3 year paintwork and surface rust warranty
Every Toyota vehicle’s paintwork is protected from surface rust by a 3 year unlimited mileage warranty.
At Toyota we take great pride in the quality, and reliability of our vehicles. This confidence allows us to offer up to 10 years’ warranty* on every new and used car.
Every new and used Toyota, is eligible to be covered by up to 10 years’ manufacturer warranty through Toyota Relax. This is provided through an initial 3 years manufacturer warranty from the vehicle’s registration date that can be extended with regular servicing at a Toyota dealer. 12 months warranty is included with every Toyota Service, up to 100,000 miles or 10 years, whichever comes first, giving you a chance to relax in the knowledge that you and your vehicle are in safe hands. Terms and conditions apply.
Kieran Doherty, Donnelly & Taggart Toyota Aftersales Manager is delighted to tell you about Toyota Relax - a new peace of mind customer benefit and a revolution in Vehicle Warranty Cover.
In addition to the manufacturer warranty, your Toyota Hybrid battery can benefit from up to 15 years of warranty in total. With every service at a Toyota dealer, the warranty is extended for a further 12 months, up to the 15th year of registration.
Toyota vehicles (excluding Hilux) are covered by a 12 year unlimited mileage warranty on the metal body panels, protecting against rust perforation caused by a manufacturing fault. This warranty stays with the vehicle and transfers to any new owner.
Every Toyota vehicle’s paintwork is protected from surface rust by a 3 year unlimited mileage warranty.
Mirai warranty covers any defect that is attributable to a manufacturing or assembly fault under normal use for a period of 5 years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first, with no mileage limitation for the first year.
The following Fuel Cell components are covered:
|Battery ECU (Electronic Control Unit)|
|Fuel cell air compressor|
|Fuel cell boost converter|
|Fuel cell ECU (Electronic Control Unit)|
|Fuel cell PCU (Power control unit)|
|Fuel cell H2 tanks|
|Fuel cell stack|
|HF ECU (H2 Fuelling ECU)|
|Power Management ECU (HV ECU)|
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TOYOTA RELAX – TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern the Toyota Relax warranty.
2. Please read the Terms carefully.
3. In these Terms:
a. We’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ means Toyota (GB) PLC, Great Burgh, Epsom, KT18 5UX
b. ‘You’ or ‘your’ means the owner and registered keeper of the vehicle.
c. “Authorised Toyota Repairer” means any repairer located in the United Kingdom or any country
which is a member of the European Union and who has been authorised by the Toyota Group to
undertake servicing, repair and maintenance work.
d. United Kingdom means England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the
Isle of Man.
Toyota warrants that its vehicles are built to the highest standard and should any part of the vehicle require
repair or replacement as a result of a manufacturing defect during the period of warranty, the part will be
repaired or replaced as necessary completely free of charge by any Authorised Toyota Repairer regardless of
any change of vehicle ownership during the period of cover. The length of your manufacturer’s warranty,
together with full terms and conditions, are detailed in your Owner’s Manual.
Toyota Relax Eligibility Criteria
Toyota Relax is automatically activated on completion of a service carried out in accordance with the
manufacturer-recommended service intervals for your vehicle at an Authorised Toyota Repairer. It applies to
a) on which the manufacturer warranty has expired; or
b) the manufacturer warranty has a remaining coverage time of less than 12 months or 10,000 miles; and
c) that are less than 10 years old from date of first registration;
d) that have covered less than 100,000 miles.
Example 1: New
Purchased on 1st
Example 2: 2015 registered
(6yrs old) Toyota Hilux,
with 60,000 miles covered
Example 3: 2016 (5yr old)
Toyota Proace with
80,000 miles covered.
Example 4: 2011 (9yrs & 6 months
since first registration) Toyota
Avensis, with 80,000 miles
3 year Included
extendable up to 10
years / 100,000
Toyota Relax activated on
scheduled interim / full
service until next scheduled
service (service interval for
Hilux is 10,000 miles / 12
months – whichever comes
Toyota Relax activated on
scheduled interim / full
service until next
scheduled service (service
interval for Proace is
20,000 miles / 24 months
– whichever comes
Toyota Relax activated on
scheduled interim / full service
until next scheduled service
(service interval for Avensis is
10,000 miles / 12 months –
whichever comes sooner). This
vehicle will not be eligible for
Toyota Relax from its next service.
What does Toyota Relax cover?
