Skoda launches seven-year service plans and warranty deal in the midst of record sales
Skoda will offer seven-year service plans and a seven-year warranty as extra-cost options until the finish of this current year.
The Volkswagen-owned Czech brand has detailed 7120 vehicles as sold in Australia so far this year (to the end of August 2021), which obscures Skoda’s past annual record of 7001 deliveries set last calendar year.
To remember the achievement – and to assist with keeping up with sales momentum – Skoda has launched the extra-cost option of a fixed-price seven-year service plan to be packaged with a seven-year warranty instead of the standard five years of coverage.
Contingent upon the model, five-year fixed-price service plans on new Skoda vehicles and SUVs cost somewhere in the range of $1500 and $2000.
Seven-year fixed-price service plans on new Skoda vehicles and SUVs cost somewhere in the range of $2100 and $2900.
Until the finish of this current year, the seven-year service plans will likewise incorporate seven-year factory warranty.
Skoda says around 60% of its clients take up the pre-purchase service plan option.
In a media proclamation, Skoda Australia supervisor Michael Irmer said ‘pay as you go’ fixed-cost service offers will proceed to presented close by prepaid service packs.
Skoda vehicles have been sold in Australia under Volkswagen ownership since 2007, posting sales development every year since launching locally, from 146 sales in 2007 to 7001 sales in 2020.
Skoda says it would have sold more vehicles in 2020 and 2021 in case it were not for production slowdowns because of global semiconductor deficiencies, which have influenced most automotive brands.
To keep production lines moving and showrooms stocked, Skoda has released selected variants of specific models until production gets back to normal.
The organization says it desires to launch the updated version of the Skoda Kodiaq SUV before the finish of this current year, while the new petrol version of the Kodiaq RS is expected right on time one year from now.
Forthcoming any further postponements, the next-generation Skoda Fabia city vehicle – the most moderate model in the range – is likewise due in 2022, expected in the first few months of the year.