SyrinxTemple
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Yet another newbie question: CPO

Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:28 pm

Attempting to understand the significance/value of a car being CPO. A used car lot near me advertises all of their cars as Certified Pre-Owned. Does that have any value if the cars are not actually at the Nissan dealer?

Thanks!

LeftieBiker
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Re: Yet another newbie question: CPO

Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:22 pm

The only advantage with a CPO Leaf is that if the factory warranty has expired you get a good warranty. The battery pack, no matter what salescreatures may tell you, is NOT covered by a CPO warranty.
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RonDawg
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Re: Yet another newbie question: CPO

Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:50 am

If it's not sold through that manufacturer's dealer network, it's not going to have the CPO warranty those manufacturers offer. The cars may be perfectly fine, but any extended warranty will be through that dealership only.
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warrenc
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Re: Yet another newbie question: CPO

Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:27 am

Exactly. I bought mine from a Toyota dealer that advertised it as a CPO. I have a "limited lifetime" powertrain warranty that as far as I can tell is completely useless.
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joeriv
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Re: Yet another newbie question: CPO

Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:58 am

Here is a good rundown on CPO from Edmunds:

https://www.edmunds.com/certified-cars/

I may be wrong, but I think "CPO" is not a legal definition, so the seller can define it however they want.
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