Simply put, Guaranteed Auto Protection (GAP) insurance covers the difference between the actual value of your car if it’s totaled and the balance owed on your financing. GAP insurance is good if you finance or lease a car, but you do pay a premium for protection.
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It should be noted that the second you drive a car off the lot, it depreciates. Your car may still be brand new, but the value could have dropped. GAP insurance will cover the difference between this new value and the value of the car after the wreck.
GAP Insurance also covers theft, though there is a waiting period after the claim is filed to see if the vehicle can be recovered.
If you’ve been involved in a car accident and require legal representation, do not hesitate to contact the experience car accident attorneys at Cohen & Sinowski. Reach out to us online or by phone at (404) 383-8835.