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Manufacturer Warranties

What's In a Manufacturer's Warranty?

It is almost industry standard now for a new car, truck, van, or SUV to come with some sort of manufacturer warranty. Typically, a vehicle is covered by either a bumper-to-bumper warranty, a powertrain warranty, or both.

Understanding Ultimate Exclusionary Coverage

This is a comprehensive warranty that covers virtually all parts, systems, and components of your vehicle for a pre-set amount of time or mileage. The most common arrangement is that the manufacturer will pay for the cost of all appropriate repairs and labor for up to 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Powertrain Warranties - How they're different

If you watch TV or listen to the radio, then you've likely heard the phrase powertrain warranty before. Often, it is mentioned in combination with a lengthy time frame such as 5, 7, or 10 years, or even lifetime. What this refers to is the main engine, drive axles, transmission, and other vital components and systems of your vehicle.

Standard Manufacturer Warranty Agreements

This list details the length or term of coverage from the manufacturers for the most commonly purchased vehicles in the United States. This list is for reference only and does not replace any offer or adjustment to coverage made by the manufacturer. You should always consult the manufacturer or an authorized dealer for additional information regarding a specific manufacturer warranty.

Manufacturer Basic Warranty Powertrain Warranty
Acura Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 6 years / 70,000 miles
Audi Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
BMW Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
Buick Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Cadillac Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Chevrolet Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Chrysler Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles Lifetime Limited
Dodge Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles Lifetime Limited
Ford Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
GMC Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Honda Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Hyundai Warranty 5 years / 60,000 miles 10 years / 100,000 miles *
Infiniti Warranty 4 years / 60,000 miles 6 years / 70,000 miles
Isuzu Warranty 3 years / 50,000 miles 7 years / 75,000 miles
Jaguar Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
Jeep Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles Lifetime Limited
Kia Warranty 5 years / 60,000 miles 10 years / 100,000 miles *
Lexus Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 6 years / 70,000 miles
Lincoln Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 6 years / 70,000 miles
Mazda Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Mercedes-Benz Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
Mercury Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Mini Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
Mitsubishi Warranty 5 years / 60,000 miles 10 years / 100,000 miles
Nissan Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Pontiac Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Porsche Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles
Saab Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Saturn Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 100,000 miles
Scion Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Smart Warranty 2 years / 24,000 miles 2 years / 24,000 miles
Subaru Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Suzuki Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 7 years / 100,000 miles
Toyota Warranty 3 years / 36,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
VW Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 5 years / 60,000 miles
Volvo Warranty 4 years / 50,000 miles 4 years / 50,000 miles

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