1996 Ford Windstar Cargo Car Insurance Quotes

Drivers have options when trying to find low-cost Ford Windstar Cargo insurance. They can either spend hours driving around to get rate comparisons or leverage the internet to get rate quotes. There are both good and bad ways to find car insurance online and you need to know the absolute fastest way to quote coverages for a Ford and get the lowest price either online or from local insurance agents.

How to get low cost insurance coverage

There are several ways to compare insurance coverage quotes, but one way is less time-consuming than others. You can waste a lot of time talking about coverages with insurance agencies in your area, or you could save time and use online quoting to accomplish the same thing much quicker.

Most of the larger companies belong to an insurance system where insurance shoppers complete one form, and each company returns a competitive quote based on that information. This saves time by eliminating repetitive form submissions to each individual insurance coverage company.

To find out how much you’re overpaying now click here to start a free quote.

The single downside to using this type of system is buyers cannot specifically choose which providers to get quotes from. So if you prefer to choose specific providers to compare rates, we have a page of low cost insurance coverage companies in your area. Click here to view list.

It’s up to you how you get prices quotes, just make darn sure you compare nearly identical information on every quote. If your comparisons have unequal deductibles or liability limits it’s impossible to make an equal comparison.

Lower rate quotes with these discounts

Insurance can cost an arm and a leg, but you might be missing out on some discounts that could help you make your next renewal payment. Most are applied when you get a quote, but a few must be specially asked for prior to receiving the credit.

  • Accident Forgiveness Coverage – This one is not really a discount per se, but a few companies such as Allstate and State Farm will allow you to have one accident without the usual rate increase as long as you don’t have any claims prior to the accident.
  • Save with More Vehicles Insured – Insuring several vehicles with the same insurance coverage company can reduce rates for all insured vehicles.
  • Smart Student Discounts – Getting good grades may save as much as 25% on a car insurance quote. You can use this discount normally until age 25.
  • Membership in Organizations – Being in qualifying clubs or civic groups is a good way to get lower rates when shopping for insurance coverage.
  • Active Service Discounts – Having a family member in the military could be rewarded with lower prices.
  • Driver Safety – Participating in a defensive driving course could save 5% or more if you qualify.
  • Discounts for Government Workers – Being employed by or retired from a federal job could cut as much as 10% off for Windstar Cargo insurance with a few insurance coverage companies.
  • Save over 55 – Mature drivers may receive lower premium rates for Windstar Cargo insurance.

It’s important to note that most discount credits are not given the the whole policy. Most only cut specific coverage prices like liability, collision or medical payments. So even though you would think you can get free auto insurance, it doesn’t quite work that way. But any discount will bring down the cost of your policy.

To see a list of insurance companies that have a full spectrum of discounts, click this link.

Auto insurance can be complex

When choosing the right insurance coverage for your vehicles, there is no perfect coverage plan. Everyone’s situation is unique.

These are some specific questions might help in determining if your situation would benefit from an agent’s advice.

  • Why does it cost so much to insure a teen driver?
  • Do I have any recourse if my insurance company denies a claim?
  • Should I bundle my homeowners policy with my auto?
  • What is roadside assistance coverage?
  • Do I need higher collision deductibles?
  • Should I buy additional glass protection?

If you can’t answer these questions but one or more may apply to you then you might want to talk to an agent. If you don’t have a local agent, take a second and complete this form. It only takes a few minutes and can help protect your family.

Insurance specifics

Having a good grasp of your policy helps when choosing which coverages you need and proper limits and deductibles. Policy terminology can be confusing and reading a policy is terribly boring.


Liability insurance provides protection from injuries or damage you cause to other people or property by causing an accident. This coverage protects you against other people’s claims, and doesn’t cover damage to your own property or vehicle.

Coverage consists of three different limits, bodily injury for each person, bodily injury for the entire accident, and a limit for property damage. You commonly see policy limits of 50/100/50 that translate to $50,000 in coverage for each person’s injuries, a total of $100,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and $50,000 of coverage for damaged propery.

