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How much does car insurance cost in Huntsville?

The average cost of car insurance in Huntsville, Alabama, is $715 each six-months. That's cheaper than the average in Alabama ($725) and less expensive than the national average of $880. Our guide to Huntsville auto insurance includes average rates based on age, credit score, and other factors in Huntsville. Read on to learn more!

Car insurance in Huntsville vs. Alabama Average 6 Mo. Premium
Huntsville average $715
Alabama average $725

The Zebra's key takeaways about car insurance in Huntsville:

  • The average cost of a car insurance policy in Huntsville is $715 per six-month policy — $119 per month.
  • The cheapest company in Huntsville is GEICO ($523).
  • of Zebra customers in Huntsville stated they used our product because they were for car insurance with their current provider.

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Huntsville car insurance rates by company

One of the most important determinants of your car insurance rates is the auto insurer you work with. In Huntsville, GEICO provides the most affordable rates for the typical insurance customer. We've gathered the best cheap car insurance companies in Huntsville below. You should only use this list as a starting point: it's important to view quotes specific to your unique driving profile.

Cheapest car insurance companies in Huntsville, AL
Company Avg. 6 Mo. Premium
GEICO $440
USAA $446
Allstate $751
Progressive $782
Safeway $807

The Zebra’s auto insurance data methodology

The Zebra’s Dynamic Insurance Rating Tool for home and auto insurance rates utilizes the latest ZIP code-level rate filings from across the U.S., sourced from Quadrant Information Services and S&P Global. These filings, typically updated annually or biennially by insurers, are verified through Quadrant’s QA process and then integrated into The Zebra’s estimator.

The displayed rates are based on a dynamic home and auto profile designed to reflect the content of the page. This profile is tailored to match specific factors such as age, location, and coverage level, which are adjusted based on the page content to show how these variables can impact premiums.

For a comprehensive understanding, see our detailed methodology.

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The only way to know which company is the cheapest coverage for you is to compare. Our comparison will do the leg work for you. Enter your ZIP code to see rates from Progressive, State Farm, GEICO and USAA (+ other top companies) to find the best and cheapest car insurance in Huntsville.

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Huntsville car insurance rates by age

Our data tells us that drivers between the ages of 20-29 make up 34% of Huntsville drivers. The age bracket that pays the least for auto insurance in Huntsville consists of drivers in their 50s, who pay an average of $641 every six-months. Rates for Huntsville drivers in their 60s are also relatively affordable, at just $655 each six-months.

The Huntsville drivers facing the priciest insurance rates are teenagers. When drivers hit their 20s in Huntsville and move out of the teenage age bracket, they reduce their premiums substantially. The gap in cost between the car insurance premiums paid by teenage drivers and drivers in their 20s in Huntsville is $3,909. That's the biggest gap in premiums between any pair of age brackets.

Huntsville auto insurance costs by age
Age bracket Avg. 6 Mo. Premium
Teens $2,981
20s $1,027
30s $704
40s $682
50s $641
60s $655
70s $783

Huntsville car insurance rates by credit score

One of the byproducts of a good credit score is lower car insurance costs. Drivers who keep their credit score up typically pay less for auto insurance than do drivers with less-than-stellar credit histories. Huntsville drivers who improve their credit score from "Very Poor" (300-579) to "Exceptional" (800-850) can save as much as 63% on their auto insurance premiums. If you move from the "Very Poor" credit tier to the "Fair" credit tier, you could be in line for an auto insurance price adjustment. In Huntsville, moving into the "Fair" credit tier corresponds to an average of $1,346 in savings on insurance each year. Our data tells us 37% of drivers in Huntsville have a credit score of . 

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Huntsville auto insurance costs by credit level
Credit Tier Avg. 6 Mo. Premium
Very Poor $1,557
Fair $883
Good $715
Very Good $643
Exceptional $571

Huntsville car insurance costs by violation

Maintaining a clean driving record is an effective way to minimize your auto insurance costs. Speeding citations, reckless driving charges, DUIs and DWIs, and at-fault accidents all tend to bring about rate increases.

Huntsville drivers found guilty of reckless driving pay the price when it comes to auto insurance, facing a rate increase of $875 per year versus the city average. A ticket for speeding results in a $227 rate hike, on average, while a DUI violation costs $912 per year in insurance premiums.

Huntsville auto insurance rates after a violation
Incident Avg. 6 Mo. Premium
DWI/DUI $1,171
Reckless Driving $1,153
At-fault Accident (damages less than $1,000) $966
At-fault Accident (damages > $2,000) $1,034
Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit) $828

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About The Zebra

The Zebra is not an insurance company. We publish data-backed, expert-reviewed resources to help consumers make more informed insurance decisions.

  • The Zebra’s insurance content is written and reviewed for accuracy by licensed insurance agents.
  • The Zebra’s insurance editorial content is not subject to review or alteration by insurance companies or partners.
  • The Zebra’s editorial team operates independently of the company’s partnerships and commercialization interests, publishing unbiased information for consumer benefit.
  • The auto insurance rates published on The Zebra’s pages are based on a comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing data, evaluating more than 83 million insurance rates from across the United States.