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Exclusive: Volvo moves to five-year warranty, pressure builds on Audi and BMW to follow
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8th Apr 2020
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Exclusive: Volvo moves to five-year warranty, pressure builds on Audi and BMW to follow

EXCLUSIVE Swedish brand Volvo is the latest luxury car maker to introduce a five-year warranty, following in the tyre tracks of Mercedes, Jaguar and Land Rover who have increased their coverage in the past four weeks. A confidential dealer bulletin obtained by CarAdvice says Volvo Cars Australia has negotiated an increase in warranty coverage from three to five years from its Swedish head office.
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Joshua Dowling
Peugeot says its warranty claims have been slashed by two-thirds
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8th Sep 2019
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Peugeot says its warranty claims have been slashed by two-thirds

French carmaker Peugeot claims to have made a dramatic improvement in the quality and reliability of its latest cars, revealing confidential figures that show its warranty costs are a fraction of what they were a decade ago. In a briefing with media during a recent visit to Australia the global boss of the Peugeot brand, Jean-Philippe Imparato, estimated warranty claims – and the cost of those repairs – had been slashed by two-thirds.
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Joshua Dowling
Citroen introduces six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty
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28th Feb 2014
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Citroen introduces six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty

French brand Citroen has set a new peace-of-mind benchmark by introducing a six-year, unlimited kilometre warranty to cover a number of models in its range. The warranty, which includes six years of roadside assistance, improves on the five-year warranties from Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Kia, Renault and sister brand Peugeot that still remain above the industry average of three years. The Citroen warranty can be transferred across owners if the car is sold on.
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Matt Campbell
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint
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5th Sep 2007
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint

2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Warranty Complaint Name: Helen MccreadyCar Make: HyundaiCar Model: Santa FeYear of Manufacture: 2003 Warranty Complaint: This vehicle was serviced as per the service schedule by sunco motors my local hyundai dealer. At the 90000km service in feb 06 both the timing belt and the balance shaft belt were replaced. Car was still under factory warranty. The balance shaft belt snapped in july 07 causing major engine damage to the vehicle.
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Alborz Fallah
2004 Kia Rio Warranty Complaint
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2nd Sep 2007
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2004 Kia Rio Warranty Complaint

Name: Ken and Laureen CarcasCar Make: Kia Sedan 4 DoorCar Model: Rio with a Sportz KitYear of Manufacture: 2004 Warranty Complaint: We have a 3 yr old Kia Rio, just out of warrenty (5 mths), that has had a number of previous things wrong with it (gear box, bearings, refuses to start on hills), which now has a blown engine due to a faulty fuel injector (burning a hole in the piston and damaging the engine) that is not covered under warrenty. Damage classified as "Consequential".
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Alborz Fallah