BMW cars and SUVs are built to last and look good for a long time. Because they're so dependable, you may consider buying a used or a certified pre-owned (CPO) BMW. So, what's the difference between them?

To help drivers in Solon, Cleveland, and Hudson, OH, decide between the two, the team at BMW Cleveland looks at the benefits of both in this used vs. CPO comparison.

What's a Certified Pre-Owned Car?

A certified pre-owned car is a vehicle that's nearly new but usually a bit more affordable. Any BMW that's certified pre-owned is required to have fewer than 60,000 miles and pass an extensive inspection. The BMW Certified Pre-Owned checklist and inspection covers every area of the vehicle and is always conducted by a factory-trained technician.

Since they're only a few years old, certified pre-owned cars look like they just rolled off the assembly line. However, since they're not brand-new, their value is a little less than the new cars you'll find in the showroom. With that kind of quality at an affordable price, it's the best of both worlds!

Benefits of Buying a Certified Pre-Owned BMW

In addition to being nearly good as new, certified pre-owned BMW vehicles offer lots of great perks. For example, your CPO car will be backed by a warranty that has you covered wherever you go. You'll also be able to enjoy lots of music as you drive and have our team there to back you up every step of the way. Some of the benefits that come with buying a certified pre-owned BMW include:

  • 1 year/unlimited miles BMW CPO Limited Warranty
  • Up to 6 years of BMW Roadside Assistance
  • 3 months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Buying a CPO BMW also offers peace of mind on top of hitting the road with a warranty and Roadside Assistance whenever you need it. Plus, you'll know everything about your car before you decide to buy. That's because every certified pre-owned BMW features a free Aurora or CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™. They include everything from its full maintenance and service history to information about its previous owner.

Benefits of Buying a Used Luxury Car

Buying a used luxury car is another great option. It's a smart way to get a favorable deal on the stylish car or SUV you're interested in. Since a vehicle's value depreciates over time, used cars are typically more affordable. Fortunately, BMW is all about quality that lasts. Every used car and SUV sports an iconic design that never goes out style.

If you're considering one of our used cars, you can still count on it to be in good condition. Every used car on our lot has been cared for by our experienced service technicians. You can learn all about them, too. We also offer a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ for each of our used cars, so you'll know its entire backstory before you decide to buy.

Test Drive a Certified Pre-Owned BMW

Visit BMW Cleveland to find the used luxury car or certified pre-owned BMW that's right for you. Our stylish selection offers lots of great options for drivers and families in Solon, Cleveland, and Hudson, OH. We even offer used car specials and CPO financing that can help you get behind the wheel.

Contact us if you want to learn more or have any questions about our used vs. CPO comparison, or visit our dealership to take a test drive.

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