Why you Need an Extended Car Warranty
When buying a new or used car, it is not unusual for buyers to be offered the opportunity to purchase an extended Car Warranty. Some consider this to be an essentially worthless purchase, and not worth the money. The fact is that there are often compelling reasons why going with an extended auto warranty just makes sense. This is especially true for people who rely on their cars as the main source of transportation on a daily basis.
As the name implies, an extended car warranty offers benefits that are above and beyond those offered with basic warranty plans. This means that the scope of coverage is enhanced, something that is likely to be of interest to people who commute to work using their cars. Broader coverage means that should some covered event occur, the cost of repairs and getting the car back on the road is kept to a minimum. If the warranty does not cover those repairs, the costs can be significant and may even lead to some difficulty in getting the work done as quickly as possible.
Before saying no to an extended car warranty, take a long look at what is offered as part of the deal. Even though the hope is that there is never a problem with the car, having the warranty in place means enjoying peace of mind that you are covered in the event of a major issue. At the same time, if there is a failure of a part that is covered, you can rest assured that the cost and inconvenience will be kept to a minimum.
Author - Michael Barclay
published: 07/04/2011 11:00:01