When you shop for a used car, there are a variety of choices. One decision you will need to make is whether or not you want to buy a certified pre-owned vehicle. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect from certified pre-owned vehicles and why they’re a superior choice to private-market used cars:
Because a certified vehicle is thoroughly inspected before it hits the dealership lot, it is a much safer choice than a car bought on the private market. In a certified vehicle, all of the essential components necessary for safe driving, like brake lines, fluids, and pads, are checked and guaranteed to work. Buying a car on the private market means that you’ll either have to inspect the vehicle yourself or have a mechanic look at it for you—these are both options that cost valuable time and money.
One of the biggest concerns of consumers when shopping for pre-owned vehicles is reliability. The higher the mileage on a car, the more likely it is that the vehicle will malfunction. In a certified pre-owned car, this is less of an issue, thanks to the inspection process. The dealer will take responsibility for fixing any worn-out systems before the car enters the lot. Moreover, certified pre-owned vehicles may come with an extended factory warranty, which can protect you from the costs of automotive wear and tear.
Finding the car you truly want is important, but this can be challenging on the private market. By utilizing a dealership that sells certified pre-owned vehicles, the selection of cars increases and so does the likelihood of finding a suitable candidate for your next automobile. Remember to shop around at dealerships instead of private listings for the best selection possible.
Falcone Automotive has a wide variety of certified pre-owned vehicles for sale. Stop by or call us at (317) 263-0002 for additional detail.