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Most auto makers the ones that trust their units compete by ho offers the best warranty like
10 years 100k miles....
why BMW I3 gets less than halve kf that?
Most manufacturers DO NOT offer 10yr/100,000mi powertrain warrantees. Only Hyundai, Kia and Mitsubishi.
BMW doesn't do that because they don't need to. Its no measure of the car's relative quality, its just a marketing gimmick. It has nothing to do with trust. They know that most people don't keep their cars for 10 years.
And before anyone says that the warrantee is transferable,... this is straight from the Hyundai/Kia website:
"Covers repair or replacement of powertrain components (i.e., selected engine and transmission/transaxle components), originally manufactured or installed by Hyundai that are defective in material or factory workmanship, under normal use and maintenance. Coverage applies to original owner only, effective with 2004 model year and newer model-year vehicles. On 1999-2003 model years, coverage applies to original owner and immediate family members (i.e., wife, husband, daughter, son, stepdaughter, stepson).
Second and/or subsequent owners have powertrain components coverage under the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Excludes coverage for vehicles in commercial use (e.g., taxi, route delivery, delivery service, rental, etc.). "