicians for your service. 

So if you're looking for many of the same benefits that you get when buying a new vehicle, at a used car price, Certified Pre-Owned might be the way to go. Talk to any of the new car dealerships at the Stockton Auto Mall, including Big Valley Ford Lincoln, Stockton Dodge Chrysler Jeep, Mataga of Stockton, and Mazda of Stockton for more information on their individual Certified Pre-Owned programs.

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