Picking an auto insurance company is difficult: rates may vary by driving history, location, and age, and insurers offer a variety of perks. Auto Club (AAA) and 21st Century are two of the most popular car insurance companies, offering competitively priced policies across large portions of the US.
In an effort to make insurance shopping seamless, we gathered average premiums from 21st Century and Auto Club (AAA). These take into consideration a variety of rating factors, including credit rating, driving history, and demographics. Examine these rates and find an affordable policy today.
If you have very bad credit, 21st Century could be a better option for you. On average, 21st Century offers lower rates than Auto Club (AAA) for drivers with credit scores of lower than 580. Drivers with exceptional credit — a score of 800 or better — should consider Check out average insurance rates by credit tier for 21st Century and Auto Club (AAA):
|Credit level||Auto Club (AAA) avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$6,569||$1,363|
|Very Good (740-799)||$3,004||$1,363|
If you've got an at-fault accident, speeding ticket, reckless driving citation, or DUI on your record, 21st Century could be a better choice than Auto Club (AAA). Every insurance company prices policies differently after a violation, so don't hesitate to shop around to figure out which insurer suits you.
|Infraction||Auto Club (AAA) avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$4,078||$2,440|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$4,002||$1,273|
Insurance companies use a driver's age to outline risk potential, assigning rates accordingly. Car insurance is commonly most expensive for beginning and young drivers — due to their increased odds of being involved in an accident — and more affordable for middle-aged drivers. Because every auto insurance company prices ages differently, it's wise to compare rates and find great coverage.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose 21st Century over Auto Club (AAA): the former's average annual rates are $5,023 less than the latter's..
|Age||Auto Club (AAA) avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
Aside from finances, there are myriad pros and cons of both Auto Club (AAA) and 21st Century, including their discounts, perks, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Be sure to get quotes and compare rates before purchasing a policy.
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|About||Auto Club provides its customers with customizable payment options, competitive rates and excellent features.||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||AAA offers three tiers of 24-hour Road Service: Classic, Plus and Premier, which all include towing, emergency starting, battery service, flat tire assistance, locksmith service, fuel delivery, and extrication/winching service. AAA membership covers you, not your vehicle, so you can call whether you are in your own car, a friend’s car, or a rental. Each AAA cardholder is entitled to four Roadside Assistance service calls or reimbursements per membership year at no charge.||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||AAA offers an additional Garage Parking Discount, and maintains a wide-ranging rewards program for AAA members.||21st Century offers an additional discount for seniors in select states.|
|Recent Questions||Can I bundle my renters and new car insurance?|
We have several companies that will be able to fit your needs. At this time, we do not quote renters insurance on our site but we can quote you with our agency.Does roadside assistance cover people not on your policy
I haven't heard of a roadside assistance program that doesn't extend to anyone using the vehicle that has been given permission to do so. While most companies prefer any driver using the vehicle to be listed on the policy, they do have previsions in the policy that extend to infrequent users.Customer service for AAA roadside assistance only versus AAA auto insurance?
Insurance companies are regulated at a state commissioner level and in theory are supposed to be neutral. But, it's hard to say for sure any being is entirely neutral.What do I do if my vehicle was totaled while parked?
I would definitely involve your insurance company and let them know about the situation. The other driver's insurance company should be paying for your damage up to the limit of that policy, but if it doesn't cover everything then your current company should be able to help cover the rest.See More Questions
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