Toyota five year warranty

Good news for Toyota fans, and Toyota owners alike. UMW Toyota has introduced a new five-year warranty for all its models in Malaysia. Effective April 1, 2016 (no, it’s not an April Fool’s prank), the Hilux and Hiace now have a five-year/150,000 km warranty term, while all other Toyota models have a five-year, unlimited mileage coverage.

The new manufacturer warranty term supersedes the previous three-year/100,000 km plan, and it now puts Toyota level with Honda Malaysia, which also offers a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty across all models. Edaran Tan Chong Motor maintains a three-year/100,000 km warranty for all Nissan models sold in Malaysia.

Despite the 150,000 km mileage cap imposed on the Hilux and Hiace, the two models now have a class-leading warranty coverage among comparable commercial vehicles. The Toyota Hilux, for instance, has a warranty that extends two years or 50,000 km longer than the Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton, Isuzu D-Max and Nissan Navara.

The warranty coverage is wholly undertaken by UMW Toyota Motor, and not through other insurance companies. The five-year warranty is fully transferable to the new owner if/when the vehicle is sold within the coverage period. Of course, the vehicle has to be serviced according to the maintenance schedule at authorised Toyota service centres for the warranty to be valid.

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Note, though, that vehicles that are not purchased for private use, such as taxis, rental cars, converted vehicles and goods carriers are not entitled to the new five-year warranty. They instead fall back to the previous three-year/100,000 km coverage.

Owners of in-warranty Toyota vehicles (those with an active warranty, and have been serviced as per required by the warranty terms) registered before April 1, 2016 may purchase the additional two-year extended warranty package. A grace mileage of 10,000 km is given for cars with borderline mileage (up to 110,000 km).

Prices of the two-year extended warranty package are as follows:

  • Toyota Avanza – RM890
  • Toyota Innova – RM890
  • Toyota Rush – RM890
  • Toyota Hilux – RM1,290
  • Toyota Hiace – RM1,290
  • Toyota Vios – RM1,590
  • Toyota Yaris – RM1,590
  • Toyota Prius – RM1,590
  • Toyota Prius C – RM1,590
  • Toyota Corolla Altis – RM1,890
  • Toyota Fortuner – RM1,890
  • Toyota Camry – RM2,990
  • Toyota Alphard – RM5,090
  • Toyota Previa – RM5,090
  • Toyota 86 – RM5,090

Customers who sign up will receive a free MaxCheck Advance service package too, worth up to RM519. The offer to upgrade your existing warranty is only valid until September 30, 2016, so do contact your preferred Toyota service centre to find out more.