Truck buyers in and around Pineville, LA, have the option to consider new, used, or certified preowned trucks for their next purchase. While there is always the excitement of buying a new model truck, the choice to purchase a certified preowned truck has several advantages.
The Ford Certified Pre-Owned Program
Certified preowned Ford trucks must meet specific criteria developed by Ford. Only a Ford dealership can sell a certified preowned Ford. The vehicle must pass a specific inspection and testing process to get this designation.
Ford is one of the few manufacturers that offer two levels of certified preowned Ford trucks, cars, and SUVs. These include a Ford Blue and a Ford Gold certification.
The Gold level vehicles cannot be more than 6 model years old and must have less than 80,000 miles. The process also includes a 172-point inspection and repair and replacement of any worn parts or components using OEM parts. These trucks come with a 12-month or 12,000-mile full limited warranty and the power train warranty is extended to 7 years or 100,000 miles.
The Ford Blue certification level includes vehicles 10 model years old or newer and have less than 120,000 miles. These vehicles go through a 139-point inspection and repair process.
Costs and Features
The cost of certified preowned Ford trucks in Pineville LA, is often the determining factor for truck buyers. Often the top trim levels in certified preowned pickups are less than the base trim cost on the current year models. Choosing the Gold certification means the truck has most or all of the latest technology, driver-assist, and safety features, which is always important to consider when making a truck purchase.
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