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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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2015 New Ford / E-350, CUTAWAY, Oxford White, 5 $31,355 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / E-350, CUTAWAY, Oxford White, 5 $31,355 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic Metallic, 2015 MODEL YEAR||MAGNETIC M ... $37,420 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black Metallic, 2015 MODEL YEAR||TUXEDO ... $35,140 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Give us a ca ... 5 $35,016 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Sunset, 2015 MODEL YEAR||SUNSET METALLIC||CHAR ... $25,655 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, 2015 MODEL Y ... $34,910 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Give us a call at Ramse ... 5 $27,571 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Give us a ... 5 $28,346 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic Metallic, 2015 MODEL YEAR||MAGNETIC M ... 5 $25,655 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ingot Silver Metallic, 2015 MODEL YEAR||INGOT ... 5 $27,705 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Sunset, 2015 MODEL YEAR||SUNSET METALLIC||MED ... 5 $36,170 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Tuxedo Black Metallic, Give us a call at Ramse ... $23,168 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Ingot Silver Metallic, $31,520 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Escape, WAGON 4 DOOR, Sunset, 2015 MODEL YEAR||SUNSET METALLIC||CHAR ... $25,955 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Expedition, WAGON 4 DOOR, Blue Jeans Metallic, Give us a call at Ram ... 5 $50,907 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Expedition, WAGON 4 DOOR, Green Gem Metallic, Give us a call at Rams ... 5 $46,940 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Expedition, WAGON 4 DOOR, Magnetic Metallic, 2015 MODEL YEAR||MAGNET ... $47,510 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Explorer, WAGON 4 DOOR, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat, Give us a ... $44,273 108 miles

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2015 New Ford / Explorer, WAGON 4 DOOR, White, Give us a call at Ramsey Ford 1-888-8 ... 5 $37,451 108 miles

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