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Retail Rate vs. Warranty Rate

For all your Auto Repairs
Here at DriveSmart we have our customers best interest in mind. Everyday millions of Americans overpay their mechanics for repairs out of pocket. With a DriveSmart Warranty we will pay the mechanic directly on your behalf. Take a look at the difference you would pay your mechanic compared to us.

Basics

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Hourly Rate$100/hr$50/hr
Auto Tune Up Service$800$400
Car Diagnostic Test$200 - $400$100 - $200

Exhaust Systems

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Exhaust Repair$200 - $400$100 - $200
Muffler Repair$100 - $300$75 - $150
Emissions Repair$1,000$600

Car Engine Repair

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Piston Replacement$1,800$900
Crank Shaft Sensor$300$150
Crank Shaft Unit$700$350
Injectors$1,400$700

Steering

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Rack & Pinion Steering System$1,000 - $1,500$600 - $800
Power Steering$400 - $800$300 - $650

Transmission

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Transmission Repair$3,500$1,750
Transfer Unit$2,600$1,300
Differential Assembly$400 - $800$200 - $400

Miscellaneous

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Car Electrical Systems$100 - $2,500$50 - $1,250
Fuel Pump / Fuel System$600 - $1,000$300 - $500
Water Pump Repair$300 - $800$150 - $400
Radiator Repair$300 - $1,200$150 - 600
Power Window Repair$250 - $400$200 - $300
Timing Belts & Chains$900 - $2,000$500 - $1,200
AC System Repair$1,000 - $4,000$700 - $2,200
Heating System Repair$400 - $1,000$250 - $650
Brakes / ABS Brakes$1,200 - $1,500$750 - $1,100
Alternator$300 - $500$200 - $350
Starter Repair$100 - $200$75 - $150

CV Joints & Driveshaft

Repair NameRetail PriceWarranty Price
Drive Axel$500 - $1,000$250 - $500
CV Joints$450 - $950$225 - $475
Driveline Repair$800 - $1,200$400 - $600
Clutch$1,500 - $2,000$750 - $1,000
Universal Joint Repair$500$250 - $300
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Disclosure: DriveSmart offers Protection Plans or Vehicle Service Contracts (VSC) may be referred as “extended car warranty”, or “auto warranty”. A VSC is not a warranty but provides repair coverage for your vehicle after your manufacturer’s vehicle warranty has expired. The VSC contract is with you and the vehicles owner and the VSC provider or administrator that will state what is covered in each plan.