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Why Buy Your Pre-owned Car With Mississauga VW?

VW Certified Assurance VW Warranty

All vehicles under the Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned program are covered under the Assurance Program for the remainder of the manufacturer’s limited warranty and are provided with complimentary roadside assistance** for 6 months.

Vehicles up to 5 years or 120,000 km are eligible for an upgrade to the Assurance Premium program. Vehicles under the Assurance Premium program are covered for the remainder of the manufacturer’s warranty plus 2 years/40,000 kilometres, whichever occurs first.* The warranty period begins when the manufacturer’s limited new-vehicle warranty expires or on the Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned vehicle sale date, whichever occurs later.

What is covered by the warranty?
The warranty covers any repair to correct a defect in material or workmanship (not wear and tear), unless excluded in the section titled “What is not covered.”

Roadside Assistance

arranty repairs will be performed by any authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Centre in Canada or the United States. This warranty does not apply outside Canada or the United States.

The 24-hour roadside assistance program offers the following roadside assistance services for 2 years.

  • Towing – If your vehicle becomes disabled due to a mechanical breakdown, complimentary towing will be provided to your preferred Volkswagen dealer within 50 km or the nearest authorized Volkswagen dealership.
  • Battery jump-start – A service operator will be dispatched to provide a jump start. If your vehicle cannot be driven safely, towing services will be provided.
  • Flat-tire service – If your vehicle has a flat tire, a service operator will attempt to remove it and install a spare tire.
  • Lockout service – If your keys are locked inside your vehicle, 24-hour roadside assistance will attempt to assist in getting you back on the road.
  • Fuel-delivery service – If you happen to run out of fuel, an emergency supply will be delivered to get you on your way. Both the delivery service and the emergency supply of fuel are complimentary.
  • Emergency winching service – 24-hour roadside assistance will cover the cost of extricating your vehicle from a ditch, mud, sand or snow, provided it has become disabled in an area immediately adjacent to a regularly travelled road which can be serviced with standard automobile servicing equipment.
  • Trip interruption benefits – If your registered Volkswagen model (owned or leased) is disabled because of a mechanical breakdown over 160 km from your residence, and the repair is covered under your Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned warranty, you may be reimbursed for trip interruption expenses if your vehicle cannot be made safely operable the same day. Your coverage includes reimbursement for:
  • – lodgings, up to $100 per day
    – meals, up to $100 per day
    – alternate transportation, up to $100 per day

  • Trip interruption coverage is limited to reasonable expenses up to a maximum of $300 per disablement/incident, including all taxes and surcharges.
Pre-Owned Vehicle Qualify

To qualify for the Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned program, a vehicle must:

  • Be no older than current or previous 7 model years
  • Have less than 160,000 km at time of certification
  • Have been in service a minimum of 6 months or have at least 10,000 km
  • The vehicle must be free of all outstanding safety recalls and service actions
  • Have an eligible CarProof® vehicle history report
  • Meet inspection and reconditioning requirements of the program Be approved for sale after a review by Volkswagen Group Canada Inc.

It is not possible for Canadian customers to purchase U.S.-sourced certified pre-owned vehicles from a U.S. Volkswagen Dealership. These vehicles will not be eligible for warranty coverage in Canada.

112 Point Inspection

The following is a brief overview of the areas covered by the inspection:

  • Engine electrical / engine mechanical
  • Roadworthiness / test drive
  • Safety equipment function
  • Brakes, steering/suspension system
  • Wheels and tires
  • Bodywork fit and finish
  • Window glass integrity
  • Interior trim, upholstery and carpeting integrity
  • Vehicle diagnostic/operating systems
  • Interior/exterior lighting
  • Lubrication, filters and fluids
  • Emissions control equipment checks

What is not covered?

The following are some of the exclusions. This warranty does not include loaner allowance. For full details, please refer to the Warranty Manual:

  • Tires
  • Wear-and-tear items
  • Paint and trim items
  • Commercial use
  • Damage or malfunctions due to lack of maintenance, misuse or alteration
  • Damage or malfunction due to improper repair or installation of equipment, accident or fire
  • Damage caused by the environment
  • Cost of maintenance services and adjustments

Is the warranty transferable?

Warranty transfers are only permitted from customer to customer. Dealer-to-customer transfers will not be accepted. Dealers must re-certify a vehicle in order to sell it as a Volkswagen Certified Pre-owned vehicle.

Item VW Assurance Basic Warranty
VW Assurance Premium Warranty

Inspection & Reconditioning

112 Point inspection

Original Parts and Service Required

112 Point inspection 

Original Parts and Service Required 

Warranty Remainder of Volkswagen warranty 2 Years/40,000 Kms Manufacturer Warranty 
Additional Warranty Options

Upgrade to Premium Assurance

Purchase VW Protection Plus

Purchase 3rd Party Warranty

Purchase Added VW Protection Plus 

Purchase Additional 3rd Party Warranty 

Deductible Required Not Applicable Not Applicable 

3 Months of Sirius Radio

Roadside Assistance for 6 Months

3 Months of Sirius Radio 

Roadside Assistance for 2 yrs/40,000kms 

CarProof Required Required

*Offers subject to change. Contact Mississauga VW for details when beginning your used car purchasing process.