New-vehicle warranties are longer and more generous than ever, but which ones are best?
The list of requirements when purchasing a new vehicle is never-ending, however, one of the most important factors is the car’s warranty. New-car warranties start from three years and generally go up to seven.
Not all warranties are the same, it is best to take note that warranty terms may be conditional, and some commercial applications may limit warranty. Individual components like electric-vehicle batteries may also be covered by separate warranties.
In ascending order here are all the manufacturer’s warranty lengths:
Alfa Romeo: Three-years/150,000km
Alpine: Three-years/unlimited-kilometre for the first two years, limited to 100,000km for the third year.
Aston Martin: Three-year/unlimited-kilometre
Land Rover: Three-year/100,000km
Mercedes-Benz vans: Five-year/250,000km
Renault: Five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty for passenger vehicles, five-year/200,000km for vans
GWM: Seven-year/150,000km (excluding Great Wall Steed, with a five-year/150,000km warranty)
MG: Seven-year/unlimited-kilometre for ICE vehicles, EV & hybrids have a Five-year/unlimited-kilometre
Mitsubishi: 10-year/200,000km when serviced exclusively within the Mitsubishi dealer network Or five-year/100,000kms as standard.