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I may purchase a MOPAR Max car 7/75 extended warranty through a dealer I found that gave me a good price. The dealer where I bought the car was outrageous with their price.

Here is the estimate, keep in mind this is for a 2016 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 6K miles still under the original manufacturers warranty and I am within a year of the purchase . This apparently why the price is so good according to the below contact. I would like to here your feedback. Thanks !

Mr. Nicosia,
Thank you for the VIN.
I’ve attached the sample contract and quote for the Maximum Care 7/75K; $100 deductible. I figured you would not be putting a lot of miles on this beautiful car and could use more years. A few other terms available, but not limited to, are:
5/60K $100 ded. $965
6/85K $100 ded. $1685
7/75K $100 ded. $1420
7/100K $100 ded. $2165
8/125K $100 ded. $2815

Thank you.
Trish Steinard
Mopar Vehicle Protection Specialist
Riedman Motors Co., Inc.
In business since 1926
my direct number is 765-222-1353
[email protected]
riedmanmotors.com
We’re also on facebook Riedman Motors
 

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When I bought my 2015 SRT392 I was offered a extended warranty from the dealer that sold me the car backed by Wells Fargo for as long as I own the vehicle … $100 deductible. It cost $2500 and I took it.


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If it fits your situation (intent of ownership length, use, mileage, financials, etc.), make the protection plan purchase...however, warranty companies are in the business of making money, not repairing vehicles. Unless you are hard on your vehicles or have a history of tough luck, take the $2,815 and either invest it or place it in a savings/money market account and use the money as needed to make the repair(s) while it grows in your possession.
 

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Personally, take the warranty for the $1420.00 cost. I had the same feeling as Phantom372 up until last month. I got a 2012 Charger R/T with 36K. Alternator died and fried the battery. The stupid lights started coming on and so I barely, literally, made it to a Dodge dealer. Long story short, they quoted me 1200.00 for an alternator and battery installed. The alternator alone is a 450.00 part. So even if you do it yourself, its 1/3 of the cost of that warranty. The battery is 185.00 because its a dry cell battery used in the trunk so as to not create fumes or have liquid spilling.

So I went to the dealer and told them i was gonna tow it to another place. Then the cost went down to 1000.00. In any event, my point here is that an age old problem like an alternator that used to be cheap to fix, aint cheap NO MORE. And dont forget, my car has 36K miles. I also went through a water pump, covered under the drive train warranty. however that is a 550.00 job once its out of warranty.

I dont beat on my car. I dont drag it, but I do drive it fast.

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The lifetime warranty was a huge selling point for me. I wanted a Muscle Car I was going to keep in the family and pass on to my grandson. not available on SP any longer. Those that did get a SP with a lifetime warranty before they stopped it have a Dream deal that would be hard to trade off
 

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I got my Scat Pack in March 2016 and bought the lifetime Mopar warranty mainly because I will never sell this car and it not being my DD any of the other warranty's would expire by time with maybe 15,000 to 25,000 miles on the car. With the lifetime the expensive electronic parts that are likely to fail over time will be covered for as long as the cost of the repair doesn't exceed the value of the car. I know the car company sells these extended warranty's because they make money on them because most people will not keep the car long enough to use it. They get the itch for what ever the new hot flashy car on the market is and sell or trade in their car long before the warranty expires. So the chances of them paying out on expensive repairs is very low. But if you are keeping the car for 15 to 20 years or more the chances of needing a few expensive repairs is pretty much a certainty. I think I will over the long term get my moneys worth out of the cost of the warranty and then some.
 

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we offer very competitive pricing, if you pm us your vin number and current mileage as well as your needs, we will gladly quote you prices
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I have a female friend that had a older Chrysler Aspen, she had the lifetime warranty and at 96k started to have transmission problems. She never took the SUV to the delaler for any service in 96k miles. She'd used the local lube and go for oil changes. They denied her warranty because she had no proof that she did the required transmission services over the life of the vehicle. So with mine I am doing the oil changes and require lube services at the dealer to have a record on file. I know a lot of folks here like doing their own oil changes but I think the 45k engine service and transmission and diff services have to be done at the dealer to have a record to honor their warranty in the event of a problem, plus good documentation of home oil changes. I just don't want to give them ANY reason to question a warranty issue
 

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You will generally do better by taking the cost of the warranty, and setting it aside in a "repair fund" for the vehicle. If you need it, the money is there, if you don't the money is yours.

These warranties are not offered because they lose money. Since I bought my SPS last August, I have been hounded weekly by offers begging me to get an extended warranty. Why? Because they are huge cash cows for the companies offering them. They don't want me to have one because they are humanitarians and want to save me from being on the hook for repairs.
 

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I have had the LT Max Care bumper to bumper warranty on both my '09 R/T I had and on my '16 SP Shaker.

The warranty has been on / off for those trying to get this on the Scat Pack models.

Knowing the issues with the Getrag diff (mine had LT powertrain warranty) - if I didn't have warranty, that would have been nearly $2k a pop for that crappy diff...and even though it wasn't abused, it went bad.

