Seven Year Warranty | Harlow & Stevenage | Ken Brown KIA

7 Year Warranty

The 7 year warranty was effective on all vehicles registered from 1 January 2010. Any vehicles already registered in 2010 received a 7 year warranty.

The 7 year warranty is a full manufacturer’s warranty. The exact terms and conditions vary slightly between models but as a minimum:

  • There is no mileage limit during the first 3 years, except for vehicles used as taxis where a limit of 100,000 miles applies.
  • There is a 100,000 mile limit between years 4 and 7.
  • Paintwork is covered for 5 years / 100,000 miles.
  • Audio is covered for 3 years / 60,000 miles.
  • Up to 12 year anti perforation warranty*
  • Batteries are covered for 2 years.
  • Normal ‘wear and tear’ on items such as brake linings and clutch linings, etc. are excluded from cover.
  • The warranty is transferable to subsequent owners and is valid across Europe.

Can I transfer the warranty to the next owner when I sell my car?

Yes - the Kia 7 year warranty is fully transferable to any subsequent owner of the vehicle while still valid.

Why is Kia the only manufacturer that offers 7 years?

Kia cars are rigorously tested to ensure the highest possible standards of reliability and durability. In addition, due to the investment by Kia in the most technologically advanced production facilities and manufacturing techniques, Kia can ensure future quality standards. This outstanding production quality is what gives Kia the confidence to offer a full 7 year manufacturers warranty across its entire range of vehicles.

Would an unlimited mileage warranty not have been better?

There is no mileage limitation to the Kia 7 year warranty over the first 3 years. Over the full period of the warranty, the mileage limit is 100,000 miles.

What about anti-perforation coverage?

All Kia cars are covered for a minimum of 7 years/100,000 miles. Some are covered for up to 12 years*. Please contact your local Kia dealer for full details.

* Annual Bodywork inspection required for which a charge may apply.

What models does it apply to?

The Kia 7 year warranty applies to all new Kia vehicles registered from 1st January 2010.

Exactly how long is the warranty?

The warranty is a full 7 years from date of first registration OR to a maximum of 100,000 miles (whichever is the sooner). For the first three years of the warranty, the mileage is unlimited.

What is actually covered?

For fleets and company cars, the warranty coverage remains exactly the same. For a vehicle used as a taxi or private hire vehicle, the warranty is limited to a maximum of 100,000 miles in the first three years. Otherwise, coverage is the same.

What if I am a taxi or fleet car driver?

For fleets and company cars, the warranty coverage remains exactly the same. For a vehicle used as a taxi or private hire vehicle, the warranty is limited to a maximum of 100,000 miles in the first three years. Otherwise, coverage is the same.

Is roadside assistance included?

Every new Kia comes with 12 months KIAssist roadside assistance package as standard.

In which countries is my car covered?

The Kia 7 year warranty is valid in all EEA (European Economic Area) countries except for Bulgaria and Romania.