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Are Extended Warranties Worth It? 

When you are in the market for a new FIAT vehicle, you have several decisions to make. One of which is whether you plan to opt for an extended warranty. Because of this, you may be wondering, “Are extended warranties worth the extra cost?” If you plan to own your new vehicle for many years, it may be beneficial to have that extra safety net once your new vehicle warranty runs out. If you have questions about extended warranties and what they cover, the experts and the FIAT of Tacoma finance center near Seattle would be glad to answer them for you.

What is an Extended Warranty?

When you are financing your brand-new or new-to-you vehicle, you can choose to add additional coverage that lasts even after your factory warranty ends. Coverage varies depending on the plan that you choose, but you can enjoy more confidence on the roads of Olympia with amenities like towing or roadside assistance. When your powertrain warranty ends and a major issue with your vehicle comes up, an extended warranty can ensure you aren’t hit with significant out-of-pocket expenses. 

Extended Warranties: New vs. Used Cars

Did you know that you can opt for an extended warranty on both a new or used car? The details of the warranty will vary based on whether you drive a brand-new or pre-owned model. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you decide whether this additional coverage is right for you. 

New Vehicles

Do you plan to keep your new car for ten years or more? If so, it is recommended that you opt for extended warranty coverage. Before you make a final decision, see what is covered by your new vehicle warranty as well as how long it lasts. 

Used Vehicles

If you are considering extended warranty coverage for a used car, whether it is a cost-effective decision really depends on how reliable your pre-owned vehicle is. That is why it is a good idea to have your vehicle inspected by a professional. From there, you can decide whether or not you would like to opt in for an extended warranty. Remember to also consider how long you would like to keep your used car before choosing something new.

Do I Need an Extended Warranty? 

Again, the decision comes down to many factors, like your lifestyle and financial situation. If you are worried about expensive repair costs once your vehicle is no longer covered by warranty, an extended warranty can eliminate that fear. 

Find Affordable Financing at FIAT of Tacoma 

If you have additional questions about extended warranties or other auto financing topics, do not hesitate to reach out to us. We want to make sure you are completely comfortable with your decision.

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