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Vehicle Protection Plan

Gettel Vehicle Protection Plan in Sarasota, Gainesville, Ocala, Bradenton & Punta Gorda

When you purchase a new vehicle, you take comfort in the warranty that comes with it. But not every driver has the same lifestyle, meaning that the standardized manufacturer warranties sometimes fall short.

That's why, at Gettel Automotive, our dealerships offer additional vehicle protection plans. If you do more driving than usual, or are worried about unexpected maintenance costs, one of the protection plans listed below might be right for you.

Coverage Levels

Powertrain Coverage

Powertrain offers protection against covered mechanical breakdowns of the engine, transmission and drive axle. Certain limitations and/or exclusions may apply.*

  • Engine
  • Transmission/Transaxle/Transfer Case
  • Drive Axle
  • Additional Hybrid/Plug-In Electric/Compressed Natural Gas/Hydrogen Components

Gold Coverage

Powertrain Coverage PLUS:

  • Additional Engine
  • Cooling
  • Additional Transmission
  • Additional Drive Axle
  • Steering
  • Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Front/Rear Suspension
  • Electrical
  • Additional Hybrid/Plug-In Electric/Compressed Natural Gas/Hydrogen Components

Platinum Coverage

Gold and Powertrain Coverage PLUS:

  • Expanded coverage with exclusions^

Other Plan Features

Rental Car Coverage

Reimbursement up to $40 per day for up to 10 days per covered mechanical breakdown.

Towing Coverage

Payment of up to $100 in towing charges per covered mechanical breakdown.

Travel Coverage

If you’re more than 100 miles from home when you experience a covered mechanical breakdown, you can receive payment of up to $100 per day, up to $500 per occurrence, for food and lodging.

Fluids Coverage

Replacement of necessary fluids, oils, greases, lubricants, and approved air conditioner gases needed in conjunction with a covered repair.

Improved Resale

Each plan is fully transferable to a subsequent owner, making your car more appealing to potential buyers.


The cost of the selected plan can be included in the financing of your vehicle.

Over 6,000 Service Centers Nationwide

Receive service at over 6,000 authorized service centers or any licensed repair facility in the U.S. or Canada.

Additional Information

This optional Vehicle Protection Plan will not pay or reimburse for mechanical breakdowns caused by misuse, abuse, negligence (including the negligence of any repair facility), improper towing, lack of maintenance of the failed covered part, contamination, overheating, lack of coolant or lubricants, lack of oil viscosity, sludge, restricted oil flow, salt, rust and rust damage, environmental damage, chemicals, or a buildup of carbon.

No payment or reimbursement for burnt valves, worn or carbon fouled piston rings, the correction of oil consumption, or any repairs for reduction in engine efficiency that must be performed on your vehicle. See service contract for complete details.

Toll-Free Claims Service

For information and assistance, call 800-327-5172.

National Coverage

Enjoy peace of mind with a Gettel Vehicle Protection Plan, knowing that you are covered anywhere in the U.S., its territories or possessions, or Canada.

Direct Payment

Participating dealers can be paid directly for authorized repairs. You do not have to pay and wait for reimbursement.

If you're looking to purchase extra protection for your vehicle, stop by any of our dealerships to talk to our friendly and helpful staff. We look forward to serving customers near Sarasota, Ocala, Gainesville, Bradenton, Punta Gorda, Charlotte County and the surrounding areas.

*See service contract for additional details.

^See service contract for additional details.