Chevy Certified Pre-Owned Qualifications

Chevy Certified Pre-Owned Requirements

Buying a used vehicle can be an exciting but challenging endeavor. Fortunately, the Certified Pre-Owned program from Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC sets high standards for pre-owned vehicles, ensuring that buyers can enjoy the advantages of a nearly new vehicle with added peace of mind. By meeting strict eligibility criteria, undergoing a thorough inspection, addressing recalls, and providing transparency through vehicle history reports, CPO vehicles offer a compelling option for those seeking quality, reliability, and confidence in their used vehicle purchase. Check out Certified Used Cars Chicago now at Mike Anderson Chevy Chicago! 

Setting the Standard for CPO Eligibility

Not every pre-owned vehicle makes the cut to become Certified Pre-Owned. Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC have established strict criteria that used cars Chicago must meet to earn the Certified badge. These requirements ensure that CPO vehicles maintain high quality and reliability.

To qualify for the CPO program, a vehicle must meet the following key conditions:

  • Brand Affiliation: The vehicle must be a Chevrolet, Buick, or GMC model. This affiliation ensures that only vehicles with a strong reputation for quality and performance are considered for certification.
  • Age Limit: CPO eligibility is limited to vehicles within six model years of the current year. This restriction ensures that CPO vehicles are relatively recent models, offering modern features and technologies.
  • Mileage Cap: To maintain the vehicle’s quality and reliability, it must have accumulated no more than 75,000 miles. This mileage cap guarantees that CPO vehicles have plenty of life left in them.
  • Stringent Inspection: Perhaps the most crucial requirement is the successful completion of a 172-Point Vehicle Inspection and Reconditioning Process. This comprehensive evaluation covers various aspects of the vehicle, from its engine and transmission to its brakes, electrical system, and more. Any issues identified during this inspection are addressed to meet the highest standards.
  • Clean Title: CPO vehicles must have a clean title, ensuring that they have not been involved in significant accidents or issues that might compromise their safety or value.

Prioritizing Safety: Addressing Recalls

Safety is a paramount concern for Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC. Before a vehicle is listed or sold as a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, GM dealers are required to complete all safety recalls. While these processes are meticulous, it’s always a good practice for buyers to double-check the recall status of any vehicle they consider. 

Transparency with Vehicle History

One of the significant advantages of purchasing a CPO vehicle is the transparency it offers through a free CARFAX (or comparable) Vehicle History Report. This report provides comprehensive insights into the vehicle’s past, including details about accidents, title history, service records, and more. With this report in hand, buyers can make informed decisions and have confidence in the condition of the vehicle.

Your Trusted Used Car Dealer

When you choose a Chevy Certified Pre-Owned vehicle you’re choosing peace of mind. You can trust that every vehicle has been reviewed with a fine-tooth comb and only the cream of the crop make the cut as Certified. Invest in a car that has met and exceeded the highest standards. Stop by to test drive Chevrolet used cars today!

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