Lower Your 1993 Buick Century Car Insurance Quotes

Want lower insurance coverage rates for your Buick Century? Feel like you’re a prisoner to overpriced insurance coverage? Believe me, there are many people just like you.

There is such a variety of auto insurance companies to buy insurance from, and even though it’s nice to have a choice, too many choices makes it more difficult to compare rates and find the lowest cost insurance coverage.

Get lower-cost rates with discounts

Buying car insurance is not cheap, but there could be significant discounts to cut the cost considerably. Some discounts will apply when you complete an application, but some may not be applied and must be asked for before you will receive the discount.

  • Good Student Discount – Being a good student can earn a discount of 20% or more. Earning this discount can benefit you well after school through age 25.
  • Military Rewards – Having a family member in the military could qualify you for better car insurance rates.
  • Sign Online – Many larger companies will discount your bill up to fifty bucks get insurance coverage online.
  • Early Signing – A few larger companies give discounts for buying a policy prior to your current policy expiring. It can save you around 10%.
  • Passenger Safety Discount – Vehicles with factory air bags or automatic seat belts can receive discounts of 25 to 30%.
  • Claim Free – Claim-free drivers can save substantially as opposed to drivers with a long claim history.
  • College Student Discount – Older children living away from home attending college and won’t have access to an insured vehicle may be able to be covered for less.
  • Seat Belts Save more than Lives – Drivers who require all occupants to wear their seat belts could cut 10% or more off PIP or medical payments premium.

As a disclaimer on discounts, most of the big mark downs will not be given to the entire cost. Most only cut the price of certain insurance coverages like collision or personal injury protection. So when it seems like you can get free auto insurance, car insurance companies aren’t that generous.

Popular car insurance companies and their possible discounts are shown below.

  • Progressive discounts include multi-vehicle, multi-policy, continuous coverage, good student, and online signing.
  • SAFECO includes discounts for anti-theft, anti-lock brakes, accident prevention training, safe driver, bundle discounts, teen safe driver, and teen safety rewards.
  • American Family may include discounts for Steer into Savings, mySafetyValet, air bags, bundled insurance, multi-vehicle, and early bird.
  • MetLife offers discounts for defensive driver, multi-policy, claim-free, accident-free, good driver, and good student.
  • Geico has discounts for defensive driver, anti-lock brakes, seat belt use, military active duty, and multi-policy.
  • The Hartford may have discounts that include good student, anti-theft, bundle, vehicle fuel type, and driver training.

Before you buy a policy, ask each company or agent which credits you are entitled to. Some credits might not be offered on policies in your area.

Free insurance rate quotes

To find low cost insurance coverage quotes, there are several ways to compare rate quotes from local insurance companies. By far the easiest way to find the cheapest 1993 Buick Century insurance rates is to get quotes online. This is very easy and can be done using a couple different methods.

The most efficient method to get quotes would be an industry-wide quote request form like this one (opens in new window). This style of form keeps you from doing multiple quote forms for each price estimate. One form submission gets prices estimates from many national carriers.

Another way to find more affordable insurance requires a trip to the website for every company you want to comare and request a quote. For instance, let’s assume you want to compare prices for State Farm, Progressive and Farmers. In order to compare rates, you need to visit each site and enter your policy data, which is why the first method is more popular.

For a list of links to insurance companies in your area, click here.

However you get your quotes, ensure you are comparing equivalent coverages and limits on every quote. If you compare different deductibles it will be nearly impossible to determine the lowest rate for your Buick Century. Having just a slight variation in coverage limits can mean a large discrepancy in price. Just remember that comparing more rates from different companies helps locate a lower rate than you’re paying now. Some regional insurers cannot provide online quotes, so you also need to get quotes from the smaller companies as well.

How car insurance companies determine Buick Century insurance rates

A large part of saving on car insurance is knowing the different types of things that go into determining the level of your policy premiums. When you know what positively or negatively positively or negatively impacts your premiums, this allows you to make educated decisions that could help you find much lower annual insurance costs. Multiple criteria are used in the calculation when premium rates are determined. Some of the criteria are obvious such as traffic violations, but some are less apparent such as whether you are married or how financially stable you are.

  • Why do you need liability? – Liability insurance provides coverage when you are determined to be liable for causing personal injury or damage in an accident. Liability insurance provides legal defense coverage which can be incredibly expensive. Liability insurance is quite affordable when compared with rates for comp and collision, so drivers should make sure they buy enough to cover all assets.
  • Combine policies with the same company – Most larger car insurance companies afford a discount to policyholders who consolidate policies with them. It’s known as a multi-policy discount. This can amount to ten percent or more. Even though this discount sounds good, it’s always a smart idea to compare rates to guarantee you are still saving the most. Drivers may still save even more than the discount by splitting coverages up.
  • No policy gaps is important – Letting your insurance expire is a sure-fire way to bump up your car insurance costs. In addition to paying higher premiums, the inability to provide proof of insurance might get you fines or a revoked license. You could then be forced to prove you have insurance by filing a SR-22 with your state DMV.
  • Single drivers take more risk – Your spouse actually saves money on your car insurance bill. Marriage may mean you are more financially stable and statistics prove married drivers tend to have fewer serious accidents.

What is the best auto insurance coverage?

When it comes to choosing adequate coverage for your personal vehicles, there really is no “perfect” insurance plan. Every insured’s situation is different and a cookie cutter policy won’t apply. For example, these questions can aid in determining if your insurance needs would benefit from an agent’s advice.

  • Does my insurance cover damage caused when ticketed for reckless driving?
  • Am I covered if I wreck a rental car?
  • Will my insurance pay for OEM parts?
  • What if I don’t agree with a claim settlement offer?
  • Can I afford low physical damage deductibles?
  • Is my dog or cat covered if injured in an accident?
  • How many claims can I have before being cancelled?
  • Why am I required to get a high-risk car insurance policy?
  • Am I covered when delivering products for my home-based business?

