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Why Buy Ford Certified Pre-Owned?

When you’re buying a used car, you want to make sure that it will be high quality and last a long time. Western Kentucky Ford drivers want something that will get the job done and keep going. Take a trip to our Ford dealership near Paducah to learn more about buying a certified pre-owned vehicle. We’ll be happy to tell you all about buying with the Ford Blue Advantage, and all the benefits that come with a certified used car. Enjoy peace of mind with your pre-owned vehicle purchase knowing that it’s Blue or Gold Certified. If you’re ready to learn more about your next certified used Ford vehicle, get in touch with our staff to schedule a CPO F-150 or Bronco Sport test-drive.

What Does Ford Blue Advantage Mean?

The Ford Blue Advantage ensures that your used Ford model is up to manufacturer standards. In order to be eligible for resale, every pre-owned Ford vehicle must undergo a detailed inspection to become Blue or Gold Certified. After the multipoint vehicle inspection, each used Ford car is given Blue or Gold Certified status depending on its condition. All vehicles with the Ford Blue Advantage include a comprehensive limited warranty,1 14-day/1,000-mile Money Back Guarantee,2 24/7 Roadside Assistance,3 and FordPass Rewards™ eligibility.4

Blue Certified

Blue Certified

Differences in Blue and Gold Certified status vary on mileage and other vehicle specs. A used car reaches Blue Certified status with:

  • Fewer than 120,000 miles
  • 139-point inspection
  • 90-day/4,000-mile comprehensive limited warranty1
  • 11,000 FordPass Rewards™ Points to use toward your first maintenance visit
Gold Certified

Gold Certified

A used Ford model must be less than six years old in order to become Gold Certified. You can be sure that a Ford Gold Certified vehicle has:

  • Fewer than 80,000 miles
  • 172-point inspection
  • 12-month/12,000-mile comprehensive limited warranty1
  • 22,000 FordPass Rewards™ Points to use toward your first two maintenance visits