Picking a car insurance company can be complicated: rates vary by driving record, location, and age, and insurers offer a variety of perks. 21st Century and Erie are counted among the US' most popular insurance companies, providing competitively priced insurance policies in most American states.
To help simplify the process of comparing insurance companies, we have pulled typical insurance rates from Erie and 21st Century. The below rates cover a number of rating factors, including credit rating, driving behavior, and age. Compare rates and find your next car insurance policy today.
If you have very poor credit, 21st Century could be a better option for you. On average, 21st Century offers more affordable prices than Erie for drivers with credit scores of lower than 580. Drivers with extraordinary credit — a score of 800 or better — should consider View average insurance costs by credit tier for Erie and 21st Century:
|Credit score||21st Century avg. annual premium||Erie avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$1,363||$2,402|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,363||$743|
If you've got an at-fault accident, ticket, reckless driving citation, or DUI offense in your recent history, Erie could be a better choice than 21st Century. Every auto insurance company has different post-violation pricing structures, so it's worth comparing quotes to understand which insurer suits you.
|Citation||21st Century avg. annual premium||Erie avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,440||$893|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,273||$772|
Car insurance companies use a driver's age as an indicator of potential risk, pricing policies on a sliding scale. Auto insurance is commonly expensive for drivers younger than 25 — because of their inexperience — and most affordable for middle-aged drivers. Because each insurance company prices age brackets differently, it's wise to compare rates and find a suitable policy.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Erie over 21st Century: the former's average annual rates are $2,995 less than the latter's..
|Age bracket||21st Century avg. annual premium||Erie avg. annual premium|
Setting aside cost, 21st Century and Erie each come with pros and cons, including their discount programs, add-ons, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
|Discount Comparison||21st Century||Erie|
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|Ratings Comparison||21st Century||Erie|
|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||5 out of 5|
|Other Products||21st Century||Erie|
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|Other Features||21st Century||Erie|
|About||21st Century, part of the Farmers Insurance Group, is a leading US insurer of automobiles, dedicated to providing customers with superior coverage and service.||Erie Insurance provides customers with the flexibility to customize their car insurance by offering over 30 extra policy features, along with the highest levels of customer service.|
|Roadside Assistance||21st Century customers are automatically enrolled in the 21st Roadside Assistance program at no additional cost. 21st Roadside Assistance provides 24/7 towing, lock-out service and other emergency services, limited to five service calls per vehicle per calendar year. 21st Roadside Assistance coverage is provided for up to $75 ($80 in TX, $100 in NC) in roadside services. Service applies to labor only. Parts (tires, batteries, belts, etc.) and gasoline are not included.||Erie provides 24-hour roadside assistance for an additional fee on your policy that covers reasonable auto towing and required labor cost at the site of your vehicle breakdown.|
|Additional Discounts||21st Century offers an additional discount for seniors in select states.||Erie offers an additional discount called "Reduced Usage" that provides a lower rate on your policy if your vehicle is unused for 90 consecutive days during the policy period.|
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