Your factory warranty would be 5 years/60,000 miles from original purchase
new for most items (which reduces the powertrain from 10 years/100,000 mile
s). Much of the audio system, paint, battery, and things considered "adjus
tments" have different warranties that would transfer as well.
If you send it to Australia, I expect you'll have difficulty getting warran
purchase new for most items (which reduces the powertrain from 10
years/100,000 miles). Much of the audio system, paint, battery, and things
considered "adjustments" have different warranties that would transfer as
Good morning asnd thanks for the info.
I have applied to study at a US University as an international exchange
student for a year.
Seems like nobody wants to lease me a car for 1 year so it looks like I'll
have to buy a good used car and accept the loss when I sell it.
(Using a rental car on the weekends is another option but will be expensive
over a year - but at least I have no hassles with insurance, resale or
I have a Hyundai I30 (50mpg diesel) in Australia so I know Hyundais and
would be happy to buy an Accent or Elantra.
No good bringing a car from the US to Australia as we drive on the other
side of the road. Only vintage cars here are allowed to be LH Drive.
Buying a good used car in North Carolina and selling it one year later
is a reasonable approach. It shouldn't involve a major financial loss,
especially if you pay a fair price when you buy the car, drive it
carefully, and do a good job on maintenance while you own it.
Forget about getting that car back to Oz, transportation cost, + GST +
expenses to get it to comply with Aussie standards will be a lot.
Cars are a lot cheaper here, get an I35 (Tucson in the USA) for about
$22K brand new, travel around the South (best food, best people) and
sell it next year for around $15K, sorry no diesel here, only petrol.
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