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 .
“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 , visit .