The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Ford Increases Powertrain Warranty

July 18, 2006

DETROIT— Ford Motor Co. is adding two years to the powertrain warranty of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles for the 2007-model year, according to Automotive News. The Ford and Mercury brand powertrain warranties will be extended to five years or 60,000 miles. The powertrain coverage was for the same term as the three-year, 36,000-mile, bumper-to-bumper warranty for those brands. The Lincoln brand powertrain warranty is being stretched to six years or 70,000 miles. It previously mirrored Lincoln’s four-year, 50,000-mile, bumper-to-bumper warranty. Ford is not changing the bumper-to-bumper warranties at this time, according to the report by Automotive News. Free roadside assistance will be offered for the length of the bumper-to-bumper and powertrain warranties. Roadside assistance previously only lasted as long as the bumper-to-bumper warranties.The enhanced warranties will be honored on all 2007-model-year vehicles, including those already sold to customers.Ford also offers a five-year, 100,000-mile warranty on its 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine. Under its new program, Ford will eliminate a $100 deductible attached to that diesel engine warranty.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Telematics refers to the integration of wireless communications, vehicle monitoring systems, and location devices as well as the technologies involved in this process.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher