Choosing a car insurance company is complex: the rates each insurer offers can vary widely based on your driving record, location, and age, and every company's discounts differ. GEICO and Amica are two of the nation's top insurance companies, offering competitively priced policies across large swaths of the US.
To make insurance shopping seamless, we gathered average rates from Amica and GEICO. These take into consideration a variety of pricing factors, including credit score, driving history, and demographics. Check out the below rates and find an affordable policy today.
If you have very bad credit, Amica could be the way to go. Typically, Amica offers lower premiums than GEICO for prospective clients with credit scores of 579 or less. Drivers with outstanding credit — a score of 800 or higher — should opt for View common insurance costs by credit score for Amica and GEICO:
|Credit level||GEICO avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$2,051||$2,010|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,120||$1,174|
If you've got an at-fault crash, speeding violation, reckless driving violation, or DUI on your résumé, Amica could be a better choice than GEICO. Each car insurance company will handle driving offenses differently, so always do your due diligence and compare quotes to understand which insurer is best for you.
|Violation||GEICO avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$1,857||$1,646|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,580||$1,152|
Insurance companies use age as an estimator of risk, assigning rates accordingly. An auto insurance policy is often expensive for teens — due to their increased odds of being involved in an accident — and most affordable for middle-aged drivers. Since every insurance company rates age brackets differently, it's smart to shop around and find the perfect policy for you.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose GEICO over Amica: GEICO offers average yearly savings of $1,858, compared to Amica.
|Age bracket||GEICO avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
Affordability aside, there are myriad pros and cons of both GEICO and Amica, including the insurers' discount programs, add-ons, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
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|About||GEICO uses a direct-to-consumer sales model rather than relying on independent agents to provide exceptional service and superior coverage to their valued customers.||At Amica Mutual Insurance, you'll be protected with an affordable auto policy that's customized to fit your needs, complete with unbeatable customer service.|
|Roadside Assistance||You can use a mobile app to request service from GEICO's Emergency Roadside Service, which will assist you if you need a tow, are locked out of your car, run out of gas, have a dead battery or flat tire.||Amica's roadside assistance program is available 24 hours a day to help with jump-starting a dead battery, changing a flat tire, delivering fuel if you run out of gas, and a towing up to 15 miles to the nearest repair facility.|
|Additional Discounts||GEICO offers an additional discount for vehicles with daytime running lights. Moreover, the company offers the policy feature of accident forgiveness.||Amica offers additional discounts for "loyalty", a "tenure" discount for the length of time you were with your prior company, and a legacy discount to drivers under 30 who were covered by Amica on a family member's policy.|
|Recent Questions||What is your best advice to buy auto insurance for my 18-year-old who is buying a used car which will be paid off?|
The bad news is that car insurance for an 18-year-old on their own separate policy is incredibly expensive — over $3,400 more than the national average. The good news? Typically, we see that combining insurance by adding your kid to your policy is the best route.My son got a DUI, I will be selling the vehicle & removing him from my Geico policy. Do I need to report it to Geico?
If you choose to repair the damage to your son's car using your insurance, you will need to file a claim and tell your insurer what happened. The claim will impact your rates, but removing your son will not impact your rates as much as leaving him on there — because he has a DUI on his record, that would increase rates in addition to the accident. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.Can I get accident forgiveness after an accident?
I'm sorry but you will not be able to have an accident forgiven and removed from your record. Depending on the insurance company, they have specific rules about accident forgiveness — generally, you need to be accident-free for a few years before an accident is forgiven.Will a hit and run impact my car insurance premium in CA?
Yes, when your company has to pay out on a claim, it will impact your rates. If you filed a police report and have uninsured motorist property damage coverage, this coverage will pay for the damages and will be considered a not-at-fault accident.See More Questions
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