Skoda Now Offers An Additional Year Or Extra 20,000km Of Warranty

Modified On Feb 07, 2023 05:56 PM By Shreyash for Skoda Octavia

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Any Skoda car less than seven years old and/or driven less than 1.3 lakh kilometres is eligible for the 'Anytime Warranty’

Skoda Superb, Octavia and Kodiaq

  • Anytime Warranty provides an additional one-year/20,000 km of coverage.

  • It is applicable over any standard or extended warranty, even after the expiry of the existing warranty.

  • Skoda already provides four years/1,00,000 km of coverage as standard.

  • Using the Anytime Warranty scheme, the total coverage of the vehicle can be extended for up to eight years/1,50,000 km.

Skoda customers have long been concerned about the warranty duration of cars to keep maintenance costs in check. Addressing that, the carmaker has now introduced an 'Anytime Warranty' package that will not only cover new Skoda vehicles, but is also designed specifically for older generations of Skoda models such as the Kodiaq (TDI), Superb, Octavia, Yeti, and the Rapid.

Old Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda vehicles that are less than seven years/1,30,000 km old are eligible for 'Anytime Warrenty', following an inspection and certification. This package extends the vehicle's warranty for another year/20,000 kilometres (whichever comes first). This new warranty scheme is also applicable to existing or extended warranties.

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Skoda already offers a warranty of four years and 1,00,00 km (whichever is earlier) as standard on all models. Also, under the carmaker's ‘Peace of Mind Program’, it can be further extended to the fifth and sixth year for up to 1,50,000km. Now, with the option of an ‘Anytime Warranty’ package, the total cover of the vehicle can be extended for up to eight years and 1,50,000 km.

Old Skoda Superb

According to Skoda, all of this warranty, be it standard, extended or the Anytime Warranty, is also transferable to the next owner of the vehicle.

Here’s the full press release by the manufacturer


  • The Anytime Warranty provides an additional coverage of one-year/20,000 km

  • ŠKODA AUTO India leads industry with four-years/100,000 km standard warranty

  • Allows the customer to purchase additional coverage of up to eight years/150,000 km

  • Facilitates addition even after expiry of existing warranty

  • Part of company’s focus on customer satisfaction aimed at Accelerating Growth

Mumbai, February 7, 2023 – After wrapping up 2022 as its Biggest Year in terms of sales, ŠKODA AUTO India opens 2023 with its first introduction. Not a new car, but an all-new, revolutionary, customer initiative aimed at enhancing ownership experience and customer satisfaction. Called Anytime Warranty, it is a one-year/20,000 km warranty package that can be used to enhance any existing standard or extended warranties.

Skoda Octavia

Petr Šolc, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India, said, “We began 2023 by telling you the way forward for ŠKODA AUTO India is not going to be just about newer cars, but several innovations that provide an unparalleled ownership and maintenance experience for our customers. Anytime Warranty is one such offering that delivers on our promise of customer satisfaction and hassle-free ownership experience in our path towards Accelerating Growth.”

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ŠKODA AUTO India already leads the Indian automotive market with a four-years/100,000 km standard warranty when the industry standard is about three-years/75,000kms. In addition, ŠKODA offered an option to extend the four-year standard warranty to the fifth and sixth year/150,000 km under its Peace of Mind programme. The all-new Anytime Warranty is in addition to the existing standard and extended warranties and allows customers to have an additional warranty coverage of up to eight years/150,000 km (whichever earlier).

Skoda Kodiaq

The Anytime Warranty is designed especially for the older generations of the KODIAQ (TDI), SUPERB, OCTAVIA, YETI and the RAPID for a one-year/20,000 km period. Any ŠKODA within seven years of age and/or mileage less than 130,000 km is eligible for the Anytime Warranty post inspection and certification. And all of these warranties – be it the standard, extended or the Anytime Warranty – are transferable to the next owner. Customers who have had their existing warranty expire can also purchase the Anytime Warranty subject to the car meeting inspection standards.

In 2022, ŠKODA AUTO India took the number of customer touchpoints to over 240 from 175 at the end of 2021. The company also brought down maintenance costs by up to 21% through high levels of localisation. The Anytime Warranty is yet another step in the manufacturer’s customer-centric endeavour to provide satisfaction and hassle-free maintenance and ownership experience.

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The year 2022 saw ŠKODA AUTO India achieve its Biggest Year ever in terms of sales. India also became ŠKODA AUTO’s third largest market in the world and largest outside Europe. Most importantly for the company, the ŠKODA KUSHAQ, the first product under the INDIA 2.0 project and sitting on the made-for-India, ready-for-the-world MQB-A0-IN, won a full five-star rating in the Global NCAP crash tests, that too under the newer, more stringent test protocols and for both adult and child occupants. Four months on, and other cars tested, the KUSHAQ continues to be at the top of safety charts.

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