The Best Extended Car Warranty Providers on the Market

Giulia Nigrini
Giulia Nigrini
Vehicle Service Contract Specialist, Traveler, Car Enthusiast
December 21, 2021
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When it comes to your car you want to know that you have the best protection. Extended car warranties offer protection for your vehicle’s most important components in the event of a mechanical breakdown. But you might be wondering what options are out there. Read on as we look at what an extended car warranty is and the best extended car warranty providers on the market today.

What is an Extended Car Warranty?

An extended car warranty is a vehicle service contract offered by third-party providers. Offered as one of two main options which is a Powertrain plan or a Bumper-to-Bumper plan they are designed to cover the most critical components in your vehicle so you do not have to fork out thousands for repair costs. The bumper-to-bumper plan is a comprehensive one and the powertrain plan covers your car’s powertrain essentials. Vehicle service contracts are greatly advantageous to have in case of mechanical breakdowns.

Powertrain plan commonly covers:

Bumper-to-Bumper commonly covers all parts but NOT the following:

The Best Extended Car Warranty Providers

As we mentioned above it is important to note that extended car warranties are not in fact warranties but rather a vehicle service contract that is put in place between you and a provider. Most commonly third-party providers supply vehicle service contracts (VSC) that cover similar parts that the original factory warranty on your vehicle covered. The term “extended car warranty” is a colloquial term for a vehicle service contract. This means that you and the provider need to uphold your side of the contract to maintain coverage on the listed parts.

Chaiz collaborates with fantastic vehicle service contract providers. All of which offer a plan that will suit your driving needs, vehicle type, and budget. You can count on the following providers for great service and coverage:

Why Purchase a Vehicle Service Contract?

Mechanical parts are costly to replace, never mind the labor costs that go with them. Something small like a water pump replacement could easily set you back $700 to $800 and you might not always have such funds available in the moment you need those repairs done.

Here are 5 reasons why you should consider buying a vehicle service contract (“extended car warranty”) for your car:

Ultimately you will have a worry-free drive every time you decide or need to go out on the road.

How to Compare Plans?

You will need to know the year of your car, current odometer reading, estimated yearly mileage usage, and your VIN (Problems finding your VIN?). With this information, it will be a bit easier to get quotes efficiently to make the best comparisons.

Chaiz offers an easy-to-use search tool that assists in easy comparison. Input your information into the Chaiz search tool and you will see all warranty plan options. Choose the type of warranty you want for your car and see what providers have available for your vehicle.

Each plan has further details available as to what is covered by the plan with the benefits these plans include. Use this information to detail price, parts covered, optional extras, and the additional benefits in a list. Decide on what your budget is and what items offered in these plans are important to you. The one that fits your budget and covers the majority of your needs will be the best plan for you.

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