Compare 1992 Volvo 740 Car Insurance Rates

Scraping up a payment for pricey Volvo 740 insurance can bleed your savings and force you to tighten up your finances. Performing a price comparison can help to reduce premiums and put more money in your pocket.

Many car insurance companies compete for your hard-earned dollar, and it can be difficult to compare rates to get the lowest price

It’s important to compare rates as often as possible since insurance rates change regularly. Even if you think you had the best deal on 740 coverage on your last policy the chances are good that you can find a lower price today. Forget anything you know (or think you know) about auto insurance because we’re going to show you one of the quickest ways to find better rates and still maintain coverage.

Earn discounts to get lower-cost car insurance rates

Not many people think insurance is cheap, but discounts can save money and there are some available that you may not even be aware of. Certain discounts will be applied at the time of quoting, but lesser-known reductions have to be asked for before you will receive the discount. If they aren’t giving you every credit you qualify for, you could be saving more on your car insurance.

  • Military Discounts – Being on active duty in the military could qualify you for better premium rates.
  • Organization Discounts – Belonging to a qualifying organization can get you a small discount on car insurance.
  • Anti-lock Brakes – Cars and trucks that have steering control and anti-lock brakes have fewer accidents and will save you 10% or more.
  • Mature Driver Discount – Mature drivers can get better car insurance rates on 740 coverage.
  • Good Driver Discount – Drivers who don’t get into accidents may save up to 50% more on 740 coverage compared to rates paid by drivers with frequent claims.
  • Auto/Home Discount – If you combine your home and auto policies and place coverage with the same company they may give you a discount of at least 10 to 15 percent or more.
  • Federal Government Employee – Active or retired federal employment can earn a discount up to 10% on 740 coverage but check with your company.

As a footnote on discounts, most credits do not apply to all coverage premiums. Most only cut the cost of specific coverages such as collision or personal injury protection. If you do the math and it seems like it’s possible to get free car insurance, nobody gets a free ride.

Popular car insurance companies and a partial list of their discounts are:

  • AAA may include discounts for education and occupation, multi-car, pay-in-full, good student, AAA membership discount, and multi-policy.
  • Progressive has savings for online signing, online quote discount, multi-vehicle, multi-policy, good student, homeowner, and continuous coverage.
  • State Farm policyholders can earn discounts including defensive driving training, multiple autos, driver’s education, passive restraint, Steer Clear safe driver discount, and good driver.
  • Esurance offers discounts including anti-lock brakes, good driver, Switch & Save, DriveSense, multi-car, multi-policy, and paid-in-full.
  • Nationwide may offer discounts for business or organization, good student, accident-free, Farm Bureau membership, anti-theft, easy pay, and family plan.

When quoting, ask every insurance company which discounts can lower your rates. A few discounts may not apply to policyholders in your area. If you would like to choose from a list of insurance companies that offer many of these discounts, follow this link.

How to buy insurance coverage online

There are several ways to compare insurance coverage prices but one way is easier and takes less work. You could waste time discussing policy coverages with insurance companies in your area, or you could save time and use online quoting to quickly compare rates.

Most major companies enroll in a system where prospective buyers submit one quote, and at least one company provides a quote based on that data. This saves time by eliminating quote requests to every company.

To compare rates using this form now click here (opens in new window).

The one downside to getting quotes like this is you cannot specify which companies to get pricing from. So if you want to choose individual companies to request quotes from, we have a page of companies who write insurance coverage in your area. Click here to view list.

Compare rates however you want, just make sure you use the same coverage information for each comparison quote. If you use different data it will be impossible to make a fair rate comparison.

Tailor your insurance coverage coverage to you

When buying adequate coverage, there really is not a best way to insure your cars. Coverage needs to be tailored to your specific needs so this has to be addressed. Here are some questions about coverages that can aid in determining whether you may require specific advice.

  • Will filing a claim cost me more?
  • Does my 1992 Volvo 740 need full coverage?
  • Do I need replacement cost coverage?
  • Should I buy full coverage?
  • Do I need more liability coverage?
  • Am I covered by my employer’s commercial auto policy when driving my personal car for business?
  • How can I find cheaper teen driver insurance?
  • Do I pay less if my vehicle is kept in my garage?

If it’s difficult to answer those questions, you may need to chat with a licensed insurance agent. If you want to speak to an agent in your area, simply complete this short form or you can go here for a list of companies in your area. It is quick, free and you can get the answers you need.

Learn about car insurance coverages for a 1992 Volvo 740

Learning about specific coverages of a car insurance policy can be of help when determining the best coverages for your vehicles. Policy terminology can be difficult to understand and reading a policy is terribly boring. Below you’ll find the normal coverages offered by car insurance companies.

Liability coverage

Liability insurance provides protection from injuries or damage you cause to a person or their property that is your fault. This coverage protects you against claims from other people, and does not provide coverage for damage sustained by your vehicle in an accident.

