Frequently Asked Questions: Why Buy Certified by Volvo?

Certified by Volvo Frequently Asked Questions

At Sandberg Volvo Cars in Lynnwood, we know that many discerning car shoppers in the Seattle-Tacoma area aren't looking for something brand new. We also know that buying used doesn't have to mean settling for less. Certified by Volvo models are an excellent way for drivers to enjoy the luxury, amenities, and performance of a late-model-year low-mileage Volvo for less. Learn more about the Volvo CPO program with a few of our Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Certified by Volvo?

Certified by Volvo models are the best of the best in our pre-owned inventory. Sedans, wagons, and SUVs that earn this privileged designation meet or exceed a very stringent set of standards. And as a result, they receive exclusive warranty backing from Volvo as well as other added benefits.

What Qualifies a Volvo for Certification?

A Volvo vehicle must be from a recent model year and have fewer than 80,000 miles on the odometer to be considered. These restrictions ensure that Certified by Volvo models can offer a similar experience to brand-new models for a lower investment.

Next, the vehicle's history report is examined for odometer discrepancies, frame damage, and other structural problems. If the report is clear, the model undergoes a comprehensive 170-point examination by expert Volvo-trained technicians, as well as a road test to ensure it delivers a compelling and engaging driving experience.

What Benefits does Certified by Volvo Offer?

  • Strict eligibility rules
  • Stringent inspection and reconditioning standards
  • Volvo Certified Comprehensive Inspection – covering more than 170 points
  • 5-year/Unlimited mile exclusionary warranty – extendable to 10 years (from original in-service date and 0 miles)
  • Volvo Roadside Assistance – 24/7/365 protection
  • No deductible for covered warranty visits
  • CARFAX Vehicle History Report with Buyback Guarantee
  • Fully transferable

What Does the Certified by Volvo Warranty Cover?

Volvo's factory-backed warranty covers every part of a Certified by Volvo model that is not specifically excluded. This includes repair or replacement of thousands of components. Volvo also offers the option of extending the warranty and adding various plans like service contracts, appearance protection, and maintenance plans.

Should I Buy a Certified by Volvo Model?

​Yes! Certified by Volvo models offer a like-new Volvo experience for a significantly reduced cost. For more information about the Certified by Volvo program and available models, please contact Sandberg Northwest Volvo today. It will be our pleasure to assist you.

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