Are you planning on buying an extended warranty for your car without breaking your bank?
When you look for an extended warranty for your car, there are many dealerships you come across, and all of them portray themselves as the best ones out in the market. Well, every dealership isn’t, but there are a couple of good ones out there who offer outstanding services and value for money.
Here are some recommendations for which Canadian companies to look at before you buy an extended warranty on your vehicle
Endurance: Best Overall
Endurance, being one of the largest extended warranty providers, has been in the auto warranty business since 2006. Endurance provides Offers four plans that range from stated component to exclusionary. It provides high-mileage plans for vehicles with up to 200,000 miles for vehicles of almost any make. You can choose from any plan as per your budget and requirements. Overall, Endurance provides five years of coverage. They provide 24/7 roadside assistance. Endurance offers free Endurance Elite membership for the first year with all its warranty coverage options. This elite membership includes roadside assistance, repair financing, and key fob replacement services. Endurance is a direct provider; they handle all the queries themselves.
Endurance doesn’t offer its services in California.
CARCHEX: Best Warranty Plan Options
Carchex One of the largest third-party auto warranty companies, Carchex, has been an industry leader in the space since its start; in the auto warranty business since 1999 and received many awards for its outstanding customer service. They offer 24/ roadside assistance. They offer five plans ranging from the primary system to exclusionary coverage. It costs an average of $1,500 for a five-year contract, with flexible sub-plans starting from a five-year plan to up to a ten-year plan.
Carchex is a broker company, so all the queries are not directly handled by Carchex.
CarShield: Best Consumer Reviews
CarShield had been in the auto warranty business since 2005. With over 30 plans available, CarShield bids coverage for almost any vehicle under 300,000 miles, including high-mileage and specialty coverage. This wide range of plans for new, used, and pre-owned vehicles make it easy to qualify for a warranty. Most plans are monthly, and most, they can also transfer warranties. Service contracts are transferrable if you sell your vehicle to another person. CarShield offers 24/ 7roadside assistance despite being a broker company; it still pays directly to the auto repair workshops.
Car Shield has some complaints alleging misleading sales and advertising practices so read the contract thoroughly before signing it.
Autopom!: Best Value
Autopom! has been in the auto warranty business since 2010. Still, despite being a newer company, it has moved swiftly up in the industry and provides four plans with range coverage options within each tire for every budget, from high-level coverage for specific parts within the major systems to extended coverage. You also get nationwide roadside and rental car assistance and can choose any licensed repair facility for your vehicle repair with no restrictions. They offer 24/7 roadside assistance.
Autopom! is a broker company, so the repair/replacement limitations depend on the provider you choose.
Concord Auto Protect: Best Customer Support
Concord Auto Protect has been in the auto warranty business since 2013. It offers the best customer support, with options to connect by phone, online, email, and via Facebook Messenger, making its customer service very effective. They offer three plans for different budgets. Concord Auto-Protect is a direct provider and pays directly to auto repair facilities, so you choose any ASE-certified mechanic to get the repair/replacement done from. They offer a24/7 roadside assistance
Concord Auto Protect doesn’t offer bumper to bumper protection, so it excludes some parts from the coverage.
Liberty Bell Auto-Protect: Most Vehicle Makes Covered
Liberty Bell Auto Protect has been in the auto warranty business since 2009, and they offer coverage for the maximum number of makes compared to other companies. They offer three coverage plans tailored to different budgets and services and offer 24/7 roadside assistance, price match guarantee, transferable contracts, and a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Liberty Bell Auto-Protect doesn’t offer coverage in California.