How to obtain gap coverage from the dealership – When you purchase or lease a vehicle, the dealer will likely inquire about gap insurance when discussing your financing options. Purchasing gap insurance from a dealer may be more expensive if the cost of the coverage is bundled into your loan amount, which would result in you paying interest on your gap insurance.
Can I compare gap insurance policies?
Purchasing Gap Insurance From the Dealership – If you have purchased or leased a vehicle from a dealership, you have likely been offered gap insurance. Frequently, dealers will strongly recommend that you purchase the item from them, citing a variety of reasons.
Is Gap coverage cost-effective?
– Is gap insurance required? If you owe more on your vehicle than it is worth, gap insurance can be well worth the investment. If you put less than 20% down on a vehicle, you should purchase gap insurance for at least the first two years of ownership.
Does gap insurance cover the cost of deductibles? No. Even if an accident covered by your gap insurance policy occurred, you would still be required to pay your deductible. In other words, if your deductible is $500 and the ‘gap’ reimbursement amount is $4,000, your total reimbursement amount would be $3,500.