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Nationwide or The Hartford: Which Company is Best for You?
Nationwide and The Hartford 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. Nationwide was founded in 1925, while The Hartford was founded in 1810. 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.
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.
Since 1810, The Hartford continually seeks new and better ways to proactively respond to their customers needs.
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.
The Hartford has towing and labor coverage to help pay for a tow if your vehicle is inoperable regardless of whether the vehicle is involved in an accident.
Nationwide offers additional savings through a Family Discount, which allows you to share discounts with members of your family.
The Hartford is affiliated with AARP and offers numerous discounts including a discount for driving a hybrid or electric vehicle.