About Kia Warranty - Kia Motors Dealer

By: Thomas MacIntosh

Kia warranty is a guarantee given to a car buyer buying his/her vehicle from an authorized Kia dealer. Kia Motors, the Korean Kia vehicle manufacturer while providing this warranty states that the car is reliable and free from known defects. Further upon detection of defective parts such parts will be repaired at no charge by the manufacturer within a given time limit under certain conditions.

Kia Motors promise that great enjoyment and service can be derived from their vehicles. Their contention is that Kia vehicles are subjected to stringent quality checks prior to leaving the factory and comprehensive pre-delivery inspection by authorized Kia dealers. The warranty is provided against defects in material and workmanship and it is subject to certain terms and conditions. An authorized Kia dealer will explain the terms and conditions to the buyer. The authorized servicing dealer will be taking the responsibility of carrying out the necessary repairs in case any defect of warrantable concern arises.

There are a number of warranties which are provided for every Kia vehicle. For vehicles sold by Kia Motors, U.K. there is a 3 year unlimited mileage warranty, a 3 year roadside assistance package which covers the buyer across mainland Europe as well as in the UK., a six year anti perforation warranty and a 3 year paintwork warranty. Besides the annual bodywork inspection is also provided in which case some charge may be levied. Kia warranty terms may be even extended to 5 years for some models. It has also been reported that Kia has provided a 7 year warranty on its newly introduced Cee'd range of vehicles. Kia is also known to provide a 12 month warranty on all genuine Kia parts and accessories from the date of purchase of the item(s) from an authorized Kia dealer.

The Kia warranty does not however cover certain items. These relate to the damages owing to factors which lie beyond the control of the manufacturer, costs associated with scheduled maintenance, damage due to lack of proper maintenance or due to use of wrong fuel, oil or lubricants, normal deterioration and any damage caused in the event of using a non genuine Kia part or through repairs or replacements by some other concern who is not an authorized Kia dealer.

The extensive warranty being provided by Kia Motors on their vehicles has been perceived as a welcome move. It is expected to further boost up sales of these vehicles in the days to come.

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