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Purchasing a new car is a big decision making process - and it can be lengthy. It is important that during this process you take ‘new car warranties’ into account to ensure that you are obtaining the best value and protection for your brand new car in the months and years ahead.
A new car warranty is a promise from the company that made the car that they will fix any problems that crop up during the warranty period. The law guarantees this promise. During the warranty period, if something breaks, the manufacturer will pay for both the parts and the labour to fix it.
Most new car warranties cover both the car and any extras that the manufacturer or dealer adds. Some brands now offer warranties that cover unlimited miles. That f you decide to sell your car during the warranty period, you can often pass the warranty on to the next owner.
The new car warranty on your car usually covers the safety and dependability of the car and its parts. It doesn't cover cosmetic damages or typical wear and tear. Check to make sure you understand your warranty's terms and what it covers, as well as any extra costs you might have to pay if something breaks.
Most new car warranties last at least five to seven years or 100,000 km. Most warranties on used cars sold by dealers last three months or 5,000 km.
Most of the time, a manufacturer's warranty covers a car battery, but not a warranty on a used car or one from a dealer. In some cases, the battery may not be covered by the warranty. Check your warranty paperwork to be sure.
Alpine: Three-year/unlimited-kilometre for the first two years, limited to 100,000km for the third year
Aston Martin: Three-year/unlimited-kilometre
Alfa Romeo: Five-year/unlimited-kilometre
Land Rover: Five-year/unlimited-kilometre
Mercedes-Benz vans: Five-year/250,000km (unlimited-kilometre for V-Class, X-Class and Marco Polo used for non-commercial use)
Renault vans: Five-year/200,000km
Mitsubishi: Standard warranty is 5 years/100,000 km, plus an extra 5 years/100,000 km (up to 10 years/200,000 km) when serviced at a Mitsubishi dealer.
Planning for the future is always a good idea. When you buy a new car, warranties give you peace of mind because of this. But when it comes to new car warranties, make sure you do your own research before you buy a car to avoid problems in the future.
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