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What is a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle?

Toyota is Australia’s most trusted car maker1 because every vehicle shares a unique DNA, combining innovation, safety and quality.

That same DNA can be found in Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles.

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Why Choose A Certified Pre-Owned Toyota?

Buy peace of mind

Not every used Toyota vehicle is worthy of certification. Strict criteria eliminate any vehicles that are too old, have travelled too far or aren’t in great condition. Only after passing our extensive 90 point inspection is a Toyota certified by Toyota Technicians.

Drive away in a Certified Pre-Owned Toyota and be certain that your vehicle has a flawless history and a bright future ahead. Every Certified Pre-Owned Toyota comes with these promises:

✔ No older than 10 years old
✔ Travelled less than 160,000kms
✔ A full service history
✔ An Independent CarHistory background check
✔ 1-year additional Toyota-backed Warranty#

✔ A 90 point comprehensive quality inspection completed by Toyota Technicians
✔ Reconditioned to strict Toyota standards by Toyota Technicians
✔ Toyota finance and insurance options available
✔ Guaranteed Future Value^ with a Toyota Access car loan

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Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Benefits

Making ownership easy

1-year Additional Toyota-backed Warranty#
Every Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle comes with an additional Toyota-backed Warranty. Drive away without a worry.

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The full story
Only Toyota vehicles with a full service history are able to become a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle, ensuring it has been maintained to factory specification. But we do more than just check its service history, we also perform a rigorous CarHistory® check, searching Australia’s largest database of consumer and business credit records.

Your CarHistory® check will contain:

  • A PPSR Certificate to ensure no loan or finance payments are still owing
  • A written off vehicle check
  • A stolen vehicle check
  • A flood and storm damage check
  • An odometer wind back check

1 year free Toyota Roadside Assist*
Drive with the confidence that comes from knowing you have one year’s worth of Toyota Roadside Assist. Available 24/7 for 365 days, your Roadside Assist coverage begins from the date of your Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle delivery and covers flat tyres, a lockout service, jump starts, petrol delivery and, if needed, towing to the nearest Toyota Dealership.

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Toyota Service Advantage [TS4]
If you buy a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned vehicle within its Toyota Service Advantage period, you'll also enjoy the benefits of capped price servicing, meaning one low price for each of those remaining services. Each logbook service is conducted by Toyota Technicians using Toyota Genuine Parts so you can be confident your Toyota is getting the best care.

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Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Checklist

Every Certified Pre-Owned Toyota has passed a 90 point checklist

It’s impossible to become a Certified Pre-Owned Toyota without an extensive inspection. Our Toyota Technicians test and check off 90 points throughout the vehicle to ensure everything is in excellent condition.

Under Bonnet

  • Engine oil level
  • Auto transmission level
  • Coolant level and hoses
  • Brake and clutch fluid levels
  • Battery level and cables/connections/holding bracket
  • Evidence of leaks
  • Other hoses
  • Power steering fluid level

Diagnostic

  • Engine and ECT (Electronically Controlled Transmission
  • ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
  • CCS (Cruise Control System)
  • SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) Air Bag

Under Vehicle

  • No damage or leaks
  • Manual Transmission oil level
  • Transfer oil level
  • Differential oil level (Front and Rear)
  • Suspension and steering system
  • Driveshaft Joints and linkages
  • Other damage & leaks
  • Tyre Pressure check
  • Towing attachment
  • Brake system
  • Wheel bearings
  • Exhaust system
  • Front Diff Locks

Hybrid Components

  • Use the Intelligent Tester
  • Hybrid Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Multi-Information Display
  • Inverter Coolant Level
  • EMPS (Electric Motor Assisted Power Steering)
  • HV ECU (Hybrid Vehicle Electronic Control Unit)
  • HV (Hybrid Vehicle) Battery
  • Perform "Onboard Equalizing Charge" of HV
  • Fully charge 12-Volt Auxiliary Battery

Keys

  • Master – 2, operation normal
  • Master/Remote – 2, operation normal
  • Spare – 1, operation normal
  • DVD Headsets and Remote
  • Spare Wheel Cover – 1, operation normal

