Why Kia Certified Pre-Owned?


You get reliability and peace of mind, knowing that every Kia Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle is six years or newer, has less than 80,000 miles and has undergone a thorough 164-Point Quality Assurance Inspection.

From brakes to electrical to engine, we inspect every vehicle to make sure they meet our highest standard.

Finding your perfect Kia sedan, SUV, crossover, or minivan will be easy with our large inventory of Certified Pre-Owned vehicles.
 

Kia Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

  • Eligibility – Current Model Year
    Plus 6 years and up to or fewer than 80,000 miles
  • 10-Year/100,000 Miles Limited Powertrain Warranty*
    Starts on vehicle original in-service date and “0” miles
  • 1-Year/12,000 Miles Comprehensive Platinum Coverage**
    Starts on vehicle purchase date and mileage at purchase
  • Towing/Rental/Travel
    Reimbursement coverage for covered repairs
  • 164-Point Inspection
    A Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle must pass a 164-point inspection
  • Carfax™
    Free
  • SiriusXM®
    90-Day Subscription
* The Kia CPO 10-year/100,000-mile limited warranty program begins on the original in-service date of vehicle and odometer mile “0.” The limited warranty program includes the remainder of roadside assistance, powertrain coverage and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty (Basic). See retailer for details.

** Platinum Coverage begins on the vehicle purchase date and odometer reading on purchase date. Platinum Coverage is limited; for exact coverages, exclusions and limitations, please review CPO contract or see retailer for details.

Benefits


The Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle program gives you the peace of mind to enjoy your Kia mile after mile. Every Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle has undergone a 164-point inspection, offers a limited Powertrain Warranty, 24/7 Roadside Assistance1, and much more.

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Description
CPO
Non CPO
10-Year/100,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty Coverage

1-Year/12,000-Mile Platinum Coverage

164-Point Inspection performed by Kia trained technician

Reconditioning performed using manufacturer-authorized parts

Carfax Vehicle History Report

24-Hour Unlimited Mile Roadside Assistance

24-Hour Unlimited Mile Roadside Assistance starts at the moment of the purchase.

Rental Car Allowance with warrantable repair

Travel Breakdown protection when over 100 miles from home


Benefits Chart

From brakes to electrical to engine, we inspect every vehicle to make sure they meet our highest standard.

Limited Warranty


Kia Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) owners can cruise the open road with confidence knowing their car comes with the industry-leading 10-year/100,000 mile Certified Pre-Owned Limited Powertrain Warranty1 and 1-year/12,000 miles of Platinum Coverage.2 Upon purchase, you will be welcomed with 24-hour Roadside Assistance and Towing/Rental/Travel Breakdown coverage.

10

Year/100,000 Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty

  • Coverage begins from original in-service date, when the vehicle was originally sold as new.
  • Protection against covered mechanical breakdowns of the engine, transmission, and drive axle.
  • Offers travel breakdown protection coverage when traveling more than 100 miles from your home.
  • Provides rental car allowance with warrantable repair.
1

Year/12,000 Mile Platinum Coverage

  • Coverage begins on the vehicle purchase date and mileage at the time of Kia Certified Pre-Owned Sale.
  • Provides the highest level of coverage.
  • Transferable, which is an added value.
10

Year/Unlimited Mile Roadside Assistance

  • Coverage begins on the Kia Certified vehicle purchase date.
  • Coverage includes flat tire, gasoline replenish, lock outs and jump starts.
  • Assistance is available 24 hours / 7 days a week.

 

[1] The Kia CPO 10-year/100,000-mile limited warranty program begins on the original in-service date of vehicle and odometer mile “0.” The limited warranty program includes the remainder of roadside assistance, powertrain coverage and the New Vehicle Limited Warranty (Basic). See retailer for details.
[2] Platinum Coverage begins on the vehicle purchase date and odometer reading on purchase date. Platinum Coverage is limited; for exact coverages, exclusions and limitations, please review CPO contract or see retailer for details.

