Kia Adds Carfax Vehicle History Reports to Used Cars

Eligible Kia certified used vehicles can be no more than five model years old.

Kia Motors America – KMA – today announced that it is adding Carfax used vehicle reports to Certified Pre-Owned sales program. KMA will provide every used vehicle with a free Carfax Vehicle History Report.

Starting this month, Kia dealers with the CPO Program are required to run a Carfax Vehicle History Report as part of the certification process for CPO vehicles. The Kia CPO Program is administered by one of the largest independent finance and insurance leaders, JM&A Group.

Kia’s decision means that 32 manufacturer brands that have chosen Carfax for their Certified Pre-Owned vehicles.

A Carfax Report is provided for used Kia-brand vehicles eligible for CPO certification, which have less than 60,000 miles and are no more than five model years old. All Kia CPO vehicles pass a 150-point inspection. Program benefits include a long-term 10-year/100,000 mile Kia CPO Program limited powertrain warranty (from the first sale date) and 10-year, unlimited mileage roadside assistance.

“In addition to providing one of the industry’s most competitive warranties, CPO Program Kia dealers can ensure even more peace of mind by providing a free Carfax Vehicle History Report with every Certified Pre-Owned Kia purchase,” said Tom Loveless, vice president, sales, KMA. “Carfax’s unmatched vehicle history information not only adds value to Kia’s CPO program, but gives our dealers an essential tool to build the confidence that turns more shoppers into buyers.”

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