JP table – sample 137

Manufacturer Extended Warranty Third-Party Vehicle Service Contract
Typically must be purchased
before the manufacturer’s new vehicle warranty expires
Can be purchased at any time
Requires that the vehicle be serviced exclusively at dealerships Vehicles can generally be serviced
at any ASE-certified repair shop
Typically more expensive Typically less expensive
Typically offer more comprehensive coverage
that’s tailored to vehicles’ unique needs
Plans not usually tailored to a specific brand
Term limits rarely exceed 100,000 miles Term limits as high as 250,000 miles
Usually only one or two coverage levels Usually three to five levels of coverage