Consumers in the market for a used car have many good choices in these best certified pre-owned car deals for January 2011, culled directly from manufacturer’s websites.

Audi – Luxury automaker Audi is offering generous financing offers on Audi certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles which must be purchased and delivered by March 1, 2011. Current national Audi CPO offers include:

  • Rates starting at 0.9 percent APR for modey year 2007 and 2008 Audi A4, S4, RS4 Sedan, Avant and Cabriolet
  • Rates starting at 1.9 percent APR on modey year 2007 and 2008 Audi A6, S6, A8, S8, Q7 and TT
  • Rates starting at 3.4 percent APR on all other Audi CPO vehicles

Mercedes-Benz 2007-2008 CPO Models – Looking for a luxury Mercedes-Benz but don’t want to pay current-model prices? Then check out the 1.99 percent APR on select certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz models such as the 2007-2008-2009 entry-level C-Class, and 2007-2008 benchmark E-Class, CLS-Class, S-Class, CLK-Class, M-Class midsize SUV, and GL-Class. But act soon. This special promotion ends January 10, 2011.

Ford – With rates as low as 2.9 percent financing for 48 months on select Ford certified pre-owned vehicles, consumers can snap up a great used Ford car that’s been thoroughly vetted. Selections include Focus, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus, Explorer, among others. These special rates on Ford CPO vehicles expires March 31, 2011.

Lincoln – Consumers who are well-qualified can get rates as low as 1.9 percent APR on all Lincoln certified pre-owned vehicles, including Lincoln MKZ, MKS, MKT, MKX, Navigator, Town Car, Lincoln LS, Zephyr, and Mark LT. Customers must take delivery from dealer stock by March 31, 2011.

Mazda – The automaker known for “zoom-zoom” offers consumers an attractive 2.49 percent financing for up to 36 months on a range of certified pre-owned 2007-2011 Mazda models, including Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-7 and CX-9. Consumers must take delivery by January 31, 2011.

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Are there other best certified pre-owned car deals for January 2011? Check out what other automakers have to offer in the way of certified pre-owned vehicles and special financing rates, including Cadillac, Infiniti (1.99 percent APR for 60 months on all 2007-2009 Infiniti G and Infiniti M models for well-qualified customers, ends February 28, 2011), and Nissan (1.99 percent APR for 60 months on 2007-2008 Altima, Maxima, Sentra, Murano, and Pathfinder models, ends January 31, 2011).

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