CPO FAQs

Can any Kia be Certified?

No. To become Kia Certified, a pre-owned vehicle must be up to 6 years old and have fewer than 80,000 miles on the odometer. The vehicle then has to pass a rigorous 165-point inspection. A Carfax Vehicle History Report is also run to identify any vehicle that does not meet our strict standards.

Who certifies these vehicles?

Kia factory-trained dealer technicians go through each vehicle, performing a rigorous 165-point inspection including obtaining a Carfax Vehicle History Report.  Any part(s) that doesn’t meet our standards is replaced with a factory-authorized part. For added peace of mind, each vehicle comes with comprehensive limited warranty coverage and powertrain limited warranty coverage.

What areas are included in the 165-point inspection?

Vehicle history; Road Test; Emissions; Engine; Transmission; Steering and Suspension; Cooling; Exhaust; Fuel; Brakes; Electrical; Heater & Air Conditioner; Appearance, Body & Structural; Hybrid

Why is a Carfax Vehicle History Report so important?

The Carfax Vehicle History Report helps us identify any vehicle that does not meet our standards. The report is part of our 165-point inspection and it includes checks for:

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

What happens when an item does not pass inspection?

Any item(s) that does not meet Kia standards is repaired or replaced with a factory-authorized part(s).

Is a Kia CPO vehicle available at a non- Kia dealer?

No.  Only an authorized Kia dealer can sell Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicles that were inspected and approved by Kia America, Inc. standards.

Are Certified Pre-Owned vehicles covered by a warranty?

Yes, every Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle comes with a 10-year/100,000 Mile Certified Pre-Owned Limited Powertrain Warranty and 1-year/12,000 mile Platinum Coverage from vehicle original in-service date and “0” miles; see dealer for details). Comprehensive limited warranty 1 Year / 12,000 miles plus a 10 year / 100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty coverage (from vehicle original in-service date and “0” miles; see dealer for details).

What is included in the powertrain limited warranty?

Areas of coverage include the engine, transmission and more – See plan contract or your dealer for full details.

Is there a Certified Pre-Owned warranty transfer cost?

Yes.  A one-time fee of $40 applies.

Why should I buy a Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle?

Kia Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicles go through a rigorous 165-point inspection process and any item(s) that does not pass inspection is replaced or repaired with a factory authorized part.  Additional benefits of a Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle are:  1) comprehensive limited warranty 1 Year / 12,000 miles plus a 10 year / 100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty coverage (from vehicle original in-service date and “0” miles; see dealer for details), 2) complimentary 24-hour roadside assistance program available seven days a week, 365 days a year for 10 years (see dealer for program details).

What if a Kia CPO vehicle needs roadside assistance?

Another perk to owning a Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicle is complimentary roadside assistance.  Just call us and we’ll change the tire, jump the battery, or open that locked door. Other services include:

  • Towing assistance
  • Travel Breakdown Protection when over 100 miles from home, coverage reimbursement up to $100 per calendar day for a maximum of 5 days per occurrence Rental Car reimbursement of up to $35 per day for up to 10 days Unlimited fuel delivery if the vehicle runs out of fuel – up to three gallons per occurrence at no charge– See plan contract or your dealer for full details.
  • Service throughout the 50 United States

Can any Kia be Certified?
No. To become Kia Certified, a pre-owned vehicle must be up to 6 years old and have fewer than 80,000 miles on the odometer. The vehicle then has to pass a rigorous 165-point inspection. A Carfax Vehicle History Report is also run to identify any vehicle that does not meet our strict standards.

Who certifies these vehicles?
Kia factory trained dealer technicians go through each vehicle, performing a rigorous 165-point inspection including obtaining a Carfax Vehicle History Report. Any part(s) that doesn’t meet our standards is replaced with a factory-authorized part. For added peace of mind, each vehicle comes with comprehensive limited warranty coverage and powertrain limited warranty coverage.

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