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Massachusetts car insurance rates — key takeaways
- The average car insurance premium in Massachusetts is $1,201 per year, or $100 a month — 15.8% less than the US average.
- Drivers in their 70s pay the lowest rates out of all age groups — about $77 per month.
- Getting a DUI in Massachusetts is the most impactful violation to have on your record, causing an annual increase of $1,092.
- Massachusetts is one of a handful of states that disallows credit score, gender and marital status as rating factors in car insurance pricing.
Car insurance costs are affected by factors aside from your location. Car insurance rates price based on myriad details, including your age, gender, driving history and more.
We reviewed average Massachusetts car insurance rates by each of the most common rating factors. Read on to learn how much auto insurance runs in your location — or enter your zip code to receive personalized rates from popular insurance companies.
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Average auto insurance costs in Massachusetts by age
It's a common phenomenon: as you grow older, your auto insurance rates change.
Typically, auto insurance is more expensive for young drivers, as auto insurance companies see newer drivers as riskier.
MASSACHUSETTS AUTO INSURANCE PRICES BY AGE
|Age||Average Annual Premium|
Average auto insurance premiums in Massachusetts by gender
While gender doesn’t make as large an impact on auto insurance premiums as state or age, it is used as a pricing factor by auto insurers.
If you're concerned you aren't getting the best value for your money with your current auto insurance company, the best thing to do is to compare insurance companies.
MASSACHUSETTS CAR INSURANCE PRICES FOR MEN AND WOMEN
|Gender||Average Yearly Cost|
Average car insurance rates in Massachusetts by marriage status
One pro of getting married — in addition to the honeymoon — is the improved deal you often earn on auto insurance. In Massachusetts, however, married drivers pay the same price as single drivers because the state bars marital status as an insurance rating factor.
MASSACHUSETTS CAR INSURANCE PREMIUMS BY MARITAL STATUS
|Marital Status||Average Annual Rate|
If you feel like you're being overcharged for your car insurance, do some shopping. You might find a great deal!
Average auto insurance rates in Massachusetts by credit score
Car insurers use credit as a way of determining the reliability of a prospective customer.
Data trends demonstrate motorists with exceptional credit histories are often more dependable car insurance customers: they less commonly file claims insurance companies have to reimburse.
In Massachusetts, whether you have excellent credit or poor credit doesn't matter as the state has outlawed insurance companies from using credit history as a factor in pricing.
MASSACHUSETTS AUTO INSURANCE RATES BY CREDIT
|Credit Level||Average Annual Premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$1,150.90|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,150.90|
Average car insurance costs for high-risk drivers in Massachusetts
If you've been defined as being at fault in an accident or found guilty of a driving infraction, your insurance costs are bound to rise. The more offenses you accumulate, the more costly your auto insurance gets.
In Massachusetts, your first minor at-fault crash costs an extra $678.18 each year in auto insurance payments. A DUI — one of the most serious driving violations — could boost your annual insurance expenditure in Massachusetts by as much as $1,091.50.
MASSACHUSETTS AUTO INSURANCE PREMIUMS AFTER VIOLATIONS
|Violation||Average Annual Premium|
|DUI or DWI||$2,292.76|
|At-Fault Accident (<$1,000)||$1,879.44|
|At-Fault Accident ($1,000-$2,000)||$1,359.63|
|At-Fault Accident (>$2,000)||$1,960.94|
|Speeding (21-25 MPH > limit)||$1,154.76|
|Speeding (16-20 MPH > limit)||$1,154.76|
If you're facing above-average auto insurance costs, think about weighing your options to find cheap coverage that covers your vehicle appropriately.
Average auto insurance premiums by coverage amount in Massachusetts
In Massachusetts, the price difference between liability-only coverage and full coverage with a $500 deductible is $632.
MASSACHUSETTS CAR INSURANCE RATES BY COVERAGE LEVEL
|Coverage Level||Average Annual Rate|
|$100K/$300K/$100K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — Liability Only||$716|
|$100K/$300K/$100K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — $1,000 Comprehensive/Collision||$1,128|
|$100K/$300K/$100K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — $500 Comprehensive/Collision||$1,330|
|$50K/$100K/$50K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — Liability Only||$653|
|$50K/$100K/$50K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — $1,000 Comprehensive/Collision||$1,067|
|$50K/$100K/$50K Bodily Injury/Property Damage — $500 Comprehensive/Collision||$1,269|
|State Minimum — Liability Only||$484|
|State Minimum — $1,000 Comprehensive/Collision||$914|
|State Minimum — $500 Comprehensive/Collision||$1,116|
If you're in need of affordable auto insurance, think about weighing rates to discover affordable coverage that suits you.
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About The Zebra
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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.