Hyundai has joined a growing number of carmakers to offer greater assurance on maintenance costs, adding capped price servicing to its iCare program from August 1st. Reported exclusively by TMR earlier this year, Hyundai's updated iCare program offers three years of capped price services on new cars. The program is available for all models bought after August 1st, with prices ranging from $189 for the i20 and Accent, through to $379 for the diesel-powered Santa Fe CRDi.
Other examples include the petrol versions of the popular i30 and Elantra - capped at $219 - and the ix35 small SUV, capped at $259 for two-wheel-drive petrol models. (View the full chart at bottom of article.)
Hyundai's Capped Price Service is available to all private and small-business buyers, lasting for 50,000kms or 40 months from the date of commencement (whichever occurs first). Hyundai will continue to provide long service intervals of 12 months or 15,000kms.
Other features of the iCare program include NavTeq MapCare updates (announced earlier this month), an initial 1500km/one-month service, 12 months roadside assist on new vehicles and existing servicing customers (with vehicles up to seven years old).
Hyundai also promises 24-hour / seven-day phone contact with the brand's Customer Care Centre, an exclusive myHyundai owner website and magazine, and Hyundai Genuine Parts. All Hyundai new cars are covered by a five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty.