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  • Contact Volkswagen Australia for all general vehicle enquiries, FAQs and to book a test drive. Where can I find out about obtaining an extended warranty?.

    Volkswagen Australia isn't yet ready to join the growing club of car companies offering factory warranties of five years or more. It'll stick with its.

    The five-year/unlimited kilometre offer includes all Volkswagen Hyundai was the first car maker in Australia with a five-year warranty.

    Any claim under the terms of these warranties should be referred to an authorised Volkswagen Dealer. Volkswagen will assess any warranty concerns in accordance with our warranty terms and conditions. Unfortunately we do not sell vehicles directly to customers, and we ask that you please contact your local or preferred Volkswagen Dealer and they will be able to co-ordinate a vehicle for you. Where can I find out about obtaining an extended warranty?

    Volkswagen announces five-year warranty – with a catch - HOME1.INFO

    Out with the old and in with the new … VW introduces five-year warranty coverage on new models. YET another car company has moved to five-year warranty with Volkswagen joining the growing list of brands putting pressure on market leader Toyota, who so far refuses to budge from three-year coverage. Most of the Top 10 brands now offer five-year factory-backed warranties, many increasing their coverage since the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ACCC embarked on its in-depth review of consumer rights in the car industry.

    While the disclaimer on the Volkswagen deal says the offer runs out at the end of this year, News Corp Australia understands it is likely to become permanent next year.

    VW is offering five-year warranty across its entire range, including utes and vans. Recent changes to Australian Consumer Law have given buyers better protection when it comes to faulty cars. Therefore, many brands are formally increasing coverage from three years to five because they are obliged to fix the car under ACL in any case — if routine maintenance has not been neglected.

    Toyota says it is sticking with three-year warranty coverage even though most of the Top 10 has five-year coverage. It took six years for the second brand to follow; Mitsubishi went to five-year coverage in December In the past two years so many have moved to five-year coverage — including Mazda, Holden, Ford and Honda — that most of the Top 10 now offer a longer warranty as standard.

    Nissan offered five-year coverage as a limited-time promotion in August and September and is believed to be considering a full-time switch. Mitsubishi and Honda from time to time offer seven-year warranty coverage, up from their standard five years. Holden spent much of flicking between five and seven years warranty, depending on the model, but has since settled on five-year protection.

    Subaru offers five-year warranty from time to time but says it has no current plans to offer extended coverage full time. Kia Australia has doubled its sales over the past four years and the company attributes much of that growth to seven-year warranty coverage.

    Five-year pioneer Hyundai says it is now considering boosting its coverage from five years to seven. Hyundai was first with five-year warranty coverage in Australia and is now considering a switch to seven. This reporter is on Twitter: Log in No account? Sign up Log out news. Light is the new chrome.

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