Ownership Experience

Standard Warranty Coverage

The following is an overview of the warranty coverage. For details, we invite you to review the appropriate warranty booklet included later in this section.

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  • Major Components
    5 years/100,000 km
  • Distributor's Warranty
    4 years/80,000 km
  • Emissions Systems
    8 years/130,000 km
    (includes: Three-way catalytic converter, engine control module
    (ECM), on board diagnostic connector and engine check light)
  • Integrated Motor Assist System
    8 years/160,000 km
    (includes: Motor Stator, Motor Rotor, DC-DC Converter, Motor Control Module,
    Battery Assembly, Motor Power Inverter Module, Battery Condition Monitor Module and Voltage Converter Module.)
  • Rust Perforation
    5 years/No distance limit
  • Surface Corrosion
    4 years/80,000 km
  • Accessories
    4 years/80,000 km
  • Audio Components
    4 years/80,000 km
  • Battery
    4 years/80,000 km
  • Roadside Assistance *
    4 years/No distance limit
  • 20,000
    40,000
    60,000
    80,000
    100,000
    130,000
    160,000

* Current model year vehicles include 4 years Roadside Assistance.

Note: The owner of the vehicle is responsible to report to an authorized Acura dealer in Canada any items which they feel are defective, and request warranty coverage, if applicable, within the terms of the warranty. The vehicle must be made available to the dealer for warranty repairs within the warranty period.

1. DISTRIBUTOR’S WARRANTY.

Four Years or 80,000 Km, whichever occurs first.
This warranty is a guarantee that under normal use and maintenance, the part of the  new Acura (including all major components) deemed defective in material or in workmanship under normal use for a period of 48 months (from the warranty registration date) or 80,000 km, whichever comes first is covered.

Please note, light bulbs and wiper inserts are limited to one year/20,000 Km, whichever comes first. Any other exceptions to this warranty please refer to the warranty manual.

2. MAJOR COMPONENT WARRANTY.

Five years or 100,000 Km, whichever occurs first.
This warranty (measured from the warranty registration date) takes over upon expiry of the Distributor’s Warranty. It is free to the original owner, and transferrable to subsequent owners upon registration with Acura. The details of the Major Component Warranty coverage may be found in the Acura Warranty Manual.

Also, there is no deductible to pay should your Acura ever require repairs covered by this Warranty. The Major Component Warranty guarantees that, under normal use and maintenance, all specified major components will continue to be free from defects in material and workmanship.

Please refer to the Acura Warranty Manual should your require any further information.

3. EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS WARRANTY.

Four years or 80,000 Km, whichever occurs first.
This warranty guarantees that the emission control systems in new Acura vehicles conform with all published Canadian Federal and Provincial emission control standards.

Any defects in material and workmanship in the emis¬sion control systems which cause non-compliance with those standards will be repaired or replaced with new Acura parts or Acura-approved parts at no cost to you. This will be done immediately upon acknowledge¬ment by Acura that such defects are attributable to faulty material or workmanship at the time of original manufacture.

All emission control components are covered under the basic vehicle warranty for 48 months or 80,000 km, whichever comes first. Please refer to the Acura Warranty Manual for further details.

4. INTEGRATED MOTOR ASSIST SYSTEM WARRANTY.

Eight years or 160,000km, whichever occurs first.
Your Integrated Motor Assist System Warranty guarantees that under normal use, the following components; Motor Stator, Motor Rotor, DC-DC Converter, Motor Control Module, Battery Assembly, Motor Power Inverter Module, Battery Condition Monitor Module and Voltage Converter Module will continue to be free from defects in material and workmanship.

If any defects should be found and reported to an Acura dealer within this period, necessary repairs or replacements with new or remanufactured Acura parts or Acura-approved equivalents will be made at no cost to you, for parts and labour immediately upon Acura’s acknowledgement that such defects are attributable to faulty material or workmanship, at the time of manufacture.

5. RUST PERFORATION WARRANTY.

Five years. No distance limit.
This warranty is your guarantee that new Acura vehicle’s body will be free from perforation due to corrosion from the inner surface through to the outer surface of the body for a period of five years from the date of first registration.

Components of the vehicle body include any moving or non-moving metal parts of the vehicle chassis, but do not include those components which form part of the vehicle power train, steering, suspension, braking, cooling, heating or exhaust systems, or metal trim and mouldings.

6. SURFACE CORROSION WARRANTY.

Four years or 80 ,000 Km, whichever comes first.
Surface corrosion is defined as corrosion affecting the readily visible surface area of any components of the vehicle’s body. It does not include the vehicle underbody, external damage to paint or plated surfaces or corrosion caused by stone chips or other impacts.

This warranty guarantees that the surface of new Acura’s body will be free from any readily visible corrosion for a period of four years/80,000 km from the date of first registration. Additionally, this warranty guarantees that a new Acura will be free from any paint related defects for four years/80,000 Km.

Please note, to retain full warranty coverage, body panels replaced due to accident or damage, must be genuine Acura parts or Acura-approved parts. Also, paint damage caused by road debris, acid rain, tree sap, bird droppings and industrial fallout are not covered by this warranty.

7. AUDIO AND NAVIGATION COMPONENTS WARRANTY.

Four years or 80,000 Km, whichever comes first.
This warranty guarantees that each original equipment or genuine Acura accessory radio, compact disc player, DVD-A player, compact disc changer and navigation system will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of four years/80,000 Km from date of first registration.

If any defects should be found and reported to an Acura dealer within this period, necessary repairs or replacements with new or remanufactured Acura parts or Acura-approved equivalents will be made at no cost to you, for parts and labour immediately upon Acura’s acknowledgement that such defects are attributable to faulty material or workmanship, at the time of manufacture.

Dealer installed audio and navigation components that are not genuine Acura are not covered by this warranty.

8. BATTERY WARRANTY.

Four years or 80,000 Km, whichever comes first.
This warranty is a guarantee that the original battery installed in a new Acura will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of four years from date of first registration.

If any defects should be found and reported to an Acura dealer within the four year/80,000 Km warranty peri¬od, the battery will be replaced at no cost to you for parts and labour immediately upon Acura’s acknowledgement that such defects are attributable to faulty material or work¬manship at the time of original manufacture.

9. GENUINE ACURA ACCESSORY WARRANTY

Four years or 80,000 Km, whichever comes first.
This warranty guarantees that Genuine Acura acces¬sories installed by an Acura dealer at time of, or prior to, retail sale of the vehicle, will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of four years or 80,000 Km from date of first registration.

Accessories installed by an Acura dealer after retail sale are warranted for the remainder of the four years/ 80,000 Km, but not less than one year/20,000 Km from the date of installation. Accessories purchased from but not installed by an Acura dealer are covered for one year/20,000 Km from the purchase date.

EXCEPTIONS:

Nose Masks         1 year

 

causes (i.e. car wash, curb, stone     
chipping, non OE wheel weights).

Light Bulbs           1 year/20,000 km, whichever comes first.



If any defects should be found and reported to an Acura dealer within the specified period, necessary repairs or replacements will be made at no cost to you upon Acura’s acknowledgement that such defects are attributable to faulty material or workmanship, at the time of original manufacture. If the accessory was installed by anyone other than an Acura dealer, it will be repaired or replaced without charge for the parts, but you are responsible for associated labour costs

With respect to additional details and or exclusions to the warranties noted above, please refer to the applicable Acura Warranty Manual or contact your local Acura dealer.


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