Why choose Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles?

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.

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.

Certified by us. Perfect for you.

Enjoy the reassurance that comes with a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle.

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 can come with the following:

✔ No older than 10 years old
✔ Travelled less than 160,000kms
✔ A full service history and 2 sets of keys
✔ An independent 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
✔ 12-months free Toyota Roadside Assist*
✔ Get a Guaranteed Future Value^ with a Toyota Access car loan

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Know What You Are Getting

The best new cars make the best pre-owned vehicles, so getting a high-quality Toyota at a great price is a very smart move and getting a high-quality Certified Pre-Owned Toyota from Downtown Toyota at a great price is an even smarter move.

Our Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle program is proof of our commitment to constant improvement and sets the benchmark for peace of mind for those in the pre-owned vehicle market.

At Downtown Toyota, not only does the Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Program offer a range of benefits it comes with the backing of Australia's most trusted automotive brand, Toyota.

Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Promise - only the best vehicles are eligible:

  • It will have a full-service history
  • It will have undergone an independent CarHistory® background check
  • It may include a statutory warranty, depending on your circumstances[P8][C1]
  • It will have undergone a comprehensive quality inspection by qualified Toyota Technicians[P10]
  • It will offer 1 year of nationwide Toyota Roadside Assist[P9]
  • It will have been reconditioned to Toyota's exacting standards by Toyota technicians[P10]
  • It will have the option of flexible finance and insurance options available[P7] - including Toyota Access, a secured car loan that gives you lower monthly repayments[F9] and the certainty of a Guaranteed Future Value[F2] equal to the final repayment on your Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle.

Your Guarantee of Quality

All Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are accompanied by a Certified Pre-Owned Car Report ensuring you of everything you need to know about the history of the vehicle you're buying.

We leave nothing to chance - Toyota Certified Pre-Owned CarHistory®

When you drive away in a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle you can be as sure of its past as you are of its future.

All Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles come with a full service history. This helps to ensure the vehicle has been maintained to factory specification. They also have a rigorous CarHistory® check, searching Australia's largest database of consumer and business credit records.

Your CarHistory® check will contain:

  • A PPSR Certificate which is a check for financial encumbrances.
  • A written off vehicle check.
  • A stolen vehicle check.
  • A flood and storm damage check.
  • An odometer wind back check.

Comprehensive Quality Check

Toyota's trained mechanics conduct an exhaustive quality Inspection check for each vehicle to determine if it's eligible for resale in accordance with the Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Promise.

At Toyota, only the highest quality vehicles achieve certification. Each Toyota-certified pre-owned vehicle must meet or exceed an intensive comprehensive quality check [P10] , which includes mechanical, detailing, and appearance standards. Our goal is to ensure that all Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Cars possess new car qualities that should be expected from a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Car. Our Toyota-trained mechanics complete any necessary repairs and reconditioning before we call the vehicle certified

Every Certified Pre-Owned Toyota has an independent CarHistory® Vehicle Background Check completed to ensure its worthy of the certification process. The team at CarHistory® also checks for money owing, written off, stolen, storm or flood damage and tampering of the odometer. That means you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with owning a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle.

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. A Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle will also come complete with an independent background check. This check includes:

  • A check for financial encumberances
  • A written off vehicle check
  • A stolen vehicle check
  • A flood and storm damage check



✔ 12-months 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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Benefits After You Buy

Toyota Finance

Whether you want to purchase a Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle for yourself, or your business, you can get behind the wheel with finance from Toyota Finance[P7]. There is a range of flexible finance options to suit almost every need and circumstance, including a Toyota Access secured car loan that gives you lower monthly repayments[F9] and the certainty of a Guaranteed Future Value[F2] equal to the final repayment on your vehicle. Simply talk with Downtown Toyota, and you can arrange your car finance conveniently at the dealership.

At Toyota we've gone out of our way to make sure that buying a top quality Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle is both an achievable and rewarding process. As a result, finance options are available on these vehicles to assist our guests.

Toyota Service Advantage

If you buy a Certified Pre-Owned Toyota with remaining scheduled logbook services, you may also have access to Capped Price servicing.[T1] This means you'll pay the same low Toyota capped price service from one logbook service to the next. It provides eligible Toyota Service Advantage Pre-Owned Car owners peace of mind from unexpected service costs and is just one of the benefits of purchasing an Eligible Toyota Service Advantage Pre-Owned Car.

Your Toyota Service Advantage works like this:

  • You will pay no more from one logbook service to the next for a minimum of the first three years or 60,000km [B20], whichever comes first.
  • It covers the remaining eligible scheduled logbook services including all items covered in your service schedule such as labour, fluids, and Toyota Genuine Parts with a 12-month warranty[T15].
  • It ensures that only Toyota-trained mechanics work on your car using specialist Toyota diagnostic equipment.

Statutory Warranty

A Statutory Warranty is just one of the many benefits associated with buying a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle. Toyota strives to assist all Certified Pre-Owned Car buyers in as many ways as possible.

As proof of how much faith we put in your Certified Pre-Owned Toyota this is what we include in our Statutory Warranty [P8]. All States and Territories legislate a 3-month/5,000 kilometre statutory warranty for some specified preowned vehicles (excluding Tasmania, where 3 months/3,000 kilometre warranty applies). This warranty starts from the day of delivery of the vehicle and will cover most items on a car relating to safety, reliability and roadworthiness. This is on top of whatever warranty may be remaining on your vehicle. A Statutory warranty helps protect you against mechanical failures and breakdowns, now that's peace of mind and that's our promise to you.

  • VIC - Car must be under 10 years / 160,000 kms - 3 month / 5,000km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • QLD - Car must be under 10 years / 160,000 kms - 3 month / 5,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • NSW - Car must be under 10 years / 160,000 kms - 3 month / 5,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • WA - Car must be over $4000 / under 10 years / 150, 000 kms - 3 month / 5,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • TAS - Car must be under 7 years / 120, 000 kms - 3 month / 3,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • SA - Car must be over $6,000 and under 200,000 kms - 3 month / 5,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • ACT - Car must be under 10 years / 160, 000 kms - 3 month / 5, 000 km statutory warranty.[C1]
  • NT - Car must be under 10 years / 160,000 km - 3 months / 5,000 km statutory warranty.[C1]

Toyota Roadside Assist

Toyota Roadside Assist is available around the clock and is just a phone call away for Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Cars. We take pride in the reliability and professionalism of Toyota Roadside Assist Services.

We are proud to provide our Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle owners with 1 year of Toyota Roadside Assist [P9] which offers protection virtually anywhere, with a national network of Roadside Assistance providers.

No matter how reliable your Certified Toyota is things can still go wrong from time to time. There's always the possibility of getting a flat tyre, your battery running flat or locking your keys in the car. This is why we've included one year's worth of Toyota Roadside Assist for all Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle owners. Roadside Assist is available 24/7 365 days a year. All it takes is a phone call and as you'd expect of Australia's favourite car company, it's one of the most professional, reliable and advanced assistance networks available. Your Toyota Roadside Assist works like this:

  • Coverage begins from the date of Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle delivery.
  • It covers most services including towing, emergency jump starts, tyre changing and help with lost or locked-in keys.
  • Unlimited call outs. It's a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service.
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Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Benefits

Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Program


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.

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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


  • 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


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


  • 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

    [01] Camino Trust Tracker, December 2021 (not publicly available)

    * 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.