FAQ About Certified Vehicles
No. To become Ford-certified, a pre-owned vehicle has to be less than six years old and have fewer than 80,000 miles on the odometer. It then has to pass a rigorous 172-point inspection. A CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ is also run to identify any vehicle that does not meet our strict standards.
Ford factory-trained dealer technicians go through each vehicle, performing a rigorous 172-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 backed by Ford Motor Company.* *See your dealer for warranty coverage details.
- Vehicle history
- Road test
- Exterior/Interior appearance and condition
- Underhood/Underbody components
- Hybrid system
- Convenience features
The CARFAX Vehicle History Report can identify identify any vehicle that does not meet our strict standards. The report is part of our 172-point inspection process, and it includes checks for:
- Flood vehicles
- Fire damage
- Frame damage
- Salvage vehicles
- Branded title
- Odometer issues
- Accident history
- Vehicle title history
Any item(s) that does not meet Ford standards is repaired or replaced with a factory-authorized part(s).
No. Only a Ford Motor Company-franchised Dealer can sell Ford-Certified Pre-Owned vehicles that were inspected and approved by Ford Motor Company standards.