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7 automakers with the best car warranties

Kia
Kia
  • Popular 2013 models with MSRPs:
    Optima LX, $21,350

Kia vehicles boast a basic car warranty that lasts for five years or 60,000 miles, and a 10-year 100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.

The full duration of the powertrain warranty goes to the original owner. If the vehicle is sold, the next owner receives a warranty for 60 months or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first. The powertrain contract includes coverage for parts of the engine and transmission case.

Kia cars also come with a five-year 100,000-mile antiperforation warranty with 24-hour roadside assistance. It's good for five years or 60,000 miles.

Popular models include the Sorento crossover SUV, which is a 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick. In addition, the Optima sedan won Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay certification, an award given to very clean and fuel-efficient vehicles.

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