Five-year Alfa Romeo warranty introduced on selected models

New '5-3-5' package available on the Giulia, Giulietta and Stelvio, and includes servicing and breakdown cover too

Alfa Romeo Giulia long term test - first report front

Alfa Romeo has introduced a new upgraded servicing and warranty plan, known as 5-3-5.

A package encompasses five years warranty, three years servicing and five years breakdown assistance (hence the name), and the improved after sales care will be applied to new Giulia, Giulietta and the Stelvio models, effective immediately.

Best new car deals 2018

Those three models are all built at the FCA group’s Cassino plant. Extra investment in Cassino, prior to production of the Giulia in 2016, means that Alfa is proving its confidence in the quality of its products by offering a warranty package superior to rivals from Audi, BMW and Mercedes.

If our Driver Power customer satisfaction results are anything to go by, that confidence isn’t misplaced, either: the Giulia finished third overall in our 2018 survey, and Alfa Romeo took the runner-up spot in the manufacturer rankings, with only Lexus scoring more highly.

The one minor caveat to the news is that the new warranty has a 75,000-mile limit. If you do more than 15,000 miles per year, then BMW’s three year, unlimited policy might be more tempting. Regardless of how you drive, however, it’s still superior to Audi’s standard three year/60,000 mile warranty. The service package covers the costs of parts, lubricants and labour associated with the standard servicing schedule.

The 5-3-5 plan isn’t available for the Mito, which is built alongside the Fiat 500 in Turin, or the 4C, which is built in Modena.

The news follows on from fellow FCA brand Jeep offering a similar package on its Renegade, Wrangler, Compass, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee models.

Read more details about Jeep’s five-year ‘5-3-5’ warranty


New Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm 2021 review
Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm - front
Alfa Romeo Giulia

New Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm 2021 review

We power up in the limited-edition and track-focused Alfa Romeo Giulia GTAm
11 May 2021
Used Alfa Romeo Giulia review
Alfa Romeo Giulia

Used Alfa Romeo Giulia review

Read our full buyer’s guide on the Alfa Romeo Giulia, covering the Giulia Mk1 (2016-date)
19 Nov 2020

Most Popular

New 2021 Volkswagen Taigo coupe-SUV breaks cover
Volkswagen Taigo R-Line - front
Volkswagen Taigo

New 2021 Volkswagen Taigo coupe-SUV breaks cover

The new VW Taigo is a sportier, more aggressive looking version of the brand’s T-Cross and is aimed at lifestyle buyers
29 Jul 2021
New Bowler Defender Challenge review
Bowler Defender Challenge - front
Land Rover Defender

New Bowler Defender Challenge review

The new Defender Challenge is the first Bowler under JLR ownership, and it’s a cracker
28 Jul 2021
New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range
Kia EV6 - front
Kia EV6

New 2021 Kia EV6 boasts up to 328 miles of range

Kia reveals more specs for its bespoke electric car, with the EV6 offering long range and an 18-minute 80 per cent rapid recharge time
21 Jul 2021