Approved Used

There are many reasons to buy an Approved Used Volkswagen

In good hands

The Approved Used Volkswagen program is crafted to provide a comparable experience to that of new car purchase, ensuring confidence and peace of mind for our customers. Explore the many benefits below.

There are many reasons to buy an Approved Used Volkswagen.

Our Approved Used Volkswagen programme is designed to give you the same exceptional level of experience as a new car customer, giving you complete confidence and peace of mind.

Not only that, if you finance your vehicle on a Solutions Personal Contract Plan at 13.9% APR representative*, you can get £250 towards your finance deposit for vehicles up to 36 months old and includes 2 years of servicing^.

Approved Used Benefits

Flexible Finance options

You can finance your used Volkswagen just as you can with a new car. Our flexible Solutions Personal Contract Plan* is available on our Approved Used cars and includes 2 years servicing^ at 13.9% APR representative. £250 deposit contribution available for vehicles up to 36 months old.

Over 100 checks

Our skilled, Volkswagen trained technicians carry out a thorough workshop and test drive inspection of every car before it can become an Approved Used Volkswagen. Any faults identified are fixed using Volkswagen Genuine Parts™. Only then can a used car become part of the Approved Volkswagen programme.

2 years’ Warranty

All Approved Used cars come with at least a 2 years' Volkswagen Warranty. For full details of what our Used Volkswagen Warranty covers, please download the Approved Used Warranty Handbook.

2 years’ MOT Cover

All Approved Used Volkswagens come with up to 2 years' MOT Cover where applicable. MOT cover is an insurance policy offering up to £750 (inc VAT) in the event of an MOT failure. You will need to pay the first £10 towards any claim (the excess).

No quibble exchange 

30 day/1,000 mile 'no quibble' exchange policy. If for any reason, you want to change the car you may be able to exchange it for another of the same price (or higher, with you paying the difference), as long as the vehicle is returned in the same condition .

Service history checks

This certificate details your car’s entire Approved Used retailer network history, for example routine servicing work. It also verifies the cars identity and status of the warranty.​

2 years' Roadside Assistance

All our Approved Used cars come with a minimum 2 years' Volkswagen Roadside Assistance. This includes breakdown and recovery services all year-round, at home or on the roadside, in the UK and Europe, with no limit on call-outs.

Independent vehicle history and mileage tests

You can be sure of your car's history. We check the vehicle identity and match it with the DVLA registration. We also verify that there are no outstanding finance arrangements on the car, and that the mileage is correct.

Experts in electric

All electric vehicles in the Approved Used Volkswagen Programme receive a comprehensive multi point check where our highly trained technicians test the battery so you’ll know the current health and capacity. At handover, you will receive a battery health certificate for extra peace of mind.  All of our fully electric cars are covered by an 8 year/100,000 mile battery degradation warranty. 

5 days' complimentary Volkswagen Drive Away Insurance

We want you to start enjoying your new car from day one, which is why every used Volkswagen, purchased from a Volkswagen Retailer, comes with five days’ complimentary insurance. This comprehensive cover guarantees that your vehicle will be repaired in a Volkswagen Approved Repairer using Volkswagen Genuine Parts~. Subject to eligibility. Five day drive away insurance cannot be used in conjunction with any other insurance offer.

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Terms & Conditions

*At the end of the agreement there are three options: i) pay the optional final payment and own the vehicle; ii) return the vehicle: subject to excess mileage and fair wear and tear, charges may apply; or iii) replace: part exchange the vehicle. With Solutions Personal Contract Plan. £250 deposit contribution on vehicles up to 36 months old. 18s+. Subject to status & availability. Excludes ID Buzz. T&Cs apply. Ordered by 02/04/2024. From participating Retailers. Indemnities may be required. Subject to changes in vehicle or equipment prices. Not available in conjunction with any other finance offer. Offer subject to change or removal at any time. Accurate at publication date 02/2024. Freepost Volkswagen Financial Services.

^Service Plan covers two years servicing limited to: 1 x Service, 1 x Pollen Filter, 1 x Brake Fluid change for Electric Vehicles; 1 x Minor Service and 1 x Major Service for all Petrol, Diesel and eHybrid vehicles.

Warranty valid for vehicles up to 100,000 miles at point of activation. MOT cover is up to 2 years and is underwritten by Bspoke Underwriting Ltd on behalf of Watford Insurance Company Europe Limited and administered by Lawshield UK Limited.

~ Volkswagen Car Insurance is underwritten by U K Insurance Limited.