Toyota Certified Used Vehicles

Toyota Certified Used Vehicles

What is a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle? 

Toyotas hold their value extremely well - just look at the number of Canadian Black Book and Automotive Lease Guide Awards we take home every year, given to vehicles that best hold their residual and retained values over time.

So when it comes to selecting a pre-owned vehicle, you know you're in good hands with Toyota. In choosing a used or Toyota Certified Used Vehicle, you know you're benefitting from incredible quality, long-term reliability, dependable value, and so much more.

What is "Certified Used"?

From a meticulous 160-point quality assurance inspection to a free tank of gas, a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle (TCUV) will provide you with unrivaled peace of mind and years of satisfaction. Here are just some of the program highlights:

  • Minimum 6-month/10,000 km Powertrain and Roadside Assistance Coverage
  • Zero deductible
  • Warranty honoured at over 1,500 Toyota Dealers in Canada and the U.S.
  • Extensive mechanical and appearance reconditioning by Toyota Factory Trained Technicians
  • Complimentary first oil and filter change**
  • CARFAX® Canada vehicle history reports chronicling the entire history of the vehicle
  • 160-point inspection and more

* See dealer for details
** 6 months / 8,000 km (whichever comes first)

Privileges of Toyota Certified Used Vehicle Ownership

Behind the wheel of a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle, not only do you benefit from all of Toyota's legendary quality, dependability and reliability, but you also have access to exclusive owner privileges and coverage options.

  • 24-hr Roadside Assistance
    • When you certify your pre-owned Toyota, you get prompt, 24-hour access to one of our approved Roadside Assistance providers — anywhere in Canada and the U.S., anytime you need it. 1-888-TOYOTA-8 (1-888-869-6828)
  • Optional Extra Care Protection
    • When you add Extra Care Protection, the used vehicle you purchase from your Toyota dealer can benefit from inflation-protected coverage for unexpected mechanical failure, road emergencies, and much more.

Special Toyota Financing Rates

Through Toyota Financial Services, you can take advantage of our special Toyota Certified Used Vehicle Rates.

Best Retained Value Awards

Every vehicle is an investment. So it only makes sense to choose one that holds its value. With more Canadian Black Book “Best Retained Value” awards than any other brand, Toyota vehicles stand the test of time.

Winner of Best Overall Brand Value: Truck & SUV

Toyota also received a CBB award for best overall retail value in the Truck & SUV category.

The CBB provides consumers with information pertaining to the value of used cars, while annually awarding the vehicles with the best retained value.

Wondering what a Certified Used Vehicles is, or why you should by a Certified Used Vehicle by Toyota? A Certified Used Vehicle has undergone a series of inspections and have met high standards for safety and vehicle integrity before it goes for sale. When you buy a Toyota Certified Used Vehicles, you have more than the confidence provided by a rigorous 160-point inspection – you also have the quality inherent in the Toyota brand.

While there are many dealerships that advertise certified used vehicles, they don’t have to live up to the reputation and qualification requirements of a Toyota Certified used vehicle. A Toyota Certified Used Vehicle must be fully inspected by a factory-trained Toyota technician and meet the highest standards for quality before being displayed at our car lot. That’s why you can trust in the superior quality guaranteed in all of the Toyota certified used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs at McPhillips Toyota in Winnipeg.

When you buy a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle, your vehicle is backed by a 6 month/ 10,000 km Powertrain and 12 month Roadside Assistance coverage warranty to give you an extra layer of protection after you vehicle has left the lot.

The Toyota Certified Used Vehicles program provides you:

  • 6 -month/ 10,000 km Powertrain and Roadside Assistance coverage
  • Warranty honoured by McPhillips Toyota and over 1,500 other Toyota Dealers and Canada and the U.S.
  • Zero deductible
  • First free tank of gas, and first oil/filter change at no charge (6 months / 8,000kms)
  • Comprehensive CarProof Vehicle History Report
  • Membership in Club Toyota

Extra Care Protection (ECP) & certified platinum plans are available on Toyota vehicles in addition to the Toyota certified used vehicle limited warranty and include:

  • Mechanical Protection for seven major mechanical component groups (wide range of plans available).
  • Trip Interruption – for when you are over 300 kms from home, ECP will provide up to $100 a day for three days (Maximum $300) to help you cover hotels and alternate transportation.

We are proud to provide Toyota certified used car sales to Manitoba and areas of the Northern U.S. including Winnipeg, Interlake, Dryden, Selkirk, Headingly, Perimeter and East St. Paul.

Toyota Certified Used Vehicle inspection process

The rigorous certified used vehicle inspection process involves a series of inspection procedures. Check points for a Toyota certified used vehicle include:


  • Exterior light operation and condition.
  • Body panels, bumpers, doors, hood, tailgate, etc.
  • Vehicle trim, Grille, exterior accessories, mirrors, wipers.


  • Frame, exhaust and brake systems
  • Powertrain components (transmission, transaxle, transfer case, and differential)
  • Tires, wheels
  • Suspension & steering


  • Air bags, seats, seatbelts and safety systems
  • Vents, air conditions, defrosting system, (inc. associated drive belts and hoses)
  • Audio, alarm and navigation systems
  • Interior trim and amenities
  • Window condition, door locks, & storage compartments

Road Test

  • Engine and drivetrain components
  • Engine cooling system
  • Fuel & electrical systems
  • Fluids
  • Accessories
  • Steering & Suspension
  • Brakes

These certified used vehicle check points will be evaluated and appear on the dealer report. If a Toyota vehicle is found to be deficient in any of the above criteria, then additional reconditioning will be required until it meets the highest standards. Hybrid components and other inspection items may also be covered depending on vehicle model.

Browse Certified Used Vehicles Toyota Matrix, Sienna, Tundra, Tacoma, Corolla, Camry & Venza models

At McPhilips Toyota we pride ourselves on an excellent selection of Toyota Certified Used Vehicles including Certified Used trucks like the Tundra and Tacoma, vans like the Toyota Sienna, and Certified Used crossovers and SUVs including the Toyota Venza and RAV4. Browse our full Certified Used Vehicle inventory online!