Hondas have a reputation for being among the most reliable cars on the road. In fact, many Honda owners drive their vehicles far beyond the manufacturer’s warranty that comes with the car at time the of purchase.

Even if your vehicle seems to be driving normally, it is still very possible it will need repairs. No car is immune to the wear and tear of an everyday commute, which is why it’s important to have a Honda warranty. Once your three-year, 36,000-mile basic limited warranty and five-year, 60,000 mile powertrain limited warranty expire, you’ll need additional protection. CARCHEX offers extended warranties that will give your Honda the coverage it needs to keep you on the road longer.

To get a free quote from CARCHEX, fill out the online form or call 866-261-3457.

Honda Warranty Coverage

Every new Honda comes with a factory warranty to ensure your vehicle is covered in the case of a manufacturer or workmanship error. Factory warranties are broken down into two components: the basic coverage warranty, often referred to as the bumper-to-bumper warranty, and the powertrain warranty. The American Honda Motor Co. offers these two warranties along with several more. The breakdown of Honda’s warranty offering for its new vehicles is as follows.

New Vehicle Limited Warranty

If you’re purchasing a new Honda, you automatically receive a New Vehicle Limited Warranty, which covers many components, including the air conditioning unit, battery, audio system, and other electrical components. The coverage is good for three years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Additional limited coverage includes:

  • Key fob and remote batteries—6 months
  • Wiper blade inserts—6 months
  • Wheel balancing and wheel alignment—1 year or 12,000 miles
  • Air conditioner refrigerant—2 years or 24,000 miles

Limited Powertrain Warranty

The powertrain is your car’s powerhouse. The car’s powertrain system includes the following parts:

  • Engine
  • Transmission and transaxle
  • Drivetrain
  • Restraint system

Powertrain warranties cover everything involving the repair and replacement of these parts and other parts included in the powertrain. Honda’s warranty for your powertrain is good for either five years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Honda’s Limited Powertrain Warranty protects the following:

Engine Engine-related repairs include work on the cylinder block and head and all internal parts; timing gears and gaskets; timing chain/belt and cover; flywheel; valve covers; oil pan and oil pump; intake and exhaust manifolds; engine mounts; engine/powertrain control module; water pump; fuel pump; seals, and gaskets.
Transmission and Transaxle Honda’s transmission and transaxle repairs include case and all internal parts; torque converter; transfer case and all internal parts; transmission/powertrain control module; seals, and gaskets.
Front-Wheel Drive System Honda’s Limited Powertrain Warranty services the following components of the front-wheel drive system: final drive housing and all internal parts; driveshafts; constant velocity joints; front hubs and bearings; seals, and gaskets.
Rear-Wheel Drive System Honda’s Rear-Wheel-Drive System coverage includes the differential housing and all internal parts; propeller shafts; universal joints; driveshafts; constant velocity joints; rear hubs and bearings; seals, and gaskets.

Accessory Limited Warranty

The Honda warranty offers three years, or 36,000 miles of protection for Honda Genuine Accessories  installed at the time of the vehicle’s purchase. According to the warranty booklet, in addition to the accessories included in the purchase, Honda also grants warranties to accessories purchased through, but not installed by, Honda dealers. All accessories included at the time of purchase are covered by either the time remaining in the New Vehicle Limited Warranty or one year, whichever is longer. Accessories purchased through a Honda dealer are also protected for one year.

Replacement Parts Limited Warranty

Honda provides coverage for its Honda Genuine Parts for one year from the date of purchase of the duration of the New Vehicle Warranty (three years or 36,000 miles), whichever is longer. The Replacement/Remanufactured Parts Limited Warranty only covers repair claims that include documented proof of purchase. It only covers parts considered to be normal maintenance items, like spark plugs, filters, and brake pads, if they are defective.

Rust Perforation Limited Warranty

Honda’s Rust Perforation Limited Warranty, or corrosion warranty, provides protection against rust and deterioration for original body panels. This Honda warranty is good for five years and unlimited mileage. It does not protect against the rusting of body panels that were repaired, replaced, or refinished after the purchase of your vehicle.

Roadside Assistance

Honda offers 24-hour emergency roadside assistance for the first three years or 36,000 miles of your vehicle. Honda’s 24-hour emergency roadside assistance covers the following:

    • Jump start
    • Fuel delivery
    • Lockouts
    • Flat tire
    • Mechanical tow
    • Accident tow
    • Winching

Tire Warranty

Coverage for your tires is separate from your Honda warranty—they’re covered by the tire manufacturer. Look online for your specific tire warranty from Yokohoma, Bridgestone/Firestone, Hankook, Maxxis, Continental, JK, Michelin, Goodyear/Dunlop, or Kenda.

Additional Coverage

Honda cars less than three years old with fewer than 36,000 miles are eligible for additional coverage with Honda Care® Vehicle Service Contract (VSC) Plans. If your Honda vehicle is less than one year old and has fewer than 12,000 miles, it is eligible for Honda Care Maintenance™. These aftermarket warranties provide prepaid services, rental car reimbursements, and more.

What Your Honda Limited Warranty Doesn’t Cover

The New Vehicle Limited Warranty does not cover normal wear or deterioration of any part, cleaning and polishing, or adding any fluids, unless they are needed as part of a warranty repair. Unless broken, chipped, or scratched window glass is due to a defect in material or workmanship, it will not be covered. Cosmetic flaws, such as paint, that aren’t due to a defect in material or workmanship will also not be covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

In addition, the Honda warranty won’t cover damage or failure of parts or accessories due to:

  • Improper maintenance or installation
  • Abuse or misuse
  • Accidental damage
  • Low fluid levels
  • Racing
  • Modifications

Honda also won’t honor the warranty if the odometer has been altered or if the vehicle has been declared a total loss.

