Audi Extended Warranty

Here's the deal -- I have a 2002 A4 Avant, 5 speed, 1.8t. My manufacturer warranty has ended and I didn't extend it. The car only has about 34k on it.
Warrantydirect.com is offering bumper to bumper warranty up to 4 years or 80k for $2600 and a $100 per incident deductable.
Do you think that this is a good deal? Are there better options out there that I'm not aware of?
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

I guess you bought your Avant brand new because I just got an 06 used A4 with 7000 miles but I get the remainder of the new car warranty and included maintenence up to 50,000 and when thats up I then get the used car warranty to 100,000 and then pay a $50 deductible for each repair. For 90,000 miles of warranty that's basically bumper to bumper it was worth it to buy used. Maybe you can buy the warranty directly from Audi. I know I have seen stuff at my dealer advertising an extended warranty.
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Yes, but what will this used car warranty cost you up front, and who provides it? Audi? You don't say.
I bought my 98.5 A4 2.6 from my sister in 2001 with 32k miles on it (it now has almost 100k miles), and at 35k the maintenance warranty ran out. I didn't buy an extended warranty, and have never regretted it with this car because the warranties I saw were going to cost an average of $1,000 per year, about what I pay now in repairs, and when I need repairs, I can make my own decisions about which shop to do the work. I choose from the dealer, the local independent, and my longtime garage, depending on the specific repair. I just had new pads and rotors installed on my rear wheels, and the independent wanted $375 for the job that my garage did for $250. So, my feeling is that if your car is not a lemon, the extended warranty isn't worth it.
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it's warrantydirect.com, and they cover everything that was covered in the original audi warranty. there is no inspection needed, and the cost would be $2500 for coverage for another 40k miles.
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Look at the fine print of what's covered. $100 deductible is not bad, considering what service costs are.
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My dealer sold me a warranty on my '02 A4 3.0Q for 5/60 (maybe more miles, dunno, but I don't do 12K miles per year anyway) that was identical to the factory warranty other than not covering the regular maintenance items like oil changes for a bit over $1800, with no deductible and fully transferable to the new owner if I sell my car. I wasn't really looking to get it but my sales rep had encouraged me to check it out because it would be a really good deal, and I figure I only have to have one little thing go wrong per year or one big thing in five years to make it worth it.
I was told it would cost a good bit more had I waited until my existing warranty was out.
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