The owner of the vehicle is entitled to have mechanical, electrical and electronic defects attributable to
manufacturing or assembly repaired free of charge wherever possible, as long as the eligibility criteria above is
met; following consultation with an official Authorised Toyota Repairer.
For those vehicles that meet the above eligibility criteria, Toyota Relax will cover the cost of repair of the
Engine: Engine Cylinder Block; Balance Shaft; Camshaft; Cam Followers; Rocker Arms; Valves and
Guides; Crankshaft and –bearings; Crankshaft Pulley; Cylinder Heads; Cylinder Head
Gaskets; Conrods; Equipment Drive Shaft; Flexplate / Drive plate; Flywheel; Starter Ring
Gear; Idler Pulley; Oil Pan; Oil Pressure Switch; Oil Pump; Pistons and Piston Rings; Piston
Bearings and Bushings; Seals and Gaskets; Timing Belt; Timing Belt Tensioners; Timing
Belt Idler; Timing Chain; Timing Gears; Turbocharger; Turbocharger Intercooler; Turbo
Waste gate; Rocker Covers and Sealings; Water Pump; Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve;
Oil Cooler; Oil Filter Housing; Knock Sensor; Oxygen Sensor; Cables (different from
Fuel Pump; Electric Fuel Pump; Air Flow Meter; Electronic Fuel Injection System;
Electronic Control Unit (ECU); Throttle Body; Fuel Injectors; Fuel Pressure Regulator;
Tank Sender Unit; Fuel Sensors; Fuel Tank; Fuel Gauge;
Diesel Fuel Injection Pump; Fuel Pump; Air Flow Meter; Electronic Control Unit (ECU);
Throttle Position Sensor; Fuel Injectors; Cold Start Glow Plugs; Tank Sender Unit; Fuel
Cooling System: Coolant Level Sensor; Cooling Fan Relay; Cooling Fan Sensor; Engine Coolant
Temperature Switch or Sensor; Engine Fan; Viscous Fan Clutch; Radiator; Radiator Cap;
Thermostat and Housing;
Clutch Master Cylinder; Clutch Release Cylinder; Clutch Fork and Pivot; Clutch Cables;
Clutch Linkages; Transaxle / Transmission Case; Gears and Shafts; Syncromesh; Hubs;
Bearings and Bushes; Seals and Gaskets; Shift Linkage and Cables; Gear Lever;
Transaxle / Transmission Case; Gears and Shafts; Selectors; Electronic Actuators; Brake
bands; Clutches; Valve Block; Oil Pump; Oil Cooler; Electronic Control Unit; Hubs;
Bearings and Bushes; Seals and Gaskets; Shift Linkage and Cables; Torque Converter;
Central Differential; Differential Case; Differential Crown wheel and Pinion; Shafts;
Gears; Bearings; Bushes; Differential Hubs; Transfer Levers;
Driveline Constant Velocity Joints; Universal Joints; Rubber Boots (limited up to 160.000km); Half
shafts; Drive shafts; Bearings; Bushes; Couplings; Seals and Gaskets;
Front and Rear Springs; Torsion Bars; Track Rods; Stub Axle; Cross Members; Sub frames;
Wheel Bearings (limited up to 160.000km); Hubs; Shims; Lock Nuts;
Steering Power Steering Gear; Steering Box; Gear Housing; Rack and Pinion; Power Steering
Pump; Power Steering Reservoir; Seals; Bearings; External Linkage; Tie Rod; Steering
Column; Joints; Idler Arm;
Brakes ABS Control Unit; ABS Components; Speed Sensors; Brake Booster; Brake Pipes; Disc
Brake Calipers; Brake Discs; Brake Drums; Linkages; Limiter Valves; Brake Master
Cylinder; Brake Fluid Reservoir; Wheel Cylinders; Vacuum Pump;
Air conditioning /
Heater Core; Heater Flaps and Motors; Heater Fan Motor; AC Compressor; Condenser;
Evaporator; Receiver/Dryer Unit; Heater Controls; Heater Valve; Evaporator
Electrical: Starter Motor; Alternator; Coils; Wiper Motors; Washer Pump Motors; Turn Signal Relay;
Heater Fan Motor; Horn; Manually Operated Switches; Airbag Spiral cable; Electronic
Ignition Unit; Relays; Heated Screen Elements; On-Board Computer (Trip Computer);
Window Motors/Regulators; Power Window Switch; Mirror Motors; Remote Controls in
Keys; Central Locking Solenoids; Airbag Sensors; Central Lock Control Unit; Internal Light
Delay Unit; Gauges; Clocks; Speedometer & Speed Sensor; Tachometer; Wiring Looms
(for short circuit); Electric Seat Motors; Cigarette Lighters; Sensors; Heated Seat
Elements; Alarms (Toyota Genuine only); Headlamp Lift Motors; Spark Plug Leads; ECU’s
and software reprogramming (except for DTC erasure only);
Body: Sunroof (Toyota Genuine only); Sunroof Motors (Toyota Genuine only); Door Locks;
Bonnet Release Cable; Tailgate Struts; Wiper Spindles; Manual Seat Frames; Seat belt
mechanism; Factory Installed Accessories; and Hub installed accessories in so far these
are uploaded by Toyota (GB) plc on their internal system within three months after first
(when above 5
Hybrid Battery Control Module; Hybrid Control Module; and Hybrid inverter with
Fuel Cell Air Compressor; Fuel Cell Boost Converter; Fuel Cell H2 Tanks; Fuel Cell PCU
(Power Control Unit) and Fuel Cell Stack.