Liability coverage has three limits: bodily injury for each person, bodily injury for the entire accident, and a limit for property damage. You commonly see limits of 50/100/50 that translate to a limit of $50,000 per injured person, a total of $100,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and a total limit of $50,000 for damage to vehicles and property.

Liability coverage pays for things such as structural damage, legal defense fees, pain and suffering, medical expenses and emergency aid. How much coverage you buy is up to you, but buy as large an amount as possible.

Comprehensive coverage

This coverage covers damage caused by mother nature, theft, vandalism and other events. You first must pay your deductible and then insurance will cover the rest of the damage.

Comprehensive coverage protects against claims such as fire damage, falling objects and hitting a deer. The highest amount a car insurance company will pay at claim time is the actual cash value, so if the vehicle is not worth much it’s probably time to drop comprehensive insurance.

Medical payments coverage and PIP

Medical payments and Personal Injury Protection insurance provide coverage for short-term medical expenses for things like surgery, ambulance fees and chiropractic care. They are often used to fill the gap from your health insurance policy or if there is no health insurance coverage. Medical payments and PIP cover you and your occupants and also covers any family member struck as a pedestrian. Personal Injury Protection is not universally available and gives slightly broader coverage than med pay

Collision coverage

Collision coverage will pay to fix damage to your 740 from colliding with another vehicle or an object, but not an animal. You will need to pay your deductible and the rest of the damage will be paid by collision coverage.

Collision coverage pays for claims such as hitting a parking meter, colliding with another moving vehicle, rolling your car, colliding with a tree and damaging your car on a curb. Paying for collision coverage can be pricey, so consider removing coverage from older vehicles. Drivers also have the option to raise the deductible to save money on collision insurance.

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle from other drivers when they either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. Covered losses include injuries to you and your family and also any damage incurred to your Volvo 740.

Since a lot of drivers have only the minimum liability required by law, it only takes a small accident to exceed their coverage. For this reason, having high UM/UIM coverages is a good idea.

Shop around and save

Cheaper 1992 Volvo 740 insurance is possible online as well as from insurance agents, and you need to price shop both to get a complete price analysis. Some insurance providers may not have price quotes online and these regional carriers only sell coverage through independent insurance agencies.

Throughout this article, we presented many ideas to lower your 1992 Volvo 740 insurance rates. The most important thing to understand is the more price quotes you have, the higher the chance of saving money. Consumers could even find that the lowest rates come from an unexpected company. Some small companies may cover specific market segments cheaper compared to the large companies like State Farm or Progressive.

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Comments About 1992 Volvo 740 Insurance

  1. Bette Hickman

    Affordable car insurance is a myth. Checking in from Milwaukee, WI. Received quotes from AAA, MetLife, and Western Auto Insurance for my 1992 Volvo 740 and saved $66 a year.

  2. Carlton Hernandez

    Does Progressive have low rates for teen drivers?

  3. Debbi Gray

    I live north of Knoxville, TN. Got car insurance rates from Amica, Sentry, and Western Auto Insurance for my 1992 Volvo 740 and saved just over $70 a year. Teenage drivers are expensive! They offer free online rate quotes. When should I drop full coverage?

  4. Alfonzo Franks

    Does Progressive use ACV or replacement cost?

  5. Kyoko Pollard

    From northwest of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Quoted a bunch of companies. Saved roughly $20 a month. 21st Century was the cheapest for me. They have a lot of discounts available.

  6. Thelma Day

    I’m in the north part of Jersey City, New Jersey. Quoted quotes from AAA, Safeco, and a few others for my 1992 Volvo 740 and saved $82 a year. Left Farmers to switch. It’s only liability tho.

  7. Donnie Hawkins

    I can’t pay high rates. From a town just southwest of Hilo, HI. Received rates from The General, American Family, Safeco, and a couple others for my Volvo and saved $114 a year. I’m a pretty low risk driver. God forbid I actually have a claim. I dropped full coverage awhile back.

  8. Thora Ford

    Like your site, BTW. I live on the east side of Hartford, Connecticut. Quoted rates from AAA, Farmers, and Sentry for my 1992 Volvo 740 and I’m now saving $24 a month.

  9. Aurelia Talley

    Not sure if this is cheap. I live in a small town just outside of Cleveland, Ohio. Compared quite a few companies. Saved darn near $30 a month. Progressive was the cheapest for me. I increased coverages a little too. When should I drop full coverage?

  10. Johnie Sharpe

    I got a good deal I think. From a town just southwest of New York City, New York. Quoted quotes with Progressive, Encompass, and GMAC for my 740 and I’m now saving $14 a month. Have a couple speeding tickets too.

  11. Barbara Summers

    From a town just southwest of Rochester, New York. Quoted a bunch of companies. Saved about $10 a month. Allstate was the best choice for me. I even had a DUI years ago. I dropped full coverage awhile back.