0800 612 1302 Call 9am - 7pm Mon - Fri Email: queries@gocarwarranty.co.uk GO Car Warranty

Is an Extended Auto Warranty Worth The Money

Is an Extended Auto Warranty Worth The Money Image

When buying a new car, one of the decisions consumers have to make is what type of warranty to secure for the new purchase. On the one hand, the dealer will likely offer a basic warranty that is either included as part of the purchase price or comes with a small price tag. There is also usually an extended auto warranty that offers a broader range of benefits, but costs more than the basic plan. The question consumers have to determine is whether or not the extended auto warranty is really worth the extra expense.

One way to decide if that extended auto warranty is worth the money is to take the time to compare the terms and conditions with those found in the basic warranty plan. Typically, all the benefits found in the basic plan are also part of the extended plan, but with additional benefits in terms of duration and possibly the scope of coverage. You will also find some benefits in the extended plan that are not provided in the basic one.

In the end, you must determine if those additional benefits are relevant to your situation. Think in terms of how you plan on using the car, where you will go, and how dependent you will be on the vehicle in terms of getting to work and other essential locations. If the basic warranty provides ample protection in your particular circumstances, then the added expense of the extended plan is not likely to be worth it. On the other hand, if the vehicle is used daily and will serve as your primary mode of transportation, paying a little more and going for the extended auto warranty may be your best option.

Michael Barclay


published: 10/08/2011 11:00:01

back | more from Car Warranty 

Call Me Back

 

Top five most popular SUVs link image

more Car Buying Tips News

Top five most expensive motorbikes link image

more Offbeat News

Profile of BMW 3 Series link image

more BMW News

News Archive

link image 2017
link image 2016
link image 2015
link image 2014
link image 2013
link image 2012
link image 2011
link image 2010