Certified, or Specialist Certified?

We built CarHavn to deliver amazing owner experiences. Your CarHaven experience starts long before you check our website: it begins with a top-quality car, serviced to superior standards . That's the promise behind our Specialist Certified program - a promise that your European car has been expertly serviced to high standards.

Benefits of Specialist Certified 

As a buyer, this is what you get from our Specialist Certified program:
  • European Specialist Inspection

    Every one of our Specialist Certified Cars has gone through a brand-specific inspection by an expert mechanic to ensure it meets CarHavn's high standards. This inspection includes regular items such as thickness of brake pads, condition of rotors, depth of tire tread, and condition of oil. But it covers specialist items too. We put our expertise as European Specialists to use, and check items like oil pan gaskets, valve cover gaskets, thermostats, and others. You get more value for your money!

  • FREE Powertrain Warranty

    We're so confident in the quality and performance of our Specialist Certified cars that we back every one of them with a 30 or 90-Day Powertrain Warranty. This warranty covers select parts of the engine, transmission, and all-wheel drive systems (if the car is so equipped). This warranty goes well above the State of Connecticut required warranty for used vehicles.

THREE STEPS TO EXCELLENCE

Many guests come to us for our fantastic reviews. That solid reputation we have in the community is earned car by car, with hard daily work, and attention to our three steps to excellence.

  1. 1

    Careful Selection

    Every brand has years and models that are superior than others. As European Specialists, we know wheat from chaff. We have access to data on used car reliability and performance, in addition to our own repair information. We use our expertise to purchase only years, makes and models that lead to a great owner experience, and screen out the rest.

  2. 2

    Our RENEW Process

    At the heart of our Specialist Certified Program is the level and quality of our pre-sales inspection and servicing. Our expert technicians use specialist equipment to check, replace and repair major items in our 50-point inspection. This proprietary inspection checklist goes above and beyond the items that most dealers or mass retailers cover, and contains brand-specific parts and tests.

  3. 3

    Premium Detailing

    Clean and sanitized! Our detailing team uses professional detailing equipment and safe products to get as close to 'that new car smell' as possible. Their careful attention to detail is honed through years of expertise at top detailers. Many buyers come back every year to leave their cars in that showroom condition.