Are you looking for a Chevy Extended Warranty? Perhaps the manufacturer's warranty is running out, or has run out already? Or possibly you have just got a new or used Chevy and are one of the few that have come to terms with the fact that you are not required to pay dealer prices for a first-rate extended auto warranty backed by a trustworthy company.
By reading this article, you're already off to a good start, due to the fact that the majority of people have never been informed that you can obtain an extended vehicle warranty from a third party and get the identical or enhanced coverage for less than it would cost purchasing directly from a dealership! In fact, some dealerships have been known to purchase our coverage, mark it up by a significant, and then turn around and resell it! Many dealerships adore our extended warranty coverage due to the fact that our provider directly pays the repair facility for approved claims, immediately, and over-the-phone by credit card.
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Quite often the question is asked - is Chevy extended warranty right for me? If you are planning on keeping the vehicle past the manufacturer’s warranty, and you don’t want to be held liable for the costly repairs that occur when you take your vehicle into the mechanic, then the answer is – OF COURSE!
Purchasing an extended auto warranty is a personal choice for every individual. Broken down, it is simply a kind of insurance, and like all insurance products, you are going to have to get it BEFORE you need to use it!
William C. Durant and Swiss-born Louis founded Chevrolet in 1911. Chevrolet is an iconic US car manufacturer and is now a division of General Motors (GM). Chevrolet has earned its reputation by offering consumers durable and affordable vehicles within its vast and complete lineup from sub-compacts to heavy-duty trucks.
Chevrolet is GM's volume leader in sales. In 2008, Chevrolet's top sellers included the Impala but saw its best sales come from the Silverado. The absence of a strong Asian truck market left it wide open for Chevy to sell nearly 500, 000 units that year. From working in a dealer environment, I have enough experience to validate that most people still trust domestic brands for full-size trucks. From 2008 – 2009 Chevrolet saw a 30-point increase in the annual Brand Perception Survey by Consumer Reports, bringing them to fourth place all the way from ninth.
Choosing to purchase extended coverage for your Chevrolet is ultimately a personal decision. However, here are some things to consider:
Personally, I believe a Chevrolet owner will be wise to consider an extended warranty. Although parts from GM aren't as outlandishly expensive as some of the other automakers, Chevy's do not have a reputation for high reliability.
Unfortunately, Chevrolet does not have the same reputation for quality as other brands in the same vehicle categories. Let's face it, people typically find Toyota and Honda to be the brands synonymous with quality.
Chevrolet's mid-size vehicles are vulnerable to the leaky intake gasket. Expect this from your Malibu or Impala. Several Silverado owners over the last few years have experienced electrical and rough idle problems with their trucks. The Silverado also has one of the highest numbers of recalls of all Chevrolet's vehicles. You might want to consider a Chevy extended warranty or third-party vehicle service contract if you own one of these vehicles.
I've also spent a lot of time replacing steering/suspension parts on cars like the Malibu, Impala, and Trailblazer, and have seen almost as many transmission problems. Some transmission repairs can be done simply, others involve thousands of dollars worth of parts and labor. The cost on average of replacing the transmission itself is $1600 - $2000, so in this situation a Chevy extended warranty would have paid for itself. Chevrolet's are prone to many common problems.
Before making any decision, research your specific model and year to ensure reliability. Certain models are known to have problems, making the extended protection decision a no-brainer. A good resource to check is Edmonds.com.
“My transmission has a hard shift between 1st and 2nd gear, at about 15 to 20 mph, when you let off of the gas and then press the gas pedal again. I took it to the dealership and they said "it works normal". I just don't want any other problems to occur because of the hard shift. Why is it every time a dealer has to do warranty work they say it works fine. Also two days ago the whole dashboard went out, even the gear shift . I took it in this morning and they said the computer showed no problems. I have a 2010 silverado crew cab with the 5.7 and 20,000 miles. I just would like to know the actions needed to get my vehicle fixed, I don't want to have this problem and get cared thousands of dollars to get it fixed after the warranty is up.”
“Purchased 2007 Chevy Surburban and nothing but trouble. At 80,150 the transmission failed and was replaced. driving 50 miles an hour and engine light came on and stated "engine power is reduced or low or something and stabiliTrack failed and the car would only go 5 miles/hour down the interstate. Bracks replaced, windshield wiper tubing broken and now the throttle body failed...”