Are Extended Warranties Worth It? 

Whether you’re shopping for a new Jeep Wrangler, a new RAM 1500, or a high-quality used model for your Battle Mountain commutes, you’ll need to decide whether you want to opt for an extended warranty. This may cause you to ask, are extended warranties worth it? The answer largely depends on your lifestyle and your budget – extended warranties can be a great option for drivers who want to keep their vehicle for many years to come and want the added coverage as a safety blanket. Get the facts you need to answer the question of “Should I buy extended warranties?” with the friendly finance team at Rackley Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, below!

What Is an Extended Warranty?

An extended car warranty is an additional plan you can opt into when you’re financing your new or used vehicle. It provides extra maintenance coverage when your factory warranty expires. Extended warranty plans will vary, but many will allow you to tack on helpful extras like towing services and roadside assistance. Elko drivers can think of an extended warranty like a helpful safety net, there to help you cover the cost of repairs that may pop up after your factory warranty expires.

New & Used Vehicle Extended Warranties

Both new and used vehicles are available with extended warranties, but they will work differently depending on the vehicle’s condition. Whether you’d like to add on an extended warranty to a new or used vehicle, consider these helpful tips first:

New Vehicles

  • How long do you plan to keep your new vehicle? If you’ll be trading it in for a new model within the next 10 years, an extended warranty might not be worth the cost as modern vehicles are highly reliable.
  • If you can see yourself driving your new vehicle for more than 10 years, an extended warranty is recommended as repairs are more likely to crop up at that point.
  • Make sure you check the factory warranty coverage on your prospective new vehicle, as many new vehicle limited warranties offer extensive coverage.

Used Vehicles

  • When considering used vehicles, everything comes down to their reliability. Have the vehicle inspected by a professional and get an estimate for any possible repairs. You can use this information to help you decide whether an extended warranty is worth it.
  • Like with new vehicles, you should consider how long you plan to drive the used vehicle you’re considering.

Should I Buy Extended Warranties?

What’s the bottom line? Whether or not to opt into an extended warranty depends on numerous factors, including your lifestyle and budget. Fernley drivers who are worried about breaking the bank if expensive repairs pop up could do well to consider an extended warranty, as it would bring them peace of mind and help cover the potential costs.

Learn More About Extended Warranties at Rackley Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Still having trouble deciding whether an extended warranty is worth the extra costs? Feel free to contact the team at Rackley Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram or call us at 775-302-2714 to get additional help! You can also use our monthly payment calculator to estimate your monthly car payments and help you decide if you can afford to fit an extended warranty into the cost.

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