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Choosing an auto insurance company can be tricky: companies' rates may vary by driving record, location, and age, and every company provides a different set of discounts. Farm Bureau Mutual and SAFECO are counted among the most popular auto insurance companies, selling competitively priced policies in most regions.
To help simplify the insurance-shopping process, we've gathered average prices from SAFECO and Farm Bureau Mutual. These cover a variety of rating factors, including credit history, driving history, and age. Examine these figures and find an affordable policy today.
If you have very bad credit, Farm Bureau Mutual could be the way to go. Typically, Farm Bureau Mutual offers better rates than SAFECO for drivers with credit scores of less than 580. Those with exceptional credit — a score of 800 or better — should lean toward Farm Bureau Mutual, which typically beats SAFECO by $792 per year. View average insurance costs by credit tier for SAFECO and Farm Bureau Mutual below.
|Credit level||Farm Bureau Mutual avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$1,780||$5,308|
|Very Good (740-799)||$932||$1,871|
If you have an at-fault crash, speeding violation, reckless driving citation, or DWI on your driving résumé, Farm Bureau Mutual could be a better choice than SAFECO. Each insurer will handle driving offenses differently, so it's worth comparing quotes to understand which insurer is best for you.
|Infraction||Farm Bureau Mutual avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$1,224||$2,546|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,294||$1,969|
Car insurance companies rely on age as an indicator of potential risk, pricing policies accordingly. Insurance is commonly more expensive for teen drivers — due to their inexperience — and more affordable for middle-aged drivers. Because each insurance company rates ages uniquely, it's a smart move to shop around.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Farm Bureau Mutual over SAFECO: Farm Bureau Mutual offers average yearly savings of $4,998, compared to SAFECO.
|Age tier||Farm Bureau Mutual avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
Setting aside cost, Farm Bureau Mutual and SAFECO each come with pros and cons, including their discounts, perks, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
|Discount Comparison||Farm Bureau Mutual||SAFECO|
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|eSign or ePay|
|Ratings Comparison||Farm Bureau Mutual||SAFECO|
|JD Power Rankings||Not Rated|
|Other Products||Farm Bureau Mutual||SAFECO|
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|Other Features||Farm Bureau Mutual||SAFECO|
|About||Farm Bureau Mutual of Iowa focuses on building trusted relationships and helping you protect what matters most, so they can help you find the right products at the right time as you work to achieve your goals.||At Safeco Insurance, we promise to make it easy for you, to provide the coverage you need, to connect you with local agents who offer personal advice, and most important of all - to be there for you when you need us most. When you have a claim, we take care of it. It’s that simple. We’re backed by the financial strength of Liberty Mutual Insurance, ranked on the Fortune 100 list of the largest U.S. corporations. Trust Safeco with your auto investment, today!|
|Roadside Assistance||Farm Bureau Mutual offers 24/7 roadside assistance to members at no added expense. The company's Emergency Roadside Assistance coverage includes up to $100 for emergency service nationwide.||Safeco offers roadside assistance 24/7 as an option to your policy and includes coverage for towing, flat tire, battery service, fuel and fluids, and lockouts.|
|Additional Discounts||None Available||Safeco is a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual and offers claim service 24/7.|
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