BaseCARE plan

The Silver Medal: A step up in peace of mind protection

BaseCARE protection is what you need if you're looking for moderate Extended Service Plan coverage. It's a great investment, actually, which covers 84 major components. You also get towing reimbursement for covered repairs if your vehicle is inoperable. Plus, you'll receive car rental reimbursement if your car is kept overnight for a warranty or covered repair. Fuel injectors, electrical system parts, heating and air conditioning, and brake elements are just a few of the components covered by a BaseCARE Plan. For all the specifics of this program, please consult the coverage comparison chart. BaseCARE gives you peace of mind, and then some!

Advantages include:

  • Covers 84 critical components
  • Choice of $0, $50, $100, or $200 deductible
  • Up to $100 towing assistance
  • Rental car reimbursement
    • If your car is inoperable and must be kept overnight for a covered repair, you will be reimbursed up to 10 days at the rate of $28 per day for Ford and Mercury vehicles, and up to $35 per day for Lincolns.
    • Ford ESP rental reimbursement coverage begins on the date and mileage of contract purchase (not available in Hawaii).
  • Roadside assistance provided by Ford Auto Club
    • Flat tire changes
    • Battery jumpstarts
    • Out of gas
    • Keys locked inside of car
  • Road hazard tire coverage
    • Repair or replacement of a tire that is punctured, bruised, or broken by a road hazard. Coverage period is limited to the term of the Ford Motor Company new vehicle limited warranty.
  • Travel expense reimbursement
    • Up to $500 for up to 3 days when breakdown occurs more than 100 miles from home. Reimbursements are for meals, lodging and rental vehicle expenses.
  • Destination assistance
    • Up to $75 for emergency transportation to an immediate destination by taxi, shuttle, or rental car.
  • Transferable
    • Remaining coverage can be transferred to a new owner if you sell the vehicle. This can add to the resale price of your vehicle!
  • Cancelable
    • Your plan can be canceled at any time and you will receive a refund of the unused portion.
  • Convenient payment plans
    • You may choose between a 5, 11, or 17-month payment plan, either by credit card or monthly billing. This option is administered by Budco, Inc., a Ford Motor Company affiliate.

Time and Mileage choices for BaseCARE:

Miles 3 Years 4 Years 5 Years 6 Years 7 Years
36,000 n/a yes yes yes yes
48,000 n/a yes yes yes yes
60,000 yes yes yes yes yes
75,000 yes yes yes yes yes
100,000 yes yes yes yes yes

All ESP coverage begins with the original in-service date (warranty start date) and zero miles.

ESP coverage expires upon reaching your selected time or mileage, whichever occurs first.

Some eligibility limitations apply. Ask us for details.

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