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Selecting an auto insurance company can be tricky: rates may vary based on your driving record, age, and location, and every company provides a different set of discounts. Mercury and Allied are two of the most popular car insurance companies, selling competitively priced policies in most American states.
In an effort to simplify the process of comparing insurance companies, we gathered average premiums from Allied and Mercury. The below cover a number of rating factors, including credit rating, driving history, and age. Take a look at these rates and find the perfect policy for you.
If you have very poor credit, Mercury could be a better option for you. Typically, Mercury offers more affordable prices than Allied for drivers with credit scores of lower than 580. Insurance shoppers with excellent credit — a score of 800 or higher — should opt for View average insurance rates by credit tier for Allied and Mercury below.
|Credit level||Mercury avg. annual premium||Allied avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$1,115||$1,483|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,115||$920|
If you are dealing with an at-fault accident, speeding violation, reckless driving violation, or DUI on your driving record, Allied could be a better choice than Mercury. Every insurance company has different post-violation pricing structures, so don't be afraid to shop around to figure out which insurer suits you.
|Violation||Mercury avg. annual premium||Allied avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$1,822||$1,662|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,125||$1,221|
Auto insurance companies rely on age to outline potential risk, pricing premiums accordingly. An insurance policy is usually priciest for teen drivers — due to their increased odds of being involved in an accident — and relatively affordable for middle-aged drivers. Since each insurance company prices age brackets differently, it's smart to shop around and find a great rate.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Mercury instead of Allied: Mercury offers average yearly savings of $109 versusAllied.
|Age||Mercury avg. annual premium||Allied avg. annual premium|
Aside from affordability, Mercury and Allied each have pros and cons, including their discount programs, add-ons, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Be sure to weigh these elements before deciding.
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|JD Power Rankings||2 out of 5||3 out of 5|
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|About||Rated A+ by AM Best, Mercury Insurance has been saving customers money on home and auto insurance since 1962.||Allied Insurance, a Nationwide company, offers a variety of packages with customizable coverages, discounts, benefits and rewards to make sure your insurance is right for you.|
|Roadside Assistance||Mercury offers roadside assistance as an optional addition to your policy which provides coverage 24/7 for things like reimbursement for locking keys in your car, a flat tire change, and even a tow up to the limit on your policy.||Allied offers roadside assistance to you and your household members while they are driving and even while they are passengers in other vehicles. The roadside coverage offered by Allied includes towing up to 15 miles from the disablement, fuel delivery, lockout coverage, and jump starts.|
|Additional Discounts||Mercury insurance offers additional accommodations to military service members like accepting out of state licenses, physical damage only coverage, and more!||Allied is a subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance and offers additional discounts for being previously insured with Farm Bureau and a policy feature to lock in your rates annually.|
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