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Has anyone considered or purchased an extended warranty on their Q3? I had one on my previous ride (07' VW MKV) that covered it until 100K.....but what Audi is quoting me is absolutely ridiculous. $4,456 for 7yr/100K with $100 deductible.

I've been looking around the web for other 3rd party companies that come in cheaper but had very mixed or poor reviews. Looks that Audi warranties are written through Fidelity warranty services.

Any recommendations or experience with good 3rd parties?
 

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Has anyone considered or purchased an extended warranty on their Q3? I had one on my previous ride (07' VW MKV) that covered it until 100K.....but what Audi is quoting me is absolutely ridiculous. $4,456 for 7yr/100K with $100 deductible.

I've been looking around the web for other 3rd party companies that come in cheaper but had very mixed or poor reviews. Looks that Audi warranties are written through Fidelity warranty services.

Any recommendations or experience with good 3rd parties?
Yes, I went for it. For 7yr/100k, the price for me was ~ $3,800. With 2 cars to drive and the late-Spring/all summer/early Autumn set for using my convertible, I don't intend to drive the Audi all year round, so I opted for 7yr/70k @ ~ $2,700.

I've used a 3rd party one for both my past Volvo and my current Toyota.

For my Toyota, I went with Endurance. So far so good; but it's a Toyota, I've only had to use it once -- for a $200 repair with a $100 deductible. The cost of the extended warranty was $3,500 and it was also a 4 yr/50k extension above.

With the Volvo, it was through Century Warranty Services -- something Huntington National Bank offered while I bought the car post-lease which extended the base warranty another 4 years and 50k miles but it cost me a bundle -- $4K+. That was my 1st post-lease buy out loan and extended warranty experience -- so I didn't know any better. However, it paid itself upon the 2nd repair -- replace the differential. The downside was instead of new (which costs $8k), they'd only paid for used (which costs $4k and had 40k miles on it). In retrospect with all the items fixed under warranty on the Volvo, I saved nearly $10K in all as a result had I paid for it without the warranty. All repairs were done at the Volvo dealership except for one. To pay $800 on deductible costs spread over the 4 years was worth it.

Just before I traded the Volvo in, I refinanced the vehicle to lower my month-to-month costs and in turn got a warranty through the broker (Blue Harbor Auto) which sold me the same 4 yr/50k "at cost" which was $3,200 or so. I never actually had to use the warranty; but I've had a great time with Blue Harbor Auto itself and would gladly do business with them again -- that's how good Customer Service was for the limited time I was with them. PM me if you want the name of the sales rep who helped me out.


 

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I wouldn't. The Q3 is rated as the best quality vehicle by a number of publications. With that type of quality, it seems like a poor bet to buy the extended warranty.
 

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I wish you guys would SEARCH this forum for stuff before you buy - check this out, I've bought 2 warranties from these guys - BEST prices usually unless you go straight to Fidelity (and he can get THEM too)... http://www.audiq3forum.com/forum/313-q3-dealers-purchases-orders/3418-audi-care.html#post57850
Roger...got in touch with Troy. He was about $1500 less than what the purchase dealer quoted. Amazing how much they pad these things!

Now I just need to decide if I want to pull the trigger. I have some time as the pricing is good up until 10K miles.
 

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There you go ...
 
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