Updated Oct 7, 2022
Started in 2005, CarShield is a brokerage company that has covered over 750,000 vehicles and paid upward of a billion dollars in claims. They pride themselves on offering the most comprehensive protection coverage for your vehicle at competitive prices.
Ideally, choosing a protection plan for your vehicle ends with peace of mind. This is often disrupted with an overflow of options and offerings that all claim to be the best option for you. House Method has dug into the CarShield brand to summarize why they could bring the assurance you need.
CarShield competes with other vehicle protection companies through their ability to customize your plan with the features you need. There are a few key components to their plans that highlight how they do business:
CarShield uses six different categories of coverage, each of which has up to eleven different policy options. These plans are designed to fit a variety of different vehicles, budgets, and lifestyles so that you can identify your ideal policy. For pricing on these plans, you can visit their website or call for a free quote.
Designed to mirror the manufacturer’s warranty on a new car, this plan covers a variety of repairs including engine, transmission, starter, and fuel pump issues.
This plan is targeted toward vehicles that have miles on them. The protection on this plan covers components including your vehicle’s engine, transmission, AC, electrical system, starter, water pump, and fuel pump.
Power Train is designed to be CarShield’s most affordable policy. It covers the vitals such as the lubricated parts of the engine, the water pump, and the transmission.
This contract goes a step further than Power Train plans because it covers major and minor components of your vehicle. Parts covered in this plan include the alternator, starter, water pump, transmission, engine, and power windows.
Otherwise known as “High Tech” coverage, this contract covers the electrical components of the car. The parts included in this plan are the engine control modules, alternators, starters, electrical systems, navigation, and GPS.
These contracts cover specialty situations for motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and a variety of other vehicle options.
There are a lot of auto protection services that design plans with low flexibility. House Method likes how CarShield puts time into designing their plans to fit specific budgets, vehicles, and lifestyles.
Here are a few reviews that we pulled from CarShield’s page on BBB:
I have had the warranty for a little more than a year now. I had to use it two times and both times were hassle-free and paid for with no problems. I would recommend this company for anyone needing to purchase a warranty for their car.”
“I have had positive results since contracting with this company—always received prompt, courteous, and professional service. My inquiries have always been taken care of with utmost satisfaction!”
“Very helpful and informative. [They] took time to explain everything to us and help us decide. We appreciate their courteous phone service.”