Searching for a pre-owned luxury vehicle that meets the highest standards in quality and performance? The Audi CPO Program offers savvy shoppers in Los Angeles and Santa Monica many of the advantages that come with brand-new vehicles with a lower price tag. Discover the Audi certified pre-owned benefits, and get your questions answered with the Audi Beverly Hills guide to the Audi CPO Program. 

What Does Audi CPO Mean?

Compare used vs. certified pre-owned Audi vehicles, and you'll see that all CPO models have undergone a rigorous assessment to ensure they meet our strict criteria. Systems are exhaustively checked, electrical components, mechanical components, and body structure are meticulously inspected, and several road tests are conducted. You also enjoy added warranty coverage and other perks. These vehicles give you many of the benefits of a new vehicle, with the lower price tag of a pre-owned model.

What are the Audi Certified Pre-Owned Benefits?

Even after this inspection process, certified pre-owned Audi vehicles come with exclusive benefits to give you additional assurance that your investment will live up to your expectations. Some of these benefits include: 

  • Must PASS a rigorous 300+ point inspection - These include 15 pre-checks, 115 exterior checkpoints, 85 interior checkpoints, 39 engine component checkpoints, 36 undercarriage checkpoints, and finally 18 road-test checkpoints.
  • Unlimited Mileage Warranty Coverage - Receive peace of mind when you're driving home in your Certified Pre-Owned Audi! Receive UNLIMITED mileage warranty coverage for up to 5 years!
  • Nationwide Support - When you purchase a CPO Audi vehicle, you can receive warranty service for your CPO Audi vehicle through us or any of the over 200+ Audi dealerships nationwide!
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance - Included with your CPO Audi is 24/7 Roadside Assistance and towing and trip interruption reimbursement!
  • Luxury Features & Premium Performance - By choosing an Audi certified pre-owned vehicle, you'll have the chance to get into your ideal model at an exceptional value!
  • Special Certified Pre-Owned Finance Rates - Receive special finance rates on your certified pre-owned Audi vehicle!
  • Easy Transfers - Your same Certified Pre-Owned Limited Warranty is transferable to subsequent private owners with ease!

What's Included in the Audi CPO Inspection? 

With a 300+ point inspection, your Audi CPO vehicle will be getting a thorough check of every major system and then some:

1 - Dealer and Vehicle Information

1.1 Audi Actungs (Stops!)

Must be able to answer 'yes' to all of the following questions: 

  • Has the vehicle passed the CarFax Vehicle History Report?
  • Has the vehicle been in operation for at least 4 months or have a minimum of 4,000 miles?
  • Is the vehicle 5 model years old or newer with no more than 60,000 miles?
  • Is the vehicle free from aftermarket modifications? (chassis body or engine performance chip)
  • Is it certain the vehicle does not have an extensive or unreasonable service history?
  • Do all VINs match? (Frame / windshield / B-pillar; all original, no alterations)

1.2 Pre-work

The following items are performed in the service bay, with the exhaust hose attached and the vehicle running.

  • Does the paperwork match the VIN and vehicle?
  • Is the model year of the vehicle confirmed?
  • Is the vehicle's radio available? (Not the code)
  • Are all major schedule maintenance, recalls, and service updates (including oil changes) performed and up-to-date?
  • Verify the engine model code in the trunk and enter 5051 tool
  • Run diagnostic tests with 5051/52 on the vehicle; correct faults found during inspection
  • Run battery load test
  • Print all diagnostic results and place copy in-vehicle file
  • Is the vehicle still under the original factory warranty?

1.3 Determination

The technician must determine whether the car is a good candidate to become part of the Audi CPO Program before proceeding with the rest of the inspection process.

2 - Audi Certified pre-owned Inspection of the Interior of Vehicle

The technician will inspect and check the operation and condition of the following items, and will note whether they meet the Audi requirements, or whether they require repairs to bring them up to Audi's expectations.

