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Volkswagen Approved Used Car Scheme

Every manufacturer has a used approved scheme to tempt buyers, but what do they all offer and how do they compare? We'll show you in this handy guide...

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If you're eager to buy a used Volkswagen you'll be pleased to know there's a great used car scheme to back your purchase up. The beauty of the Volkswagen Approved Used scheme is that it covers cars of any age as long as it has not done over 100,000 miles, which is very generous.

Once you've bought it, the car then comes with a 2 year unlimited mileage warranty, as well as 2 years worth of MOT protection (although, like most MOT policies, this won't cover wear and tear items that usually cause a car to fail this inspection). You'll also get 2 years of roadside assistance for both the UK and the EU, a 30-day/1000 mile exchange programme with no quibbles, a 142-point check on the car prior to sale, a full vehicle mileage and service history check and five days free insurance. 

Name of programme Volkswagen Approved Used
Maximum age No limit
Maximum mileage 100,000 miles
Warranty length 2 years
Breakdown cover 2 years roadside assistance and EU cover
Inspection 142 point
Exchange policy Yes, 30 days or 1000 miles
Extendable warranty Yes
Mileage guarantee Yes
Full service history guarantee Yes
MOT cover 2 years 
Additional benefits Five days of free insurance
Number of dealers 181