Car Insurance in El Paso

Premiums in El Paso are relatively consistent with state rates, as its premiums are within $28 of Texas' average. Going over some tips below about how to save on El Paso car insurance can save you some hard-earned money.

  • City Average: $1,782
  • State Average: $1,810
  • National Average: $1,427

El Paso Car Insurance by Gender and Marital Status

Pricing for car insurance premiums in El Paso is determined by several considerations, including marital status and gender. In your city, marital status actually has a substantial impact on premiums. You can save roughly 10% per year if you're married as opposed to single or divorced. Rates for those who are widowed are also significantly cheaper than rates for those who are single. Unfortunately for men, their premiums are typically 2% more pricey than for women.

  • Female: $1,753
  • Male: $1,782
  • Single: $1,782
  • Married: $1,604
  • Divorced: $1,782
  • Widowed: $1,612

El Paso Car Insurance by Credit Rating

Improving your credit can save you a good sum of money. Those in the bottom credit tier (300-579) pay an average of more than twice as much on premiums than those in the top credit tier (800-850). In terms of percent change, the biggest benefit of better credit occurs when upgrading from Very Good (740-799) to Exceptional (800-850), by which drivers can save nearly 19% per year.

  • Very Poor: $3,163
  • Fair: $2,660
  • Good: $2,199
  • Very Good: $1,843
  • Exceptional: $1,488

El Paso Car Insurance by Accident or Violation History

Accidents and violations on your driving record can cost you in terms of prices on car insurance. An at-fault accident with greater than $2000 of damages will increase your car insurance premiums more than other driving violations. Expect your annual car insurance premiums to rise by $810 if you are found at-fault in an accident in El Paso. On average, a DUI in El Paso will cost you 39% more in car insurance premiums versus the city average ($1,782). Reckless driving will also bump your premiums up, with average rates of $2,424.

  • DUI: $2,474
  • Reckless Driving: $2,424
  • At-fault Accident (damages less than $1000): $2,592
  • At-fault Accident (damages greater than $2000): $2,592
  • Speeding Ticket (16-20 mph over speed limit): $1,850

El Paso Car Insurance by Age

Drivers in their 50s save money on car insurance payments, as they have the smallest rates among all age groups, paying only $1,505 each year. However, people in their 60s ($1,553) aren’t paying much more. Teenage drivers have the largest premiums out of all the age groups, with average car insurance payments of $5,371. When drivers reach their 20s in El Paso, therefore moving out of the teenage age range, they can save $3,233, the largest difference between any age group. The first time drivers can anticipate their age to trigger a rise in rates is when they turn 60.

  • Teenagers: $5,371
  • 20s: $2,138
  • 30s: $1,756
  • 40s: $1,695
  • 50s: $1,505
  • 60s: $1,553
  • 70s: $1,881

What drives up car insurance rates in El Paso?

Where you live in El Paso affects your car insurance rates. Besides your driving history and credit score, where you live is one of the biggest contributing factors to the car insurance rates you'll pay. The reason? Crime, theft and uninsured motorists vary by zip code. So if you find yourself in a neighborhood that doesn’t play well with others, car insurance companies may consider you a high risk to insure, meaning: your rates could be higher than those of a pal who lives just around the block. And, unfortunately El Paso is no exception to the rule. From zip code 79904 to 79910, premiums rise by 16 percent—that’s $213.

Expensive El Paso Zip Codes: 79906, 79928, 79930, 79938, 79910

Cheap El Paso Zip Codes: 79904, 79912, 79927, 79922, 79902

El Paso Driving Conditions

Inclement weather goes hand in hand with wet brakes, slick roads & decreased visibility.

And that's not the worst of it. Each year there are more than 700,000 weather-related car accidents. In El Paso, you can expect 48 rainy days with an annual rainfall of 8 inches. El Paso is also known to experience thunderstorms and flash floods. You can check on the condition of the roads anytime here.

48

Rainy Days a Year

8"

Avg. Annual Rainfall

6"

Avg. Annual Snowfall

Be Prepared For

Driving in El Paso

Major Highways
I-10 I-110 U.S. 62
Public Transit
Sun Metro Bus

The LIFT

Toll Roads
César Chávez Express Lanes
Popular Day Trips
Cadillac Ranch Elephant Butte Aden Crater

Car Insurance Companies in El Paso

Aggressive Insurance Allstate Cal Casualty Elephant Encompass Falcon Foremost GAINSCO Germania Mutual Hallmark Infinity Jupiter Auto Liberty Mutual Mercury MetLife Safe Auto The General Travelers

Find Local El Paso Agents

Meridian Insurance Services, El Paso

1200 Golden Key Circle El Paso, TX 79925

Texas Insurance

849 Lafayette Dr El Paso, TX 79907

Home Insurance Agency

1760 Airway Blvd #100 El Paso, TX 79925

ASAP Insurance Agency

10961 Gateway West El Paso, TX 79935

Romberg & Sierra Insurance Agency, Inc.

9900 Montana Ave Ste F El Paso, TX 79925

Ladies of the 50's Corp

2141 Trawood Dr El Paso, TX 79935

AIS Anderson Insurance Services LLC

6090 Surety Dr Ste 440 El Paso, TX 79905

Mt. Franklin Insurance Agency

2931 George Dieter Dr Ste B El Paso, TX 79936

C D Lee Insurance Agency, LLC

2244 Trawood Dr. Ste 208 El Paso, TX 79935

Cielo Vista Insurance Agency

1132 Geronimo El Paso, TX 79925

Gold Key Insurance

1200 Golden Key Circle Ste 162 El Paso, TX 79925

Perez & Company Insurance Agency

6044 Gateway Blvd E Ste 808 El Paso, TX 79905

Sellers Insurance Agency, Inc.

5900 Gateway East, Ste 202 El Paso, TX 79905

Cardon Insurance Agency Inc

10105 Montwood Dr El Paso, TX 79925

Ladies of the 50's Corp

2141 Trawood Dr. El Paso, TX 79935

Romero Insurance

1121 Larry Mahan Dr. El Paso, TX 79925

Loy Insurance Agency

6044 Gateway Blvd East El Paso, TX 79905

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The average El Pasoan's annual cost of coverage

40%

Our customer's average savings after comparing insurance

362

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