Regular vehicle maintenance is important for increasing the lifespan of vehicles and also for a safe and risk-free drive. It can be time-consuming and costly. It is a little difficult to keep up with all the scheduled car servicing after buying a brand new car.
Repairing or Replacing even a single part of a vehicle, like getting a tire from the tire shop can be expensive. Suppose the brakes of the car are not working, then only the materials from the brake shop for brake service can cost a lot.
Small repairs like air suspension repair, air conditioner repairs can cost you a fortune as well. It is a good thing that some of the car brands offer complimentary maintenance programs till a specific time after the vehicle has been purchased.
The maintenance program can vary with each brand or the model of the car. Some only cover the first scheduled visit while others offer oil change and tire rotation for multiple years. Some manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, offer prepaid plans that cover the scheduled services for the years of your choice.
Here is a list of brands that are offering free scheduled maintenance for the 2021 cars.
Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo offers to cover the cost of one scheduled maintenance visit if you use it within the first year and it can only be redeemed for the Giulia sedan and Stelvio SUV.
BMW and Mini
BMW Group’s BMW and Mini brands cover 36,000 miles or three years of regularly scheduled maintenance for 2021 vehicles — for the original buyer only.
Hyundai brand offer to cover 36,000 miles or three years of free regularly scheduled maintenance for all 2021 models except the Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell vehicle.
Jaguar is on top for complimentary maintenance. All Jaguars come with all scheduled maintenance visits covered for 60,000 miles or five years. it is one of the few brands that offer complimentary maintenance for all their models rather than just some selective ones.
All levels of the year 2021 Jeep vehicles will get three scheduled maintenance visits if they are used within three years of purchase as well as a trip interruption benefit as part of the Jeep Wave loyalty program. Previously, the free services were limited to only certain trim levels.
Kia offers 37,500 miles or three years of complimentary scheduled maintenance for the upscale Cadenza and K900 sedans.
All new vehicles by Lexus offer the first two scheduled maintenance visits free up to 10,000 miles or one year. All the latest models can benefit from this offer only.
Most of the models of 2021 Ram pickup trucks will get three complimentary scheduled maintenance visits if used within two years as well as a trip interruption benefit.
Subaru offers 24,000 miles or two years of complimentary scheduled maintenance for model-year 2021 vehicles, but only in certain markets, which are mostly in Sun Belt states where the primarily all-wheel-drive automaker has a smaller competitive presence. In all other regions, free maintenance is not offered.
All Toyota vehicles come with 25,000 miles or two years of regularly scheduled free maintenance.
All 2021 Volkswagen models offer 20,000 miles or two years of regularly scheduled free maintenance.
Volvo includes complimentary maintenance and free diagnostic test for 30,000 miles or three years, which is the first three service visits.
You can search for free service and mot near me, the garages often offer deals or discounts on certain services. They also introduce multiple deals during special days or holidays. You can look them up and benefit from the free maintenance. Especially during covid-19, the car repair centers are offering affordable payment plans. So people can keep their cars maintained in a situation like this.