Should I Buy Used or Certified Pre-Owned?

A used Ford SUV parked next to a CPO

Are you searching for the perfect new-to-you Ford car, truck, or SUV? Deciding between buying used, or certified pre-owned can be difficult. To help you determine which is right for your budget and lifestyle, the experts at Landmark Ford in Springfield, IL have created the following page. Continue reading to learn which method you should choose.

If you have any questions for one of our team members, please call our Ford dealership at (866) 807-5399.


Benefits of Buying Used

Purchasing a used car is one of the most economical ways to upgrade your daily drive. You can save thousands on a used Ford compared to purchasing a brand new model. Learn more about the benefits of a used Ford car, truck, or SUV in the list below:

  • Lower sales tax than brand new models
  • Less depreciation over time
  • You can purchase a higher trim level for less money
  • Lower insurance rates based on the age of the car
  • Wide selection of makes and models

Our dealership is home to a variety of popular models in our pre-owned inventory for you to browse. Whether you need a sedan or an SUV, there are plenty of options. After you've found a vehicle you are interested in, call our dealership at (866) 807-5399 to schedule a test drive.


Benefits of Buying Certified Pre-Owned

Do you want a like-new vehicle without the expensive price tag? A certified pre-owned vehicle is the best of both worlds. Each of our gently used certified pre-owned models have undergone rigorous testing to ensure premium condition. Additional benefits of buying certified pre-owned include:

  • Most models are only a few years old
  • Low miles
  • Includes a CARFAX® vehicle history report
  • Lower depreciation
  • Extended warranties are available

If you are considering a certified pre-owned Ford from our dealership in Springfield, IL, check out our CPO inventory to see the models we have available.

 A dealer selling a used car to a customer


Which should you buy?

Deciding between a used and CPO Ford vehicle is ultimately a personal decision. Both methods are economical ways to give your daily grind the upgrade it deserves. Consider your budget and lifestyle needs when making a decision to help guide you to the right choice. Peruse the used and CPO inventory to get one step closer to taking home your new Ford.

If you are still unsure which method is right for you, call one of the finance experts at Landmark Ford in Springfield, IL at (866) 807-5399.


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