Choosing a car insurance company can be tough: companies' rates vary based on your driving record, age, and location, and insurers offer a variety of perks. Safeco and Amica are two of the most popular insurers, providing competitively priced insurance policies across large portions of America.
In an effort to simplify the process of comparing insurance companies, we gathered average rates from Amica and Safeco. The below cover myriad rating factors, including credit score, driving record, and demographics. Compare rates and find your next car insurance policy today.
If you have very poor credit, Amica could be the best option for you. On average, Amica offers better rates than Safeco for prospective clients with credit scores of less than 580. Insurance shoppers with outstanding credit — a score of 800 or higher — should opt for Check out average insurance rates by credit tier for Amica and Safeco below.
|Credit level||Safeco avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$5,308||$2,010|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,871||$1,174|
If you're dealing with an at-fault collision, speeding ticket, reckless driving citation, or DWI on your driving record, Amica could be a better choice than Safeco. Each insurer has different post-violation pricing structures, so it's worth comparing quotes to find out which insurer is best for you.
|Citation||Safeco avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,546||$1,646|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,969||$1,152|
Insurance companies use age to estimate risk, assigning rates accordingly. An auto insurance policy is often priciest for teen drivers — thanks to their inexperience — and relatively affordable for older drivers. Because every insurance company rates ages in a different way, it's worth comparing rates and shopping around.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Amica over Safeco: the former's average annual rates are $2,399 less than the latter's..
|Age tier||Safeco avg. annual premium||Amica avg. annual premium|
Affordability aside, Safeco and Amica each have pros and cons, including their customer satisfaction ratings, discount programs, add-ons, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
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|About||Why customers love Safeco: Whether it’s your car, home, motorcycle, boat, identity, or more, Safeco makes it simple to protect what matters to you. Financial strength you can trust: Safeco Insurance is proud to be part of Liberty Mutual Insurance, a Fortune 100 company, rated “A” by A.M. Best Company. Liberty Mutual is rated “A” by A.M. Best Company.||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||Safeco offers roadside assistance 24/7 as a policy option, including coverage for towing, flat tire, battery service, fuel and fluids, and lockouts.||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||Safeco offers additional discounts such as Advance Quote Discount, New Teen and Preferred Payment. And as a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual, Safeco offers 24/7 claims service.||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 can I do about fixing incorrect information on my driving record?|
It really depends on where the accidents are listed. Insurance companies look at 2 different reports to verify your driving history.If my teenager rear ended another car but we aren't filing a claim, will my insurance rate go up?
The tricky part about this situation is the police report. Since your current insurance company is unlikely to re-run your driving records after you become a customer, avoiding a claim should keep the rate with your current company from increasing.Should I file a claim if my repair cost is $1,500?
In New Mexico, our State of Insurance report shows that an at fault accident increases rates by an average of $596 additionally per year. Since accidents impact your rate for at least 3 years, you would be paying an extra $1,788 in premium over that time frame.Can I put my insurance on hold due to temporary disability?
Technically, you can cancel your car insurance at any time. However, canceling your policy will result in the loss of a Prior Insurance discount when you go to purchase another policy in the future.See More Questions
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