Owning a Polestar 3

Service and maintenance

Because of our collaboration with Volvo Cars, all the technical expertise a Polestar requires can be found nearby. In Europe, hundreds of service points are ready to help drivers with maintenance, repairs and software updates.

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Less need for servicing

The powertrain of a petrol or diesel car typically contains over 2000 moving parts, whereas the electric powertrain of Polestar 3 has around 50. Consequently, there’s less need for servicing as, essentially, tyres, wiper blades and the cabin air filter are the only parts that require regular attention.


Polestar cars are built to the same exacting standards to which they are designed. The result is unparalleled build quality and a warranty that covers the unexpected and the unforeseen.

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Vehicle warranty

If any part of the car fails because of a manufacturing defect, it will be repaired or replaced free of charge at an authorised Polestar service point. This guarantee covers the first 2 years after delivery, regardless of a change in ownership.

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Battery warranty

Any faults in battery performance or defects in material and workmanship will be resolved free of charge, within 8 years or 160,000 km, whichever comes first. If the battery’s State-of-Health (SoH) drops below 70% of its original capacity within the first 8 years of ownership, the battery will be replaced at no cost.

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Corrosion warranty

If any part of the bodywork is perforated by corrosion, the affected panel(s) will be repaired or replaced free of charge by an authorised Polestar service point. The corrosion warranty covers the first 12 years after delivery, regardless of a change in ownership. It is issued on an international basis, but national variants may exist.

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Polestar assistance

Every new Polestar 3 comes with three years of free roadside assistance. Pressing the connect button in the overhead console will guarantee 24/7 support, including car recovery, alternative transport and arranging an overnight stay if necessary.

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Over-the-air updates

Increased cruise control efficiency. Enhanced surround sound. Powertrain and range optimisations. These are some of the improvements included in recent over-the-air updates for Polestar 3. Downloading and installing the latest release will ensure that the car’s systems and features remain future-proof, even without visiting a service point. 

Data handling and privacy

Certain features in Polestar 3 may require vehicle, location and other personal data to store preferred settings and enhance the driving experience. Full details about how data is used and shared are available on the Polestar legal pages.

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Personal details

Details, including name, address, and phone number, are stored when a Polestar ID account is created. Polestar ID provides access to a range of services and allows the car to remember personal settings. It also lets the driver control Polestar 3 using the Polestar app.

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Google apps and services

Polestar 3 comes with Google¹ built-in, allowing the use of Google apps and services in the car. The driver can change the sharing and privacy settings at any time.

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Vehicle and location data

Data including the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), vehicle position, and time stamps are temporarily stored and processed for active safety features, safety-related services, and the use of the SOS or Connect button.

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Polestar app

Polestar 3 will recognise an authorised driver by detecting the Polestar app on their smartphone. Touching the door handle is enough to load the preferred seat, steering feedback, and one-pedal drive settings. The app can also be used to activate climate control, set the climate timers, check battery status, or lock and unlock the car using the digital key function.

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