Shift Certified

Inspected. Guaranteed. A new look for used cars.

150+ point inspection

7-day return guarantee

30-day powertrain warranty

Not every car becomes Shift Certified

Being Shift Certified is something special. It’s that little bit extra that makes a great car feel like a fantastic deal. And we're picky. We say “no” to lots of vehicles people want to sell to us — so it’s easier for you to say yes to the one you want.The end result? Great value on safe cars that sell quickly, no haggling necessary.

Total transparency.

Findings from our inspection are compiled into an inspection report so that you know as much about the car as we do.

Love it or bring it back: our 7-day guarantee

If you’re not happy with your purchase for whatever reason, you have seven days or 200 miles (whichever comes first) to return your car for a full refund.

Free 30-day powertrain warranty included

Peace of mind matters at Shift, which is why we include a 30-day powertrain warranty—free of charge—with every Shift Certified vehicle.

Extended coverage available

Want protection beyond 30-days? Our Protection Plans pay for the cost of repairs, towing, roadside assistance, and rental cars. Can be used at any certified mechanic. Learn more

Meet our trusted mechanics

Our team of Master ASE Technicians and ASE-Certified mechanics makes sure every car we sell meets the highest standards of quality and safety.

Tim Louie, Senior Reconditioning Advisor

“EVERYONE ON THE TEAM SHARES THE SAME MOTTO: FIX IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME.”

Tim is a certified ASE mechanic who’s worked under the hood of all makes and models for over 13 years. He even started his own repair business, traveling the country to share his expertise. His first car? a 2003 Toyota Camry.

Byron Lew, Master Technician

A Toyota Master Diagnostic Technician with eighteen years of experience under his belt, Byron is a San Francisco native committed to rethinking automotive sales.

Denis Diep, Master Technician

With sixteen years of experience as an automotive technician, Denis is an ASE Master Technician and Toyota Expert certified.

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