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Warrantywise reveals the largest repair bills paid in 2018 has revealed the top ten largest repair bills from 2018. The list of the top ten repairs for the year range from £8928 to £5009. A cooling Fan Motor repair for a Lamborghini Aventador tops the list with a repair bill totalling a massive £8928, which was covered by Warrantywise. Warrantywise provide an extended vehicle warranty of the highest quality for all makes and models of vehicles, no matter how costly the repair can get.

Warrantywise are a well-recognised nationwide brand, who have sold over 400,000 warranties, and pay out over 84% of claims in full. The top ten list features some of the world’s most famous cars, with the top ten pay outs covering major gearbox, engine and cooling fan repairs. The second and third largest pay outs for 2018 were for a Porsche 911 Carrera 2 and an Audi A1 Engine, with repair figures of £8709 and £6254. The average monthly cost of Warrantywise cover is £64 for the Porsche 911 Carrera 2 and £38 for the Audi A1, proving how the cost of having a car warranty is significantly lower than the repair cost.

Warrantywise’s data also reveals just how expensive relatively minor issues can be. Repairing a fuel system fault in a Skoda Yeti, for example, came with a bill of £5084, with a Differential repair on a Nissan X-Trail costing £5009.

Lawrence Whittaker, CEO of Warrantywise said: “If your car goes wrong, the chances are you’ll be met with an expensive repair bill, and it’s not just supercars that are expensive to repair, but as our top paid repairs show the likes of Nissan, Mercedes and Skoda can also encounter expensive repair bills. It just goes to show that all cars have the potential to go wrong. We cover every make and model of vehicle so we have experience in covering almost every car on the road. When you lay out the repair bills we pay out, you can see why so many customers trust our service.”

Warrantywise are the only warranty company to release their payed repairs online, so customers are able to see an insight into the most common items to go wrong with their car, and confirms that (car for car) Warrantywise pay out more than any other UK warranty firm. To find out what they have paid out in car repair bills for your car visit:


Make Model Issue Amount Paid
LAMBORGHINI Aventador Cooling Fan Motor £8928
PORSCHE 911 Carrera 2 Engine (various faults) £8709
AUDI A1 Engine £6254
MCLAREN MP4 – 12C Gearbox £6084
LAND ROVER Discovery 4 Engine £5900
FORD S-Max Clutch (various faults) £5524
MERCEDES C Class Engine £5306
BMW 1 Series Engine £5239
SKODA Yeti Fuel System £5084
NISSAN X-Trail Differential £5009

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