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What is Lexus L/Certified?

If you come across the term Lexus L/Certified when shopping for a pre-owned luxury car in Santa Fe, that means a Lexus that is certified pre-owned through the L/Certified program. All models that are Lexus Certified must pass a series of requirements in order to be distinguished from normal used Lexus vehicles. Find out more about this Lexus CPO program at Lexus of Albuquerque, and if you have any questions about our L/Certified inventory, contact Lexus of Albuquerque today!

Becoming L/Certified

Lexus has a specific set of criteria a pre-owned Lexus must meet in order to be eligible for the L/Certified program. These requirements may be different across other vehicle brands, but typically include a mileage limit, an age limit, and a vehicle inspection. Below are the requirements for Lexus L/Certified vehicles:

  • Must be 6 years old or newer
  • Must have no more than 80,000 miles on the odometer
  • Must pass a 161-point inspection by Lexus-certified technicians at an authorized Lexus dealership. The inspection examines elements including but not limited to:
    • Engine, electronics, safety devices, exterior, interior, and undercarriage
    • Road test is conducted

Lexus L/Certified Program

What does the Lexus L/Certified program offer along with your purchase of a high-quality used vehicle? Belen and beyond can take advantage of the following Lexus certified pre-owned vehicle program perks:

  • Vehicle warranty of up to 6 years / unlimited mileage*
  • Complimentary factory-recommended maintenance for 2 years or 20,000 miles for vehicles purchased after January 4, 2016
  • Complimentary loaner car for warrantable repairs
  • Coverage for trip interruption caused by warranted vehicle failure
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance for vehicles under warranty or when there is a vehicle emergency

*L/Certified Warranty valid for later of two years after the expiration of 4-year/50,000 mile new-vehicle Basic Warranty, or two years from purchase or lease date of L/Certified

Compare CPO vs. Used vs. New Vehicles

Still having trouble deciding whether a Lexus L/Certified vehicle is right for you? Take a step back and view the bigger picture. Below you can compare the advantages of used, certified pre-owned, and new vehicles to decide which choice best fits your needs and budget:

  • Used Vehicles: Tend to have lower prices and a larger variety of vehicles in terms of makes, models, features, mileage, and age
  • Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles: A great middle ground, with amenities for a lower price than in a new vehicle, but with more quality assurance and vehicle history knowledge than with a normal used vehicle.
  • New Vehicles: Give you the latest technologies and the peace of mind that comes with a brand-new model.

Explore L/Certified Options at Lexus of Albuquerque

Ready to take home a Lexus CPO model to Los Lunas? Be sure to check out our current pre-owned vehicle specials to get a great deal on your purchase. You can also reach out to our Finance Center if you have any questions about the Lexus certified pre-owned financing process at Lexus of Albuquerque.

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