Looking Beyond Dealer Auto Warranties
One of the easiest ways to get protection for your new vehicle is to choose among the auto warranties offered through the dealer where the purchase took place. While there is a good chance that any warranty you choose will be a good one, it may not be your best bet. For this reason, take some time to look at warranty plans offered from other sources.
Today, there are a number of providers who offer auto warranties that can easily compete with the dealer options. Depending on the make and model of the purchased vehicle, those deals may offer additional benefits without any higher cost. Some providers offer plans that are viable for both new and used cars, meaning just about everyone can investigate this approach to auto warranties and come up with something worth consideration. All that it really takes is knowing what you want in a warranty plan, then being willing to go out and see how close you can get to those needs and wants.
Keep in mind that most dealers provide a grace period in which buyers can evaluate various plans before making a final solution. Use this window to look into all your options, not just those offered through the dealer. Focus attention on factors such as the amount of cover provided on components in the major systems, the duration of those terms, and the overall cost of each of the warranty plans. Even if you find that one of the dealer warranties is the best option, you will have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you made an informed decision.
Author - Michael Barclay
published: 09/05/2011 11:00:07