Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls
  1. Home
  2. Articles
  3. Honda Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program

Honda Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program

If you have been shopping for a used Honda 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 to learn about the specifics of the Honda CPO program.

Honda Certified Pre-Owned cars are always under six years old, have less than 80,000 miles, and come complete with an extended seven year/100,000 Powertrain Limited Warranty.

Inspection

In order to ensure that all Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are safe to drive, Honda subjects all CPO vehicles to a 182-point inspection that includes the following vehicle systems:

  • Brakes
  • Engine
  • Drivetrain
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Tires and Wheels
  • Exhaust System
  • Interior and Exterior

Any parts that do not meet the standards of the Honda automotive technicians is replaced or reconditioned until the vehicle can become part of the CPO program.

Warranty

Honda CPO vehicles come with a Powertrain Limited Warranty, which covers repairs or replacements of major engine, drive system, and transmission components for seven years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first.

The warranty also includes certain benefits including:

  • A complete CARFAX vehicle history report including the service record.

  • A three-month trial subscription of SiriusXM Satellite Radio’s All Access package.

  • A 24-hour roadside assistance program called “Honda Care”, that offers emergency services including:

    • Lockout Assistance
    • Rental Car Reimbursement
    • Towing
    • Personalized Travel Plan
    • Concierge Emergency Service
    • Trip-Interruption Benefits

For details on specific reimbursement amounts, see an authorized Honda Certified Pre-Owned car dealer.

Pricing

Purchasing a Certified Pre-Owned Honda vehicle instead of a used vehicle can make a difference in the price at most dealerships. The bottom line will usually be around 16% higher than a regular “used” vehicle.

For example, at the time of this article in April 2016, a used 2012 Honda Odyssey has a Kelley Blue Book value of $14,730; the same vehicle in the Honda CPO program is priced around $17,857.

Compare Honda to Other Certified Pre-Owned Car 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.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
Icon-warranty_badge-02

Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.

At your home or office

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance & diagnostic services. Our top-rated mechanics bring all parts & tools to your location.

Fair & transparent pricing

See labor & parts costs upfront, so you can book with confidence.

12-month, 12,000-mile warranty

Our services are backed by a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind.

Get A Quote

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

More related articles

How to Find the Keyless Code on a Ford Explorer or Mercury Mountaineer
Many Ford Explorers and Mercury Mountaineers were manufactured with an option known as the Ford keyless entry keypad. Some models refer to it as SecuriCode as well. It...
Insurance Requirements for Car Registration in Kentucky
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet requires that all drivers in Kentucky carry liability automotive insurance, or “financial responsibility” in order to operate a vehicle legally and maintain vehicle...
Auto Safety Tips
Driving is more than a way to get from point A to point B. Owning and driving a car can also be a highly enjoyable experience. Whether a person is driving...


Related questions

Q: Hello! Planning to go for 2015 Chrysler 200 preowned, please advise.

Hi there. When you are wanting to purchase a vehicle that is preowned, you would want to do a few things. First do a research on a the vehicle that you want to buy and see how much it costs...

Q: Won't shift into 5th or reverse

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1994 Honda Prelude. Go back to the shift linkages and check the integrity of the connections. Any looseness here will result in misalignment problems changing gears. Have this shifting problem inspected in...

Q: Needing a car after VW Dieselgate

Hi there. If you are looking for a small SUV then you will more than likely not be able to find any good ones that are diesel. There are not many available out there, and the ones that are available...