A car warranty is often a “blanket” term that’s used to describe many different types of protection for repairs or replacements on certain components of a car
However, technically speaking, the term “car warranty” should only be used to describe the type of protection that’s provided by the original manufacturer (OEM) of the product. How it works is that when you buy a new car from a manufacturer, they essentially vow to take financial responsibility for parts that fail for the first few years or for x amount of miles (usually two to three years or 36,000 miles after your purchase).
A car warranty is often used to refer to coverage that extends the manufacturer’s warranty (such as an extended car warranty or vehicle service contract) or any other type of protection for car repairs and car parts replacements.
There are car repair protection options available for people’s whose manufacturer’s warranty has expired or people who have bought a used car. These are called Vehicle Service Contracts but are commonly referred to as extended warranties, vehicle repair protection or mechanical breakdown protection. They function as an extension to the OEM warranty that came with the car when it was new. They are available for new or used cars.
You don’t have to buy this extended protection through the original manufacturer of the car or the dealership where you bought the car. You can get one, usually at more affordable prices and with a wider range of options, through an independent company that’s not connected to the car’s manufacturer, such as Uproar.car.
In most cases, there are three key differences between a new car warranty and a used car warranty.
A new car warranty comes with the price of the car (it’s included with your purchase price). A used car warranty comes with an additional fee (either monthly or a multi-year contract).
New car warranties are something you’re signed up for automatically. Used car warranties are something you sign up for yourself. This also means that with a new car warranty, you can’t choose the coverage or the price. On the other hand, on a used car warranty, you can.
A new car warranty provides comprehensive protection, but it has its limits. A used car warranty provides comprehensive protection AND coverage for parts not normally covered through a manufacturer’s warranty. For example, you may be able to get coverage on your key and fob, your tires and wheels, and more
Manufacturer’s car warranties give you comprehensive protection with some exceptions on any repairs that have been caused by wear and tear. Because they offer coverage on so many components, they are sometimes called “bumper-to-bumper” warranties.
Uproar.car’s Vehicle Repair Protection is a great option if you’re looking for coverage on a new car whose manufacturer’s warranty is soon to expire or a used car that’s no longer covered through a manufacturer’s warranty.
There are different options for coverage to choose from based on the number of components, annual claim limits and extras.
You get the best protection available and it’s all for a low-cost monthly subscription.
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