Temporary Car Insurance in Oklahoma

Take a look at the pros, cons, and details of short-term car insurance in Oklahoma.

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If you're seeking flexibility, you could be considering a temporary car insurance policy. But short-term car insurance is uncommon for multiple reasons.

Some major insurers won't offer contracts for less than six months. Since auto insurance is required in most places in the US, it can be risky to jump between policies. You also run the risk of creating gaps in your insurance record by making abrupt moves between policies, leading to higher rates down the road.

Thankfully, auto insurance contracts typically run for just half of a year. This hasty turnaround allows auto insurance companies to frequently “re-rate” — or re-price — the policy based on your present driving profile and demographic info.

The end of a policy period also provides the perfect opportunity for you to reevaluate your situation and shopping other insurers. Comparing rates online is easy and free, and there is no penalty for swapping auto insurance companies between policies — or even in the middle of your policy period, assuming you never let your coverage lapse.

The flexible nature of car insurance makes it relatively easy to purchase with little notice. If you require a policy before you can drive a car away, attempting to get a policy for a longer-term rental or seeking coverage for a car you don't own but regularly drive, consider purchasing a policy and cutting the term short as needed.

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Temporary insurance in Oklahoma

Below are average car insurance costs in Oklahoma, organized by popular insurers and the most populous cities. If your premiums exceed what you see below, consider other options.

 
SHORT-TERM CAR INSURANCE RATES IN OKLAHOMA — BY INSURER
Insurance CompanyAverage 6-Month RateAverage Monthly Rate
Oklahoma State Average — All Companies$893$149
USAA$683$114
Oklahoma Farmers Union$690$115
Progressive$738$123
State Farm$751$125
GEICO$925$154
 

The cheapest option for temporary auto insurance in Oklahoma is USAA, which can save you $1 per month, compared to the next-best option, Oklahoma Farmers Union. In Oklahoma, the average monthly cost of auto insurance is $149, or $893 over a six-month period.

Where you drive can have as great an impact on your insurance premiums as your choice of insurance company. Auto insurance companies consider the density and likelihood of a claim being filed when pricing policies by ZIP. See below insurance premiums in the largest Oklahoma cities and compare the amount you’re paying.

 
TEMPORARY CAR INSURANCE RATES IN OKLAHOMA — BY CITY
LocationAverage 6-Month RateAverage Monthly Rate
Oklahoma City$996$166
Tulsa$1,003$167
Norman$922$154
Broken Arrow$942$125
Lawton$844$141
 

Because so many factors are involved in setting insurance rates, your quotes may not match the totals displayed above. If your current costs exceed those listed above, take some time to weigh your options. The short-term nature of an auto insurance policy increases the importance of staying in-the-know and ready to shop.

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Kristine Lee
Kristine LeeManager, Content and Data

Kristine is a licensed insurance agent who joined The Zebra in 2019 as an in-house content researcher and writer.

She is an authority on all things insurance and covers the ins and outs of auto, home, life and renters insurance. Her specialty is in providing data-backed insights and information to help insurance shoppers make informed decisions.

Kristine's insurance expertise and research have been cited by publications such as CNBC, Car and Driver, Business Insider, Yahoo!, The Balance, Nationwide and Elephant.

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