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Posted:18 December 2019 | Category: Aftersales,General

Discover the Benefits of Volkswagen Van Warranties

Life can be unpredictable, and that’s why it’s so beneficial to have access to insurance, warranties and breakdown products. At Sinclair Volkswagen Van Centre, we understand that curveballs can come out of nowhere. If you drive a VW van, or you’re looking for new Volkswagen van, here’s a useful guide to our warranties and the benefits they offer. 

Volkswagen van warranties

At Sinclair Volkswagen, we offer a range of warranties to suit all customers. Warranties provide peace of mind and they can help to minimise disruption and expenses if things go wrong unexpectedly. 

Volkswagen new van warranty

If you buy a new VW van, we offer a 3-year warranty, which protects against manufacturer defects that affect the function of mechanical and electrical components. For VW Crafter owners, the warranty covers three years of unlimited mileage, while with other vans in the range, the mileage is unlimited in years 1 and 2 and up to 100,000 in year 3. Our new van warranty is comprehensive, but it doesn’t cover every fault. There is a list of exclusions, which includes:

  • Repairs carried out by an unauthorised provider or workshop
  • Use of non-approved VW parts
  • Failure to adhere to instructions in the manufacturer’s manual
  • Conversions, bodywork and custom fittings
  • General wear and tear on parts that are considered ‘non-durable’
  • Damage caused by misuse of the vehicle

Volkswagen used van warranty

We provide warranties for used vans in line with benefits provided by the Das WeltAuto approved used van programme. If you buy a used Volkswagen van from Sinclair Volkswagen Van Centre, you’ll receive breakdown assistance and a comprehensive warranty. For vans that are under 3 years old, the minimum warranty term will be 12 months. For older vans, a 6-month guarantee will be provided. If the van is less than 2 years old, you will receive the balance of the manufacturer’s warranty to offer cover up to the 3-year period or until you reach 100,000 miles. The used warranty terms are as follows:

  • No excess is payable and the cost of repairs, labour and replacement components is covered up to the market value. This does not include complex parts, such as the engine, the gearbox, the suspension and the steering system. 
  • Roadside assistance is available 24-hours-a-day, 365 days a year
  • Replacement vehicles are available in cases where repairs cannot be carried out quickly or a warranty repair takes longer than 24 hours

Extended warranties for van owners

Our extended warranties provide peace of mind for self-employed van owners and businesses. With this option, you can protect your van and your bank balance for up to 2 extra years, or 150,000 miles. The extended warranty must be purchased within 3 months of the original registration date. If you have an extended warranty for your van, you’ll continue to be covered once the initial warranty term has elapsed. 

If you have any questions about Volkswagen van warranties, or you’re considering investing in an extended warranty for peace of mind, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We can give you more information about the products we offer and make tailored recommendations based on your individual needs.