What is the Volkswagen Warranty?

September 28th, 2018 by

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Volkswagen offers one of the best warranties available. When you purchase a new VW model, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind of a 4-year/50,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty*. Additionally, you’ll get 2 years/20,000 miles of “Carefree Maintenance.” The first of two scheduled services last at 1 year or 10,000 miles and include an oil and oil filter change, plus brake wear inspection. The second service is at 2 years or 20,000 miles, whichever occurs first, and offers an oil change along with a long list of “check” items and a road test. Read on to learn more about the VW extended warranty and powertrain warranty coverage options, as well as VW CPO warranty plans for Des Moines drivers.

What’s Does the Volkswagen Factory Warranty Cover?

Engine, transmission, front and rear transaxles, and other key components are covered under the Volkswagen powertrain warranty for 3 years or 60,000 miles. What are the other benefits of the Volkswagen factory warranty? Here’s a quick look at some other car repairs covered under the Volkswagen powertrain warranty:

  • VW Battery Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
  • VW Brake Pads/Shoes Warranty: 1 year or 12,000 miles
  • VW Halogen/Xenon Bulbs Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
  • VW Paint Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
  • VW Mechanical Adjustments Warranty: 1 year or 12,000 miles
  • VW Mechanical Breakdowns
  • VW Defective Parts

The Volkswagen New Vehicle Limited Warranty is also transferable. If you sell your new VW, the remaining coverage transfers to subsequent owner/s. And you don’t have to pay a dime.

VW Extended Warranty: Protection Plans

Whether you buy a new or used VW, you can extend your benefits with the Volkswagen Drive Easy Program. This VW extended warranty program provides drivers with protection in many ways by offering service assistance, tire and vehicle maintenance, lease and asset security, and vehicle safety so you can have peace of mind. Want to know more about your Volkswagen extended warranty options? The following protection plans help you maintain your VW when coverage expires:

  • Vehicle Service Protection
  • Term Protection
  • CPO Vehicle Service Protection
  • Lease-End Protection
  • Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP)
  • Tire & Wheel Protection with Optional Cosmetic Coverage
  • Multi-Coverage Protection
  • Theft Protection
  • Key Protection

VW CPO Warranty Prices and Exclusions

If you have a certified vehicle, you can also take advantage of great VW CPO warranty coverage. Here are the details on the Volkswagen CPO warranty exclusions and prices below.

  • Model year 2017 and earlier gas, hybrid, and electric vehicles: 2-year or 24,000-mile (whichever happens first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty
  • Model year 2018 and newer vehicles: 1-year or 12,000-mile (whichever occurs first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty

Learn More About VW Protection Plans and the Volkswagen Warranty with Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines

Do you have additional questions about VW extended warranty and powertrain warranty coverage or the VW CPO warranty? We would be glad to discuss the Volkswagen bumper-to-bumper warranty and more. Contact us at Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines, or visit us near Urbandale and West Des Moines. We can help you schedule a test drive and explore workable financing options for you! Don’t forget to ask about our authorized services for Volkswagen models, or get in touch if you have questions about warning lights like the EPC warning light. We can also answer any questions about the brand, such as “Who owns Volkswagen?

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*6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.

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