Honda Warranties that Go the Extra Mile: Extended Warranties

While Honda’s warranty program sounds generous on the surface, it actually lags behind that of other manufacturers.

For example, these car brands provide longer warranties than Honda:

Make Limited Basic Warranty
Acura 4 years, 50,000 miles
BMW 4 years, 50,000 miles
Volkswagen 4 years, 60,000 miles
Kia 5 years, 60,000 miles
Mitsubishi 5 years, 60,000 miles

The Kia and Mitsubishi limited powertrain warranties last up to 10 years or 100,000 miles, almost double what the Honda powertrain warranty offers.

If you’re buying a Honda vehicle, maximize your investment and consider an extended auto warranty from a third-party company like CARCHEX.

Why Consider an Extended Warranty?

An extended warranty is a smart decision to give your vehicle—and wallet—the coverage it needs. It can protect you from the inevitable costly repairs your Honda will need as it gets into higher mileage territory, especially after its manufacturer warranty expires. When it comes to purchasing an extended warranty, you have two options: the dealership or a third-party warranty company.

If you purchase a Honda extended warranty from the dealership, you are limited to their levels of protection, which give you fewer options in the long run. You are also only able to take your vehicle to a Honda dealer for repairs.

There are fewer options when it comes to dealer extended warranty plans, so you may end up paying a high price for coverage that you don’t need. That’s where third-party suppliers like CARCHEX come in. Learn how you can customize Honda extended warranties from a third-party company for your driving habits and budget, so you get the policy you need for an affordable price.

It’s easy to see CARCHEX beats the leading competition when it comes to the best extended vehicle warranty company:

  • CARCHEX has two decades of experience in the warranty business.
  • The Better Business Bureau gives us an A+ on customer service, and we’ve been accredited since 2009.
  • CARCHEX holds many key industry endorsements, including those from MotorWeek’s Pat Goss, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, RepairPal, and CARFAX.

CARCHEX Extended Warranties at a Glance

CARCHEX Extended Vehicle Protection Plans offer affordable, flexible extended warranties to extend the life of your Honda without you having to spend the full cost of repairs. Purchasing a Honda extended warranty can give you the peace of mind you need as your vehicle gets into the higher mileage zones—something Hondas are known for. Some third-party Honda warranty providers don’t extend coverage for vehicles with high mileage, but protection for vehicles with 100,000 miles or more is available from CARCHEX.

CARCHEX offers five levels of coverage—Titanium, Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze—with a number of customizable protection plans within each level. Our options are backed by the top-rated providers in the industry who are all competing your competition, allowing us to offer you the lowest price available. That way, you can choose exactly what your Honda extended warranty means to you and your wallet.

The Benefits of Going With CARCHEX

  • Free Customized Quote—When you call CARCHEX for a quote, our representatives will ask you questions about your Honda, then provide a price that’s tailored to you and your vehicle.
  • Affordable Payment Options—We offer flexible monthly payment plans that fit in your budget.
  • Your Choice of Repair Shop—CARCHEX partners with over 30,000 repair facilities, so you’re not limited to just your local Honda dealer.
  • Extended Warranty Extras—CARCHEX throws in roadside assistance, rental car, towing, gas delivery, and trip interruption benefits, too.
  • Transferability—If you decide to sell your Honda before your warranty expires, it can be easily transferred to the new owner—adding resale value to your vehicle.
  • Claims Paid Directly to the Repair Facility—No need to wait for reimbursement.
  • No-Haggle, Low-Price, Everyday Guarantee™—We believe you shouldn’t have to haggle to get a fair price for your extended auto warranty.
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee—If you’re not satisfied, we’ll refund your money.

Honda Reliability

Honda vehicles are known for their reliability, but even so, they still need repairs like any other car. Because of this, you might wonder how much money will an extended warranty save you with your Honda? The answer isn’t easy. It depends on several factors, like the model and age of your Honda, and your driving habits. Here are common repairs reported by Honda drivers, provided by RepairPal.

Average Repair Estimates for Hondas in 2020

  • $362–$725 for a radiator replacement
  • $484–$618 for a timing belt replacement
  • $341–$824 for a brake booster replacement
  • $167–$210 for an EGR valve replacement
  • $188-$498 for a radiator fan assembly replacement
  • $1,477–$2,945 for an exhaust manifold replacement on a Honda Accord
  • $190–$247 for a brake line replacement on a Honda Civic
  • $124–$588 for an oxygen sensor replacement on a Honda Pilot
  • $353–$510 for a wheel hub replacement on a Honda CR-V
  • $608–$1,000 for a fuel injector replacement on a Honda Ridgeline

Call CARCHEX for a Free Quote Today

CARCHEX is continuously recognized as one of the leading providers of extended car warranty programs, and our broad selection of offerings for Honda vehicles can turn your standard Honda warranty into something with real value. Get an instant free quote today as part of the CARCHEX No-Haggle, Low-Price, Everyday Guarantee™. Your quote is completely customized to your vehicle, future plans, needs, and budget. With a CARCHEX Extended Vehicle Protection Plan, you can get the reliable extended Honda coverage you need.

If you choose a CARCHEX Extended Vehicle Protection Plan:

  • There’s no down payment required.
  • We have an easy payment plan.
  • We’re flexible with time and terms for every driving habit.
  • We offer customized coverage options.
  • Our contract is easy to understand, so you know exactly what you’re getting.
  • We offer protection against lost, stolen, or damaged keys.

Call us toll free at 866-261-3457 to learn more or get your free quote.










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