2.1 Front Interior

  • All 3 keys (2 main and 1 valet)
  • Warning lights (ABS, airbag, O2 sensor)
  • Onboard computer (Check OK MIL cycle)
  • Hazard lights switch
  • Dash / console switches
  • Driver's side airbags
  • Speakers
  • Dash Lights / dimmer
  • Cup holders
  • Steering wheel / lock / key / tilt / telescope
  • Horn (all areas of pad)
  • Left / right exterior mirror control and heater
  • Rear view mirror / compass
  • Dome and front courtesy lights
  • Hood release handle
  • Trunk / tailgate release
  • Fuel door release
  • Accessory power socket, lighter and ashtray
  • AM/FM Radio / Cassette / CD Changer / Satellite radio
  • Clock
  • Windshield wiper controls
  • HVAC / blower / climate controls / vents
  • Gear shift handle / indicator
  • Emergency brake
  • Foot pedals / operation and covers
  • Warning chimes and bells / alarms / theft deterrent
  • Cellular pre-wire base or mount

2.2 Left front interior

  • Left front interior trim and door handle.
  • Left front visor / vanity mirror, light
  • Left front power window / lock
  • Left front seat controls / power / memory function
  • Left front seat heater
  • Left front controls / vents
  • Left front carpet, floor mat, and foot well
  • Left front safety belt, height adjuster
  • Left front seat cushion and cover
  • Driver seat headrest, headrest release, and headliner
  • Left front headliner assist handle.

2.3 Left Rear Interior

  • Left rear interior trim and door handle
  • Left rear power window
  • Left rear seat heater
  • Left rear carpet, floor mat and foot well
  • Left rear safety belt
  • Left rear seat cushion and cover
  • Left rear headrest, headrest release, and headliner
  • Left rear door lights / reflector
  • Left rear window sunshade
  • Left rear airbag
  • Left rear headliner assist handle
  • Read armrest / ski sack
  • Rear controls / vents
  • Rear ashtray in the center
  • Rear window sunshade
  • First Aid kit in the center armrest
  • Center headrest and release

2.4 Right Rear Interior

  • Right rear interior trim and door handle
  • Right rear power window
  • Right rear seat heater
  • Right rear carpet, floor mat and foot well
  • Right rear safety belt
  • Right rear seat cushion and cover
  • Right rear headrest, headrest release and headliner
  • Right rear door lights / reflector
  • Right rear window sunshade
  • Right rear airbag
  • Right rear headliner assist handle

2.5 Right Front Interior

  • Right front interior trim and door handle
  • Right front vanity mirror / light
  • Right front power window / door lock
  • Right front seat controls / power
  • Right front controls / vents
  • Right front seat heater
  • Right front dash
  • Right front airbags
  • Glove box, lock, and light
  • Maintenance record booklet
  • Warranty booklet, owner's manual
  • Right front carpet, floor mat and foot well
  • Right front safety belt / height adjuster
  • Right front seat cover and cushion
  • Right front headrest, headrest release, and headliner
  • Right front door lights / reflector
  • Right front headliner assist handle

3 - Audi Certified pre-owned Inspection of the Exterior of Vehicle

3.1 Front Exterior

  • Front bumper
  • License plate bracket
  • Front headlight lens
  • Headlamps high / low beam
  • Marker lights and turn signals
  • Parking and hazard lights
  • Fog lights (where applicable)
  • Headlamp washer spray heads and covers
  • Audi emblem
  • Grille condition
  • Lower right fascia grille
  • Front tow eye cover
  • Lower left fascia grille
  • Front hood condition and paint condition
  • Front end alignment of panels (check for gaps)
  • Windshield glass
  • Windshield wipers
  • Windshield wiper arms
  • Windshield washer spray heads
  • Hood release latch operation
  • Hood struts

3.2 Left Front Exterior

  • Remote entry
  • Left front fender alignment and paint
  • Left front side turn indicator light
  • Left A-pillar
  • VIN plate
  • Left front side mirror housing and glass
  • Left front door panel alignment and paint
  • Left front body moldings
  • Left front window glass
  • Left front window trim
  • Driver exterior door handle
  • Driver door lock cylinder (auto up / down / lock)
  • Left front door hinge and alignment
  • Left front door seals
  • Left front sill plate
  • Left front door side molding
  • Left front side rocker panel and trim
  • Left B-pillar

3.3 Left Rear Exterior

  • Left rear door panel alignment and paint
  • Left rear door side molding
  • Left rear body moldings
  • Left rear side rocker panel and trim
  • Left rear door window trim and moldings
  • Left rear door window glass
  • Left rear exterior door handle
  • Left rear child lock
  • Left rear exterior door hinge alignment
  • Left rear door seals
  • Left rear sill plate
  • Left C-pillar
  • Left rear quarter window glass
  • Left rear back window glass
  • Left rear body panel alignment and paint

