What is a Honda lifetime warranty?

I’m going to buy a new Honda, but as I’ve been shopping around, I’ve noticed some dealerships offer a lifetime warranty and some don’t. What is included in a Honda lifetime warranty?

Find out if you’re getting ripped off on your car insurance in less than two minutes.
No spam · No long forms · No fees
Find savings (100% Free)
rating white
3.5k Ratings
Answer provided by
Mary Alice Morris
Answered on Jul 21, 2022
American Honda Motor Company does not offer a lifetime warranty. However, some car dealerships designated as Honda retailers do offer what they call a lifetime warranty.
The nature of Honda lifetime warranties offered by dealerships varies widely from retailer to retailer.
Does lifetime warranty mean the expected lifetime of the vehicle? The actual lifetime of the vehicle? Or the lifetime of the owner? The answer depends on which car dealer you’re buying from.
If you opt for a dealership that offers a lifetime warranty, be careful to read the fine print and understand just what the warranty does and doesn’t cover, as well as how long it lasts.
In the absence of a lifetime warranty, Honda does offer a Honda Care service contract. New Honda owners can purchase Honda Care coverage under a variety of plans, ranging from $0 deductible plans good for three years or 45,000 miles up to $100 deductible plans lasting eight years or 120,000 miles.
These plans offer extensive service coverage, including your car’s:
  • Engine
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Drive axle system
  • Certain accessories
  • Brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Cooling system
  • Fuel delivery
  • Electrical system
  • Manual components
  • Rear differential
  • Automatic or manual transmission
  • Suspension
  • Steering
  • SRS system
It’s an impressive amount of service coverage, and you can find an equally impressive car insurance policy for a reasonable price if you shop with Jerry.
Jerry is a car insurance super app and licensed broker that makes finding good car insurance fast and easy. Just download the app and you’ll be on your way to savings in about 45 seconds.

Here to save on car and home insurance? Great, you do that. We’ll do everything else.

Sign up in under a minute.
No need to fill out forms or shop around. Sign up in 45 seconds to start saving. Jerry does the rest.
Jerry collects and analyzes your current coverage.
Say hello to Jerry, your new insurance agent. We’ll contact your insurance company, review your current plan, then find the coverage that fits your needs and saves you money.
Get the best options before your renewal.
Jerry does all the picky, busy work by comparing prices and coverage from more than 50+ insurance companies. We compare what we find to your current policy and offer you the three best options before every renewal.

Easiest way to compare and buy car insurance

√
No long forms
√
No spam or unwanted phone calls
√
Quotes from top insurance companies
Find insurance savings — it's 100% free