Ryder launches ‘Road Ready Plus’ warranty

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Ryder System has introduced the “Road Ready Plus” extended warranty plan to complement the reliability of its Road Ready pre-owned vehicles.

“First-time truck buyers and professional fleet operators recognize that Ryder’s Road Ready vehicles are a cost-effective way to manage a small business or supplement a larger fleet,” says Tom Havens, vice president of vehicle sales for Miami-based Ryder. “As an extension of our commitment to providing customers with quality, dependable vehicles, we now offer Road Ready Plus to give the customer peace of mind with an extended powertrain warranty.”

Ryder’s extended warranty program, Road Ready Plus, provides immediate, comprehensive powertrain coverage up to 12 months or 100,000 miles for pre-owned Ryder Road Ready vehicles under the terms specified in the coverage; this covers all manufacturers, as well as the injectors, air compressors, turbochargers, transmission and rear axle, among other items detailed in warranty. The plan includes instant payment of claims and access to more than 2,000 repair facilities; customers can choose from a variety of warranty packages for heavy-, medium- and light-duty vehicles.

Ryder’s Road Ready used vehicles are single-owner trucks equipped with components and part configurations that have been road-tested and performance-monitored within Ryder’s fleet of more than 162,000 vehicles. The Road Ready designation means that the vehicle being purchased includes complete maintenance records and meets or exceeds a list of 59 quality standards. In the United States, Road Ready vehicle purchases include an extendable, 10,000 mile/30-day, powertrain warranty that is serviced through a nationwide network of more than 2,000 approved repair facilities; Road Ready Plus will supplement the existing warranty. Road Ready vehicles are available at 50 Ryder retail locations across the United States.