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Esurance or Nationwide: Which company is best for you?
Esurance and Nationwide are two of the biggest names in insurance, with an advertising reach to match. Chances are you've seen more than one commercial from either in the past month. Esurance was founded in 1999, while Nationwide was founded in 1925. Both are widely-trusted companies, but which has the discounts, services, and customer ratings that matter most to you? See how they stack up below.
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From car insurance to homeowners, motorcycle, and renters coverage, Esurance will be there for you from quote to claim with lightning-fast claims and proven financial strength.
Auto Insurance from Nationwide gives you peace of mind when you're on the road. Save money without sacrificing coverage by participating in one of our usage-based discount programs, and save even more with multi-policy discounts. With our On Your Side Claims® Service, you'll get a written guarantee on repairs and a choice of qualified car repair shops you can trust.
Esurance's Emergency Roadside Service will pay up to $75 towards roadside services including towing assistance, tire changes, gas, oil, and water delivery, battery service and lockout service. You may need to have comprehensive and collision coverage as a prerequisite to add this coverage to your policy.
Nationwide's Roadside Assistance is available in select states. Two levels of emergency Roadside Assistance coverage—Basic and Plus—are available. Nationwide Roadside Assistance Basic applies to everyone on your policy, in any car you might occupy with coverage that includes towing up to 15 miles, ditch extraction service, emergency fuel, battery jump-start, locksmith services up to $100 and tire changes. Nationwide Roadside Assistance Plus includes all the previously listed services in addition to a tow up to 100 miles and trip interruption coverage that may reimburse your expenses up to $500 for alternate transportation, lodging and meals if you find yourself broken down 100 or more miles from home.
Esurance offers an additional discount for customers who have obtained emergency road assistance from a provider other than Esurance (such as AAA or the National Automobile Club).
Nationwide offers additional savings through a Family Discount, which allows you to share discounts with members of your family.