Should I really buy a Certified Pre-Owned Kia?

By Product Expert | Posted in Financing, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 12:47 pm
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If you’re shopping for a used Kia model here in Mankato, Mn, then you’re probably asking yourself whether or not you should really buy a ‘normal’ used car or a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle. After all, CPO models can get a bit pricey, and there are other things to spend your money on. However, if you’re searching for the safest. Most reliable group of pre-owned models to choose from, the CPO cars really are your best bet. Let’s take a look.

Are CPO models truly worth it?


Yes, CPO models truly are worth it. Not only can you be reassured that there’s been tons of work put into ensuring the vehicle is worthy of a CPO title, but you can also know that you’re getting your money’s worth when you buy one. After all, the vehicle won’t deprecate as quickly when you drive it off the lot like a new car will, but you know it’s better quality than your typical used car. So, here are some of the perks of a CPO car.

Pros of buying a Certified Pre-Owned car

  • Less depreciation than a new car
  • More reliable than a non-CPO used car
  • Usually comes with a vehicle warranty
  • Inspected before labeled as CPO
  • Typically more reliable than a normal used car

Cons of buying a CPO car

  • More expensive than a used car
  • No guarantees it the inspection didn’t miss anything
  • Still has the higher mileage of a used car

Read more: What you need to know about leasing a new Kia SUV

Certified Pre-Owned Kia models available in Mankato, MN

Come on over to your friendly Kia of Mankato to check out your options here in Mankato, MN! Not only does our dealership sell new and used models, but we also have a wide selection of Certified Pre-Owned vehicles as well! So, whether you’re searching for an SUV like the Kia Sportage and Kia Telluride, or if a sedan like the Kia K5 is the model for you, we have a wide array for you to choose from.

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