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A Cadillac is a luxury vehicle that requires diligent care—and great vehicle coverage. No matter the model, consider a Cadillac extended warranty that offers exceptional protection far beyond the factory warranty term.

The car insurance and warranty experts at CARCHEX can answer all your questions—what’s covered, how much warranty plans cost, and how to find the best plan for your budget, needs, and driving habits. Keep reading to learn more about Cadillac extended warranty options, also known as vehicle service contracts, for your vehicle.

What Does Cadillac Warranty Cover?

Before deciding on a Cadillac extended warranty, you should understand what’s covered under your factory warranty. Here’s what you get with a Cadillac manufacturer’s warranty:

  • 4-year/50,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty—This warranty covers the cost to repair or replace any defects in materials or workmanship original to the car. Parts and labor are included, and the warranty is fully transferable to a second owner.
  • 6-year/70,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty—This covers the cost to repair or replace any defects in materials or workmanship of the engine, transmission, and drive systems.
  • 6-year/70,000-mile Roadside Assistance—This 24/7 service includes towing, lockout services, refueling, dealer technician roadside services, and other perks.
  • 6- year/70,000-mile Courtesy Transportation—Cadillac will provide another means of travel or reimbursement if your car breaks down due to a covered repair.
  • Limited Parts Warranty—There are three different parts warranties that cover different genuine Cadillac parts:
    • 24-Month/Unlimited-Mile Limited Parts Warranty
    • Limited Lifetime Parts Warranty
    • 12-Month/Unlimited Parts Warranty

Once these warranties expire, you’re on the hook for expensive repairs. Fortunately, third-party providers such as CARCHEX offer flexible Cadillac extended warranty coverage options that can protect your car long after your factory warranty period ends.

Cadillac Extended Warranty Coverage

General Motors offers a Cadillac extended warranty for all new Cadillac vehicles at the time of purchase. This warranty acts as an extension of the Cadillac four-year or 50,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty. It covers many of the same parts and does not include a deductible.

Cadillac extended warranty coverage can add an additional two years and 20,000 miles of protection (bringing your total warranty coverage to six years and 70,000 miles). While this contract cannot be canceled, it can be transferred to new owners.

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Why Cadillac Owners Need an Extended Warranty

What do you do when your Cadillac factory warranty ends? An untimely repair can make a huge dent in your budget and leave you having to choose between vehicle safety and finances.

It all comes down to vehicle reliability and repair costs—the two most important factors when considering additional protection with a Cadillac extended warranty.

Cadillac Vehicle Reliability

The reliability of most Cadillacs is fine, but it’s far from outstanding. J.D. Power awarded Cadillac with one quality award in 2019. RepairPal ranks Cadillac a 3.0 out of 5.0, average in terms of reliability. However, over the past several years, there have been recalls for multiple models.

Cadillac Repair Costs

Maintaining the prestige of your Cadillac can be costly. Cadillac happens to be among the most expensive brands to repair, costing owners more than $12,000 on average over 10 years.

Regular car maintenance is expected on all vehicles, but a breakdown is always an unwanted surprise. When deciding whether Cadillac extended warranty protection would be a smart investment to help you cover these expenses, consider the average costs of common Cadillac repairs:

The average annual cost for Cadillac SRX car maintenance and minor repairs is $703. Unfortunately, many breakdowns are unpredictable, so it’s important to be prepared with a Cadillac extended warranty.

Who Should Provide Your Extended Cadillac Protection?

General Motors has Cadillac extended warranty plans, but you may benefit more from a service contract purchased through a third-party provider. You can still select factory-level coverage, but often for a lower price and with fewer restrictions.

With a CARCHEX warranty, you also get peace of mind knowing that if something goes wrong, you’ll be well taken care of. Our team is committed to providing excellent customer service and the most comprehensive plans that work for Cadillac drivers and their individual needs.

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Extended Coverage from CARCHEX

If you want to make the most of your investment and extend the life of your Cadillac beyond the manufacturer’s warranty term, then a CARCHEX Extended Vehicle Protection Plan is a great option. Our warranties last up to 10 years, with many options for vehicles with 100,000 miles or more.

Our Cadillac extended warranty coverage is affordable, comprehensive, and backed by a 99.9% customer satisfaction rating. See the chart below for a basic look at each of the five levels of coverage offered by CARCHEX. Note that we also offer a number of plans within each coverage level.

CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plans

Benefits of Choosing CARCHEX

Here are some of the benefits of choosing CARCHEX for your Cadillac extended warranty:

  • Low Monthly Payments—We understand that covering a $3,000 transmission replacement is tough for most, so we offer affordable monthly payment plans.
  • Claims Paid Directly to Repair Shop—We never make you wait around for reimbursement. Instead, we make it easy by paying the repair shop directly.
  • Your Choice of Mechanic—You should always be able to visit a mechanic you trust. That’s why we partner with more than 30,000 certified repair shops across the nation, so you have the freedom to choose.
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee—If you’re not completely satisfied with your Cadillac extended warranty, let us know within 30 days, and we’ll issue a refund.
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance—Roadside benefits include towing service, flat tire service, lockout service, and more. When it comes to mechanical breakdowns, you can’t be too cautious.
  • Commitment to Service—CARCHEX prioritizes the “Customer Experience Above All.” We prove it through our Better Business Bureau A+ rating and accreditation.
  • Experts Available—Our customer service representatives are available by phone or online to answer questions at any time of the day.

Here is how CARCHEX compares to other extended warranty companies:

How CARCHEX Stands Up to the Competition

CARCHEXAutoAssureConcord Auto ProtectEndurance
Years in Business24131017
Instant QuoteYesYesYesYes
BBB AccreditationYesNoNoNo
BBB RatingA+C+D-Not Rated
BBB Complaints (last 36 mo.)1591171602,029
Partnerships/EndorsementsCARFAX, RepairPal, Edmunds.com, Autoblog, SiriusXM, Vehicle Protection Association, and Goss’ Garage.Vehicle Protection Association, Dun & BradstreetConsumer AffairsCourtney Hansen, Katie Osborne, Vehicle Protection Association

CARCHEX: Industry-Leading Protection

With more than 20 years of experience, CARCHEX is one of the top-rated names in the industry. Owners of Cadillac vehicles trust CARCHEX extended warranties because of superb customer ratings and reviews. See what CARCHEX customer Arlene Sherman said in October 2019:

“This is a good company to do business with. Everyone has good product knowledge, and they have really good customer service. I will stick with them even though other companies are always trying to drag me away!”

To get a free quote on a Cadillac extended warranty, call 866-261-3457 and speak with a vehicle protection specialist today.


Cadillac: https://www.cadillac.com/ownership/warranty-repairs

J.D. Power: https://www.jdpower.com/Cars/ratings/cadillac/2019

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/reliability/cadillac

Kelley Blue Book: https://www.kbb.com/ownership/recalls/cadillac/

Popular Mechanics: https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a21295/these-are-the-most-expensive-car-brands-to-maintain/

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/estimator/cadillac/deville/water-pump-replacement-cost

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/estimator/cadillac/escalade+ext/front-strut-replacement-cost

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/power-window-regulators-may-fail-and-cause-window-to-fall-into-door-274

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/estimator/cadillac/fleetwood/fuel-injector-replacement-cost 

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/estimator/cadillac/escalade/wheel-hub-assembly-replacement-cost

RepairPal: https://repairpal.com/reliability/cadillac/srx

Transmission Repair Cost Guide: https://www.transmissionrepaircostguide.com/

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