Originally Posted by biz77
I just cannot fathom spending near $3,000 for what amounts to an adittional one year of warranty beyond what the factory provides (speaking of 5yr./100K Gold or platinum). If the car suffers from anywhere near $3,000 in repairs between 48 and 60 months from in service date, it is time for a different car, warranty or no warranty.
BTW, regarding sales tax: This is likely a state-to-state variance. Many states do not charge sales tax on unrealized services, such as extended warranties.
Not sure where you got the one year from, but for $3000 you should be able to get 3 additional years of coverage.