Compare Manufacturer Warranties

How do manufacturer warranties stack up? We compare new-car warranty programs from automakers below.

Manufacturer New-Car Warranties
Warranty terms are listed in years/miles. Listed details represent standard offers. Programs may vary by model.
Automotive Manufacturer Basic Warranty Powertrain Warranty Corrosion Warranty Roadside Assistance
Acura 4/50,000 6/70,000 5/Unlimited 4/50,000
Aston Martin 3/100,000 3/100,000 10/100,000 2/100,000
Audi 4/50,000 4/50,000 12/Unlimited 4/Unlimited
Bentley 3/Unlimited 3/Unlimited 3/Unlimited 3/Unlimited
BMW 4/50,000 4/50,000 12/Unlimited 4/Unlimited
Buick 4/50,000 5/100,000 6/100,000 5/100,000
Cadillac 4/50,000 5/100,0001 6/100,000 5/100,000
Chevrolet 3/36,000 5/100,0001, 11 6/100,000 5/100,000
Chrysler 3/36,000 5/100,0002 5/100,000 3/36,000
Dodge 3/36,000 5/100,0002, 9 5/100,000 3/36,000
Ferrari 2/Unlimited 2/Unlimited 2/Unlimited Not offered
Ford 3/36,000 5/60,0003 5/Unlimited 5/60,000
GMC 3/36,000 5/100,000 1, 11 6/100,000 5/100,000
Honda 3/36,000 5/60,0004 5/Unlimited Not offered
Hummer 4/50,000 5/100,000 6/100,000 5/100,000
Hyundai 5/60,000 10/100,000 7/Unlimited 5/Unlimited
Infiniti 4/60,000 6/70,000 7/Unlimited 4/Unlimited
Jaguar 4/50,000 4/50,000 6/Unlimited 4/50,000
Jeep 3/36,000 5/100,0002, 13 5/100,000 3/36,000
Kia 5/60,000 10/100,000 5/100,000 5/60,000
Lamborghini 3/Unlimited 3/Unlimited 3/Unlimited 2/24,000
Land Rover 4/50,000 4/50,000 6/Unlimited 4/50,000
Lexus 4/50,000 6/70,0008 6/Unlimited 4/Unlimited
Lincoln 4/50,000 6/70,000 5/Unlimited 6/70,000
Lotus 3/36,000 3/36,000 8/Unlimited Not offered
Maserati 4/50,000 4/50,000 Not offered 4/50,000
Maybach 4/50,000 4/50,000 4/50,000 Unlimited
Mazda 3/36,000 5/60,0006 5/Unlimited 3/36,000
Mercedes-
Benz
4/50,000 4/50,000 4/50,000 Unlimited
Mercury 3/36,000 5/60,0005 5/Unlimited 5/60,000
Mini 4/50,000 4/50,000 12/Unlimited 4/50,000
Mitsubishi 5/60,000 10/100,000 7/100,000 5/Unlimited
Nissan 3/36,000 5/60,00012 5/Unlimited 3/36,000
Pontiac 3/36,000 5/100,000 6/100,000 5/100,000
Porsche 4/50,000 4/50,000 12/Unlimited 4/50,000
Rolls-Royce 4/Unlimited 4/Unlimited 4/Unlimited 4/Unlimited
Scion 3/36,000 5/60,000 5/Unlimited 2/25,000
Subaru 3/36,000 5/60,000 5/Unlimited 3/36,000
Suzuki 3/36,000 7/100,000 5/Unlimited 3/36,000
Toyota 3/36,000 5/60,0007 5/Unlimited 2/25,00010
Volkswagen 3/36,000 5/60,000 12/Unlimited 3/36,000
Volvo 4/50,000 4/50,000 12/Unlimited 4/Unlimited


1. Hybrid-specific driveline/powertrain parts are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
2. Powertrain warranty is not transferable to subsequent owners. Requires free powertrain inspection every five years by an authorized dealer. Excludes SRT models, diesel vehicles, and Dodge Ram Chassis Cab.
3. Ford offers a five year/50,000-mile warranty on safety restraints, including airbags. Diesel trucks get five year/100,000-mile powertrain coverage. Certain hybrid components of the Escape Hybrid, including battery parts, are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
4. Honda hybrid batteries come with an eight-year/80,000-mile warranty, or a ten-year/150,000-mile warranty in CA, CT, MA, ME, NY and VT.
5. All hybrid-related components on Mariner SUVs are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
6.Tribute's hybrid components and RX-8 are covered with a eight years/100,000 miles powertrain warranty.
7. All Toyota hybrid batteries are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
8. All Lexus hybrid batteries are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
9. Dodge's diesel-engine components are covered for five years/100,000 miles.
10. You may be eligible for transportation assistance if your Toyota must be kept overnight for repairs that are covered under warranty.
11. GM trucks equipped with a 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine get complete coverage — including turbocharger components — for five years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. This warranty also features no deductible and is transferable to another owner at no additional charge.
12. Hybrid-specific driveline/powertrain parts are covered for eight years/100,000 miles.
13. No lifetime powertrain warranty on Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel; diesel is covered for three years/36,000 miles.
14.California drivers: There are emissions warranties specific to your state. Contact your dealer or refer to your owner's manual for more information.


Sources: Various sources, including manufacturers

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