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Does Tinting Your Windows Void Your Cars Warranty?

It is important to check the terms of your specific vehicle's warranty before making any major or minor changes to the vehicle. Voiding a vehicle's new car warranty defeats one of the many benefits that buyers enjoy about owning a new vehicle, don't void your vehicle's warranty over something as seemingly minor as window tint.
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What Is a Car Warranty?

A car warranty is different than insurance, but just as important if you are looking to buy a new car, truck, or SUV. A warranty helps cover the cost of certain repairs.
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How Good Is the Kia Warranty?

The Kia warranty is an industry-leading 10 year or 100,000 miles powertrain warranty, but what exactly does that cover? It covers things like the engine, exterior body parts, and also includes roadside assistance.
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Hybrids & Electrics

Does Rivian Have a Better EV Warranty Than Tesla?

We’re currently counting down the days until the R1T and R1S officially hit Rivian dealerships. But before they do, the American EV company continues to trickle out more information about the potential ownership experience. For example, how it plans to offer charging stations outside of urban environments. And now, Rivian has revealed another bit of …
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Why You Should Never Buy a Tire Based on Its Warranty

If you’ve driven cars, you’ve likely experienced a flat tire at some point. Whether it’s a blowout on the highway or deflation in your driveway, a flat is a major inconvenience. Your first instinct might be to call road service. Or you speed-dial your insurance company, knowing your policy covers roadside assistance. Or you might …
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Which Motorcycle Brand Has the Best Warranty?

Although used bikes are easier on the budget, buying a new motorcycle has its advantages. Among them, the fact that a new motorcycle comes with a factory warranty. But just like with cars, not all bike warranties are created equal. So, how do the different motorcycle brands available in the US compare? Is there any …
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Common Things That Void Your Car’s Warranty

A warranty is one of the most significant benefits of buying a car brand new. They are usually provided by the manufacturer directly as an understanding between them and the car buyer that they will take responsibility for most manufacturing defects out of the control of the consumer. As an agreement, there are ways that …
The logos of automobile companies (L-R) Abarth, Lancia, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep are pictured at the entrance to the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
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Save Money, Pass on Extended Warranty

No matter what car you are looking at buying, an extended warranty always sounds like a good idea. The cost of buying a car alone isn’t enough with many dealerships offering a large variety of options for additional services, and it can hard to know which ones are worth paying extra for and which ones …
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Does the Jeep Warranty Even Compare?

The Jeep brand is among Dodge, Ram, Fiat, and Chrysler under the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles name. Jeep backs some popular cars like the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Jeep Wrangler, and the Jeep Renegade. Some of these, like the Jeep Wrangler, can be a little less than reliable. All new cars come with a factory warranty. …
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Is the Chevy Warranty Package Any Good?

Ahh. A new car. It wreaks of new car smell, has under 1000 miles on it, and feels secure with that factory warranty. A new car warranty lends a little extra peace of mind as you cruise around in your new Chevrolet vehicle. At least it should. Does Chevy offer a good warranty package? Some …
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How Bad Is the Honda Factory Warranty?

Honda cars are some of the most popular in the world. They range from the speedy Civic SI Coupe to the family friendly Honda Passport –– even awesome bikes like the Honda Africa Twin. There is something for everyone on a Honda lot, but how well is your new Honda covered? Honda is ranked among …
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How Bad Is the Ford Factory Warranty?

The Ford Motor Company has proudly cared for its own since the early 1900s. The flagship Ford factory in Detroit, Michigan took care of its employees and spawned the American middle class. The Model T preceded others like the F-150, Ford Explorer, and Ford Mustang. Over the next century of production, Ford kept its reputation …
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Does the Kia Telluride Have a Good Warranty?

A compact SUV with all terrain capabilities like the Kia Telluride lends a certain sense of freedom. The option to upgrade to a plush leather trim with sweet perks like dual sunroofs? Even better. The Kia Telluride has received a lot of attention, but is the Kia warranty enough for this SUV? We ought to …
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Is Hyundai Assurance a Warranty?

The Hyundai name is associated with an array of vehicles. For the last several years the brand has grown in popularity. Winning awards and high ratings from trusted reviews on a number of models is Hyundai‘s claim to fame. Great warranties and something called Hyundai Assurance often come to mind in association with Hyundai Motor …