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#146 of 169 Extended Warranty from Midwest Toyota
Jan 15, 2012 (2:17 pm)
After reading several posts, I gave Jerry Johnson at Midwest Toyota a call. He quoted me $1039.00 for an 8 year, 100,000 on my new 2012 Sienna. I immediately returned to my dealer to try to renegotiate the 1395.00 price on a 7 year, 75,000 Toyota platinum warranty that I had just purchased. (He originally wanted $1950 for the 8 year warranty which is why I did not opt for it.) My dealer told me that they do not negotiate extended warranties and refunded me my money. I purchased the warranty from Jerry and referred a friend who also bought one. Jerry answered his phone promptly and was extremely courteous and helpful. I received the warranty today and it was exactly as promised. It is so great to deal with a company who is not out to make a weekly away off one customer!
#147 of 169 Ext Warr for 2012 Sienna XLE
Jan 25, 2012 (9:19 am)
First of all a million thanx to Jerry Johnson of Midwest Toyota for being a beacon of love and light to all. My daughter told me to say, "We Love you man!"
I happen to look at this forum since we're looking into buying a Sienna. And sure enough, when we closed the deal with the dealer, they offered us extended warr for 8y/100K for $2400, which I smiled and declined.
We purchased the 8yr/100Kmile Toyota Platinum Extended Warranty ($0 deductible) from Jerry Johnson at Midwest Toyota in Hutchinson, KS for $1039.00.
I'll add that we did get a good deal for our new 2012 Sienna XLE with Nav+ for $33K+ tax&lic, so I commend Elk Grove Toyota here in California as well.
Now all I need to know more about is the Toyota Care plan, pros and cons.
Here's Jerry's contact info if you're in the market:
#148 of 169 Re: Ext Warr for 2012 Sienna XLE [aceventura22]
Jan 25, 2012 (11:55 am)
FYI, Jerry Johnson at Midwest is not the best price in town. Molle Toyota in MO is the best price hands down, and has an equally good reputation.
#149 of 169 Re: Ext Warr for 2012 Sienna XLE [aceventura22]
Jan 29, 2012 (8:37 am)
I also recently purchased a AWD Sienna LE - the dealership (Broadway Toyota) offered me a 7yr/100,000 zero deductible platinum warranty for $2400. Needless to say, I did not take it. Interesting to note that the Toyota Financial website quotes a lower price - around $1700 MSRP for that warranty.
I ended up contacting Jerry at Midwest Superstore, and bought the same warranty (7yrs, 100,000 mi) for $890. What a bargain. As other posters have indicaed, it is a factory warranty and is valid at any Toyota dealership.
So, once again, here is Jerry's contact info:
#150 of 169 Re: Ext Warr for 2012 Sienna XLE [sklbase]
Feb 02, 2012 (5:35 pm)
what about the Toyota Total care.
I just finished my financing paperwork and I received a quotation of $1049 (with Costco discount) at Toyota Sunnyvale and $1500 for 5 year/75K maintenance and $400 for road tire hazard.
after reviewing the forum, it looks like I should cancel this.
and just get the 7yr extended warranty from Jeryy or the MO guy.
what is your opinion on the prepaid maintenance costs?
I believe Toyota is now covering 2 years of maintenance for free.
so really we are only talking about years 3 thru 5.
and if we put in 12k miles a year, thats 25K, 35K, 40K, 45K, 50K,55K - 6 minor services and 30k and 60k - 2 major services.
how much would that cost?
does extended warranty also cover road tire hazard? is that worth it?
he says due to cost of tires, it is worth it - but i guess that will be available also cheaper elsewhere.
#152 of 169 Re: Ext Warr for 2012 Sienna XLE [svi]
Feb 27, 2012 (1:09 pm)
What kind of tires do you have? If you have run-flats, be sure to read the back of the contract and make sure run-flats are covered. The contract I have excludes run-flats. I accidentally purchased a tire protection plan that the Toyota finance dufus said would cover run-flats, and then learned that it doesn't, so 3 months later, I still don't have my refund of $650 yet.
As for the prepaid maintenance cost plan, I would say not worth it. You can deal with each service when it is time, and get coupons/offers/% off, so it does not make sense to pay for it all upfront now.
#153 of 169 Extended Warranty - 2008 Sienna XLE 66K
Apr 11, 2012 (5:33 pm)
Has anyone purchased an extended warranty after the 3/36K has expired? Was it worth it? I'm going Saturday to complete the purchase of a 2008 Sienna XLE with DVD, Navigation, Leather, power everything, etc.. an was wondering if I should purchase an extended warranty.
I normally don't even consider the extended warranties but I just got rid of a 2006 Cadillac SRX that the warranty would have no doubt paid for itself several times over with all of the repairs we had. I'm not having much luck finding info about warranties of this nature by searching online except for this forum and even at that most if not all seemed to have been purchased prior to the 3yr/36K expiration.
#154 of 169 Extended warranty 2012 Sienna XLE
Apr 17, 2012 (4:44 pm)
So of course I didn't read up on this before buying our new van, and ended up paying $1300 for the 7 year 100,000 mile warranty. I went back to the dealer today, 2 weeks after buying the car and they tell me that they cannot cancel it at this point since the paperwork was submitted already to Toyota. Is this true? And can I still call and cancel it and then buy the same exact product for cheaper elsewhere? Lastly, will I be stuck paying an inflated monthly payment for the remainder of my financing since the warranty was rolled in? Thanks in advance for the advice.
#155 of 169 Re: Extended warranty 2012 Sienna XLE [stvyzerman]
Apr 18, 2012 (10:37 am)
The dealer must have given you a copy of the application. Call the Toyota Financial services (800-228-8559) and request for cancellation of the application. You have 30 days from the date you bought the extended warranty ( called VSA by toyota) to cancel it.