What Does “GM-Certified” really mean?

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Our Pre-Owned Building 2014

GM Certified means “No worries”.

A simple statement, but what does it really mean? Security and Peace of   Mind.

To General Motors, it means security, the security that you will have knowing that the Pre-Owned GM vehicle that you are purchasing meets or exceeds our standard for quality and dependability. It also means “Peace of Mind” the protection of the most comprehensive warranty/maintenance program offered on an American Pre-Owned vehicle.

For a GM vehicle to be certified, it must be 5 years old or newer and have less than 75,000 miles, but the requirements don’t stop there. The vehicle must pass General Motor’s 172 point quality inspection, a stringent test of everything from the engine’s main components to the performance of its safety and comfort features.  Our factory trained technicians ensure that every component of the vehicle, from the drive train to the windshield wipers, is in good working condition. Next the vehicle is taken out for a road test and put through the paces of everyday driving, then it is put up on a lift so the under body can be inspected and then checked completely for cosmetic flaws. If the technicians find a component is not in good working order, the technicians will recondition it to factory standards before they will give the vehicle its certification.

When you purchase a GM Certified vehicle, you will receive the following benefits in addition to any existing factory warranty:

  • Access to a free CARFAX Vehicle History Report
  • 3 day/150 mile Complete Satisfaction Guarantee
  • 12 month/12,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty
  • 2 year/30,000 mile scheduled maintenance contract- oil changes and tire rotations
  • 5 year/100,000 mile limited powertrain warranty
  • Complimentary multi-point vehicle inspection anytime service work is performed
  • Courtesy transportation
  • 24 hour Roadside Assistance
  • Free 3 month trial of Sirius XM radio and OnStar

These features are completely transferable, which adds to the resale value of your GM vehicle. These warranties are also deductible-free. In addition, GM Financing offers incentive interest rates on their certified vehicles, allowing you the opportunity to get low interest rates generally reserved for new vehicle purchases.

It is important to note that not every pre-owned vehicle on the lot is certified. If you are unsure about whether or not a vehicle is certified, it is best to ask a sales person to verify. There are two quick ways to tell if a  pre-owned vehicle is certified on our website, it will say CERTIFIED next to the description of the vehicle and it will also have a certified badge next to the details of the vehicle.

GM Certified vehicles are like the cream of the crop on the pre-owned lot, so don’t be afraid to let the sales person know that you want the best. All of this adds up to make sure our customers have no worries. It’s our way of saying thank you for choosing a GM product, and it allows us to provide you with the quality, security and dependability long associated with the General Motors name.

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