EV Components: Drive motor and inverter with converter.
Exclusions (not covered by Toyota Relax)
Types of damage or defects not covered by Toyota Relax includes, but are not limited to:
a) Any parts not mentioned explicitly in these Terms;
b) Damage or defects as a result of any wear and tear, excessive free play, noise and/or vibration;
c) Damage or defects as a result of failure to maintain or repair the vehicle in accordance with the
manufacturer’s recommendations; This is a requirement that is valid as of the date of first vehicle
d) Damage or defects as a result of defects that have not been reported immediately to an Authorised
Toyota Repairer or whereby the Authorised Toyota Repairer has not been given the opportunity to
e) Damage or defects as a result of repairs not performed by an Authorised Toyota Repairer;
f) Damage or defects as a result of defects that result from using the Vehicle outside the
recommendations of the manufacturer (e.g. misuse, races, extreme off-road, tuning, excessive charge
g) Damage or defects as a result of defects resulting from an external cause and/or natural phenomenon
(e.g. water or dust ingress, stone chipping, flooding, icing, storm, natural disasters, accident, fire,
explosions, war, civil unrest, sovereign action, wilful or malicious action, unauthorized use, salt, glass
erosion and scratches, soiling);
h) Damage or defects as a result of defects not contributable to the manufacturer’s responsibility;
i) Damage or defects as a result of consequential damage caused by non-Toyota-genuine accessories or
j) Damage or defects as a result of defects caused by intentional or grossly negligent behaviour (including
but not limited to unsuitable lubricants & fuel);
k) Damage or defects caused by modifications of the original vehicle design or the installation of certain
accessories, the vehicle no longer complies with the minimum standards set down by the manufacturer;
l) Damage or defects as a result of parts that have been installed to the vehicle that are not of matching
quality to the original manufacturer’s parts;
m) Damage or defects as a result of improper mounted wheels, improper repair or inappropriate
replacement of individual components;
n) Damage or defects caused by a faulty fitting; or
o) Damage or defects caused by use of an item which recognizably requires repair, unless the damage can
be proven to be unconnected to the item requiring repair.
