Choosing an auto insurance company can be tough: every company's rates differ based on your location, vehicle, and driving record, and insurers offer a variety of perks. Liberty Mutual and 21st Century are two of the top auto insurance companies, offering high-quality coverage in most states across the US.
In an effort to make insurance shopping seamless, we have gathered average rates from 21st Century and Liberty Mutual. The below rates cover a variety of rating factors, including credit rating, driving history, and age. Compare rates and find your next car insurance policy today.
If you have very bad credit, 21st Century could be preferable to Liberty Mutual. Typically, 21st Century offers cheaper prices than Liberty Mutual for drivers with credit scores of less than 580. Drivers with exceptional credit — a score of 800 or higher — should opt for Check out average insurance rates by credit tier for 21st Century and Liberty Mutual:
|Credit level||Liberty Mutual avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$3,228||$1,363|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,878||$1,363|
If you have an at-fault accident, ticket, reckless driving violation, or DUI on your record, 21st Century could be a better choice than Liberty Mutual. Every insurance company has different post-violation pricing structures, so it's worth comparing quotes to figure out which insurer suits you.
|Infraction||Liberty Mutual avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,776||$2,440|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$2,112||$1,273|
Insurers use a driver's age to outline risk potential, assigning rates on a sliding scale. An insurance policy is often more expensive for young drivers — because of their inexperience — and more affordable for middle-aged drivers. Because every insurance company prices age brackets in a different way, it's worth doing some comparison shopping.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose 21st Century over Liberty Mutual: the former's average annual rates are $1,326 less than the latter's..
|Age tier||Liberty Mutual avg. annual premium||21st Century avg. annual premium|
Costs aside, Liberty Mutual and 21st Century each have pros and cons, including their customer satisfaction ratings, discount programs, add-ons, and financial stability. Be sure to shop around before settling on an option.
|Discount Comparison||Liberty Mutual||21st Century|
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|Ratings Comparison||Liberty Mutual||21st Century|
|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||3 out of 5|
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|Other Features||Liberty Mutual||21st Century|
|About||Liberty Mutual is committed to providing broad, useful and competitively-priced insurance products and services to meet their customers' ever-changing needs.||21st Century, part of the Farmers Insurance Group, is a leading US insurer of automobiles, dedicated to providing customers with superior coverage and service.|
|Roadside Assistance||Liberty Mutual offers 24-hour Roadside Assistance (covering towing to the nearest qualified repair facility, fuel delivery, jump starts, and unlocking vehicle doors) with the purchase of optional Towing & Labor coverage.||21st Century customers are automatically enrolled in the 21st Roadside Assistance program at no additional cost. 21st Roadside Assistance provides 24/7 towing, lock-out service and other emergency services, limited to five service calls per vehicle per calendar year. 21st Roadside Assistance coverage is provided for up to $75 ($80 in TX, $100 in NC) in roadside services. Service applies to labor only. Parts (tires, batteries, belts, etc.) and gasoline are not included.|
|Additional Discounts||Liberty Mutual offers additional discounts for those who have recently moved and for the newly retired, newly married or newly graduated.||21st Century offers an additional discount for seniors in select states.|
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