If you don’t know the answers to these questions but you think they might apply to your situation, you might consider talking to a licensed agent. If you don’t have a local agent, fill out this quick form or you can also visit this page to select a carrier

Coverages available on your insurance policy

Having a good grasp of insurance helps when choosing appropriate coverage and proper limits and deductibles. Insurance terms can be ambiguous and reading a policy is terribly boring. Below you’ll find typical coverage types available from insurance companies.

Uninsured Motorist or Underinsured Motorist insurance

This coverage gives you protection from other motorists when they are uninsured or don’t have enough coverage. Covered losses include injuries to you and your family and also any damage incurred to your Buick Century.

Due to the fact that many drivers only purchase the least amount of liability that is required, their liability coverage can quickly be exhausted. For this reason, having high UM/UIM coverages is a good idea.

Insurance for medical payments

Coverage for medical payments and/or PIP provide coverage for immediate expenses such as ambulance fees, X-ray expenses, rehabilitation expenses, prosthetic devices and EMT expenses. They are used to cover expenses not covered by your health insurance policy or if you do not have health coverage. It covers you and your occupants and will also cover any family member struck as a pedestrian. PIP is not an option in every state but can be used in place of medical payments coverage

Liability coverages

This coverage can cover injuries or damage you cause to people or other property that is your fault. This insurance protects YOU from legal claims by others. It does not cover damage to your own property or vehicle.

Liability coverage has three limits: bodily injury per person, bodily injury per accident and property damage. Your policy might show policy limits of 100/300/100 which means $100,000 in coverage for each person’s injuries, $300,000 for the entire accident, and a limit of $100,000 paid for damaged property.

Liability coverage pays for things like repair bills for other people’s vehicles, funeral expenses, court costs, loss of income and medical expenses. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is up to you, but buy as much as you can afford.

Coverage for collisions

This covers damage to your Century from colliding with another vehicle or an object, but not an animal. You first must pay a deductible and then insurance will cover the remainder.

Collision insurance covers claims such as scraping a guard rail, sideswiping another vehicle and crashing into a building. Collision is rather expensive coverage, so consider dropping it from vehicles that are older. You can also bump up the deductible to bring the cost down.

Comprehensive coverage (or Other than Collision)

This pays for damage caused by mother nature, theft, vandalism and other events. You first must pay your deductible then the remaining damage will be covered by your comprehensive coverage.

Comprehensive insurance covers things like falling objects, hitting a bird, hitting a deer, theft and rock chips in glass. The most you’ll receive from a claim is the ACV or actual cash value, so if the vehicle’s value is low it’s probably time to drop comprehensive insurance.

Don’t break the bank

You just learned a lot of ways to lower your 1993 Buick Century insurance car insurance rates. It’s most important to understand that the more companies you get premium rates for, the higher the chance of saving money. Drivers may discover the best price on insurance coverage is with some of the lesser-known companies. Regional companies can often insure niche markets at a lower cost than their larger competitors like Allstate or State Farm.

As you prepare to switch companies, it’s a bad idea to reduce needed coverages to save money. In many instances, someone sacrificed full coverage to discover at claim time that a couple dollars of savings turned into a financial nightmare. The proper strategy is to buy a smart amount of coverage for the lowest cost, but don’t skip important coverages to save money.

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Comments About 1993 Buick Century Insurance

  1. Delores Morin

    If you don’t have tickets and live around Fargo, ND, check out Progressive. They seem to be cheaper. I got prices on the web. Full coverage costs too much.

  2. Ellie Zamora

    In Cleveland, OH try Allstate or GEICO. Both had decent prices.

  3. Roselee Cash

    IT’S ALL TOO EXPENSIVE! Live in the western part of Charleston, WV. Quoted a bunch of companies. Saved darn near $30 a month. Allstate was the cheapest option for me. Was with Progressive. I have kids on my policy, too. I dropped full coverage awhile back.

  4. Stormy Harris

    Will Progressive cancel me for an at-fault accident?

  5. Edythe Parsons

    I live on the west side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I got free quotes with Progressive, Erie, and GMAC for my Buick and saved just over $90 a year. I got a quote from their website.

  6. Jackeline Bryant

    I went with 21st Century at renewal. Best rates in Saint Louis, MO. Only insure liability on my Buick.

  7. Tajuana Marquez

    1993 Buick Century + Allstate = CHEAP! At least inWisconsin anyway.

  8. Sue Wong

    From northwest of Fayetteville, AR. I got free rates from GEICO, AIG Insurance, Esurance, and The General for my Buick and I’m now saving $20 a month. Was with The General. Are quotes cheaper online? I’m thinking about dropping full coverage though.

  9. Cordie Stephenson

    Does Allstate offer multi-policy discounts?

  10. Marti Gordon

    Quoted with Sentry for my Buick and saved about $110 a year. Got better coverage too.

  11. Bret Ruiz

    Hope my rates come down. I live just to the east of Billings, Montana. I compared lots of rates. Saved about $20 a month. State Farm was the most affordable for me. Insured with American Family before. BTW speeding tickets are not good.

  12. Lavera Foley

    Too expensive. I ride a bike.

  13. Stepanie Stephens

    If you have a clean record and live around Virginia Beach, Virginia, check out 21st Century. They seem to be cheaper. I got a quote from their website. I don’t put full coverage on it.

  14. Harvey Macdonald

    Cheap is relative. I’m in the east part of New York City, NY. I quoted with State Farm, AIG Insurance, Erie, and GMAC for my Century and saved $76 a year. I quoted rates online then called them. Anyone else drop full coverage?