Buying a previously-owned vehicle is a smart investment decision, especially when you choose to buy a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned vehicle. Many drivers don’t realize the large differences between used cars for sale and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles.
Fortunately, our auto team here at St. Cloud Toyota took the time to make a guide comparing used and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles.
What Is a Pre-Owned Toyota Vehicle?
Technically, any vehicle that has been previously owned can be classified as a pre-owned vehicle. Many drivers and dealerships will refer to these as used vehicles. However, the terms are basically interchangeable.
Here are some factors that all pre-owned vehicles tend to share:
What Is a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle?
On the other hand, a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle deviates from pre-owned vehicles in a few key ways. At our dealership, only a select few of our pre-owned vehicles can be certified.
That’s because only pre-owned vehicles less than six years old and with less than 85,000 miles on the odometer can receive their certification. Additionally, each vehicle must pass a 160-point inspection and come with a clean CARFAX vehicle history. If a vehicle manages to pass all these tests, they are sold on our lots.
When you buy a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned vehicle you don’t just get a quality, reliable vehicle; you’ll also receive the following benefits:
Buy a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Today
When you’re ready to drive away in your own Toyota Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, head down to our Minnesota Toyota dealership. Our Toyota finance team will be on hand to help you finalize your deal and buy a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle. We can’t wait to help you get behind the wheel of a new Toyota vehicle!