Selecting an auto insurance company is complex: companies' rates vary based on your driving record, age, and location, and companies offer an array of perks. Progressive and Infinity are two of America's most popular insurance companies, selling competitively priced insurance policies across most of the US.
In an effort to simplify the insurance-shopping process, we collected average rates from Infinity and Progressive. These take into consideration myriad rating factors, including credit rating, driving behavior, and age. Examine these figures and find your next car insurance policy today.
If you have very bad credit, Progressive could be a better option for you. On average, Progressive offers better rates than Infinity for prospective clients with credit scores of less than 580. Those with outstanding credit — a score of 800-plus — should consider Progressive, which typically beats Infinity by $2,561 annually. View common insurance costs by credit score for Infinity and Progressive below.
|Credit level||Progressive avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$3,602||$7,847|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,453||$4,045|
If you are saddled with an at-fault crash, speeding violation, reckless driving citation, or DUI in your rear view mirror, Progressive could be a better choice than Infinity. Each auto insurance company prices policies differently after a violation, so don't be afraid to shop around to find out which insurer is best for you.
|Violation||Progressive avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,720||$5,774|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$2,245||$4,487|
Insurance companies use a driver's age to outline potential risk, pricing policies accordingly. Auto insurance is usually expensive for young drivers — due to their inexperience — and most affordable for older drivers. Since every insurance company rates age tiers in a different way, it's smart to shop around and find the perfect policy for you.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose Progressive over Infinity: Progressive offers average yearly savings of $8,043 versusInfinity.
|Age tier||Progressive avg. annual premium||Infinity avg. annual premium|
Aside from affordability, Progressive and Infinity both have pros and cons, including the insurers' discount programs, add-ons, customer satisfaction ratings, and financial stability. Dive into the data before making your decision.
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|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||Not Rated out of 5|
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|About||Progressive provides its customers with a wide range of services and competitive rates designed to help them get their lives back in order again as quickly as possible.||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||Progressive's Roadside Assistance offers towing service, flat tire change, battery jump-start, locksmith service and emergency gasoline delivery, and depending on your policy, these may come with no out-of-pocket fee. In most states, you'll need to have Comprehensive and Collision coverage on the vehicle to add Progressive's Roadside Assistance.||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||Progressive offers additional savings through a loyalty rewards program which includes perks like priority call service, renewal guarantees, and accident forgiveness, based on the amount of time you’ve been with the company.||Infinity offers an additional discount in most states for registering your policy account profile online.|
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