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MetLife Car Insurance

MetLife Car Insurance

MetLife Auto & Home MyDirect’s 100% digital experience lets you easily buy and manage your policy all online – without ever speaking to an agent over the phone. It’s the first of its kind and backed by the experience of MetLife Auto & Home.

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What we know about MetLife

MetLife, headquartered in the great city of New York, NY, was founded in 1959. Its financial strength rating–aka its money-flexing muscle power to keep your assets safe–is Superior. On the other hand, its J.D. Power rating, which measures customer satisfaction around the handling of claims, is 3 out of 5. A higher J.D. Power Rating is a good indicator that a carrier will treat you well should something go wrong. Which is exactly what insurance is for, right? See more on J.D. Power ratings here.

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MetLife Auto Insurance Discounts & Features

  • Defensive Driver Discount
  • Superior Driver Discount
  • Multi-Policy Discounts
  • Good Student Discount
  • Budget friendly
  • 100% online via MetLife Auto & Home MyDirect
  • Hassle-free click to chat assistance
  • Convenient payment options
  • Coverage from a company you know and trust

Recent MetLife Car Insurance Questions and Answers

Whose insurance pays for an accident after running a stop sign?

Oct 02, 2017

I hit a woman in a Walmart parking lot. I was going straight down an aisle and she was going ...

Who is at fault if I opened my car door and it was hit by another driver?

Aug 28, 2017

I had just parked my car. I opened my door and another car pulled into the spot next to me, ...

Will a paraphernalia charge impact my auto insurance rate?

Aug 09, 2017

I received a ticket for possession of drug paraphernalia in February, but I was not in a vehicle at the ...

If I’m involved in an accident driving my grandmother’s car, will the damage be covered?

Jan 24, 2017

I was driving my grandmother’s car and am not listed as a driver on her MetLife insurance policy. Her car ...

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Digital Insurance Cards: Which States Accept Them?
May 19, 2017

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Love Wins: Car Insurance Updates for Newly Married Same-Sex Couples
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Survey: Americans in the Dark about Car Insurance
Survey: Americans in the Dark about Car Insurance
Oct 24, 2017

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Editorial: A Need for Optionality in Insurance
Editorial: A Need for Optionality in Insurance
Sep 19, 2017

Today The Zebra announced that we closed a record-breaking $40 million Series B funding round, led by Accel Partners. As...

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InsurTech Trends: Industry Experts Discuss Which Are Truly Innovative
Aug 28, 2017

Insurance technology (also known as InsurTech or InsureTech) is en vogue. Whether it’s a new model of underwriting or new...

Why Tesla is Opting to Insure Its Own Cars
Why Tesla is Opting to Insure Its Own Cars
Apr 13, 2017

As driverless vehicles become less a futuristic dream and more a reality, our current system – which is obviously based...

How Does the Government Affect What You Pay for Car Insurance?
How Does the Government Affect What You Pay for Car Insurance?
Mar 12, 2017

  With auto insurance rates on the rise over the last five years, I’m constantly asked who’s responsible for auto...

Don’t Count on Anti-Theft Devices to Lower Your Insurance Rate – Here’s Why
Don’t Count on Anti-Theft Devices to Lower Your Insurance Rate – Here’s Why
Nov 02, 2016

We know that tech and automotive companies are racing to create increasingly connected, autonomous cars. In fact, many of us...

The Strangest Insurance Policies We’ve Ever Heard Of
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Sep 16, 2016

At The Zebra, insurance is our bread and butter. But in this enormous and complicated industry, there are lines of...

It’s Not You… Or Is It? What Might Cause Your Insurance Company to Drop You
It’s Not You… Or Is It? What Might Cause Your Insurance Company to Drop You
Jul 05, 2016

Car insurance companies may occasionally cancel policies if customers fail to pay the premium, commit insurance fraud, make unapproved modifications that change the...

The Absurd Spectrum of Auto Insurance Fraud
The Absurd Spectrum of Auto Insurance Fraud
May 24, 2016

Far from a victimless crime perpetuated against bloated corporations, insurance fraud reaches into the lives of everyday citizens. It costs the industry...

When Does a Little White Lie Become Insurance Fraud?
When Does a Little White Lie Become Insurance Fraud?
May 09, 2016

In the U.S., drivers are legally required to carry auto insurance. (Even in New Hampshire, the only state where drivers...

Why Your Auto Insurance Rates Could Be Rising This Year
Why Your Auto Insurance Rates Could Be Rising This Year
Feb 01, 2016

Rate increase? Click to find the cheapest rates on car insurance →   Lower gas prices = more road traffic...

Editorial: A Need for Transparency in Car Insurance
Editorial: A Need for Transparency in Car Insurance
Jan 26, 2016

By Alyssa Connolly, The Zebra We have exciting news on The Zebra front! Today we announced that we closed $17...

Will Insurance Companies Turn to Social Media to Assess Your Risk?
Will Insurance Companies Turn to Social Media to Assess Your Risk?
Oct 21, 2015

In the week following October 10, a story of law enforcement cracking down on a drunk driver spread quickly across...

Move Over Millennials: The Auto Industry is Interested in Your Grandparents
Move Over Millennials: The Auto Industry is Interested in Your Grandparents
Oct 16, 2015

The defining characteristics of the 80 million young people currently between the ages 18 and 34 has been much debated....

Drive Less, Pay Less? The Truth About Mileage and Car Insurance
Drive Less, Pay Less? The Truth About Mileage and Car Insurance
Sep 15, 2015

Driving fewer miles can mean insurance premium savings—for some people with some insurance carriers. So how much less must you...

Are 1 in 7 Drivers Forced to Drive Illegally?
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Purchasing car insurance: for US citizens, it’s often a rather mundane chore—something that whittles away at disposable income, but without...

Car Insurance Scams: Are You A Target?
Car Insurance Scams: Are You A Target?
Aug 10, 2015

Sometimes things aren’t what they seem at the scene of a car crash, or even on the repair shop floor....

Insurance Telematics USA 2015: A Conference Looking to the Future
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Jul 07, 2015

Pop quiz: What’s the largest potential technological disrupter of the car insurance industry? (Besides The Zebra, of course.) Answer: telematics....

When Traffic Tickets Cause Insurance Premiums to Rise
When Traffic Tickets Cause Insurance Premiums to Rise
Jun 30, 2015

A traffic ticket of any kind is bad enough—the extra money, the time spent in traffic court or diversion, the...

Could Your Voting Record Affect Your Car Insurance Rates?
Could Your Voting Record Affect Your Car Insurance Rates?
Jun 12, 2015

Anyone who’s ever searched for an auto insurance company knows by the questions they’re asked—plentiful and at times personal—that a...

Should Price Optimization Be Illegal?
Should Price Optimization Be Illegal?
Feb 23, 2015

If you haven’t had a car accident or made an insurance claim recently, you probably only think about your car...

This Guy Could Revolutionize Insurance Company Reviews
This Guy Could Revolutionize Insurance Company Reviews
Jul 24, 2014

You just can’t try insurance before you buy it—not really. You can read car insurance company reviews via some online...

About The Zebra

The Zebra is not an insurance company. We’re an independent agency on a mission to help you compare all of your insurance options apples-to-apples, so you can make a truly informed decision. We’re proud because:

  • We’re the first to compare all the major car insurance companies side-by-side. The information provided on those insurers here is intended to help inform and educate consumers before they decide where to spend their hard-earned cash.
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