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Choosing a car insurer can be hard: companies' rates differ by driving record, location, and age, and every company provides a different set of discounts. MetLife and Infinity are two of the top insurance companies, providing affordable coverage across most of America.
To help take the sting out of shopping for car insurance, we have pulled average insurance premiums from Infinity and MetLife. These take into consideration a variety of rating factors, including credit rating, driving infractions, and age. Examine these figures and find the right policy for you.
If you have very poor credit, MetLife could be a better option for you. On average, MetLife offers better rates than Infinity for prospective clients with credit scores of 579 or less. Insurance shoppers with exceptional credit — a score of 800-plus — should lean toward MetLife, which typically beats Infinity by $2,588 per year. Check out average insurance costs by credit level for Infinity and MetLife below.
|Credit level||MetLife avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$3,495||$7,847|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,517||$4,045|
If you have an at-fault accident, ticket, reckless driving violation, or DWI on your record, MetLife could be a better choice than Infinity. Every insurance company will handle driving offenses differently, so always do your due diligence and compare quotes to understand which insurance company suits you.
|Citation||MetLife avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,598||$5,774|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$1,679||$4,487|
Car insurance companies use a driver's age as an estimator of risk, assigning rates on a sliding scale. Car insurance is commonly more expensive for teens — because of their inexperience — and most affordable for older drivers. Because every auto insurance company prices age brackets in a different way, it's wise to compare rates and find a great fit.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose MetLife before Infinity: MetLife offers average yearly savings of $9,857, compared to Infinity.
|Age bracket||MetLife avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
Finances aside, MetLife and Infinity each carry 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.
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|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||Not Rated out of 5|
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|About||MetLife Auto & Home MyDirect’s 100% digital experience lets you easily buy and manage your policy all online – without ever speaking to an agent over the phone. It’s the first of its kind and backed by the experience of MetLife Auto & Home.||Infinity provides non-standard car insurance to drivers who represent higher than normal risks and would otherwise pay higher rates for comparable coverage.|
|Roadside Assistance||MetLife offers optional Towing & Labor Coverage to help reimburse you for towing and other roadside-assistance expenses.||Infinity's 24 hour roadside assistance is available for towing to the nearest repair facility and labor cost at the site of your disablement. Infinity covers up to 5 disablements within a 12 month period.|
|Additional Discounts||MetLife offers additional savings through a Deductible Savings Benefit (available in select states), which enables you to earn $50 every year you don't make a claim, up to a maximum of $250 that may be used toward your deductible, if you have a covered loss.||Infinity offers an additional discount in most states for registering your policy account profile online.|
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