3.4 Rear Exterior

  • Rear-end and tailgate paint
  • Rear Audi emblem and tailgate trim
  • Rear window glass
  • Rear window defrost element
  • Tailgate hinges, alignment, and struts
  • Trunk seal
  • Trunk / luggage compartment light
  • Compartment covers, hold-down latches, and net
  • Roadside kit present (where applicable)
  • Removable luggage cover
  • Spare tire jack, tools and holders
  • Correct spare tire, pressure, min 4 mm tread depth
  • Rear parking, reverse, fog, hazard, and tail lights
  • Rear marker lamps, and turn signals
  • Rear brake lights
  • High-center third brake light
  • Rear bumper
  • Rear exterior trunk release
  • License plate bracket, and light
  • Rear window wiper
  • Rear window wiper arm
  • Rear window washer / spray head
  • Boot cover (Cabriolet / Roadster)

3.5 Right Rear Exterior

  • Right rear quarter panel alignment and paint
  • Right rear panel trim pieces and moldings
  • Fuel door, rubber stops, and fuel cap
  • Right rear back window glass
  • Right rear quarter window glass
  • Right C-pillar
  • Right rear door panel
  • Right rear side rocker panel and trim
  • Right rear door window trim and moldings
  • Right rear door window glass
  • Right rear door paint and gap alignment
  • Right rear exterior door handle
  • Right rear child lock
  • Right rear sill plate
  • Right rear door hinge and alignment

3.6 Right Front Exterior

  • Right B-Pillar
  • Right front door panel paint and gap alignment
  • Right front exterior door handle
  • Right door lock
  • Right front sill plate
  • Right front door hinge and alignment
  • Right front door seals
  • Right front side rocker panel and trim
  • Right front window glass
  • Right front window trim and moldings
  • Right side mirror
  • Right A-pillar
  • Right front marker light
  • Right front trim pieces and moldings
  • Right front fender alignment and paint

3.7 Top Exterior

  • Sunroof glass and seals (test for leaks)
  • Roof panel / luggage rack
  • Roof antenna/SIRIUS/Nav housing
  • Convertible top (Cabriolet/Roadster)
  • Windscreen operation (Cabriolet/Roadster)

4 - Audi Certified pre-owned Inspection of the Engine Compartment

4.1 Engine

  • Under hood insulation
  • Engine compartment labels - EGR/PCV
  • Tire pressure and recommended fuel label
  • Covers - engine compartment/ cowl cover/emblems
  • Power steering, engine oil, and washer reservoir caps
  • Check water in oil (check the underside of oil filler cap)
  • Fuel injection system, fuel filter / lines
  • Throttle linkages / "E-Gas" (or throttle by wire)
  • Emissions control test and record reading
  • Air filter - check for oil
  • Dust and pollen filter (Hepa)
  • Accessory belt
  • Cylinder compression (Check 5051/52 diagnostic)
  • Oil pressure (check 5051/52 diagnostic)
  • Timing belt / chain (per maintenance schedule)
  • Power steering pump / hoses
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Windshield washer fluid level
  • Check all hoses for air and fluid leaks
  • Check the oil on the dipstick for level and condition
  • Engine mounts (top area) crankshaft seal / cam seals
  • A/C compressor/lines/condenser

4.2 Cooling system

  • Engine coolant reservoir cap
  • Engine coolant level
  • Cooling system pressure test
  • Radiator hose upper / lower & heater hoses
  • Cooling fan
  • Cooling fan clutch
  • Cooling fan motor
  • Radiator cap
  • Radiator/thermostat
  • Upper core support. Radiator housing
  • Water pump/belts (noise/leaks)

4.3 Transmission

  • Transmission system condition
  • Transmission fluid auto / manual (leakage check)

4.4 Electrical System

  • Battery condition - location varies by model
  • Alternator charging (warning light)

4.5 Brake System

  • Brake fluid reservoir cap
  • Brake fluid level
  • Brake master cylinder and booster

