New Car Code

The Motor Industry Code of Practice for New Cars was the first code of practice in any industry to gain ‘full approval’ under the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme. The New Car Code provides reassurance to motorists when they’re making what is likely to be one of their biggest lifetime purchases.The Code covers the manufacturers’ obligations to you through advertising, warranties, availability of replacement parts and complaints handling. With all volume vehicle manufacturers on the UK market subscribing to the Code, its terms apply to over 99% of all cars sold each year.

The Code Covers:

  • New Cars under manufacturers warranty
  • The terms of the manufacturers warranty
  • Spare parts availability

What The Code Means To You…

  • Honest and fair promotion
  • Warranties written in clear English
  • Competent and conscientious staff
  • Peace of mind warranty cover
  • Spare parts availability

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New Car Code

Accredited Businesses

The following car manufacturers subscribe to the Motor Industry Code of Practice for New Cars. So the chances are that if you buy a new car it will be covered by the Code as the 39 manufacturers below sell 99% of all new cars sold in the UK each year.

Abarth Isuzu Peugeot
Alfa Romeo Jaguar Renault
Audi Jeep SEAT
BMW Kia Skoda
Citroen Land Rover Smart
Chrysler Lexus SsangYong
Dacia Mazda Subaru
Fiat Mercedes-Benz UK Suzuki
Ford Mercedes-Benz CV Toyota
Great Wall Mini Vauxhall
Honda Mitsubishi Volkswagen Group UK
Hyundai Nissan Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
Infiniti Porsche Volvo