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Choosing an auto insurance company is sometimes difficult: the rates each insurer offers can vary widely based on your location, vehicle, and driving record, and insurers offer a variety of perks. Farmers and 21st Century are counted among the US' most popular insurance companies, selling affordable insurance policies in most US states.
In an effort to make shopping for car insurance easier, we've gathered average insurance rates from 21st Century and Farmers. These cover a variety of pricing factors, including credit, driving behavior, and demographics. Examine these figures and find the perfect policy for you.
If you have extremely bad credit, 21st Century could be the way to go. On average, 21st Century offers more affordable rates than Farmers for drivers with credit scores of less than 580. Those with exceptional credit — a score of 800-plus — should opt for Farmers, which typically beats 21st Century by $9 annually. View common insurance costs by credit tier for 21st Century and Farmers below.
|Credit score||Farmers avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$2,633||$1,363|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,459||$1,363|
If you have an at-fault accident, speeding ticket, reckless driving violation, or DUI on your résumé, Farmers could be a better choice than 21st Century. Every insurer will handle driving offenses differently, so don't be afraid to shop around to figure out which insurer suits you.
|Citation||Farmers avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,334||$2,440|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,699||$1,273|
Insurance companies use a driver's age to estimate risk, pricing policies accordingly. Car insurance is commonly priciest for teen drivers — thanks to their inexperience — and most affordable for middle-aged drivers. Because every insurance company evaluates age brackets differently, it's wise to compare rates and find a suitable policy.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose 21st Century before Farmers: the former's average annual rates are $1,285 less than the latter's..
|Age bracket||Farmers avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
Finances aside, there are myriad pros and cons of both Farmers and 21st Century, including their discounts, perks, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
|Discount Comparison||Farmers||21st Century|
|Anti-Lock Brake System|
|Student Away at School|
|Affinity Membership Alum|
|Pay in Full|
|eSign or ePay|
|Ratings Comparison||Farmers||21st Century|
|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||3 out of 5|
|Other Products||Farmers||21st Century|
|Travel Trailer Insurance|
|Mobile Home Insurance|
|Other Features||Farmers||21st Century|
|About||Farmers Auto Insurance knows that protecting your vehicle is more than just a basic obligation, which is why they provide all the value and flexibility you need, along with unparalleled customer and claim service.||21st Century, part of the Farmers Insurance Group, is a leading US insurer of automobiles, dedicated to providing customers with superior coverage and service.|
|Roadside Assistance||Farmer's Roadside Assistance provides assistance for reasonable and necessary services up to $150, including towing, roadside winching, locksmith services, flat tire changes, and jump starts.||21st Century customers are automatically enrolled in the 21st Roadside Assistance program at no additional cost. 21st Roadside Assistance provides 24/7 towing, lock-out service and other emergency services, limited to five service calls per vehicle per calendar year. 21st Roadside Assistance coverage is provided for up to $75 ($80 in TX, $100 in NC) in roadside services. Service applies to labor only. Parts (tires, batteries, belts, etc.) and gasoline are not included.|
|Additional Discounts||Farmers offers an additional discount for seniors.||21st Century offers an additional discount for seniors in select states.|
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