What is a Saab Extended Warranty?
A GM Saab service contract is a promise to perform (or pay for) certain repairs of services. Most consumers call this a "GM Saab Extended Warranty", however a GM Saab service contract is not a extended warranty as defined by federal law. The separate and additional cost distinguishes a service contract from a GM warranty. A General Motors Protection Plan (GMPP) may be arranged at any time and always costs extra; a GM Saab factory warranty comes with a new GM Saab and is included in the original price of the vehicle.
Are you thinking about extending coverage on your Saab?
If you are purchasing a GM Saab, or if you already own one, you may be thinking about getting some level of extended coverage beyond the normal GM Saab factory warranty. Although GM Saab's are generally very reliable vehicles, a General Motors Protection Plan, commonly referred to as a GM Saab extended warranty, may provide you with extra protection to offer you the peace of mind you are looking for. GMPP for your GM Saab can provide coverage that goes beyond the factory warranty of your vehicle, providing years of added protection. These General Motors Protection Plans (GMPP) are accepted nationwide at all GM dealers, and also afford you with most of the benefits provided with a new car purchase.
Saab Extended Warranties - Alternative Provider
Many third party websites offer protection plans that they call Saab extended warranties, these too are not to be confused with a warranty. Their is only one factory backed protection plan, namely the GMPP - General Motors Protection Plan, in which is not a warranty at all, it is a service contract with a promise to perform (or pay for) mechanical breakdown. Many consumers feel more comfortable with the convenience and affordability of a factory backed protection plan. However, there are alternative Saab extended warranty providers. You should investigate your options before choosing your extended protection plan.
Saab Factory Warranty:
New Vehicle Limited Warranty on Saab vehicles registered in the U.S.A. are covered for 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first (some GM products may have additional coverage). The complete vehicle is covered, including tires, towing to your nearest GM Saab dealership, and cosmetic corrosion resulting from defects. Repairs will be made to correct any vehicle defect, and most warranty repairs will be made at no charge. In addition, rust-through corrosion will be covered for 6 years/100,000 miles (whichever comes first). See your GM Saab dealer for details.
Saab are designed and built to resist corrosion. All body and sheet metal components are warranted against rust-through corrosion for 6 years/100,000 miles (whichever comes first). Application of additional rust-inhibiting materials is not required under the corrosion coverage and none is recommended. See your GM Saab dealer for terms of this limited warranty.
Saab's and their components are assembled or produced by different operating units of General Motors, its subsidiaries, or suppliers to GM worldwide. General Motors sometimes find it necessary to produce Saab vehicles with different or differently sourced components than originally scheduled. Since some options may be unavailable when your vehicle is assembled, General Motors suggests you verify that your Saab includes the equipment you ordered and that, if there were changes, they are acceptable to you.
Saab are equipped with engines produced by GM Powertrain or other suppliers to GM worldwide. The engines in GM products may also be used in other GM makes and models.
An Important Note About Alterations and GM Warranties
Installations or alterations to the original equipment vehicle (or chassis) as distributed by General Motors are not covered by the General Motors New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The special body company, assembler, equipment installer, or upfitter is solely responsible for warranties on the body or equipment and any alterations (or any effect of the alterations) to any of the parts, components, systems, or assemblies installed by GM. General Motors is not responsible for the safety or quality of design features, materials, or workmanship of any alterations by such suppliers.
GM Saab Warranty Customer Assistance Center
GM Saab Warranty Customer Assistance Centers are open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time). To contact the GM Saab Customer Assistance Center, call: 1-800-462-8782
As a new car dealer, Vaden Automotive is authorized to sell GM Service Contracts by the General Motors Protection Plan (GMPP).