Extended warranty?

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Chat and Discussion' started by Nismogrendel, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. Nismogrendel

    Nismogrendel New Member

    I'm going to be financing a Fiesta ST thru USAA.

    They offered me a few different types of "Extended Vehicle Protection Programs"

    The plans add $7 or $11 per month depending what you pick:

    60 month/100k

    I need to read the fine print, I plan to do a lot of maintenance myself (oil changes/etc), was reading that some don't cover you if you don't have a shop or dealership perform all maintenance and document it.

    Worth it? Not worth it? I'm not sure what Ford's factory warranty covers, trying to find that info right now too.
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  3. bobjob

    bobjob Active Member

    dont buy it from a dealer if you do want it, you can get it cheaper online. I got it for less than half of what my dealer offered for a longer waranty. and no you can still do maintenance on your own without any consequences. its worth it for me since it wasnt that much for a 7 year deal and i plan on keeping it at least that long.
  4. Chuckable

    Chuckable Member

    Like you said, read the fine print first. I'm financed through USAA as well, and I always see the pop-up ad for the coverage. You should also look to see if there is a deductible, and how much. And if you're modding, then the warranty may not ultimately cover much . . .
  5. Nismogrendel

    Nismogrendel New Member

    I talked with USAA, the only thing I'm really worried about is a clutch job eventually. I will just set aside cash for that and rely on Ford's default warranty for powertrain/etc coverage.

    The roadside assistance from USAA sounded sweet, but talking with my mom it sounds like AAA might be a better option for me. According to her, if I have AAA and my GF's car breaks down, I can use my AAA coverage to get her car towed. Quite a bit better than just covering the Fiesta thru USAA - and pretty much same cost for both monthly.

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