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The facts of owning a Volkswagen

The facts of owning a Volkswagen

Here are the facts: owning a Volkswagen means you get a vehicle that’s built to last, a longer-than-average warranty, and quality service designed to save you time and give you peace of mind. Combine these factors and you’ll realize that owning a Volkswagen is more affordable than you think.

Longer-than-average warranty

German-quality engineering means every Volkswagen is built to last. But that doesn’t mean we’ll skimp on giving you peace of mind. Volkswagen vehicles are covered for 4 years or 80,000 km*. That’s 1 year and 20,000 km more than the average competitor warranty, meaning Volkswagen warranty is a longer-than-average warranty.

*Whichever occurs first.

4-year / 80,000 km* new-vehicle limited warranty

<b>4-year / 80,000 km* new-vehicle limited warranty</b>

Volkswagen

4 years

80,000 km*

Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Jeep

3 years

60,000 km*

4 years

80,000 km*

*Whichever occurs first.

How do VW maintenance costs compare?

Let’s look at the facts. Enter the model and expected driving distance, and see how VW compares to similar models.

Prepaid maintenance is convenient

15,000 km

30,000 km

45,000 km

60,000 km

75,000 km 

Service includes

  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Tire rotation
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • Reset service interval display
  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Pollen filter replacement
  • Tire rotation
  • Battery condition check
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • Reset service interval display
  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Tire rotation
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • Reset service interval display
  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Pollen filter replacement
  • Tire rotation
  • Spark plugs replacement (if required)
  • Battery condition check
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Sunroof service & lubrication (if equipped)
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • DSG 6-speed transmission: gear oil and filter change (if equipped)
  • Check coils springs and shock absorbers
  • Reset service interval display
  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Tire rotation
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • Reset service interval display

Brake fluid change

Every 3 years, followed by every second year after the initial change for 2018 models.

Every 2 years for models that are 2019 onwards.

4MOTION AWD fluid change (if equipped)

Every 3 years

Service includes

  • Volkswagen high performance genuine oil & filter change
  • 30-point vehicle health inspection
  • Tire rotation
  • Washer fluid replenishment
  • Fluid levels check and correction
  • Tire inflation check and correction
  • Brake pads (front & rear) inspection
  • Reset service interval display

Brake fluid change

Every 3 years, followed by every second year after the initial change for 2018 models.

Every 2 years for models that are 2019 onwards.

4MOTION AWD fluid change (if equipped)

Every 3 years

Complimentary 24/7 Roadside Assistance*

Here are some helpful facts: Roadside Assistance means jump-start, flat tire and lockout assistance, gas delivery, and towing service. 24/7 means all day, every day. And owning a Volkswagen means you can have all of these things combined.

*Volkswagen passenger vehicles sold in Canada are eligible for roadside coverage for 4 years or 80,000 km, beginning at the date of vehicle delivery, or warranty start date, whichever occurs first. Certified Pre-owned vehicles are provided with an additional coverage beginning at the expiration of the original coverage or sale date of the Certified Pre-owned vehicle, whichever is greater. Roadside Assistance is provided by Club Auto Roadside Services.

Volkswagen Plus

We’ve made it easier for you to get more out of your Volkswagen experience. Take advantage of free, members-only benefits, special offers and discounts, useful tools, and more. Membership is and always will be completely free for VW owners – that’s a fact. So, what are you waiting for? Join VW Plus today.

Build your VW today

Want your own Volkswagen? Start by building and pricing your dream model.

What our drivers think.
We asked, they answered.

I found insurance to be cheaper on VW than most other brands in the same class.
Vince
Volkswagen Driver
Definitely a very safe car, it’s also reflective in the low insurance rates for the Golf (and Jetta too).
Parminder
Volkswagen Driver
The warranty is the best in its class, but with the quality of the car you’ll never have to use it.
Al
Volkswagen Driver
Reliable, fuel-efficient and looks good too! Regular maintenance will keep a Jetta running for years!
Dina
Volkswagen Driver
My Golf is three years old and has never needed anything except for the regular scheduled maintenance. So far, mine has been exceptionally reliable.
Ryan
Volkswagen Driver
Definitely worth the switch. The Jetta is ridiculously reliable. I’ve had mine for 5 years now and it’s required no additional maintenance aside from the recommended oil changes, etc.
Humberto
Volkswagen Driver

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