Used vs. Certified Pre-Owned Cars

A Certified Pre-Owned 2020 Nissan Rogue Parked on a street

If you’re curious about what sets a certified pre-owned car apart from a used car, the following guide will help Puyallup drivers understand the distinction. A certified pre-owned car earns such a categorization if it meets a series of standards proving the car is in pristine condition despite being previously owned. Read on to learn about the Nissan Certified standards and be better equipped to make an informed decision based on your needs for life in the greater Tacoma area. Browse our used cars and certified pre-owned inventory and contact us to schedule a test drive when you see something you love.

What are the Nissan Certified Standards?

When you opt for a certified pre-owned vehicle from Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan, you can be confident the vehicle has met all of the following Nissan-mandated requirements:

  • Less than six years old
  • Less than 80,000 miles on the odometer
  • Passed a 167-point inspection performed by an expert Nissan technician

If these standards are met, a traded-in vehicle is elevated from “used” status to the “certified pre-owned” badge. Additionally, each Nissan certified pre-owned vehicle comes with a warranty that:

  • Lasts seven years from the original in-service date, or up to 100,000 miles, whichever comes first.
  • Covers repairs at authorized Nissan service centers like Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan.
  • Provides car rental reimbursement for up to five days for mechanical breakdowns of covered components and towing assistance of up to $100.
  • Covers up to $500 for meals, lodging, and alternate transportation if a mechanical breakdown of a covered part occurs over 100 miles from home.
  • Includes 24/7 emergency roadside assistance for the duration of the warranty.
  • Comes with a CARFAX vehicle history report.
  • Includes a three-month trial subscription of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
  • Offers access to the optional Security+Plus Extended Protection Plan.

Shop Our Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan Pre-Owned Inventory

Rest assured that our entire used car inventory— not just our certified pre-owned vehicles— are held to a high standard to be considered for resale in our lot. The standards are just significantly higher to achieve CPO status so Bonney Lake car buyers have a more premium option that is similar to buying a brand new Nissan without the steeper price tag and drive-off-the-lot depreciation of a new vehicle.

If you are inclined to explore our used vehicle or certified pre-owned vehicles, please stop in today or contact us to get started. We have many pre-owned options like the Nissan Rogue for sale and even used work trucks in great condition. Also be sure to learn more about Nissan Altima interior features with our team today!

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