Ford Certified Pre-Owned

Benefits Overview

Peace of mind comes with the 172-point inspection, 24-hour roadside assistance, vehicle history report, powertrain limited warranty and comprehensive limited warranty coverage.

172-Point Inspection

If a vehicle doesn’t meet our strict criteria, we won’t certify it. It’s that simple. During the rigorous process of certifying a pre-owned vehicle the following checks and inspections are performed: vehicle history, road test, exterior, interior, diagnostics, underhood, hybrid, underbody and convenience.

Any item(s) that did not pass our 172-point inspection have been replaced or repaired.

Warranty

Every Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicle comes with peace-of-mind warranty coverage. Our comprehensive limited warranty covers more than 500 components for 12 months, 12,000 miles.* Plus, our fully transferable powertrain limited warranty covers you for 7 years/100,000 miles.*

24-Hour Roadside Assistance

Wherever you roam, we've got you covered with our roadside assistance program. Complimentary roadside assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Customers may dial (800) 241-3673. Available services include:

  • Towing assistance of up to $100 for warranty and non-warranty problems, including accidents (excludes impound and repossession)
  • Travel expense reimbursement of up to $500, for up to 3 days lodging, meals and rental vehicle for travel expenses accrued when the breakdown occurs more than 100 miles from home
  • Destination expense assistance of up to $75 for emergency transportation to the immediate destination
  • Rental car reimbursement of up to $30 per day for up to 5 days
  • Fuel delivery if the vehicle runs out of fuel — up to 2 gallons at no charge
  • Flat-tire changes on site
  • Jump starts for dead batteries
  • Lockout assistance of up to $50 to unlock vehicle doors
  • Service throughout the 50 United States and Canada

Vehicle History Report

Not every vehicle can make the cut as a Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicle. To even be considered for certification, each Ford must be less than 6 model years old and have fewer than 80,000 miles on the odometer. After a vehicle has been determined as eligible in terms of age and mileage, an independent third-party vehicle history report is run to identify any vehicle that does not meet our strict standards. The report is run as part of our 172-point inspection process, and it includes checks for:

  • Flood vehicles
  • Fire damage
  • Frame damage
  • Salvage vehicles
  • Branded title
  • Odometer issues
  • Accident history
  • Vehicle title history

In addition, you can view the actual Vehicle History Report for a specific vehicle by simply searching our current inventory now.

Cost of Ownership

Let's say you find a "deal" in the paper on a used car model you've had your eye on. One with a price too good to pass up; so instead of getting a Ford Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, you buy something else. But did this vehicle include a rigorous 172-point inspection? A vehicle history? Comprehensive and powertrain limited warranties? 24-hour roadside assistance and other benefits? It doesn't take long for non-covered repairs and other expenses to eat away whatever money you saved. When it comes to long-term total cost of ownership, Ford CPO vehicles might well end up costing you less. Maybe a lot less. And it's hard to put a price on the peace of mind that comes with driving a vehicle inspected and backed by Ford.

*See dealer for details. Search our Certified Pre-Owned Inventory