Kia is following parent Hyundai and extending warranties expiring between March and May through until the end of June 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Around 1.2 million Hyundai cars around the world which have warranties expiring between March and June have had their warranties extended.
Toyota USA has increased the warranty for the battery of its hybrid vehicles for the 2020 model year, but the rest of the powertrain warranty is unchanged.
The upcoming Volkswagen ID.3 hatch and all of the brand’s electric cars will have an 8 year (160,000km / 99,500mi) battery warranty.
For the 2016 model year onwards, GM has cut its US powertrain warranty from 100,000 miles to 60,000 miles for its Chevrolet and GMC brands.
With its new warranty offer Nissan is hoping to snare more of the commercial van market with its newly minted full-size NV and smaller NV200 vans.