Yes, CarShield is a legitimate extended car warranty provider based in St. Peters, Missouri, though CarShield receives mixed reviews for its service. The Better Business Bureau gives the company a D rating overall, and WalletHub editors gave them a score of 2/5. On the other hand, CarShield has high ratings with WalletHub users and Trustpilot.
Key Things to Know About CarShield
CarShield has been in operation since 2005 and is currently headquartered in St. Peters, Missouri.
CarShield has a D rating from the Better Business Bureau.
CarShield has an average user rating of 4.2 on WalletHub.
CarShield is not a scam or a rip-off, but it isn’t a great deal either given its D rating from the Better Business Bureau. CarShield is a legitimate company that has been providing vehicle service contracts for nearly 20 years and has earned a 4.2 user rating on WalletHub, yet it has a history of complaints reported to the BBB.
Why CarShield Isn’t a Rip-Off
5 levels of protection plans, plus a motorcycle...
Yes, CarShield really pays for covered repairs to your vehicle, as long as you have an active CarShield vehicle service contract. The exact kinds of repairs CarShield will pay for depend on the specific service contract you choose.
Why Some People Wonder Whether CarShield Really Pays
CarShield has a D rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for allegedly failing to pay claims and other customer service issues. In 2020, CarShield filed a...
CarShield costs $99 per month and up, though prices vary by state, driver, and specific vehicle. CarShield sells vehicle service plans, which are similar to extended warranties and will cover the cost of repairs to the car’s systems and mechanical parts.
Key Things to Know About CarShield Plans
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Six different plans are available from CarShield, giving drivers options in terms of coverage...
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