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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 Ford / Fusion, SEDAN 4 DOOR, Magnetic, $27,220 108 miles

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2015 Used Chevrolet / Silverado 2500HD, PICKUP, 8,200 $28,995 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / E-350, CUTAWAY, Oxford White, $45,650 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic, $45,045 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Give us a ca ... $35,656 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, $47,375 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black, $33,965 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1-888-32 ... $35,707 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1-88 ... $36,502 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Edge, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Give us a call ... $42,107 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1- ... $27,587 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Give us a ca ... $35,351 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ingot Silver, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1- ... $23,628 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1-888- ... $23,815 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Give us a ... $26,996 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Give us a ... $32,316 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic, $35,590 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic, $34,730 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ingot Silver, $36,015 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, $32,155 108 miles

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