Powertrain vs. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranties

Have you ever noticed that dealers have different warranties? These warranties mean different things according to what the dealership wants to include. However, the powertrain warranty is the more straightforward of the two. The powertrain refers to the engine and transmission. These are two expensive parts of the car that must be covered by a warranty to avoid any costly repairs. You commonly see these types of warranties for used cars.

However, there are also bumper-to-bumper warranties that cover everything inside the car and between the bumpers, for the most part. Every warranty should be checked before signing as dealerships do not have to include any part that isn't necessary for the warranty. You can check the warranty by looking it over on paper and deciding whether it's the best option to get into a new car.

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