Kia has revealed that some of its approved used cars will come with a seven-year warranty from April.
The firm says that anyone purchasing an approved used Kia car which is up to 18 months old and does not have more than 18,000 miles on the clock is eligible to have the warranty set at the same level as if they were getting the vehicle from new.
All Kias come with an 88-point inspection, full service history, European breakdown cover for two years and a 60-day exchange programme.
Andrew Sellars, head of fleet and remarketing for Kia, said: "This new Approved used car programme has come about as a result of listening to what Kia customers want.
"Now, more than ever, people are being careful with their money and want complete faith that any product they are buying, be it a phone or a car, will last.
"We have such faith in the quality of our products that we can now offer customers the best Approved used car programme on the market."
He added that just because people are purchasing a second-hand vehicle, it does not mean that they should be treated as second class.
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