Free Lifetime Warranty on every Driven Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle at Driven Cars Canada.

Buying a new or used vehicle can be a challenge for car shoppers. You want the peace of mind knowing that the car you're buying will be a worthy investment of your time and money. That's why we include a Limited Lifetime Powertrain replacement Warranty on every "Driven Certified" vehicle making your car buying decision a lot easier.

How does it work?  

It’s simple! If your vehicle’s Engine, Transmission, Transfer Unit or Drive Axles cannot be repaired or fixed then Driven Cars Canada will replace the vehicle’s Engine, Transmission, Transfer Unit or Drive Axles. Repairs are not included in this warranty however other affordable protection packages can be purchased from our finance office as well as online. 

When you purchase a used vehicle from Driven Cars Canada you will have total confidence knowing that if your engine transmission and driveline needs to be replaced it is guaranteed for as long as you own the vehicle! 

Peace of Mind | Unbeatable Value | Ultimate Convenience

We are all about giving you peace of mind, unbeatable value, and ultimate convenience in your buying experience. The best part about the warranty is you can choose which licensed repair facility you want to have your vehicle's regular service performed at! If it is in Canada or the Continental United States, the choice is yours. Of course, your vehicle is in great hands if you choose a Driven Cars Canada Service Center nearest you where our expert Technicians will take excellent care of your vehicle. 

Want to learn more about our Free Limited Lifetime Warranty?

If you have any questions about our Free Limited Lifetime Certified Warranty protection, check out our commonly asked questions below or ask a Driven Cars Canada Product Expert over the phone by calling (807) 699-5000.

Commonly Asked Questions

For as long as you personally own the vehicle. It is that great!

Zero. We supply this added protection at no extra cost to you because we value our customers' investment.

No extra maintenance is required. Simply follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule found in your vehicle owner's manual.

Yes , we require that you maintain your vehicle's powertrain at one of Driven Cars Canada's Service centers. In order to provide a free lifetime powertrain replacement warranty we only use Driven Certified procedures as well as Driven Certified approved products such as Castrol Fully Synthetic Oil & Napa Gold Oil Filters.

You're covered from coast to coast. You can have your vehicle service performed anywhere in Canada or the continental United States. Driven Cars Canada has first right of refusal and will control the process of who will supply the parts and components as well as where the work will be performed. In some cases, the vehicle may be required to be transported to a Driven Cars Canada facility or a facility as dictated by Driven Cars Canada. 

No. The warranty stays with the owner for the duration they own the vehicle.

Claims are sent to, and work performed at the Driven Cars Canada Service center or at a location preapproved in writing by Driven Cars Canada.

Claims are limited to the value of the vehicle, as determined by market value at time of claim.

Yes. CVT transmissions, Diesel, Electric & Hybrid Engines as well European manufactures regardless of the origins of where the vehicle was manufactured or assembled are excluded from the program. Examples of some of the brands excluded from the program are listed here. 

  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Mini
  • Porsche
  • Volvo
  • Landover
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Volkswagon
  • Fiat

Free Limited Warranty Coverage

The free powertrain replacement warranty is limited to these listed parts and these conditions:

Transmission

If a transmission cannot be repaired, we will replace it with a  used transmission of equal or close to milage to the best of our ability and or with a rebuilt. If repairs are possible, you are responsible to pay for those repairs.

Engine

When an engine cannot be repaired, we will replace it. If an engine cannot be repaired, we will replace it with a used engine of equal milage to the best of our ability and or with a rebuilt. If repairs are possible, you are responsible to pay for those repairs.

Transfer Unit

When a Transfer Unit cannot be repaired, we will replace it. If a transmission cannot be repaired, we will replace it with a used transfer unit of equal milage to the best of our ability and or with a rebuilt. If repairs are possible, you are responsible to pay for those repairs.

Drive Axles

When an Drive Axles Unit cannot be repaired, we will replace it. If a drive axles cannot be repaired, we will replace it with a used drive axle of equal milage to the best of our ability and or with a rebuilt. If repairs are possible, you are responsible to pay for those repairs.

Lifetime. It's That Simple.

When we protect your vehicle, we mean it. Within the bounds above, your vehicle's major powertrain components are protected for life. Because of the maintenance guidelines, you will be taking precautions that not everyone does, that can make a huge difference in your vehicle's performance. Rest easy knowing you are protected. 
 

How do I keep my Lifetime Warranty valid?

There are only seven things you must do to keep your lifetime warranty valid.