Types of parts and components not covered by Toyota Relax includes, but are not limited to:
a) Maintenance parts (e.g. parts that have to be replaced periodically, filters, brake pads, linings, shoes
and cables, clutch disc, clutch cover and clutch bearing), wheels, rims, tyres, (V or multi V) belts,
batteries (unless hybrid battery in case explicitly mentioned as covered), fluids, spark plugs,
b) Rubber parts (e.g. rubber (heating) hoses, lines and tubes, engine or cabin mountings, moldings, wiper
blades), drive shaft boots, shock absorbers (incl. pneumatic cylinders) and springs, stabilizer bushes,
LPG parts/non-OE fuel systems and their direct and consequential damage (idem for adaptations to
OE-systems to use LPG or non-OE fuel systems);
c) Body and Paint (e.g. lights, lamps, bulbs, lenses, panels, bumpers, glass, chrome, antenna, handles and
fabric, exterior trim, weather strips, shiny metals (metal parts without any coating) paint, any repair
due to any corrosion) though for the avoidance of doubt the general corrosion warranty will remain in
d) Interior (e.g. trims, seat covers, cushions, carpets, ventilation louvers, ash trays, cigarette lighter, shift
lever knob, dash cover and pad, steering wheel);
e) Multimedia systems;
f) Parts that are not genuine Toyota parts, accessories that are not genuine Toyota accessories, and
g) Genuine Toyota accessories that are not factory installed. Genuine Toyota accessories that are hub
installed in so far as they are not uploaded by Toyota (GB) plc on their internal system within three
months after first vehicle registration;
h) Certain individual parts and components e.g. exhaust system (all parts from manifold gasket to the
outlet inc. catalytic converter); headliner; hinger; nuts & bolts; fuses; clips; retainers and fasteners;
drive belts and tensioners; front and rear stabilizer bar; engine and cabin mounts; combustion heater;
EV and Plug-in charging cables
i) All parts outside of vehicle body (except parts mentioned explicitly in these Terms));
j) Noise repair operations (unless it is caused by breakdown of a covered original failed part);
l) Parts covered by special policy adjustment, recall campaign, or any other warranty cover
No claims can be made for the refund of costs associated with:
a) indirect or direct consequences of any fault (including but not limited to loss of profit or income
by the vehicle owner; transportation; towing costs, phone, hotel or accommodation costs, parking
costs, loss of any assets or valuables);
b) compensation for deprivation of use
c) air freight or special delivery
d) aesthetic items e.g. paint repairs; rust repairs; discoloration; fading; deformation; crackling;
loosing; falling-off; water entry and condensation damages
e) Cars not sold through Toyota (GB) plc
Toyota Relax does not provide cover for:
a) other vehicle brands/models, except for Toyota.
b) vehicles which are registered on behalf of a car retailer/repairer, a service garage or other type of
commercial vehicle company.
c) vehicles which are used for races or other associated track driving.
d) police vehicles, fire service vehicles, ambulances and vehicles used by any other emergency service.
e) vehicles which are not technically fault free.
These exclusions apply to all parts of the Toyota Relax warranty. This Toyota Relax warranty does not affect your
To ensure you receive the benefit of the Toyota Relax warranty, you must comply with the following:
a) ensure that the execution of work by the Authorised Toyota Repairer is confirmed in the service
booklet, as copies of the service booklet with the entries must be presented in the event of a fault
b) provide details of the current mileage count from the mileage counter to the Authorised Toyota
Repairer when reporting a fault;
c) take account of and follow the manufacturer's instructions in the user's manual regarding the use of
the vehicle; and
In the event of a repair being necessary in Europe (see geographical zone below), provided your stay is shorter
than 90 consecutive days, any Authorised Toyota Repairer in the country you are visiting will be able to carry
out rectification work under the Terms of Toyota Relax. The cost should be settled by you with the repairer and
a claim made for reimbursement by providing the repair invoice to an Authorised Toyota Repairer in the UK
within 28 calendar days. The costs will be refunded up to a maximum of the invoice value including VAT. The
replacement part prices, labour time and costs must be set out individually in the invoice. You will be reimbursed
for the repair costs in accordance with the Toyota Relax conditions.
The geographical scope of Toyota Relax includes the following countries, Albania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece,
Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro,
Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal , Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and
Processing of Repairs under Toyota Relax
The Authorised Toyota Repairer is responsible for repairs covered by Toyota Relax. You must always keep the
service invoice safe and accessible. A Toyota Relax repair can only be considered on presentation of this service
invoice. If you lose the service invoice, please contact your Authorised Toyota Repairer.
To process a repair please follow these steps:
a) Please report any repair under Toyota Relax immediately, by presenting this service invoice to your
Authorised Toyota Repairer and making the vehicle available for examination/.
b) Please provide all information needed or requested to help the Authorised Toyota Repairer identify the
issue claimed for.
c) Always retain the service booklet and make it available to your Authorised Toyota Repairer as
Transferability of Toyota Relax
Toyota Relax is transferable to subsequent owners of the vehicle but not transferable to another vehicle. Toyota
Relax follows the vehicle not the customer, provided that the maximum mileage count and/or Toyota Relax
period have not been exceeded.
a) Any replaced parts shall become the property of Toyota (GB) plc.
b) The maximum cumulated repair value will be the actual vehicle purchase price including VAT (specified
in the invoice issued by an Authorised Toyota Retailer, confirming the vehicle’s purchase) and the
maximum repair value is the economic value of the vehicle concerned at the time of its repair.
c) Our standard warranty policy applies as far as the rules contained therein are not contradictory to these
e) We reserve the right, at our sole discretion,