A couple weeks ago we told you how Butler is DOUBLING Hyundai’s already amazing limited 10-year/100,000 mile warranty to 20-years/200,000 miles but, we didn’t go into a whole lot of detail about that original warranty, what Hyundai calls “Hyundai Assurance”… until now. Here, word for word from Hyundai, is what that the factory warranty covers:
10-Year/100,000 Mile Powertrain Protection:
Covers repair or replacement of powertrain components (i.e., selected engine and transmission/transaxle components), originally manufactured or installed by Hyundai that are defective in material or factory workmanship, under normal use and maintenance. Coverage applies to original owner only, effective with 2004 model year and newer model-year vehicles. On 1999-2003 model years, coverage applies to original owner and immediate family members (i.e., wife, husband, daughter, son, stepdaughter, stepson).
Second and/or subsequent owners have powertrain components coverage under the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Excludes coverage for vehicles in commercial use (i.e., taxi, route delivery, delivery service, rental, etc.).
5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty:
Covers repair or replacement of any component manufactured or originally installed by Hyundai that is defective in material or factory workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.
The following components are covered for time and mileage limits indicated:
- Radio and audio systems (i.e., radio, compact disc player, DVD player, navigation system and Bluetooth®): 3 years/36,000 miles
- Paint: 3 years/36,000 miles
- Battery: 3 years/unlimited miles (100% covered 2 years/unlimited miles; after 2 years and within 3 years, 25% cost of battery and 100% labor cost covered)
- Air conditioner refrigerant charge: 1 year/unlimited miles
- Adjustments: 1 year/12,000 miles
- Wear items: 1 year/12,000 miles (e.g., belts, brake pads and linings, clutch linings, filters, wiper blades, bulbs and fuses)
7-Year/Unlimited Miles Anti-Perforation Warranty:
Covers 7 years/unlimited miles starting with 2005 model year (previously 5 years/100,000 miles for 2004 and prior model years).
Covers perforation (rust hole through the body panel from inside to outside) corrosion of original Hyundai body sheet metal due to defects in material or factory workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.
Excludes surface corrosion.
5-Year/Unlimited Miles 24-Hour Roadside Assistance:
Effective from the date the vehicle is delivered to the first retail buyer, or otherwise put into service (in-service date), whichever is earlier.
TIPS FOR CALLING
When you call 1-800-243-7766 for Roadside Assistance, please provide the following:
- Your Name
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – located on the driver’s side dashboard
- Vehicle Mileage
- Vehicle Location
- Description of Your Vehicle’s Problem
12-Month/12,000-Mile Replacement Parts and Accessories Limited Warranty:
Covers repair or replacement of any Hyundai Genuine Replacement Parts or Accessories supplied by Hyundai that are defective in material or factory workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.
Genuine Hyundai Parts or Accessories supplied by Hyundai and purchased from an authorized Hyundai dealer, but not installed by an authorized Hyundai dealer, are covered for 12 months/unlimited miles.
Accessories installed on a vehicle at the time of, or prior to, the vehicle’s date of first use are covered under the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
Accessories installed after the vehicle’s date of first use are covered for 12 months/12,000 miles.
7-Year/70,000-Mile California Emission Control Systems Warranty:
Applies to vehicles manufactured to California specifications, which are distributed by Hyundai Motor America and registered in the states of California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont or Washington.
Covers repair or replacement of specific original Hyundai emissions components (specific covered emissions components vary by model).
California Emission Control Systems Warranty is in addition to Federal Emission Defect and Performance Warranty. Other California Emission Control Systems Warranty emission warranty parts are covered under the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
8-Year/80,000-Mile Federal Emission Defect and Performance Warranty:
Covers repair or replacement of the following original Hyundai major emissions control components, should they cause the vehicle to fail to conform to an applicable EPA-approved inspection/maintenance program:
- Catalytic Converter
- Engine Control Module
- Onboard Emissions Diagnostic Device (OBD-II)
Other EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) emissions warranty parts are covered under the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
Lifetime Hybrid Battery Warranty:
Our dedication and commitment to building vehicles of the highest quality knows no bounds. So, America’s Best Warranty is included on every new Hyundai hybrid vehicle. With an added advantage—Lifetime Hybrid Battery Warranty* for original owner, and the 10-Year/100,000-Mile Hybrid Components Protection coverage is transferable to subsequent owners.
Hyundai’s Hybrid Blue Drive components consists of:
- Hybrid Battery Pack Assembly
- Hybrid Starter Generator
- Hybrid Power Control Unit
- Automatic Transmission including Traction Motor
See the sections above or the Owner’s Manual for additional details on Hyundai’s hybrid vehicle warranty coverage.
*Hybrid Battery Replacement Guarantee applies to all U.S. 2012 or 2013 model year Sonata Hybrids. The Hyundai Lifetime Hybrid Battery Replacement Guarantee ensures that if the lithium polymer battery fails, Hyundai will replace the battery and cover recycling costs for the old battery pack free of charge to the original owner. The coverage is not transferrable, and does not apply to lease and commercial vehicles or vehicles serviced outside the U.S.