Dora S., Milwaukee, Wis.

Let’s just take a second to note that Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile warranty is for powertrain coverage – meaning the engine, transmission and related components. A powertrain warranty is different than your basic bumper-to-bumper warranty.

That said, Hyundai’s 100,000-mile powertrain warranty is non-transferable to used-car owners; it’s only applicable to the original owner. Bummer, right? Once the car leaves the original purchaser, the second and subsequent owners have a five-year/60,000-mile — from the manufacturing date — warranty.

Hyundai’s bumper-to-bumper coverage is transferable when the car swaps owners. It’s good for five years/60,000 miles.

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Answered by Joe Bruzek on April 30, 2008 in I'm Just Wondering | Permalink

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