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I’m on the fence regarding extending our warranty currently at 38,000.
If I go off history , we had a G35 coupe sold at 188,000 only window issue and wheel bearing
We had 2003 FX sold at 117,000 only wheel bearing but rack opinion went out but overall very reliable. We have a very loaded 2009 FX now at 106,000 and so far one wheel bearing so knowing that these cars are reliable but also knowing we have turbos I’m still leaning to not doing it if it’s like $2,500 or so. Just hate to pay it and waste money because nothing happen
What do you think ?
 

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Price the infotainment system
 

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I ended up getting an extended warranty added to my Q60 last year and haven't had to use it yet but won't deny it means added peace of mind for me (extended warranties are not something I've done in the past because I rarely keep my cars past the factory warranty).

With our cars, it's not so much the mechanical issues that worry me as the electronic ones with the screens like Bevo mentioned, or the sensors in the bumpers, or the fancy shocks (lmao), etc. Engine/drivetrain longevity is a slight concern but not as much because I don't drive my car as much as I used to (odo just hit 12k miles now after more than 2.5yrs of ownership).

My warranty will hopefully take care of my car until it's time to trade it in on a C8 :D (I think mine will go out into 2024 or something like that)
 

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I can’t thank you guys enough
After seeing the prices and this helpful information , it makes sense to me and I will be getting it this year. Your right on peace of mind and the things that can go out on the newer models like our 2017. Appreciate it!
 

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I got a 120k/96mo extended warranty when I bought my '17. I'm just over 60k now, but just before that, I had a coolant leak that required repairs and a water pump that went out. I'm glad I have an extended warranty moving forward. Honestly, I'm probably done with Nissan after this car. They screwed me on two defective Titan XD trucks, and refused to repurchase them. One had an electrical fault that was never found, and the diesel engine went out on my second Titan after 13 months. I ate all the depreciation to trade them, and Nissan told me to *^&$% off. I'm currently in the process of trying to work out compensation with them, but will sue if I have to. As a long-time Nissan owner, I'm very upset.
 

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Honestly, I'm probably done with Nissan after this car.
I identify with this sentiment :|

I've never considered myself a fan of any one brand of car and until 2010 had never owned a Nissan primarily because of them not having anything I really wanted and the multiple issues I read about related to their treatment of their customers.

Since 2010, I've owned 7 Nissan/Infiniti vehicles including my Q60 and the wife's Murano right now and while the customer support I received was the best while I had the GTR, I've noticed it going more and more downhill in the last few years unless you get the friggin' extended warranty (tbh, my Infiniti dealer might be one of the exceptions) and even then it's like pulling teeth on some days. I should probably note at least 3 Nissan/Infiniti vehicles were owned while I worked at Nissan Motor Co (yay for employee discounts and other perks...LOL).

They don't really make anything I want either anymore so in a few years time they're probably going to loose our business as well since the Murano will probably get replaced with a truck (Taco maybe) and my Q60 with a C8 or something much faster and with newer tech.
 

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Agreed. I had a '12 GTR, and it was great, but those days are long gone. The two Titans robbed me of $43k cash, and Nissan doesn't care. I love my Q60, but I'll be looking at Lexus, Acura, European or some electric cars next. My truck now is a 2019 Ram 1500 Limited, and it blows the Titan XD out of the water. I was loyal, and I paid the price. Fool me twice... (how does that work?).
 

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I wanted to add some additional perspective based on a conversation I had today with a Nissan SA.

My wife's MY15 Murano has had to have the front radar sensor replaced and calibrated twice in the last 1.5yrs (today being the second time). Our deductible for each under warranty replacement is about $100 but I asked the SA today what it would have cost if we needed to cover out of pocket and he said that it's about $1,600 for the parts, labor and calibration (it takes about 4hrs to do all this work). Given what we spent on the extended warranty, we lucked out and came out ahead (I know this isn't always the case) with the first warranty claim itself.

That said, this is anecdotal but definitely makes me wonder how similar the cost is for the front radar sensor replacement/calibration in our Infinitis.
 

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When I bought my 2017 Q60 I told the finance manager I never buy extended warranties because Infiniti’s are so reliable. I was coming out of a 2009 G37xAWD that had 155k miles on it. Regular oil and tire changes and brakes at 120k was the only maintenance. He kept coming down in price and I kept saying no. I finally caved in and bought 7 year/100k warranty for $795. Keep this in mind when negotiating.
 

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Hey I get it but remember all extended warranties are totally geared to making serious money and not for your benefit. Thus I never have or will get an extended warranty. I also totally agree that with all these sensor and computer technologies that we will have things go wrong and even more then our previous vehicles.

But again this extended warranty is a very profitable business so the real question how can we get a piece of that action versus being a road kill from it???
 

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Hey I get it but remember all extended warranties are totally geared to making serious money and not for your benefit. Thus I never have or will get an extended warranty. I also totally agree that with all these sensor and computer technologies that we will have things go wrong and even more then our previous vehicles.

But again this extended warranty is a very profitable business so the real question how can we get a piece of that action versus being a road kill from it???
Pretty sure dealerships profit by selling and leasing cars too. Auto insurance is pretty profitable. You would recognize Flo or that gecko, right? They've got one h-e-l-l of a budget for TV ads. I had a Maxima that developed an issue with the coils right before the extended warranty ran out. Their replacement alone would have cost me much more than what I negotiated for the warranty.
 
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