What is the Difference between CPO Hyundai vs Used?


At Pugi Hyundai, our goal is to send our customers home in a safe, dependable vehicle no matter how much their car budget is. For some of our customers, that means looking at pre-owned vehicles. That's why we offer two pre-owned categories to suit every need and budget: certified pre-owned (CPO) and used.

Let's outline the differences between CPO & Used vehicles available at Pugi Hyundai near Downers Grove, IL.

What is CPO?


Only Hyundais can become CPO, but not every used Hyundai qualifies for this special program. Our high standards mean only select vehicles become "Certified Pre-Owned." To be considered for the CPO program, a pre-owned Hyundai must meet the following criteria:

  • No older than 5 model years old
  • Fewer than 60,000 miles
  • Clean CARFAX vehicle history report
  • Must pass 150-point quality assurance inspection performed by Hyundai-trained technicians

We stand behind our CPO vehicles with a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty, which covers major engine, transmission, transaxle and drive train issues. Other mechanical components are covered with a 5-year/60,000 limited warranty.

With the purchase of a CPO, you will also receive 10 years of 24/7 roadside assistance with free towing to the nearest Hyundai dealership if needed. If your car is ever out for repair or interrupts travel, we have you covered up with our rental car reimbursement program. We also throw in 3 months of complimentary SiriusXM satellite radio, just like we do our new Hyundais.

What is Used?


The main difference between our CPO & used vehicles is the meeting of the above outlined parameters. Sometimes a customer of ours wishes to trade in their older model Hyundai for a newer one, but their car cannot qualify for the CPO program because it is older than 5 years or has too many miles. Many of our customers also trade in vehicles from other makes.

Any non-Hyundai, no matter how pristine, does not qualify for the Hyundai CPO program. While our lineup of used vehicles is inspected for major mechanical and safety problems, we may still offer used vehicles that would not pass the strictest CPO program standards; this means some used vehicles may disclose minor flaws in body paint, carpet condition, brake pad thickness, and other minor to moderate signs of usual wear and tear. In addition, used vehicles that are not CPO-qualified do not come with the extensive warranty, roadside assistance program, or SiriusXM trial.

Finance Options

Our finance options for both CPO and used vehicles include various financing terms designed to be flexible and affordable.

You can pre-qualify for financing with our online no-credit-check form or go ahead and start your online finance application. Our friendly finance center staff will then help you determine what down payment and monthly payment work best for you. 

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Why Pugi?

Pugi Hyundai has served Downers Grove, IL and its neighbors for over 25 years. As a family-owned and operated dealer, we have dedicated ourselves to make our name synonymous with transparency, quality, and affordability. Whether you buy a CPO or used vehicle, Pugi Hyundai will provide superior customer service, fair financing, and excellent maintenance. repair at our auto service center.


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