What Is Certified Pre-Owned?

There are plenty of cars to choose from when you are looking to purchase a used vehicle. And often those cars are well within the budget. But you can't just buy any used car that is cheap and looks good. There are a number of factors one needs to consider before finalizing the purchase like service record, paint, condition of tires, exhaust system and more. You can save all that time, energy and money required to carefully inspect a used car by buying a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle.

What is a Certified Pre-Owned car?

Manufacturers across Canada has introduced Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle programs to make the buying process simple and the vehicles, more reliable for you. It gives you the opportunity to buy a used vehicles with many benefits of a band new car. These benefits could include special financing rates, extended warranties, roadside assistance and many more.

You can find Certified Pre-Owned cars at most dealerships around you. Any dealership that sells certified pre-owned vehicles have to meet the requirements set out by the manufacturer. This includes a thorough inspection of engine, body and vehicle safety. And the car must also meet certain mileage and age criteria before it could be classified as a certified pre-owned..

Why get a Certified Pre-Owned car?

Dealers that sell certified pre-owned vehicles invest their own money and time into these vehicles to ensure they meet all the CPO program requirements. This means that even though you will be paying a little extra for the used car but still get more value out of the deal. The extra few hundred dollars are completely worth the peace of mind you will get knowing that the car has undergone a detailed inspection and safety process. Not to mention any added benefits that you may get from the dealership, such as free oil changes and extended warranties.

If you are interested in a certified pre-owned KIA, please see the details of our safety, benefits and inspection program below:

135 Point Vehicle Inspection

Our inspection covers the entire vehicle, including powertrain, chassis, all safety-related systems as well as the interior and exterior.

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The 135 point vehicle inspection report ensures that Certified Pre Owned vehicles are properly tested and are qualified to be called a certified pre-owned Kia.

The inspection covers the whole vehicle: the components of the powertrain, the chassis, safety related systems as well as the passenger compartment and the exterior. Below are a few components checked by Kia technicians.

CPO

Engine

CPO

Breaks

CPO

Suspension

CPO

Transmission

CPO

Drivetrain

CPO

Trim

CPO

Cooling system

CPO

System warning

CPO

Electrical

CPO

Sunroof

CPO

Seats

CPO

Doors

CPO

HVAC system

CPO

Appearance

CPO

Trunk

CPO

Vehicle modifications

CPO

Road tested

CPO

Door locks

CPO

Seat Belts

CPO

Seat Heaters

CPO

Centre Console

CPO

Lighting mirror

CPO

A/C Adapters

CPO

Exhaust System

3 Free Lube, Oil and Filter Changes

When its time for your next oil change, simply return to your Kia dealer for 3 complimentary Oil and lube service provided through your Kia CPO Rewards card

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When it comes to servicing your Certified Pre Owned vehicle, Kia's Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Program offers you 3 free oil changes and filter replacements. Simply present your Kia Privilege Program card to the Kia dealer.

Rewards Made For [ You ]

In addition to your free oil changes, CPO customers are automatically enrolled in the exclusive Kia Member Rewards Program. Some of the additional benefits include the following:

Kia Essential Member Rewards

  • Includes fuel fill up with the delivery of new Kia vehicle
  • Includes local shuttle service
  • Includes multi-point vehicle inspection with every service visit
  • Includes Windshield washer fill up with every paid service
  • Includes Windshield wiper installation with wiper purchase
  • Includes preferential rates on car rentals nationwide
  • Includes 24/7 Roadside Assistance for your vehicle under Kia's 5 year/100,000kms warranty or Certified Pre-Owned warranty
  • Earn points that can be exchanged for discounts towards dealership purchases including maintenance services, parts and accessories
  • Earn points that can be used towards purchase of next new Kia vehicle
  • Mechanical Breakdown Protection

    Kia Canada's CPO Program includes an optional extended Mechanical Breakdown Protection Warranty up to 4 years after your manufactures warranty expires.

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    The Mechanical Breakdown Protection (MBP) is exclusively designed for Kia Certified Pre Owned vehicles. It offers a 5 star program that gives you absolute peace of mind. In addition to providing exceptional coverage for your vehicle, the MBP offers the following additional benefits:

    Road assistance 24 hours on 24

    You benefit from the following advantages: towing winching, battery boosting, fuel delivery, flat tire replacement and door lock unlocking.

    Traffic interruption

    You will be reimbursed for accommodation and food if your covered vehicle breaks down while you are traveling, and the repair facility must keep your vehicle up to the next day ($100 per day, up to $300 per visit to the repairer).

    Vehicle rentals

    You are entitled to a replacement vehicle while the car is being repaired ($50 per day up to $200 per repairer visit).

    Transferability

    If you sell your vehicle, you can transfer your MBP to the next private owner.

    $500.00 Graduation Bonus Offer

    Recent graduates can receive an additional $500.00 bonus towards their purchase of a Kia Certified Pre Owned vehicle.

    $500.00 Graduation Bonus Offer
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    CPOWhen it comes to servicing your Certified Pre Owned vehicle, Kia's Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Program offers you 3 free oil changes and filter replacements. Simply present your Kia Privilege Program card to the Kia dealer.

    Vehicle History Report

    Each vehicle must pass the Kia Certified Pre Owned and CarProof vehicle history eligibility outlining the entire history of the vehicle.

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    Carproof is the most complete and comprehensive vehicle history report available. Each CarProof report includes critical accident information, import/export data, registration, branding information including full history for both Canada and the United States.

    What the CarProof Tells You:

    • Whether the vehicle was in any reported accidents
    • Where the vehicle has been registered and what the vehicle branding is in those jurisdictions
    • Whether the vehicle was imported into Canada from the US
    • Odometer records and more

    15 Day/1000 KM Exchange Privilege

    For further peace of mind, Kia Canada's Certified Pre Owned Program provides a 15 Day/1000km hassle free exchange privilege program.

    15 Day/1000 KM Exchange Privilege
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    CPOKia's Certified Pre Owned Program allows customers to exchange their Kia Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle for another Kia Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle at their original dealership within 15 days of the sales date and provided that the odometer does not exceed 1 000 km. For more information, please visit or contact your local Kia Dealer.

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