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Alfa Romeo Extended Car Warranties

Oct 03, 2019
Michael Robinson

One of the oldest automakers in the world, Alfa Romeo has lived through more than a century of innovation, global turmoil, financial difficulties, and multiple ownership groups before being acquired by Fiat and integrated into the extended Fiat Chrysler group which includes Maserati; the two Italian automakers now share technology, platforms, and are sold together in joint dealerships in select markets. Alfa Romeo offers a unique blend of industrial design, high-performance engines, and sporty performance that has allowed it to regain its foothold in North America after being pulled from the market for decades.

Alfa Romeo’s global production figures grew to 150,722 units in 2017 from 93,117 units in 2016, but the automaker still remains unprofitable. As planned, more new models are in the works, including replacements for the current 4C sports convertible, and a luxury four-door SUV to compete with the Audio Q7, BMW X5, and Volvo XC90. 

With only 3 models to select from, North American buyers have their choice of the four-door luxury Stelvio SUV, Giulia sports sedan, and 4C Spider; all three models are available in the famed Quadrifoglio turbo-charged variant which begins at $75,000.

Alfa Romeo offers the most affordable way for drivers to experience the exhilaration of Italian automotive design and performance at a price comparable to mid-tier German high-performance sedans; without the problems associated with more expensive designs from Maserati, Ferrari, and Lamborghini that have struggled to cope with North American driving conditions. 

Why do you need a Circle Auto Protect on your Alfa Romeo?

North American drivers are forced to contend four seasons of unpredictable weather that create less than optimal driving conditions that can accelerate the wear and tear on a vehicle. Extreme heat and brutally cold winter weather take its toll on your automobile; accelerating the need to fine-tune your car or SVU to maintain its high level of performance requires regular maintenance, and once your Alfa Romeo manufacturer’s warranty expires, you don’t want to be stuck with potentially expensive repair bills. Italian automobiles have a mixed history in regard to durability and reliability in North America, making it even more important to protect your investment with Circle Auto Protect.

How Does a Circle Auto Protect Compare to an Alfa Romeo Extended Warranty?

In order to show how a policy from Circle Auto Protect compares to an extended limited warranty from Alfa Romeo, we’ve prepared the following detailed comparison.

Alfa Romeo has announced that from 1 July 2018, all-new Giulia, Stelvio and Giulietta models will come with a longer warranty. The cars all now benefit from a five-year warranty, three years of scheduled servicing and five years of roadside assistance as standard.

The Basic Limited Warranty lasts for five years from the date it begins or for 50,000 miles on the odometer, whichever occurs first. But the following items are covered only for 12 months or for 12,000 miles on the odometer, whichever occurs first: 

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

Alfa Romeo Service and Care Prepaid Maintenance Plans are designed to provide you with complete vehicle maintenance protection while saving you time and money. Their plans offer the use of authentic Alfa Romeo parts and services performed by Alfa Romeo certified expert technicians. They will help maintain your vehicle’s top performance levels and enhance your Alfa Romeo ownership experience. Alfa Romeo is passionate about providing the best care possible, which is why they cover the first year of Prepaid Maintenance at no cost to you. Additional coverage is available for purchase ranging from 3 years/30,000 miles up to 4 years/40,000 miles.



PREPAID MAINTENANCE PLANS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:
•    Engine Oil and Filter Replacement
•    Tire Rotation
•    Cabin and Engine Air Filter Replacement
•    Change Brake Fluid
•    Spark Plugs Replacement
•    Brake Pad and Rotor Condition Inspection
•    Drive Belt Tension and Condition Inspection
•    Battery and Charging Inspection
•    Tire Inflation and Tire Repair Kit Inspection
•    Correct Fluid Levels Inspection
•    Windshield Wiper Blades Inspection
•    Check Engine Management System Operation

How do I use my Circle Auto Protect when I need it? 
•    Call us 24/7 at 1-833-247-2530 or email us when a covered problem occurs in your Alfa Romeo.
•    There is usually an affordable deductible you pay, and we take care of the rest for the covered claim, repair or replacement.
•    You can choose any dealer, or local mechanic to perform the repairs on your Alfa Romeo with your Circle Auto Protect service plan.

What are the Benefits of my Circle Auto Protect?
 

24/7 – 365 Roadside Assistance 

There is nothing more frustrating than when your automobile breaks down. Whether in the morning in a secure spot like your driveway or 800 miles from home in inclement weather. In the event your Alfa Romeo breakdown happens, Circle Auto Protect will be there to help you through each step. We provide 24/7 roadside assistance. Once your car is towed to a licensed repair shop, we provide rental car reimbursement. All Circle Auto Protect Polices include roadside assistance at no additional cost.
 

Unexpected Repairs 

When an unexpected auto repair on your Alfa Romeo comes your way, Circle Auto Protect is here for you. From arranging your automobile repairs to getting you a rental car, our Auto Experts will work for you, so you won't have to worry about a thing we offer the fastest turnaround time in the industry and we are just a phone call away. Keeping you on the road is our commitment to you.
 

Accepted Nationwide 

Anytime, anywhere, any place. Circle Auto Protect strives to make sure our customers are taken care of no matter where they are and is available nationwide to offer the same great auto services you are used to. You can use any ASE certified repair shop, including the Alfa Romeo dealer. The choice is yours. Our plan gives you peace of mind that your car will be repaired at home or on vacation across the country. 
 

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee 

Circle Auto Protect will stand by our product by offering a 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee on all plans. We encourage you to shop around and review your policy Once you purchase an extended plan, if, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with the terms and conditions of your coverage policy, there is a hassle-free process for providing you with a full refund of your payment.



Flexible Plan Options

At Circle Auto Protect, we provide our customers with the best possible coverage at payment terms that they can afford. We offer flexible plan options, custom-built to suit every customer’s needs. This makes our extended plans affordable on almost any budget.


ASE Certified 

At Circle Auto Protect we act as your eyes and ears in the field. A mechanic tells you what is wrong, leaving you to trust he is telling you the truth. At Circle Auto Protect we work DIRECTLY with your Alfa Romeo dealership or ASE Certified Facility with our ASE Certified technicians on staff to diagnose and make sure your vehicle is back on the road with the shortest turnaround time possible.
 

What Does My Circle Auto Protect Cover?

Circle Auto Protect offers several policies, from basic coverage to comprehensive coverage that includes everything from GPS navigation to air conditioning systems. 

Our coverage on your Alfa Romeo includes:

•    Engine
•    Suspension 
•    Fuel System 
•    Turbo Charger
•    Towing
•    Rental Care
•    AWD/4x4
•    Trip Interruption
•    Out of Gas
•    Dead Battery
•    Gaskets Seals
•    GPS Navigation 
•    Locksmith 
•    Steering System 
•    Transmission 
•    Cooling System 
•    ABS – Brakes 
•    Electrical System 
•    Brake System 
•    Drive Axle

Vehicles up to 140K miles are eligible for our Plans

Extend the life of your Alfa Romeo with the Circle Auto Protect.

Call: 1-833-247-2530

 


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