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Did you know?

40% of cars require repairs in their fourth year.

Average labour rates were set at nearly £75 per hour in 2014.

Warranty Direct's highest claim paid in 2014 was just over £20,000.

Warranty Direct has been awarded the HAT Standard for customer service.

What our customers are saying

  • Extremely Professional

    My car broke down which involved a major repair. The warranty took away all the worry about an extremely large bill. All contact with Warranty Direct was extremely professional and explanations filled you with confidence.

    Mr P Wood - January 2016
  • Very Impressed

    Very impressive, courteous and friendly customer service.

    Mr J King - August 2015
  • Highly Recommended

    The Warranty Direct staff were friendly and extremely helpful in talking me through the claim requirements. A superb service and one that I would highly recommend to others.

    Mr S Phelps - March 2015

Your guide to warranties

A car warranty is a form of insurance policy. If an item breaks down due to the mechanical or electrical failure of a covered part, the warranty can cover the costs of replacement parts and labour and protect you from unexpected repair bills.

40%* of car are known to suffer a breakdown in their fourth year, just after most manufacturer warranties expire! A good warranty will help you avoid big repair bills, allow you to budget and potentially be good for your peace of mind - and your pocket!

Established in 1997, Warranty Direct is recognised as the foremost provider of warranties direct to the consumer. They have always been innovators in the extended warranty market with all policies covering Wear & Tear failure, faults found at Service or Mot and adequate provision for diagnostic time. Delighting customers remains the company's principal objective and every year since its inception in 2009, Warranty Direct has been awarded the Honest John Hat Standard for excellence in value and customer service. Auto Trader is pleased to be their partner. *Warranty Direct policies will cover wear and tear from day 1 on renewals or continuing a manufacturer's policy. Otherwise a 90 day exclusion period applies.

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Terms and conditions

Warranties are available for cars and car derived vans less than 12 years old and with less than 120,000 recorded miles since new. Certain 'exotic models' are also ineligible. Full details, terms and conditions are available at These offers include a 14-day cooling-off period subject to no claim having been made. Warranty Direct Limited is a company, registered in England No. 3233010 at Pinnacle House, A1 Barnet Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 2XX.

* 40% of cars are known to suffer a breakdown in their fourth year - Warranty Direct research 2014.