In the market for a Chevy Extended Warranty? Is your manufacturer's warranty running out? Or perhaps you just bought a new or used Chevy and you're among a growing population of people realizing that you don't have to pay dealer prices for a high-quality extended auto warranty that is backed by a reputable company.
Due to the fact you're reading this article, you're already "ahead of the game" because most people are not even aware that you can purchase an extended vehicle warranty from a third party and get the same or better coverage for a lot less money! In fact, some dealerships purchase our coverage, mark it up substantially, and resell it! Dealerships love our extended warranty coverage because our provider pays the repair facility direct, over-the-phone by credit card.
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Please bear in mind that pricing varies according to year/make/model/mileage and your state of residence
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Many people often ask the question - do I even need purchase a Chevy extended warranty? If you plan to keep your car longer than the manufacturer’s warranty and don’t want to end up responsible for costly repairs, then the answer is – YES!
Ultimately, purchasing an extended auto warranty is a personal decision. It is essentially a form of insurance and like all insurance products, you have to buy it BEFORE you need 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 warrranty. 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 number 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.
Here are some experiences people from the Edmunds forum have had with the Chevy:
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...