Audi Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program

If you’re looking for a used Audi vehicle, you may want to check out their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on to learn about the specifics of the Audi CPO program.

Audi Certified Pre-Owned cars are always under five years old, have less than 60,000 miles, and come complete with a 24 month/50,000 miles Certified Limited Warranty.

Inspection

In order to qualify for Audi’s Certified Pre-Owned car program, a vehicle must pass an inspection that includes more than 300 points, which check the following systems:

  • Engine
  • Cooling
  • Fuel
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive
  • Braking
  • Steering
  • Climate Control
  • Radio and Navigation
  • MMI Components
  • Electrical

Warranty

Audi CPO vehicles come with a warranty, which covers repairs or replacement to any part that becomes defective under normal use within the first 24 months or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. The warranty requires an $85 deductible for each service visit, and includes emergency 24-hour roadside assistance, which covers these items:

  • Battery jump-start
  • Emergency lockout assistance
  • Fuel delivery
  • Emergency towing
  • Flat tire change
  • Reimbursement for emergency repairs performed at a non-Audi facility, equal to the amount authorized by an Audi dealer.

The warranty does not include coverage for the following items or situations:

  • Tires
  • Wear items, such as brake pads or incandescent bulbs
  • The cost of maintenance services
  • Damages or malfunctions caused by owner negligence, a vehicle accident, inclement weather, or fire
  • Accessories or other non-essential modifications

Pricing

In order to get the benefits of the Audi CPO car program, buyers will see a difference in the overall bottom line. The price of a CPO Audi vehicle will usually be around 6% higher than a regular “used” Audi vehicle.

For example, at the time of writing this article in April 2016, a used 2011 Audi A3 is priced around $19,896 on Kelley Blue Book; the same vehicle under the CPO program is priced around $21,068.

Compare Audi to other CPO programs

Whether you decide to go with a CPO car, it's always wise to have an independent certified mechanic inspect any used car before buying it. Certified Pre-Owned does not mean the car is in perfect condition, and any used car can come with serious issues that aren't apparent to an untrained eye. If you're in the market to buy a used car, schedule a pre-purchase inspection for total peace of mind.


Next Step

Schedule Pre-purchase Car Inspection

The most popular service booked by readers of this article is Pre-purchase Car Inspection. YourMechanic’s technicians bring the dealership to you by performing this job at your home or office 7-days a week between 7AM-9PM. We currently cover over 2,000 cities and have 100k+ 5-star reviews... LEARN MORE

SEE PRICING & SCHEDULING

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Recent Pre-purchase Car Inspection reviews

Excellent Rating

(4,807)

Rating Summary
4,481
175
36
37
78
4,481
175
36
37
78

Caz

17 years of experience
57 reviews
Caz
17 years of experience
Honda Insight - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Acworth, Georgia
Patient, thorough, professional and takes his time to explain things. This is the second time I have used Caz's services, and he consistently delivers. Look forward to working with him again.
Volvo XC90 - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Alpharetta, Georgia
My husband and I are looking for a reliable used car for our teenage drivers. We had two that we were considering and wanted to have them inspected prior to purchasing. Caz did a thorough inspection of both vehicles and recommended we walk away from both. We really appreciated his transparency and knowledge. We will definitely use Caz again.

Chris

22 years of experience
2001 reviews
Chris
22 years of experience
Porsche Macan - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Irvine, California
Chris you as so knowledgeable and really out my mid at ease with the private seller purchase. Highly recommend to anyone shopping for a car :)
Lexus ES300h - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Temecula, California
Amazing guy.... called and gave me what felt to be his honest and straightforward opinion on my vehicle.... def will book him again in the future for work

Casey

19 years of experience
27 reviews
Casey
19 years of experience
Hyundai Santa Fe - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Katy, Texas
Casey is awesome. Helped me fully understand the health of the used vehicle I was buying for my mother in law. Great service and very knowledgeable for sure. Casey found only one issue we needed to deal with and was able to book the repair just a few days later.

Colby

14 years of experience
21 reviews
Colby
14 years of experience
Ford Ranger - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Longmont, Colorado
Colby called to notify me he was in route to the inspection--to ease my mind and to ask if there was anything in particular/extra I wanted him to check out. He was going to do a pre-purchase inspection of a 2002 Ford Ranger. He assured me that I hired the right guy since he'd worked for Ford for 13 years. An hour or so later, he called me while he was driving home to discuss his inspection. I could ask him everything I wanted as we dialogued. That was so helpful! And way more personable and real than just reading the report he emailed. The report was thorough and included a test drive. He had recommendations for some work to be immediately done; rotors & brake pads. Then, included the cost for him to do that work should I choose. The price was fair and not crazy expensive. I'm still deliberating on whether to have that done or to wait for my mechanic to do it once I have the truck. Thank you again Colby.

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

Related articles

Cadillac Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers Drivers who are shopping around for the perfect used Cadillac may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on to...
Mini Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If If you have been shopping for a used Mini vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on...
Understanding the Audi Service Due and Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Audi Service Due light indicates when your car needs service.

Related questions

Hood not opening

You need to determine if the release handle is pulling the release cable. If it isn't, the hood release will not move. It could also be the hood latch itself, but not likely. With someone pulling the release handle, try...

Audi stuck in first gear.

Your transmission needs a vehicle speed sensor signal in order for it to shift. A bad sensor may be the cause of your problem and would need to be properly diagnosed by a qualified mechanic to scan for codes in...

Temperature gauge isn't working properly

This may suggest a faulty cooling fan relay. As you may know the helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning the fans on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this switch is not working properly, this can...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com