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Indian Announces Five-Year Service Coverage, Trade-In Value Guarantee and Other Ownership Incentives
Polaris Industries continues to throw more support behind the revived Indian Motorcycle brand with a new customer incentive it calls the “Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program”. The new program receives the support of Polaris’ financial, engineering, manufacturing and service resources to support Indian’s new 2014 lineup of the Chief Classic, Chief Vintage and Chieftain.
“The Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program sets a new benchmark in the motorcycle industry for warranty coverage, service and support,” says Steve Menneto, Polaris vice president of motorcycles. “We’re bringing choice to American motorcycling with three exceptional machines, and that choice is backed by a premium level of service and support that makes buying and owning a 2014 Indian Chief a truly enjoyable and effortless experience.”
The Indian Motorcycle Assurance Program consists of:
Five-year Coverage: including a one-year limited warranty and an extended service contract. Coverage has no mileage limitation, though it comes with a $50 deductible.
Trade-in Confidence: Polaris is offering a guaranteed trade-in value of 70% of the original MSRP trading in a 2014 models within two years of purchase. After three years, Polaris will guarantee a 60% trade-in value.
Fly & Ride: Polaris is still developing its dealer network and some customers may have to look very far to find the closest Indian retailer. To help address this, Polaris is offering a $250 credit on an Indian Motorcycle purchase for customers who fly to a dealer on a commercial airline and then ride their new motorcycles home.
Roadside Assistance: Customers who buy an Indian motorcycle before the end of 2013 will receive a full year of roadside assistance including emergency transport to a distance of up to 100 miles, motorcycle pickup and delivery, fluid delivery and jump starting support.
Indian is also offering a special support hotline available 24-hours, seven days a week offering customer support to owners of 2014 Indian motorcycles.