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10 Cars Made in the USA

Do you like to buy products that are made in America? What about cars made in the USA? If yes, you probably drive and shop for American cars like Ford, Jeep, and GMC. But did you know, that cars made in the USA by American companies aren’t necessarily 100% American? And that cars from foreign manufacturers can actually be pretty darn American-made?

Yes, it’s true! More and more foreign vehicle manufacturers are building their vehicles in factories in the U.S. What’s more, some American cars now have parts sourced from outside the U.S., so it can actually be a bit difficult to know if you’re buying a truly American-made vehicle or not. However, it seems that as far as where vehicles sold in the U.S. are made, a majority are made here. According to an article by Forbes, 65% of all vehicles sold in the U.S. in 2016 were actually produced here.

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Krista Fabrick
October 23, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   vehicle repairs   car maintenance   vpp

5 Car Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car Happy (390)

I know, I know. Car maintenance is a drag and most people dread dealing with it. But the reality is that there are many simple tasks that can help keep your car happy, running longer, and possibly avoid mechanical breakdowns. Spending a little time and money now may save you a lot of time and money later! Follow these five car maintenance tips and you will be on the road to a happier car:

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Krista Fabrick
October 7, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   buying a car   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   vehicle repairs   vpp   car buy   buy car

When is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

In this day and age, consumers have a lot of power when it comes to negotiating a deal on a new car. This is largely thanks to the availability of information available online and websites like truecar.com that don’t just tell you what the general price range is, but that actually tell you the best price available for a specific year, make and model. In spite of all this information, consumers still want to know: when is the best time to buy a car?

Although you can always find a good deal if you are willing to put in some effort and negotiate, if you want to put the odds in your favor, there are many answers as to when is the best time to buy a car. Below are five times that many experts agree are ideal times to get a good deal:

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Krista Fabrick
October 2, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   vehicle repairs   vpp   toyota sienna

Is Your Toyota Sienna Warranty Expiring?

Has your Toyota Sienna warranty expired, or will it expire soon? Or did you recently buy a used Toyota Sienna? If yes, you may want to replace your expired (or expiring) warranty with a vehicle protection plan or extended warranty!

 The Sienna is a top-ranked minivan with great reviews from consumers and experts alike. Plus, it is a Toyota, so we can only assume that it is a quality vehicle that will be reliable and last a long time. Sadly, even Toyotas can have problems, and your Sienna is prone to breakdowns just like any other vehicle. You probably need a little more information to convince you that you need to replace your expired (or expiring) Toyota Sienna warranty. Well, keep reading to get just a small sample of the types of complaints Sienna drivers have shared at www.consumeraffairs.com:

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Krista Fabrick
September 29, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   vehicle repairs   vpp   dodge challenger

3 Options for Replacing Your Dodge Challenger Warranty

Has your Dodge Challenger warranty expired, or will it expire soon? Or did you recently buy a used Dodge Challenger? If yes, you may want to replace your expired (or expiring) warranty with a vehicle protection plan or extended warranty.

The Dodge Challenger is one of the real American muscle cars, and there’s no denying it’s a fun car to own and drive. However, if you know anything about Dodge, you know that reliability can be an issue. In fact, the Challenger appeared 14th on Consumer Report’s 2016 list of the 20 most unreliable cars, due to transmission, engine, noise and leaks. What’s more, below is a list of the three worst reported problems for the Challenger, according to carcomplaints.com: 

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Krista Fabrick
September 19, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   Ford extended warranty   vehicle repairs   vpp   ford edge

3 Reasons Why You Should Extend Your Ford Edge Warranty

Has your Ford Edge warranty expired, or will it expire soon? Or did you recently buy a used Ford Edge? If yes, you may be wondering what your options are for extending your coverage.

Maybe you have never considered replacing your Ford Edge warranty. Or maybe you’ve thought about it and decided you don’t need it. Well, we believe that every vehicle owner can benefit from extended coverage, but if you need some convincing about getting extended coverage for your Edge, read on. To start, have you seen (or maybe experienced) some of the problems that are common for the Edge? According to carcomplaints.com, here are the top three worst reported problems with the Ford Edge:

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Krista Fabrick
September 9, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   About Extended Protection   vehicle protection plan   vehicle repairs   vpp

5 Facts About Extended Service Plans

Has the manufacturer’s warranty on your vehicle expired, or will it expire soon? Have you shopped around for extended service plans to replace it? If you have, or even if you aren’t sure what it is, keep reading to learn about extended protection and why you might want to get it.

In case you don’t know about extended service plans, the following five facts will educate you on the basics.

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Krista Fabrick
August 25, 2017
nissian warranty   nissian   nissian cube   cube warranty

Is Your Nissan Cube Warranty Expiring?

Has your Nissan Cube warranty expired, or will it expire soon? Or did you recently buy a used Nissan Cube? If yes, you may want to replace your expired (or expiring) warranty with a vehicle protection plan or extended warranty.

The Cube is an interesting vehicle, to say the least, and it falls under the “ugly but stylish” box car trend that began several years ago. However, like most trends or fads, the box car trends seems to have come and gone. Although the Cube has been sold in Japan since 2008, it was only sold in the U.S. for six model years, with 2014 being the final year Nissan sold the Cube in the U.S. If you are one of the few that bought a Nissan Cube during those six years, your manufacturer’s warranty has more than likely expired by now.

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Krista Fabrick
August 16, 2017
new car   buying tips   new cars 2017   car deals   fall car sales

5 of The Best New Cars for 2017

Fall is quickly approaching and that means that new vehicle models will start being released soon. This also means that this may be a great time to start shopping for a new 2017 model, as dealers are often more willing to negotiate or even offering additional incentives on the current year model to make room for the new models. So if you’re in the market for, or starting to consider buying a 2017 vehicle, I’m here to help! I scoured dozens of rankings and best of lists to give you this list of 5 of the best new cars for 2017:

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Krista Fabrick
August 8, 2017
Vehicle Service Contract   Ford   vehicle protection plan   Ford extended warranty   vehicle repairs   car care   care care tips   ford fiesta

Is Your Ford Fiesta Warranty Expiring?

Has your Ford Fiesta warranty expired, or will it expire soon? Or did you recently buy a used Ford Fiesta? If yes, you may be wondering what your options are for extending your coverage.

The Ford Fiesta continues to be one of Ford’s most popular models, and the Fiesta gives us many good reasons to like it. The Fiesta has been plagued with some serious problems in recent years, however, so Fiesta drivers would be smart to take a look at replacing their expiring (or expired) Ford Fiesta warranty! Do you need some evidence to be convinced?

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Krista Fabrick
August 1, 2017

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