Choosing a car insurer can be tricky: every company's rates differ based on your location, age, and driving history, and insurers offer a variety of perks. Progressive and State Farm are two of the most popular insurance companies, selling competitively priced coverage in most states.
In an effort to simplify the process of comparing insurance companies, we collected average rates from State Farm and Progressive. These take into consideration a variety of rating factors, including credit quality, driving record, and demographics. Compare rates and find your next car insurance policy today.
If you have extremely bad credit, State Farm could be the way to go. Typically, State Farm offers lower premiums than Progressive for drivers with credit scores of lower than 580. Drivers with excellent credit — a score of 800-plus — should lean toward Check out common insurance costs by credit level for State Farm and Progressive below.
|Credit level||Progressive avg. annual premium||State Farm avg. annual premium|
|Very Poor (300-579)||$3,602||$3,522|
|Very Good (740-799)||$1,453||$1,451|
If you've got an at-fault accident, speeding violation, reckless driving violation, or DUI offense on your résumé, Progressive could be a better choice than State Farm. Every insurance company prices its policies differently, so don't hesitate to shop around to figure out which insurer suits you.
|Violation||Progressive avg. annual premium||State Farm avg. annual premium|
|At-fault accident (damage < $1,000)||$2,720||$2,849|
|At-fault accident (damage > $1,000)||$2,245||$1,524|
Car insurance companies use age to outline risk potential, pricing premiums accordingly. Car insurance is commonly expensive for young drivers — because of their inexperience — and most affordable for drivers aged 25 or older. Because each insurance company evaluates age tiers differently, it's wise to compare rates and find great coverage.
As a general rule, teen drivers should choose State Farm instead of Progressive: the former's average annual rates are $2,428 less than the latter's..
|Age bracket||Progressive avg. annual premium||State Farm avg. annual premium|
Finances aside, Progressive and State Farm come with 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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|Ratings Comparison||Progressive||State Farm|
|JD Power Rankings||3 out of 5||3 out of 5|
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|Other Features||Progressive||State Farm|
|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.||Get the protection you need at a price you can afford with State Farm; offering packaged options, discounts and custom coverage to meet any driver's needs.|
|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.||State Farm's Emergency Road Service offers mechanical labor at the place of breakdown, the towing of your vehicle to a repair facility, removal of a stuck vehicle, delivery of gas or oil, assistance with changing a tire or a jumpstart, and locksmith services.|
|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.||State Farm offers an additional discount for vehicles made in 1994 or later, depending on the loss experience of the vehicle make and model.|
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