Hyundai ranks third in IntelliChoice’s Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Programs for 2009 in the non-luxury category, trailing only Mini and Volkswagen. That’s a 24-place improvement since the program started in 2007.
"Hyundai’s CPO sales were up 58.5 percent in the first four months in an industry down 7.3 percent, evidence that our CPO program is attracting consumers to our brand," said Hyundai’s Tracy Bowes in a press release.
The enhanced pre-owned program launched to Hyundai dealers in May 2007 for vehicles up to five model years old with less than 60,000 miles being covered by the balance of the original 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
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