Is it time for a new car? Not sure you can or want to spend the money on a brand new car? Then you may be considering a used car for your next vehicle. If so, we have some tips for you to help when buying a used car.
Is your manufacturer’s warranty about to expire, or has it already? Are you prepared to cover the cost of major engine repair without that warranty coverage as a buffer? Discover the benefits of a vehicle protection plan that can protect your budget from expenses ranging into the thousands! Vehicle protection plans typically offer coverage for the cost for a wide variety of vehicle repairs AND coverage lasts after the original manufacturer’s warranty expires.
Shopping for a new, or new to you, car? There are so many factors to consider and decisions to make, including the make, model, year, color, etc., that it can get overwhelming. Many people think the vehicle’s safety features are an important factor in their purchase decision, too. Today’s vehicles have countless advanced safety features, many of which did not exist only a decade or so ago. Although we think more safety features are a good thing, there are some that stand out.
Here are 3 car safety features you should look for when purchasing your vehicle.
One of the greatest annoyances of owning a car is dealing with car repairs. Not only do they disrupt your day, often causing you to be late to or even miss work or school; but then you have to deal with actually getting the car repaired. Even worse, you then have to pay for the repair! And sometimes, you have to pay a lot.
When it comes time to buy a new car, one thing that may matter to you is whether or not the car has a good warranty. Vehicle manufacturers have come a long way in what they offer for their warranties. However, warranties do vary greatly from one manufacturer to the other, leaving you wondering which cars have the best warranty?
Buying your first car is an exciting time. But it can also be overwhelming. There are so many choices to make and a lot of money is at stake!
If you are you in the market for your first new or used car, this first-car buyer’s guide will help you with at least one area of car shopping – the extended vehicle warranty. What is that you ask? Keep reading and you’ll get an understanding of the basics of it and why you might want one.
Have you ever lost your car keys? Or somehow broken your key fob? If yes, then you have most certainly wondered where to buy a key fob. Your first thought may be the dealership. Not only is this not your only option, it is also probably the most expensive option. Dealerships generally charge and arm and a leg for key fob replacements, with an older model Honda Accord key fob costing around $200 and a Toyota Prius key fob costing about $600! So if not the dealership, you’re still left wondering where to buy a key fob replacement!
Do you own a vehicle? You must have auto insurance. What about Mechanical Protection? You may be wondering what Mechanical Protection even is. Well, in some cases and places, it is known as Mechanical Breakdown Insurance, which I think explains it quite well. In essence, extended Vehicle Mechanical Protection is a product that covers the cost of certain repairs and problems after the original vehicle manufacturer’s warranty expires.
Most of us have been there. You’re rushing out the door to head to school/work/pick up your kids and that dreaded thing happens – your car won’t start! When this happens, you have a few choices to get your battery charged up and your car running again – find your jumper cables and someone with a car that can help jump start your car or call a roadside assistance service. Most of us can deal with this. However, what happens if your car does not start after the battery has been jumped? You might need to jump the starter.
Have you heard of or considered an extended car warranty or vehicle protection plan? Did you decide against one because you simply didn’t think it was worth it? Many people have heard of an extended car warranty but aren’t exactly sure what it is or if they should spend money on it.
Let me start by explaining what an extended car warranty or vehicle protection plan is. Although both of these terms mean slightly different things, based on who backs them, both are essentially an extended service contract that covers the cost of certain repairs and problems after the original manufacturer’s warranty expires.