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Selecting a car insurance company is sometimes difficult: the rates each insurer offers can vary widely based on your location, age, and driving history, and every company provides a different set of discounts. Farmers and SAFECO are two of America's most popular insurance companies, selling competitively priced policies in many states.
In an effort to simplify the process of comparing insurance companies, we've gathered average rates from SAFECO and Farmers. The below rates cover a number of rating factors, including credit history, driving behavior, and age. Compare rates and find the perfect policy for you.
If you have very poor credit, Farmers could be a better option for you. Typically, Farmers offers better prices than SAFECO for prospective clients with credit scores of less than 580. Those with outstanding credit — a score of 800-plus — should lean toward Farmers, which typically beats SAFECO by $301 per year. View average insurance rates by credit score for SAFECO and Farmers below.
|Credit level||Farmers avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$2,633||$5,308|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,459||$1,871|
If you're carrying an at-fault collision, speeding violation, reckless driving citation, or DUI on your record, Farmers could be a better choice than SAFECO. Every insurance company prices its policies differently, so don't hesitate to shop around to figure out which insurer is best for you.
|Citation||Farmers avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,334||$2,546|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,699||$1,969|
Insurance companies use age as an indicator of potential risk, assigning rates accordingly. An auto insurance policy is typically more expensive for teen drivers — due to their increased odds of being involved in an accident — and most affordable for older drivers. Because every auto insurance company rates age tiers differently, it's wise to compare rates and find a great fit.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Farmers instead of SAFECO: Farmers offers average yearly savings of $1,247, compared to SAFECO.
|Age bracket||Farmers avg. annual premium||SAFECO avg. annual premium|
Costs aside, there are myriad pros and cons of both Farmers and SAFECO, including their discount programs, add-ons, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Be sure to weigh these elements before deciding.
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|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.||Why customers love us: Whether it’s your car, home, motorcycle, boat, identity, or more, Safeco makes it simple to protect what matters to you. Financial strength you can trust - Safeco Insurance is a proud part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, a Fortune 100 company. Liberty Mutual is rated “A” by A.M. Best Company.|
|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.||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||Farmers offers an additional discount for seniors.||Safeco is a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual and offers claim service 24/7.|
|Compare More||Farmers vs. 21st Century Farmers vs. Allied Farmers vs. Allstate Farmers vs. American Family Farmers vs. Amica Mutual Insurance Farmers vs. Auto Club (AAA) Farmers vs. Erie Farmers vs. Esurance Farmers vs. Farm Bureau Mutual Farmers vs. GEICO Farmers vs. Infinity Farmers vs. Liberty Mutual Farmers vs. Mercury Farmers vs. MetLife Farmers vs. Nationwide Farmers vs. North Star Mutual Farmers vs. Progressive Farmers vs. Safe Auto Farmers vs. State Farm Farmers vs. The General Farmers vs. The Hartford Farmers vs. Titan Farmers vs. Travelers Farmers vs. USAA||SAFECO vs. 21st Century SAFECO vs. Allied SAFECO vs. Allstate SAFECO vs. American Family SAFECO vs. Amica Mutual Insurance SAFECO vs. Auto Club (AAA) SAFECO vs. Erie SAFECO vs. Esurance SAFECO vs. Farm Bureau Mutual SAFECO vs. Foremost SAFECO vs. GEICO SAFECO vs. Infinity SAFECO vs. Mercury SAFECO vs. MetLife SAFECO vs. Nationwide SAFECO vs. North Star Mutual SAFECO vs. Progressive SAFECO vs. Safe Auto SAFECO vs. State Farm SAFECO vs. The General SAFECO vs. The Hartford SAFECO vs. Titan SAFECO vs. Travelers SAFECO vs. USAA|
|States Offered||Arizona California Florida Illinois Michigan New Jersey New York Ohio Pennsylvania Texas||Arizona California Florida Illinois Michigan New Jersey New York Ohio Pennsylvania Texas|
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