Books

  • Owners Manual
  • All available and in good condition
  • R = Roadworthiness Item
  • Remote – (if applicable) 2, operation normal
  • Carry out outstanding service – < 3000km="" />
  • Radio – Security codes available
  • Carry out outstanding campaigns – if applicable
  • Sat Nav Disc
  • Sat Nav Manual
  • Sound/Video System Manual
  • Warranty and Service Book

Exterior Appearance and Condition

  • Minor damage repaired by polishing, paint less dent removal, glass repair – must not be detrimental to display
  • Chip
  • Stain
  • Scratch
  • Rub
  • Front right and left tyre R
  • Parts/badges missing/damaged
  • Dents
  • Rear right and left tyre R
  • Hub caps
  • Windscreen, glass and lights R
  • Major body work R
  • Wheel Rims R
  • Accessories (Genuine or Non Genuine)
  • Cargo/Tray area

Interior Appearance and Condition

  • Minor stains removed by detailing – must not be detrimental to display
  • Smell/Odours
  • Carpet
  • Roof Lining
  • Boot Lining
  • Door Trims
  • Seat Trim/upholstery
  • Dashboard
  • Spare tyre R
  • Jack and tools
  • Steering Wheel

Road Test & Vehicle Interior

  • Vehicle and controls operate normally
  • Starting and engine idle
  • Engine performance
  • Abnormal noises
  • Clutch/transmission and differential
  • Steering and suspension
  • Braking system and hand brake R
  • Instrumentation
  • Exhaust noise/smoke
  • Interior & Dashboard Lights
  • Windscreen wipers/blades R
  • Mirrors
  • Sunroof
  • Seat Belts/Seat operation R
  • CD/MP3 Player
  • DVD Player
  • Sat Nav operation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heater
  • Fan
  • Vents
  • Reversing Lights R
  • Alarm
  • Parking Lights
  • Headlights R
  • Indicators R
  • Tail Lights R
  • Check Transaxle "Park" Mechanism
  • Fog Lights
  • Reversing Lights
  • Screen washer level

Vehicles > than 12 months

  • Clean or replace Air Refiner Filter (A/C or evaporator filter)

Final Finish Vehicle to Display Standard

  • Number Plates R straight and Dealer frames fitted
  • Wheel bearings R
  • Toyota Certified and Dealer window decals fitted
  • Final inspection – CERTIFICATION
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  • Disclaimers

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    * Terms and Conditions apply. Toyota Roadside Assist is administered by Toyota Finance, a division of Toyota Finance Australia Limited ABN 48 002 435 181, AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 392536

    ^ The Guaranteed Future Value (GFV) is the minimum value of your Toyota at the end of your finance contract, as determined by Toyota Finance. If you decide to return your car to Toyota Finance at the end of your term, Toyota Finance will pay you the agreed GFV, which will be put against your final payment subject to fair wear and tear conditions and agreed kilometres being met. The information provided is general in nature. You should seek your own financial advice to determine whether Toyota Access is appropriate for your individual circumstances. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. Toyota Access GFV products are available to approved customers of Toyota Finance, a division of Toyota Finance Australia Limited ABN 48 002 435 181, AFSL and Australian Credit Licence 392536.

    # Applicable to pre-owned vehicles purchased as a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned (TCPO) vehicle on or after 01/01/2022. TCPO 2022 Warranty expires 1yr after sale, or 1 yr after the current New Vehicle Warranty expires (if applicable), or 10 years from date of registration in original owner’s name, or at 160,000kms (whichever occurs first). TCPO Warranty does not apply to vehicles used for commercial purpose (eg taxis or rideshare). See toyota.com.au/tcpowarranty for T&Cs. This warranty does not limit and may not necessarily exceed your rights under the Australian Consumer Law.

    [TS4] Applies to standard scheduled logbook servicing (normal operating conditions) for a nominated number of months/kilometres (whichever occurs first) up to a nominated maximum number of services. Excludes Government & Rental vehicles. For details see your Toyota dealer or visit toyota.com.au/advantage.