NIADA and Carfax Enter Agreement on the Association’s Certified Pre-Owned Program

ARLINGTON, TX – Inde­pen­dent deal­ers now have more resources in the fast-grow­ing CPO mar­ket. Dur­ing its annu­al con­ven­tion and expo, the Nation­al Inde­pen­dent Auto­mo­bile Deal­ers Asso­ci­a­tion (NIADA) announced that it has expand­ed its long-stand­ing part­ner­ship with Car­fax® that will now include the association’s Cer­ti­fied Pre-Owned (CPO) pro­gram. Vehi­cles qual­i­fy­ing as NIADA CPO vehi­cles will now come with a Car­fax Vehi­cle His­to­ry Report™ pro­vid­ed free to buy­ers from sub­scrib­ing deal­ers. These vehi­cles will also be list­ed for sale on Car­fax Used Car List­ings.

“Our deal­ers have spo­ken loud and clear that they want Car­fax for our Cer­ti­fied Pre-Owned pro­gram,” said Scott Lil­ja, who serves as NIADA’s senior vice pres­i­dent of mem­ber ser­vices. “Car­fax Reports add anoth­er lev­el of con­fi­dence for buy­ers pur­chas­ing NIADA Cer­ti­fied vehi­cles. Plus, our deal­ers’ cer­ti­fied inven­to­ry gets in front of more ready-to-buy shop­pers at We’re thrilled to give our 16,000 deal­er mem­bers a resource that is proven to help sell more cars faster.”

The NIADA CPO pro­gram is joined by 38 automak­er brands in uti­liz­ing Car­fax to build more con­fi­dence in their CPO vehi­cles sold through their deal­er net­works. Wher­ev­er car shop­pers are look­ing – online or at an inde­pen­dent deal­er­ship – they’re like­ly to find free Car­fax Reports with NIADA Cer­ti­fied vehi­cles. “Car­fax and NIADA are help­ing con­nect inde­pen­dent deal­ers with more con­fi­dent cus­tomers that want to buy cer­ti­fied vehi­cles,” said Bill Eager, vice pres­i­dent of the deal­er busi­ness unit at Car­fax. “With Car­fax Used Car List­ings, Car­fax Reports and myCar­fax®, deal­ers have the tools that make it fast and easy for peo­ple to find and care for NIADA Cer­ti­fied vehi­cles.”

Vehi­cles eli­gi­ble for NIADA cer­ti­fi­ca­tion must pass a 125-point inspec­tion and oth­er require­ments, includ­ing qual­i­fy­ing for the Car­fax® Buy­back Guar­an­tee®. For more infor­ma­tion about the NIADA CPO pro­gram, admin­is­tered and insured by War­ran­tech, vis­it



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