Hondacare Warranty for a new FIT???

Last month we bought a new Fit Sport and are delighted. We shopped via phone and found a dealer only an hour away that had one coming in and was willing to sell it at sticker price.
As we bought the car the saleswoman was fine and helpful. But when we were ushered into the office of the "closer" who does the paperwork, the weather changed a bit when we produced a certified check for the price we had discussed on the phone.
He didn't mention teflon sealant, undercoating, and theft-proof wheels, etc., but insisted that a Hondacare extended warranty could only be bought at time of purchase, and was $2,200 to extend the warranty to 100k miles. He offered to take a personal check or credit card for the difference. We didn't bite, and drove away in the new car (first Honda in the family, but not the last!).
When my Toyota Prius approached 36k miles, my local dealer asked $1,900 for a Toyota Platinum warranty (100k miles/7Y). I shopped online, and got precisely the same thing for under $1k from a dealer that sells them online.
Seems to me that the Hondacare warranty might be available similarly, as that Fit nears the end of the original warranty. Or, given the lower complexity of the FIT (compared to the Prius), perhaps it makes sense not to extend the warranty at all.
Thanks for your views, gurus.
PS - the FIT is auto trans, drives 40-50 miles a day (half on freeways), and with A/C on averages 34.5 mpg. It's accumulated about 1.5k miles so far.
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You can find it on line. My accord hybrid 8 year zero deductible 120k miles hondcare was around $1100 last year. Yours should be much less. One reason to buy one is that when you decide to sell the car, you get most your money back on the warranty since it should be transferable.

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check out this place. I used this website when I purchased my Ody.
http://www.curryhondacare.com

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Or you check out Honda Care extended warranty at Jay Honda (OH), at www.jayhondacare.com, the best price. Good luck!
Extended warranty is sold at its highest price, if you bought it at the Honda Dealer. Don't bite into this. The saleperson's trick is assuming you are just about back off with the price of your dream vehicle, then (s)he threw "extended warranty" card to trip you up. You thought that the negotiated price included the extended warranty, but when you sign the paperwork, this warranty is on the fine print, and the buyers often failed to read the fine print.
Even you did, dont panic, this warranty gives you 60 days to cancel and get full refund. With that 60 days, you have enough time to doy your homework, find out the best price suits your needs.
I bought my Honda Care extended warranty at Jay, 7yrs/120K miles for $945.00 (less than 10K miles on it). The Dealer ripped me off with 1,595.00 for 7 yrs/100K miles.
Do your homework.
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I just bought a 2007 Accord V6 yesterday. Is this Honda Care extended warranty the same as the one that was offered to me at the dealer?
Even though the coverage sounded good I am always wary of these things, so I declined. He allowed me to think about it and call him no later than tomorrow.
If these online links are the same warranty they are MUCH cheaper.
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Ask your dealer to meet the price. Mine did.

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Check out the hondacare warrenty threads at www.odyclub,com forum for dealers that sell the warrenty for a little over cost.

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And he high pressured you. So what? "No" is a great word.
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was a glorified maintenance discount program with roadside assistance -- cost masked by a payment plan for several years. My only irritation was having to "listen" to the pitch and have to confirm in writing my NO. It was called of all thiings -- the Honda Customer Loyalty Plan -- as though I deserved the opportunity because I was a loyal Honda customer. Makes me think of putting lipstick on pigs.
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Ike wrote:

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You can get Hondacare service contract at anytime until the factory warranty expires.
I never understood why a person would pay for concurrent "warranties" when only one is in effect. In other words, a 7 year extended contract should extend the 3 year warranty to 10, not 7.
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They charge more and give you less warranty after a certain amount of mileage and time.... I think 1 year 15k miles.

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All aspects of extended service contracts are negotiable, including cost. Most "standard policies" cost the dealer less than $500. If the dealer (or dealer group) is underwriting the policy, the cost is even less.
Think of the extended service contract as a hedge bet, on your cars usable life. Like any bet, you lose most of the time.
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