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What are "certified pre-owned" or "certified used" vehicles and what are the benefits of having this classification from a dealership? What are the differences between buying a used auto with an extended warranty and a certified used auto? As the popularity of “certified used" and pre-owned vehicles has grown, so has the confusion surrounding exactly what the dealerships are offering consumers. While hearing that a vehicle has a “warranty” or is “certified” might help convince you to buy it, the details can often be misinterpreted and can lead to unexpected expenses after the vehicle is purchased.

For many dealerships “certified used” or “certified pre-owned” vehicles feature warranties that extend beyond the initial coverage of the new auto purchase and are recognized by the original vehicle manufacturer view manufacturer’s programs. Before an auto can receive this distinction, the manufacturer conducts what is known as a 100-point inspection, to determine if the vehicle is worth the additional warranty coverage. If the vehicle passes inspection the manufacturer authorizes the “certified” classification and the additional warranty will take effect after the original coverage expires. Often, “certified” buyers enjoy many of the same benefits new auto buyers receive.

Used vehicles that are sold with extended warranties are not factory-certified but have service contracts that were purchased at an additional cost from a third party. Most extended service contracts do not require manufacturer’s inspection and repair procedures performed routinely under an authorized “certified” program.

Generally, autos with a “certified” authorization are more expensive than regular “used” vehicles. However, the additional cost is seen as assurance from the dealer that the auto is a solid purchase.

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2016 New Volkswagen / GTI, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, *Your additional cost ... $33,825 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / CC, SEDAN 4 DOOR, BACK-UP CAMERA, NAVIGATIO ... $28,805 143 miles

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2015 Certified Volkswagen / Eos, CONVERTIBLE, Deep Black Pearl, VW CERTI ... 331 $33,788 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Black, **Your additi ... $23,324 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Black, DIESEL, BACK ... $29,194 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, **Your additional co ... Contact Dealer 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Platinum Gray Metallic $28,596 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, *Your additional cos ... $21,907 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 2 DOOR, Night Blue Metallic, ... $18,729 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Blue Metallic, BLUET ... $20,611 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Blue Metallic, DIESE ... $29,194 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Black, *Your additio ... $29,294 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 2 DOOR, Tungsten Silver Metallic ... 13 $17,948 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Black, *Your additio ... $28,411 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf, HATCHBACK 4 DOOR, Black, *Your additio ... 1 $27,168 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf Sportwagen, STATION WAGON, Black, *Your ... 1 $25,815 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf Sportwagen, STATION WAGON, Pure White, ... $28,106 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf Sportwagen, STATION WAGON, Pure White, ... $29,837 143 miles

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2015 New Volkswagen / Golf Sportwagen, STATION WAGON, Black, DIESE ... $24,567 143 miles

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