London, 13 October 2023 – Assurant, a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases, including vehicle protection products and services, today announced its partnership with Hyundai Motor UK to provide a Five Year extended warranty for all eligible used car purchases. This is one of the longest used-vehicle extended warranties to be provided by a manufacturer in the UK and will be provided free of charge to consumers.
The Five Year warranty proposition is available for all vehicle types, covering Petrol, Diesel, Hybrid, and Electric vehicles, with the latter featuring Assurant’s EV One℠ warranty programme, which launched in the UK market in 2020.
Sean Kent, European automotive director, at Assurant said: “Customer experience is at the heart of what we do at Assurant. It’s an incredibly exciting time to work with Hyundai Motor UK to deliver this comprehensive, customer-focused solution. We have been extremely impressed with Hyundai’s innovation over the past few years and even more excited by their ambition for the future. Our strategies are aligned, particularly in providing motorists with best-in-class customer service and extra reassurance during this challenging economic climate. We are delighted that Hyundai Motor UK has chosen Assurant as their new warranty partner.”
Tony Dean, Head of Section Used Cars, at Hyundai Motor UK commented: “We are delighted to partner with Assurant to offer an extended warranty programme that helps us provide our customers with market-leading coverage. Whilst working with Assurant, we have seen first-hand their investment in product innovation, their approach to delivering an excellent customer experience, and their extensive experience in the UK and European automotive markets. This is why we believe they are best placed to support us with the launch of the Hyundai Promise.”
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About Hyundai Motor UK
Hyundai has sold vehicles in the UK since 1982. In 2005, Hyundai opened its own UK subsidiary, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd, which is now based in Leatherhead, Surrey. As of January 2023, Hyundai has one of the youngest product ranges of any manufacturer, with almost all models younger than 1 ½ years old. More than 75 per cent of the Company’s line-up is now available as an electrified version, and the company plans to electrify its entire range by 2025. Furthermore, Hyundai is a pioneer in zero-emission mobility, including the fully electric, multi award winning IONIQ 5, IONIQ 6 and KONA Electric ranges and second-generation fuel cell electric vehicle NEXO, as well as it’s advanced hybrid and plug-in hybrid Tucson and Santa Fe models. All new passenger cars come with Hyundai’s unique Five Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty package, providing customers with a five-year warranty with unlimited mileage, roadside assistance package and five years of vehicle health checks. The High Voltage battery warranty is 8 years or 100,000 miles. Buyers of used Hyundai models are also protected by the industry leading Hyundai Promise Approved Used Cars programme.