Audi Certified Pre-Owned Overview and Warranty Details

Audi Certified Pre-Owned Overview - Santa Monica Audi

Audi vehicles are designed and engineered to the highest standards. Our team of world-class automotive engineers and designers work tirelessly to ensure that every Audi is not only a stunning work of art, but also an exceptionally engaging vehicle to drive.

This same attention to detail is incorporated into our 300+ point inspection process. In order to qualify as a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, every Audi must pass a rigorous inspection and thorough mechanical examination - a standard that is unmatched by any manufacturer. Only Audi vehicles within a specified mileage range and model age range are eligible for certification at Santa Monica Audi. Exceptional benefits to owning a Certified Pre-Owned Audi vehicle include strong limited warranty coverage, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a CARFAX® vehicle history report. Drive with confidence knowing that your Certified Pre-Owned Audi from Santa Monica Audi will provide years of reliable performance.

Audi Certified Pre-Owned Overview

300+ Point Inspection Process

In order to qualify for certification, an Audi vehicle must be less than 5 years old with a maximum mileage of 60,000. From there, the vehicle will undergo an extensive 300+ point inspection consisting of 114 exterior checkpoints, 39 engine checkpoints, 89 interior checkpoints, 42 undercarriage checkpoints and 18 road-test checkpoints. No other manufacturer offers a more meticulous inspection process, highlighting the Audi commitment to excellence.

Audi Certified Pre-Owned 300+ Point Inspection

6 Years/100,000-Mile Limited Warranty Coverage

With a Certified Pre-Owned Audi, peace of mind also comes standard. Enjoy coverage from a 6 Year/100,000 mile limited warranty that is also transferrable prior to expiration. Additionally, you will receive the remaining balance of the original 12-year Corrosion Perforation Limited Warranty and the remaining balance of no-charge scheduled maintenance (if applicable). Explore every last mile knowing that Audi has you covered. From the headlights and engine to the electrical system and navigation, Audi has a comprehensive list of components that are covered under the limited warranty. Below are a few highlights and a complete list of covered components can be found here.

Covered Components:

  • Engine
  • Brakes
  • Suspension
  • Cooling system
  • Electrical system
  • Final Drive
  • Transmission
  • Fuel system
  • MMI® components
  • Steering
  • Climate controls
Audi Assist Roadside Assistance

24/7 Roadside Assistance and Trip Interruption Benefit

Another benefit of owning a Certified Pre-Owned Audi from Santa Monica Audi is 24/7 Roadside Assistance for the duration of the warranty. Should you find yourself needing help, simply contact the Roadside Assistance center at 1-800-411-9988 for quick assistance. The Audi roadside assistance program offers the following services:

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

If your registered Audi (owned or leased) gets disabled from a mechanical breakdown over 100 miles from your residence address (and the repair is covered under your New Vehicle Limited Warranty), you may be reimbursed for trip interruption expenses if it cannot be made safely operable the same day. This coverage includes reimbursement for:

  • Lodging - up to $200 per day
  • Meals - up to $200 per day
  • Alternate transportation - up to $200 per day

Trip interruption coverage is limited to reasonable expenses up to a maximum of $1,000 per disablement/incident, including all taxes and surcharges. Note that for reimbursement, authorization by Audi 24-Hour Roadside Assistance is required.


CARFAX Vehicle History Report Audi Certified Pre-Owned

Comprehensive CARFAX® Vehicle Report

Included with every Certified Pre-Owned Audi at Santa Monica Audi is a comprehensive CARFAX® vehicle history report. Only vehicles with an issue-free CARFAX® vehicle history report are eligible for certification. Important information contained in a CARFAX® vehicle history report can include:

  • Existence of a branded title such as a salvage/junk title
  • Ownership history
  • Odometer readings and mileage history
  • Maintenance or service records
  • Accident damage reports

Santa Monica Audi Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

Audi Certified Pre-Owned Warranty Details

If there is remaining coverage from the Audi New Car Limited at the time of Certified pre-owned purchase, the Audi New Car Limited Warranty provides coverage on the Certified pre-owned vehicle until its expiration, either 4 years from the original in-service date or at 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first. When the Audi New Car Limited Warranty expires, the Audi Certified pre-owned vehicles are backed with one of the most comprehensive certified limited warranties in the business: Audi Certified pre-owned Limited Warranty becomes effective and provides coverage for a period of 2 years or up to 50,000 miles, whichever occurs first, not to exceed 100,000 total vehicle miles. For Audi R8 vehicles, the authorized Audi dealer must also have the designation Audi R8 Certified Point or Audi R8 Service Point.


Audi Financial Services

Special Financing and Extended Service Contracts

With special financing and extended vehicle service contracts, you can add ease and certainty to your Audi Certified pre-owned experience. Audi Financial Services offers an easy application process, convenient payment plans, and competitive interest rates with flexible terms. Enjoy even greater confidence in your Audi by purchasing a service contract. These service contracts give you reassurance that comes from knowing your vehicle will be covered for a wide range of mechanical issues outside of the terms of the limited warranty, should they arise. The knowledgeable Audi Financial Specialists at Santa Monica Audi are here to make the process straightforward and simple.