Mazda Extended Warranty

Giulia Nigrini
Giulia Nigrini
Vehicle Service Contract Specialist, Traveler, Car Enthusiast
December 9, 2021
min. read
front view close up of a mazda in a showroom

Are you considering an extended warranty for your Mazda? Whether your vehicle is coming to the end of its factory warranty or you have purchased a previously owned vehicle, you will be able to find an option that fits your needs the best. Read on further as we explore what a Mazda warranty is, what a Mazda extended warranty is, how long they last, and how much they typically cost.

What are the Mazda extended car warranty options?

Mazda is considered to be one of the most reliable car makers on the market. Making it a great choice for people both in and out of the city. However, all cars eventually need some kind of mechanical repair. For this reason, all automakers offer warranties with a new purchase. Once that warranty comes to an end though you will need to either take on the costs yourself entirely or look into an extended car warranty. Let’s first take a look at what Mazda offers with a new vehicle purchase and then jump into the specifics of a Mazda extended warranty.

Mazda Manufacturer Warranty

When you buy a new Mazda you will get one of their standard warranty plans. The plans are meant to ensure that should there be any defects from manufacturing that it will be covered. Resulting in no extra cost to the customer. Below are the new purchase warranty options from Mazda:

New Vehicle Limited Warranty – this warranty is a bumper-to-bumper/exclusionary warranty that covers parts and labor for the majority of the components in your vehicle. Things like accident damage, tires, and windshield wipers are not covered under this plan. The warranty lasts for 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Limited Powertrain Warranty – The powertrain warranty cover is basic but does offer coverage for the most important components of your vehicle. This includes the engine, transmission, and drive axles. The warranty lasts for 5 years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Mazda Manufacturer Extended Warranty

Mazda offers the possibility of applying to get an extended warranty for a previously owned vehicle. This is the Certified Pre-Owned Mazda Warranty. The plan offers a $0 deductible but is very limited and quite hard to get approval for. The plan options are:

Mazda Third-Party Extended Warranty with Chaiz

Third party extended warranty providers typically offer plans that range over a number of tiers. It is important to note that extended car warranties are actually vehicle service contracts and are just colloquially known as extended warranties. Many of the vehicle service contracts offered by the providers on the Chaiz site have extra perks and optional coverage. Perks include 24/7 roadside assistance, towing services, and fuel delivery services. Parts covered by third-party providers include the parts listed under the manufacturer warranties and so much more. With better flexibility in terms than factory warranties, you will certainly find the plan that best suits your budget and driving frequency. You will have the option of choosing one of the following plans for your Mazda:

Bumper-to-bumper/exclusionary plans – these are the most comprehensive plans that have the lowest terms and highest rates.

Powertrain Plus plans – these plans are a great midway choice, they cover critical parts with a few other systems and have reasonable rates.

Powertrain plans – these plans cover all the critical parts of your vehicle and have the longest terms with the most affordable rates.

Is a Mazda Extended Warranty with Chaiz Worth it?

There are two reasons a Mazda extended car warranty with Chaiz is worth it. One, to have the peace of mind that your car is protected in the event of a mechanical breakdown. Two, if you are a frequent driver or regular long-distance driver as the wear and tear of the vehicle will inevitably lead to repairs.

Mazda Extended Warranty Cost

Repair bills for your Mazda can range between $100 and $2,500 depending on the damage. There are some instances a full part replacement may be in order or a whole system replacement. Mechanical failures tend to happen spontaneously and so can be difficult to prepare for in advance. A Mazda extended warranty will help alleviate the cost of repairs and reduce the stress of anticipating repairs.

Let’s take the Mazda CX-5 2016 with approximately 49,000 miles on the odometer. If you are looking for the most comprehensive coverage then the CAPS Platinum at $58 per month could be the perfect fit. For a more moderate coverage level then the CAPS XtraSupreme for $40 a month is a fantastic choice. For basic coverage the SunPath Bronze for $30 per month is a wonderful option.

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