5 - Audi Certified pre-owned Road Test

5.1 Engine, Drivetrain and Operation

  • Starter operation / starting (cold/hot)
  • Fuel pump noise
  • Engine performance idle/noise/vibrations
  • Smooth acceleration/deceleration
  • Transmission and shift points
  • Transmission/transaxle noise (cold/hot)
  • Shift interlock
  • Clutch operation
  • Exhaust noises/odors
  • Brakes (operation/noise/pulling or pulsating)
  • ABS function
  • Steering/tracking/pulling/play in the wheel
  • Suspension noise/performance
  • Vehicle ride, vibration, and overall drive-ability
  • Speedometer, odometer, and trip function
  • Cruise control in all modes including resume
  • Navigation system DVDs/CDs present and function
  • Ride, wind, door noise, rattles, etc.

6 - Audi Certified pre-owned Inspection Under the Vehicle

6.1 Undercarriage

  • Bumper flanges and brackets
  • Frame spot welds and seams (cracked or stressed)
  • Sheet metal (deformation)
  • Front subframes
  • Front side aprons
  • Center support bearing (Quattro driveshaft)
  • Brake lines
  • Bottom of front and rear bumpers (visual damage)
  • Lower splash shield
  • Lower engine mounts
  • Lower radiator hoses
  • Suspension arms and CV joints
  • Sway bars / links/ bushings
  • Control arms and steering racks

6.2 Exhaust System

  • Hangers and clamps
  • Exhaust pipes, catalytic converter and heat shield

6.3 Transmission / Differential / Transaxle

  • Rear axle fluid level
  • Rear main seal
  • Transmission lines
  • Axle housing / final drive
  • Transmission / mounts/ control linkages
  • Differential/torsen/ Quattro

6.4 Tires and Wheels

  • Wheels: run out / curb damage/finish/correct match
  • Tires: correct size / match/damage/ Audi approved
  • Tire tread depth (4mm or better) and pressure

6.5 Brakes

  • Parking brake cable and connection tension
  • Brake calipers and hoses
  • Brake pad thickness (7mm) 50%
  • Rotor width (See ASIS)

6.6 Fuel Tank and Lines

  • Fuel tank and holding straps
  • Fuel line
  • Fuel filter (if not lifetime filter)

Audi CPO Warranty Coverage

Wonder what exactly is covered by the Audi CPO Warranty? Find out what is, and is not covered below!

Audi CPO Warranty Covers: 

  • Engine 
  • Automatic transmission 
  • Manual transmission
  • Final drive
  • Suspension 
  • Fuel system 
  • Cooling system
  • Brakes 
  • Steering 
  • Climate controls
  • Electrical 
  • Radio and Navigation

Audi CPO Warranty Does NOT Cover: 

  • Tires
  • Trim
  • Maintenance services and adjustments
  • Wear unless it's determined wear was caused by factory defect
  • Damage or malfunction due to lack of maintenance 
  • Damage or malfunction due to misuse, negligence, alteration, accident or fire 
  • Damage caused by the environment 
  • Cost of maintenance services 

What's Included in the Audi CPO Roadside Assistance Program?

  • Towing to the nearest authorized Audi dealership or authorized Audi service facility in the event of disablement or collision
  • Fuel delivery service
  • Flat-tire service
  • Battery jump-start
  • Lock-out service
  • Emergency winching service

Audi CPO Trip Benefits

As part of the Audi CPO roadside assistance, you'll also be able to enjoy the benefits trip interruption and trip routing: 

  • Trip Interruption Benefit- If your Audi is disabled due to a mechanical breakdown over 100 miles from your residence, you may receive compensation if your vehicle isn't able to be safely operated the same day. Coverage is up to $500 per disablement, or $1000 for qualifying A8/S8 models. 
  • Trip Routing Service- We'll provide youwith detailed maps and more for your trip! 

Are Audi Certified Pre-Owned Worth It? 

With all the Audi CPO benefits listed above, we think you'll find the Audi certified pre-owned worth it. Still you may want more details on coverage before making a purchase. If you have questions about the Audi CPO benefits, please reach out to us at Audi Beverly Hills today! 

Explore Our Audi CPO Inventory at Audi Beverly Hills

Ready to enjoy the Audi certified pre-owned benefits for yourself? Audi Beverly Hills stocks a healthy inventory of Audi CPO vehicles for you to drive home to West Hollywood or Culver City. Peruse our inventory and then apply for financing to take the next step!


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