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Fiat Warranty

Fiat factory warranties are typically short lived, leaving owners unprotected against future vehicle repair and replacement costs. The vehicle protection specialists at CARCHEX can help you learn more about the most common Fiat issues, what is included in a basic Fiat warranty, and why extending your vehicle coverage with a third-party provider is a smart choice.

What’s Included in a Fiat Warranty?

Here is what’s covered under a 2016 Fiat 500X basic service warranty:

  • 4-year / 50,000-mile basic limited warranty—This warranty covers the repairs needed to correct defects in materials, workmanship, or factory preparation of parts supplied by Fiat.

Essentially, any repairs needed due to mishaps in the Fiat manufacturing process will be covered. These repairs must be made at your authorized Fiat repair facility.

However, the following items are not covered after 12 months or 12,000 miles on the odometer:

What's Included in a Fiat Warranty

  • Brakes (rotors, pads, linings, and drums)
  • Wiper blades
  • Clutch discs or modular clutch assembly
  • Windshield and rear window
  • Wheel alignment and wheel balancing

If your Fiat experiences issues with any of these parts after just a year of driving, you won’t be covered by the basic service warranty provided by your dealer and will be left paying the repair costs.

An extended warranty will give your vehicle the coverage it needs to run smoothly and give you the comfort of knowing that you’re covered in case of an emergency.

What Are Some Common Issues Fiats Experience?

Here are some of the most common issues experienced by Fiat drivers:

  • Brake Pad Replacement—Fiat owners have had a lot of issues with their brake pads. As one of the most crucial safety components of your car, it’s important to keep your brake pads in great shape. Brake pad replacement will cost anywhere between $141 and $199.
  • Alternator Repair—Over time, Fiats can experience faulty alternators. An alternator repair will cost $434 to $514.
  • Wheel Bearings Replacement—Your basic Fiat warranty doesn’t cover the cost of wheel replacement or repairs. The average cost of a wheel bearing replacement is $168 to $309.
  • Brake Rotors and Disc Replacement—After your dealer warranty expires, you’ll be left to pay for this replacement out of pocket—anywhere between $232 and $285.

In addition to these repair and replacement costs, there are a number of other repair costs that drivers will experience as vehicles age. When these arise, you will be on the hook for the repairs.

Vehicle Repair Costs

What to Consider Before Purchasing an Extended Warranty

Here are some of the most important factors to consider when shopping for a Fiat warranty provider to ensure that you are working with the best in the business.

  1. Years in business
  2. Accreditation
  3. Better Business Bureau rating
  4. Better Business Bureau complaints
  5. Partnerships and endorsements

Let’s take a look at how the top six warranty providers in the industry stack up.

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With more than 20 years in the car service and vehicle protection industry, an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, and unbeatable customer service, CARCHEX is the best place to get coverage for your vehicle.

CARCHEX Extended Warranties

Choose from one of our five different levels of Vehicle Protection Plans and customize the coverage you need for your Fiat.

CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plans

Benefits of a CARCHEX Extended Warranty

When you purchase an extended warranty, you won’t have to worry about being able to afford car repairs down the road. Even though the standard Fiat warranty might cover problems for a short period of time, an extended third-party warranty can ensure protection for the duration of your vehicle ownership.

There are many benefits from purchasing an extended warranty with CARCHEX, including:

CARCHEX Care Plan Benefits

  • Affordable Payments—CARCHEX offers flexible and affordable plans with low monthly payments.
  • Personal Choice of Repair Facility—Instead of being required to bring your vehicle to a specific dealership, you have the choice to pick where your car is serviced.
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee—We proudly offer a No Haggle, Low Price, Every Day Guarantee™ as well as a risk-free, 30-day money back guarantee with our Extended Vehicle Protection Plans.
  • Claims Paid Directly to the Repair Shop— Your covered claims are paid directly to the repair facility that services your car, making the process fast, easy, and convenient.
  • Commitment to Service—We value our customers above everything else, so we prefer to use a consultative approach when discussing coverage plans to ensure that you get the best plan for you.

Get An Extended Warranty for Your Fiat Today

You’ll know your car is protected with a Fiat warranty. A Vehicle Protection Plan from CARCHEX will protect both your Fiat and your wallet. Contact one of our vehicle protection specialists to discuss which extended coverage options meet your needs.

Get an instant quote online or call us at 866-261-3457 to get more information about vehicle coverage for your Fiat today.



Fiat USA: https://www.fiatusa.com/download/pdf/manuals/2016-FIAT-500X-Generic_Warranty-1st.pdf

Your Mechanic: https://www.yourmechanic.com/estimates/fiat/500/brake-pads-replacement

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