Car warranty

About your WSG car warranty

Protect your pride and joy against unexpected repair bills with our superior range of extended warranties. From the UK’s best used car warranty – our Platinum plan – which covers around 6,000 parts including many normally excluded by other warranty companies, to our listed component Silver plan designed for the older or higher mileage model, we’ve got the perfect warranty for you.

Multi award-winning warranties

Our car warranties have won several prestigious awards, cementing our position as the UK’s best warranty company! These awards are testament to the outstanding products, customer care and added-value services we provide.

What's included?

  • Coverage for thousands of parts and faults
  • Fast claims service and 48 hour payments
  • Unlimited claims with no excess
  • Car hire contribution & 30 days EU cover
  • Basic breakdown cover for the same term

Warranty levels

Below are our three car warranty plans. Platinum and Gold cover almost all of your vehicle’s mechanical, electrical and electronic components – so many in fact that we only list the exclusions. Silver is a listed component cover that’s most suited to the older vehicle.

PLATINUM

Up to 7 years / 70,000 miles

The UK’s best used car warranty, covering 6,000+ parts – including many normally excluded by other providers.

GOLD

Up to 10 years / 100,000 miles

Gold also covers 6,000+ parts but doesn’t include wear & tear, battery, DPF / catalytic converter, injectors or oil seals & gaskets.

SILVER

Cars of any age or mileage

Designed for the older or higher mileage car, Silver covers a wide range of listed mechanical, electrical and electronic parts.

What's covered?

Your WSG car warranty covers the following components:

Component

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Engine

Listed parts

Gearbox and transmission

Listed parts

Drive system

Listed parts

Clutch

Listed parts

Braking system

Listed parts

Steering system

Listed parts

Cooling system

Listed parts

Suspension

Listed parts

Electrical / electronic parts

Listed parts

Fuel system

Listed parts

Wheel hubs and bearings

Listed parts

Hybrid & electric vehicles

Listed parts

Casings

Listed parts

Working materials

Listed parts

Air conditioning

Listed parts

Ignition system

Listed parts

Camshaft timing belt / chains

Listed parts

Flywheel

Supercharger

Turbocharger

In-car entertainment

Remote key fobs / key cards

Diagnosis costs

DPF / catalytic converter

Battery (exc. EVs and hybrids)

Oil seals and gaskets

Wear and tear

Plus these great benefits:

Component

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Car hire and vehicle recovery

Free basic breakdown cover

European cover

Rail fare / hotel accommodation

Car warranty questions

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What does my WSG car warranty cover (and not cover)?

With WSG, your vehicle is covered for a huge range of parts and the labour times involved to repair or replace them.

Platinum and Gold both cover around 6,000 mechanical, electrical and electronic components including many that are normally excluded by other warranty companies. Silver covers a range of listed items and is designed with the older or higher mileage vehicle in mind. Explore the different plan types above to find out more.

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What happens if my car exceeds the age and mileage parameters?

The age and mileage parameters of our standard car warranties only apply to the vehicle at the warranty start date. If you exceed these age or mileage parameters during your warranty term, don’t worry – your cover simply continues for the remainder.

The exception is where you have our Platinum warranty, which includes wear & tear cover until your vehicle reaches 100,000 miles. After this, the wear & tear element ceases but the rest of your cover remains the same.

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How do I make a claim?

Before you have any work carried out, you must contact our claims team on 0800 060 8610 or email us. We’ll need to provide an authorisation code to the garage for the repairs to be done.

The full claims process can be found here.

Note: We won’t be able to pay for any repairs that are carried out without our authorisation.

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What is a used car warranty?

A used car warranty is a written guarantee covering a list of mechanical, electrical and electronic parts against sudden failure. It’s designed to pay for some or all of the costs involved with repairing or replacing those parts within a certain time frame.

Modern cars especially contain thousands of complex moving components - and the more advanced the technology, the more complicated and expensive repairs become. A used car warranty from WSG could save you thousands of pounds in repair costs.

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Why is my warranty different to the above?

Some of our dealers offer customised products, so you may find that your cover has some differences to our standard range. If you’d like to discuss the cover you’ve been offered, please get in touch with us or speak to your dealer.

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How do I take out a WSG car warranty?

You’ll need to purchase a used car from one of our approved dealerships to receive or be offered a WSG car warranty. Please contact us to find out who your nearest dealers are.

In most cases, your plan can then be upgraded or extended around the start date, or renewed around the expiry date.

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Do I need to use one of your garages?

In most cases, you’ll be able to choose whether you use our car repairer network or your own garage. We work directly with hundreds of garages across the UK, which also means that we settle claims with them directly.

If you use your own, please bear in mind that we have a set labour rate so any excess labour charges over and above this will be your responsibility. The garage also may want you to settle the bill first, in which case we’ll reimburse you once we’ve received the repair invoice and any documents requested.

Depending on the nature of the claim, your vehicle may need to be seen by a specialist. We also work directly with a number of repairers that specialise in systems such as turbos, gearboxes, engines, drive lines, ECUs and power steering.

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