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Esurance or The General: Which company is best for you?
Esurance and The General 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 The General was founded in 1963. 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.
The General offers great rates on auto insurance to all types of drivers. Whether you have a great driving record, had a gap in coverage, or been in an accident, we have a rate for you!
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.
The General provides optional Towing and Labor coverage in select states to pay for the cost of towing your car if it becomes disabled. Comprehensive and collision coverage is a prerequisite for purchase. The General also offers a Roadside Assistance plan that is administered by Nation Safe Drivers (NSD). This optional program provides 24-hour assistance for towing and other emergency services.
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).