Your Responsibilities:

To obtain the benefits provided under this limited warranty, it is the responsibility of the Vehicle Purchaser named in the contract to:

  1. Assure that the engine oil and filter are changed with Synthetic Oil at minimum every six (6) months or 10,000 kilometres, whichever occurs first, and maintain all purchase/service receipts evidencing the engine has been serviced. In addition, maintain your vehicle according to the manufacturer's recommendations as outlined in the owner's manual. NOTE: Your owner's manual has separate required maintenance schedules for "normal" and "more severe" operating conditions. Follow the maintenance schedule that applies to Your Conditions. In the case of repair and claim and Driven Cars Canada needs to be replaced by an alternate repair facility, contact Driven Cars Canada for review and approval. 
  2. Have a powertrain inspection performed by Driven Cars Canada once every three (3) years. This inspection must be made within sixty (60) days of each 3-year anniversary of the warranty start date shown on your contract. If this is not possible, you must submit all maintenance records for review and acceptance by Driven Cars Canada following the same schedule as indicated on the contract. Failure to do so will void this Limited Warranty.
  3. Replace leaking engine/powertrain or coolant seals and gaskets that relate to the protection of the engine/powertrain from lubricant loss or overheating. 
  4.  Maintain all powertrain components as issues arise and according to the manufacturers owner’s manual. If an issue is diagnosed it must be repaired at owner’s expense at that point in time, or it will void the vehicles warranty. 
  5.  Not abuse the vehicle. Damage caused by abuse and neglect will void the vehicles warranty. 
  6.  Modifications to the vehicle will void with warranty. For example, modifications like, but not limited to, lift kits, engine performance modifications will void the warranty. Be safe and get written permission before making any such modifications to your vehicle. 
  7. Do not use your vehicle for commercial purposes and or racing activities.    
     

 

How long is the warranty good for? For as long as you personally own the vehicle. It is that great! 

 

How much does it cost me? Zero. We supply this added protection at no extra cost to you because we value our customers' investment. 

 

Is there extra maintenance required to maintain this warranty? No extra maintenance is required. Simply follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule found in your vehicle owner's manual. 

 

Do I have to have all my regular services completed at Driven Cars Canada? No. You're not required to come here. To maintain the lifetime warranty, you must perform the manufacturer's recommended maintenance at a licensed service facility and keep your records with a minimum of 2 fully synthetic oil changes per year. No, you can't do the required service yourself.  

 

Where am I covered by the Limited Lifetime Warranty? You're covered from coast to coast. You can have your vehicle service performed anywhere in Canada or the continental United States. Driven Cars Canada has first right of refusal and will control the process of who will supply the parts and components as well as where the work will be performed. In some cases, the vehicle may be required to be transported to a Driven Cars Canada facility or a facility as dictated by Driven Cars Canada.  

 

Is the lifetime warranty transferable when I sell the vehicle? No. The warranty stays with the owner for the duration they own the vehicle. 

 

Where can the work covered under this warranty be done? Claims are sent to, and work performed at the Driven Cars Canada Service center or at a location preapproved in writing by Driven Cars Canada.  
 

What are other limitations on my Lifetime Warranty valid? 

Claims are limited to the value of the vehicle, as determined by market value at time of claim. 

Are there any item exclusions or vehicle manufacturers excluded from the Driven Cars Canada Lifetime Certified Warranty? 
Yes. CVT transmissions, Diesel, Electric & Hybrid Engines as well European manufactures regardless of the origins of where the vehicle was manufactured or assembled are excluded from the program. Examples of some of the brands excluded from the program are listed here. - Audi - BMW – Mini – Porsche – Volvo – Landover - Mercedes-Benz – Volkswagen - Fiat 

Are CVT Transmissions Covered under my Lifetime Powertrain Replacement Warranty? 

No CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) have been excluded from the Limited Lifetime Powertrain Replacement warranty. CVT transmissions do not use gears like a typical transmission. Rather is uses two pullies connected to a belt. However, the Engine, Transfer Unit & Drive Axles are. We do offer additional protection packages that do cover CVT transmissions.
Driven Cars Canada reserves the right to make changes at its discretion to the terms and conditions of this free coverage of the Lifetime Limited Lifetime Powertrain Replacement Warranty. To look for the most recent version of this warranty please go to https://www.drivencarscanada.ca/en/protection-plans/limited-lifetime-powertrain-warranty.cfm 
 

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