Acura doubles up on certified pre-owned car warranty program, adds free maintenance

2 Aug
2015 Acura RDXCar buyers shopping certified pre-owned vehicles may want to take a second look at Acura. The Japanese luxury brand announced changes to its CPO warranty program this week with double the amount of coverage. Acura CPO vehicles, no older than six model years, will now have a standard warranty of 2 years/100,000 total odometer miles, or whichever...

VW pares back best new car warranty

31 Jul
2019 Volkswagen ArteonVolkswagen's "People First" warranty is in for a change-up. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Monday that VW will scale back its 6-year/72,000-mile warranty in favor of a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty. Each new VW purchase or lease will come with two years of free scheduled maintenance as well. According to the report, the warranty...

Volvo introduces unlimited-mileage warranty for certified used cars

6 Nov
2015 Volvo S80High-mile drivers, take note: Volvo said last week that it now offers an unlimited-mileage warranty on its certified pre-owned vehicles. The Swedish luxury brand added the unlimited-mileage coverage can be customized to a specific customer's desires. The brand said coverage can be extended up to eight years from the car's original in-service date...

GM dealers to offer factory-backed extended bumper-to-bumper warranties

15 Oct
2018 Chevrolet Spark ActivGeneral Motors dealers on Monday began offering extended full-coverage new-car warranties that the automaker said are the first of their kind. Rather than extending coverage for certain components like other factory-backed warranties, GM's new, extra-cost warranty is a complete extension of the bumper-to-bumper coverage its cars include when they...