Looking for a Ford Extended Warranty? Is your original warranty about to expire? Maybe you recently bought Ford (new or used) and have realized that you don't have to pay dealer prices to get first-rate vehicle protection plan from a trustworthy company.
Unfortunatly, most people are not aware you can go to a third party to buy a vehicle protection plan, and that you can get similar or mabye even better coverage for a lower cost! In fact, some dealerships purchase our coverage, mark it up substantially, and resell it! Dealerships love the extended warranty coverage we provide due to the fact that our provider pays the repair facility direct.
Ultimately, obtaining a vehicle protection plan is a personal choice. It is, in essence, a type of insurance and like all insurance products, you have to purchase BEFORE you need it! The following short article is designed to help answer the question: Is a vehicle protection plan a good fit for me and my Ford?
Staying in business for nearly 110 years is no small feat for a company of any size, especially if you factor in the Great Depression and the recent recession. Although the Ford Motor Company has been weathering storm, they've slid from being the second largest automaker in the world, to the fourth.
Luckily, Ford has remained relatively unscathed in the last few years compared to the rest of the Big Three. The automaker pulled through the recession without the need of government assistance because they had enough liquidity within the company to move forward.
Ford has four vehicle brands remaining in the North American market, all of which have a similar standard warranty:
Ford also places a Roadside Service Assistance program on new vehicles for the same term as the factory warranty. This covers:
After the standard coverage has expired, drivers have a number of options for an extended ford car warranty. These fall in three main categories:
The extended Ford car warranty is certainly a good option for some people. If you make this choice, just make sure that you're dealer is selling the genuine Ford Extended Service Plan (ESP). Keep in mind that you will have to take your car an authorized Ford facility (usually the dealership) for repair.
I would advise that you pass on the dealer-promoted product if it's not the genuine Ford Extended Service Plan. Dealers often like to put their own brand on a third-party vehicle service contract and these tend to offer the dealership more value than the customer. Sometimes the customer does not realize that this product may not a genuine Ford Extended Service Plan.
Your third choice is a non-dealer, third-party vehicle protection plan also known as a vehicle service contract. This can be a very good choice offering very good value and service if purchased from a reputable company. I recommend that you read Kirk Steele's free report, available here, before you make your choice. The more information you have at your disposal will help you better prepare.
In any case, we recommend purchasing your extended protection BEFORE Ford's warranty expires because:
According to multiple sources, Ford's products are on the upswing in terms of quality and reliability and the company is finally trying to come back and give the Asian automakers a run for their money.
In the end, the decision to acquire an extended Ford car warranty or a vehicle protection plan is a personal one.
Although, you will pay more, the manufacturer's extended car warranties are usually a solid choice. However, if you decide that a vehicle protection plan is a better option for you, we invite you to request a quote below or give us a call at (800) 724-8141.
Autopom can provide you with a vehicle protection plan comparable to the manufacturer's extended warranty. Not surprising, Autopom pricing is far less than dealer pricing and offers the flexibility of allowing you to choose the repair facility that you're most comfortable with.