Liability coverage pays for claims such as loss of income, court costs, structural damage and attorney fees. How much liability coverage do you need? That is a decision to put some thought into, but you should buy as much as you can afford.

Comprehensive auto coverage

This pays for damage that is not covered by collision coverage. A deductible will apply then the remaining damage will be covered by your comprehensive coverage.

Comprehensive can pay for claims such as rock chips in glass, vandalism, hitting a deer and damage from getting keyed. The maximum payout you’ll receive from a claim is the actual cash value, so if it’s not worth much more than your deductible consider dropping full coverage.

Medical payments and PIP coverage

Medical payments and Personal Injury Protection insurance provide coverage for immediate expenses such as funeral costs, dental work, hospital visits, pain medications and X-ray expenses. They are often used to fill the gap from your health insurance policy or if you lack health insurance entirely. It covers not only the driver but also the vehicle occupants and also covers if you are hit as a while walking down the street. Personal injury protection coverage is not an option in every state and may carry a deductible

Coverage for collisions

This coverage pays for damage to your Windstar Cargo resulting from colliding with a stationary object or other vehicle. You will need to pay your deductible and then insurance will cover the remainder.

Collision coverage protects against things such as backing into a parked car, crashing into a ditch, damaging your car on a curb and sideswiping another vehicle. Collision coverage makes up a good portion of your premium, so you might think about dropping it from vehicles that are 8 years or older. Drivers also have the option to choose a higher deductible to save money on collision insurance.

UM/UIM (Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist) coverage

This coverage gives you protection from other motorists when they either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. Covered claims include hospital bills for your injuries as well as damage to your Ford Windstar Cargo.

Since a lot of drivers only carry the minimum required liability limits, it only takes a small accident to exceed their coverage. So UM/UIM coverage is important protection for you and your family.

Comments About 1996 Ford Windstar Cargo Insurance

  1. Jerry Levine

    For me, State Farm was by far the cheapest in Honolulu, HI.

  2. Mike Watkins

    Will State Farm raise rates after an accident?

  3. Hortensia Larsen

    It’s all a rip off. Live in the eastern part of Saint Louis, Missouri. I don’t recall every quote but I ended up saving about $20 each month. Left 21st Century to switch. I think they have home insurance too.

  4. Eleni Pittman

    I compared a lot of rate quotes for a 1996 Ford Windstar Cargo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ended up at right around $70 every six months with Auto-Owners. It’s easy to compare rates online now.

  5. Freddie Vang

    Hope my car insurance gets cheaper. I’m just west of Aberdeen, SD. Compared rates from a lot of places. Saved darn near $20 a month. Allstate was the cheapest option for me. Was with Esurance. Even increased coverage a bit. I don’t put full coverage on it.

  6. Garrett Berry

    Got pretty cheap 1996 Ford Windstar Cargo insurance from State Farm in Aberdeen, SD.

  7. Delphine Buckner

    I compared a lot of rate quotes for a 1996 Ford Windstar Cargo in Las Cruces, NM. Ended up at roughly $120 every six months with AIG Insurance. Just go online and compare their rates. Liability only on my Windstar Cargo.

  8. Kelsey Randall

    IT’S ALL TOO EXPENSIVE! I live in a small town just outside of Wichita, KS. Don’t remember every company but I ended up saving about $30 each month. Insured with Western Auto Insurance before. You can get a rate quote online. I don’t have comp or collision coverage.

  9. Joe Hernandez

    I’m in Missoula, MT. I got free prices from Allstate, Esurance, and Hanover for my Windstar Cargo and I think I am saving around $30 each month.

  10. Alfredo Hayes

    All companies are crooks. I’m from Nashua, New Hampshire. Don’t remember every company but I ended up saving about $20 each month. Switched homeowners coverage too.

  11. Zandra Park

    Why are claims settled so low?