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.
Have you recently bought a new or used car, or is your manufacturer’s warranty about to expire? Then you are likely aware of the term extended car warranty. Perhaps you have even thought about buying one. Buying an extended car warranty or vehicle protection plan can be confusing and a hassle, so we are here to help with five shopping tips for you!
Have you recently bought a new or used car, or is your manufacturer’s warranty about to expire? If yes, you may have heard of either a powertrain warranty and/or an extended warranty. But what do you know about them and do you do which one is right for you?
A majority of vehicles now come either equipped with or have the option to have keyless ignition. Perhaps your car has it. Many people love this feature and find it to be extremely convenient. However, it’s not all sunshine and rose. Following are three potential keyless ignition problems you could face:
What vehicle owner hasn’t had visions of being stuck on the side of the road with smoke coming from their car due to an overheated engine? If you’ve been there, you know how scary, stressful, etc. it can be. Unfortunately, I have been there, more than once, so I know all too well that dealing with your engine overheating is never fun, nor is it usually cheap. The good news is, there are many simple things you can do to help prevent it!