I own my cars for long stretches. Car #5 had for 16 years, Car #6 is now 16 years old (and will keep it indefinitely) and the SP Shaker is #8 and that one I'll own indefinitely. I buy new and keep them.

At this point in my life, setting aside retirement $$$ is the #1 priority and I don't have to drive to get to my job...so my vehicles will last much longer not dealing with the day-to-day driving.
 

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You pay $1400 for a warranty but it is generally put in with the loan. How much is it really costing you by the time it is paid off? Setting the $1400 aside for repairs doesn't make sense to me. If I had $1400 cash I would be putting it down on the car and lowering my payments. THAT would save me money, not paying more every month and setting cash aside for repairs.
 

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You pay $1400 for a warranty but it is generally put in with the loan. How much is it really costing you by the time it is paid off? Setting the $1400 aside for repairs doesn't make sense to me. If I had $1400 cash I would be putting it down on the car and lowering my payments. THAT would save me money, not paying more every month and setting cash aside for repairs.
At $1400, the loan would cost $1546 over five years at 4%.

As you say, minimizing the loan on the car is the best strategy. Skip the extended warranty. If you can't afford to repair the car without financing the cost of repairs, I have bad news for you: you can't really afford the car.
 

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Ditto,got the lifetime last year when offered,and I haven't looked back. In time it will pay for itself.
 

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Been thinking of doing it myself.

Got quoted $2120 for 8y/75000 mile (~9000 miles a year) w/ $100 ded.

Wish I could still buy lifetime...
 

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My Scat Pack came with a certified 7/100,000 warranty. That should hopefully be enough coverage.
 

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I have a female friend that had a older Chrysler Aspen, she had the lifetime warranty and at 96k started to have transmission problems. She never took the SUV to the delaler for any service in 96k miles. She'd used the local lube and go for oil changes. They denied her warranty because she had no proof that she did the required transmission services over the life of the vehicle. So with mine I am doing the oil changes and require lube services at the dealer to have a record on file. I know a lot of folks here like doing their own oil changes but I think the 45k engine service and transmission and diff services have to be done at the dealer to have a record to honor their warranty in the event of a problem, plus good documentation of home oil changes. I just don't want to give them ANY reason to question a warranty issue
That's a good point. How many follow everything in the maintenance schedule exactly? With SRT or 392 engines that means no longer than 6 months between oil changes and that can be hard to do sometimes with winter storage or other situations. Are they going to deny engine coverage because one of your oil changes was 7 months from the last one?



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I may purchase a MOPAR Max car 7/75 extended warranty through a dealer I found that gave me a good price. The dealer where I bought the car was outrageous with their price.

Here is the estimate, keep in mind this is for a 2016 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 6K miles still under the original manufacturers warranty and I am within a year of the purchase . This apparently why the price is so good according to the below contact. I would like to here your feedback. Thanks !

Mr. Nicosia,
Thank you for the VIN.
I’ve attached the sample contract and quote for the Maximum Care 7/75K; $100 deductible. I figured you would not be putting a lot of miles on this beautiful car and could use more years. A few other terms available, but not limited to, are:
5/60K $100 ded. $965
6/85K $100 ded. $1685
7/75K $100 ded. $1420
7/100K $100 ded. $2165
8/125K $100 ded. $2815

Thank you.
Trish Steinard
Mopar Vehicle Protection Specialist
Riedman Motors Co., Inc.
In business since 1926
my direct number is 765-222-1353
[email protected]
riedmanmotors.com
We’re also on facebook Riedman Motors
When I bought mine (2016 SRT) I missed the life time by 3 months, the dealer tried to push an aftermarket warranty (I personally would stay away from) my dealer wouldn't budge on the Mopar max-care price they wanted $4200 for a 8 year/125K Max-Care, went on line and did some research Called Dave Smith Motors Bought the plan over the phone for $3000. Your prices look pretty good, If you plan on keeping the car I would go for the 8/125 and wouldn't consider any thing but a Max-Care.
 

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I may purchase a MOPAR Max car 7/75 extended warranty through a dealer I found that gave me a good price. The dealer where I bought the car was outrageous with their price.

Here is the estimate, keep in mind this is for a 2016 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 6K miles still under the original manufacturers warranty and I am within a year of the purchase . This apparently why the price is so good according to the below contact. I would like to here your feedback. Thanks !

Mr. Nicosia,
Thank you for the VIN.
I’ve attached the sample contract and quote for the Maximum Care 7/75K; $100 deductible. I figured you would not be putting a lot of miles on this beautiful car and could use more years. A few other terms available, but not limited to, are:
5/60K $100 ded. $965
6/85K $100 ded. $1685
7/75K $100 ded. $1420
7/100K $100 ded. $2165
8/125K $100 ded. $2815

Thank you.
Trish Steinard
Mopar Vehicle Protection Specialist
Riedman Motors Co., Inc.
In business since 1926
my direct number is 765-222-1353
[email protected]
riedmanmotors.com
We’re also on facebook Riedman Motors
$1420 is a few hundred dollars less than I paid for the 7/75 on my 2015. Some people consider them another product for the dealer to profit from, others swear by having the extra security, especially those I know that have utilized them.
 
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