Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Porsche Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program

Shopping for a used Porsche vehicle often leads many drivers to consider certified pre-owned options. Porsche is one of many manufacturers that have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program. Each car manufacturer structures their CPO program differently; read on to learn about the specifics of the Porsche CPO program.

In order to be considered a Porsche Certified Pre-Owned car, vehicles must be under eight years old, and have less than 100,000 miles. These vehicles come complete with a 24 month/50,000 miles Certified Limited Warranty.

Inspection

In order to ensure that every Porsche Certified Pre-Owned car is safe for the road, each vehicle must pass an inspection with more than 111 points, which includes the same mechanical and bodywork standards that all new Porsche vehicles are held to. If a vehicle cannot pass this inspection, or cannot be repaired so that it does, it cannot be considered a Porsche CPO vehicle candidate.

Warranty

Porsche CPO vehicles come with a warranty, which covers repairs or replacement within the first 24 months or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. The warranty requires no deductible for each service visit. This is in addition to the original six-year warranty that covers the vehicle for six years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the date of original sale. The warranty covers the following parts:

  • Engine
  • Fuel and Cooling System
  • Powertrain and Transmission
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Brake System
  • Electrical System
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Body
  • Electronics

In case of a problem with any of these areas, the warranty covers 100% of the cost for the labor and materials.

Pricing

Buyers who choose to obtain a vehicle through the Porsche Certified Pre-Owned car program will see a difference in the overall bottom line. The price will usually be around 11% higher than a regular “used” Porsche vehicle.

For example: at the time of this article in April 2016, a used 2012 Porsche Cayman is priced around $40,146 on Kelley Blue Book; the same vehicle under Porsche’s CPO program is priced around $44,396.

Compare Porsche 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

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.

ASK A QUESTION

More related articles

Veteran and Military Driver Laws and Benefits in New Mexico
The state of New Mexico offers a number of benefits and perks for those Americans who have either served in an Armed Forces branch...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...


Related questions

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...

Q: Replacing ceramic brake pads

Hello. It is not a recommended mileage to change the pads but to inspect them every time the tires are rotated or vehicle is serviced. The pads should be changed when they are worn down at the thinnest part at...

Q: Car independently accelerates - 2013 Porsche Panamera

Make sure to stay in touch with Porsche on this issue. It is possible the Idle Air Control valve, which "adjusts" engine idle speed, is faulty, or is receiving an incorrect signal to raise the engine RPM (say for air...