Why Buy A Certified Pre-Owned Mazda?
Let Yark Mazda Tell You Why!

When it comes to used car sales, financing a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda vehicle is a surefire way to buy with confidence. That's because these pre-owned cars and SUVs are stamped with a Certified Pre-Owned stamp of approval, indicating that they have passed a rigorous multi-point inspection and reconditioning process to ensure the utmost quality for our customers. So, if you're trying to decide whether it’s better to buy a used car vs. a Certified Pre-Owned car, or even a new vehicle vs. a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, we can help you make the right decision. Learn more about Mazda Certified Pre-Owned benefits at our Toledo, OH, Mazda dealer.

How Does a Used Mazda Become Certified?

In order to become a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda, a used vehicle must meet the following requirements:

  • Vehicle must have been manufactured within the six most recent model years or less (including the present model year). For example, in 2020 the following model years are eligible:
    • 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015.
  • Must have 80,000 miles or fewer on the odometer.
  • Vehicle must be in good operating condition, including, without limitation -- no frame, fire, or flood damage, accurate odometer reading ("no mileage unknown") no branded titles, and no body modifications.
  • Vehicle must have passed the Mazda 160-point vehicle inspection process and reconditioning standards set forth in the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Operations Guide.

What are the Benefits of Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda?

Mazda Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are covered by a manufacturer-backed limited warranty. This includes a 7-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, as well as an additional 12-month/12,000-mile Certified Pre-Owned Limited Warranty. Additional benefits can include:

  • Roadside Assistance for the duration of the Limited Powertrain Warranty coverage period
  • Warranty Identification Card
  • Designated Customer Assistance Center toll-free number


Each Mazda Certified Pre-Owned vehicle is covered by any remaining portion of its original 3-year/36,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The CPO Limited Vehicle Warranty provides coverage for another 12-Months or up to 12,000-Miles, with no deductible on covered repairs. For Mazda CPO vehicles that are no longer covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, the CPO Limited Vehicle Warranty takes effect at time of purchase.


Flywheel to freeze plug, thermostat to turbocharger, cylinder block to constant velocity joints, our 7-Year/100,000-Mile CPO Limited Powertrain Warranty has you covered.

*ZERO DEDUCTIBLE ON COVERED REPAIRS*In the rare event that a covered part needs to be repaired or replaced, your total out-of-pocket cost will be zero at Mazda Dealers throughout the United States.


Mazda Certified Pre-Owned buyers and qualified family members are covered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by the complimentary Mazda 24-hour Emergency Roadside Assistance Program.
Emergency Roadside Assistance for the duration of the 7-Year/100,000-Mile CPO Limited Powertrain Warranty in the U.S. and Canada. Chances are you'll never need us, but it's nice to have the confidence of knowing we're there.
Complimentary 24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance service include:

  • Jump Starts
  • Lockout Assistance
  • Flat tire changes
  • Towing to the nearest authorized Mazda dealership
  • Gas delivery


Each vehicle is required to endure an uncompromising 160-point inspection inside and out, performed by a factor-trained Mazda technician. Below are just a few inspection highlights:

A/C & HEATING Confirm A/C system is operating properly
INTERIOR Check that seats and headrests work properly in all positions (1 of 6 checkpoints)
BRAKES Confirm proper operation of ABS on hard stops (1 of 8 checkpoints)
TRANSMISSION Check shift quality and shift points (1 of 8 checkpoints)
EXTERIOR Check that windshield is free of cracks, large chips and improper repairs (1 of 14 checkpoints)
ENGINE Confirm smooth acceleration (1 of 7 checkpoints)


To make sure you know exactly what you are getting, each Mazda Certified Pre-Owned vehicle comes with a full AutoCheck® vehicle history report and three-year Buyback Protection from Experian.


No one likes to say goodbye to a Mazda. But if the time comes, your car will be even more attractive to potential buyers because the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Limited Vehicle and Limited Powertrain warranties are transferable to future owners at no cost.


Select satellite radio-equipped Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles feature a 3-month trial subscription to the SiriusXM All Access package. Enjoy over 150 channels including all kinds of commercial-free music, plus sports, news, talk, comedy and entertainment - plus the ability to stream online and with the free app.

There are so many more reasons why buying a Certified Pre-Owned Mazda might be the right choice for you. Visit our Toledo Mazda dealership to learn more, or contact Yark Mazda to speak with us.

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