Do you need car insurance and a warranty?

If I get a warranty, do I still need insurance? I'm thinking of purchasing a new car.

“While it’s helpful to have a warranty with a new car, you still need to keep your car insurance policy or purchase a new one.
Car insurance and warranties protect different things. Car insurance protects you, your vehicle, and other drivers from damages. A warranty guarantees that if something breaks on your vehicle, the manufacturer will replace it.
Car insurance is also legally required in most states, while a warranty is optional. You could face serious consequences, including fines, license suspension, or even jail time if you drive without the state minimum car insurance requirements.
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Sophie Newman
Answered on Sep 15, 2021
Sophie Newman is a writer from California. Her hobbies include brewing her own kombucha, riding horses, and taking long road trips.

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