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New Cars With the Best Warranties
April 25, 2013Let's face facts - cars can break down at any moment. It's just the way it is. So when you're shopping for a new car, it's smart to pay attention to the warranty.
However, with all the auto manufacturers out there, it's hard to tell who has the best warranty on the market. Luckily BankRate.com has done some of the leg work for us. Here's their list of the seven auto makers with the best warranties based on basic, powertrain, corrosion and roadside assistance coverage.
|Buick||4 years or 50,000 miles||6 years or 70,000 miles||6 years or 100,000 miles||6 years or 70,000 miles|
|GMC||3 years or 36,000 miles||5 years or 100,000 miles||6 years or 100,000 miles||5 years or 100,000 miles|
|Hyundai||5 years or 60,000 miles||10 years or 100,000 miles||7 year unlimited||5 years|
|Infiniti||4 years or 60,000 miles||6 year or 70,000 miles||7 years unlimited||2 years|
|Kia||5 years or 60,000 miles||10 years or 100,000 miles||5 year 100,000 mile||5 years or 60,000 miles|
|Mitsubishi||5 years or 60,000 miles||10 years or 100,000 miles||7 year 100,000 mile||5 years|
|Volvo||4 years or 50,000 miles||4 years or 50,000 miles||12 year unlimited||4 years|
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- Gregg Fidan
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