1997 Toyota Previa Insurance Quotes

Trying to find cheaper insurance coverage rates for your Toyota Previa? No one in their right mind is fond of buying insurance coverage, especially when they know they could lower their rates if they shopped around.

Online insurance companies like State Farm, GEICO and Farmers Insurance constantly blast consumers with ads and it is difficult to separate fact from fiction and do the work needed to find the best deal.

If you have car insurance now, you stand a good chance to be able to cut costs considerably using this strategy. Finding the best rates is not that difficult. But consumers must comprehend how the larger insurance companies compete online.

Auto insurance rates and discounts

Car insurance is not cheap, but you can get discounts that you may not know about. A few discounts will be applied when you get a quote, but occassionally some discounts must be specially asked for before you will receive the discount.

  • Drivers Education – Have your child enroll in driver’s education if offered at their school.
  • Claim-Free Discount – Claim-free drivers have much lower rates compared to accident-prone drivers.
  • Early Signing – Some companies reward drivers for switching to them prior to your current policy expiring. This can save 10% or more.
  • Theft Prevention Discount – Cars, trucks, and SUVs equipped with anti-theft or alarm systems are stolen with less frequency and will qualify for a discount on a auto insurance quote.
  • Include Life Insurance and Save – Select insurance carriers reward you with a small discount if you purchase some life insurance too.
  • Senior Discount – Drivers that qualify as senior citizens may receive better auto insurance rates on Previa insurance.
  • Save with More Vehicles Insured – Buying coverage for several vehicles with the same auto insurance company qualifies for this discount.
  • Discount for Passive Restraints – Options like air bags may qualify for discounts as much as 30%.
  • Driving Data Discount – Policyholders that allow driving data collection to scrutinize vehicle usage by using a telematic data system such as Snapshot from Progressive or Drivewise from Allstate may see discounts if they show good driving skills.

As a sidenote, most of the big mark downs will not be given to your bottom line cost. The majority will only reduce the price of certain insurance coverages like physical damage coverage or medical payments. So even though you would think all the discounts add up to a free policy, companies wouldn’t make money that way. But any discount will definitely reduce the cost of coverage.

Popular auto insurance companies and a selection of discounts are:

  • State Farm has savings for accident-free, multiple policy, student away at school, passive restraint, multiple autos, driver’s education, and defensive driving training.
  • American Family offers discounts for bundled insurance, early bird, multi-vehicle, TimeAway discount, accident-free, good driver, and Steer into Savings.
  • GEICO may have discounts that include seat belt use, emergency military deployment, driver training, anti-lock brakes, and military active duty.
  • 21st Century may offer discounts for early bird, automatic seat belts, student driver, defensive driver, and theft prevention.
  • Progressive offers discounts including online signing, good student, continuous coverage, multi-policy, online quote discount, multi-vehicle, and homeowner.

When getting a coverage quote, ask every insurance company which discounts they offer. Some discounts listed above might not be offered in every state. To see a list of auto insurance companies who offer free auto insurance quotes, click here.

Situations that may require an agent’s advice

When it comes to buying the right insurance coverage, there isn’t really a cookie cutter policy. Your needs are not the same as everyone else’s and a cookie cutter policy won’t apply. Here are some questions about coverages that might point out if you would benefit from professional advice.

  • Do I really need UM/UIM coverage?
  • How do I insure my teen driver?
  • Why am I be forced to buy a membership to get insurance from some companies?
  • What are the financial responsibility laws in my state?
  • Should I drop comprehensive coverage on older vehicles?
  • When should my teen driver be added to my policy?
  • Am I covered when using my vehicle for business?
  • Are all vehicle passengers covered by medical payments coverage?

If you can’t answer these questions then you might want to talk to a licensed agent. If you don’t have a local agent, take a second and complete this form or you can also visit this page to select a carrier

Learn about auto insurance coverages for a Toyota Previa

Having a good grasp of your auto insurance policy helps when choosing the best coverages and proper limits and deductibles. Policy terminology can be confusing and even agents have difficulty translating policy wording. Shown next are typical coverages found on the average auto insurance policy.

Protection from uninsured/underinsured drivers

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle from other motorists when they do not carry enough liability coverage. This coverage pays for medical payments for you and your occupants as well as your vehicle’s damage.

Because many people only carry the minimum required liability limits, their liability coverage can quickly be exhausted. This is the reason having UM/UIM coverage is important protection for you and your family. Most of the time these limits do not exceed the liability coverage limits.

Comprehensive (Other than Collision)

Comprehensive insurance pays for damage that is not covered by collision coverage. You need to pay your deductible first and the remainder of the damage will be paid by comprehensive coverage.

Comprehensive coverage protects against claims like hitting a bird, vandalism, damage from flooding, theft and damage from getting keyed. The most your auto insurance company will pay is the ACV or actual cash value, so if your deductible is as high as the vehicle’s value it’s probably time to drop comprehensive insurance.

Collision coverage protection

This covers damage to your Previa resulting from colliding with a stationary object or other vehicle. A deductible applies and then insurance will cover the remainder.

Collision insurance covers things like sustaining damage from a pot hole, backing into a parked car, damaging your car on a curb, hitting a mailbox and crashing into a ditch. Collision coverage makes up a good portion of your premium, so consider dropping it from lower value vehicles. Another option is to choose a higher deductible to get cheaper collision coverage.

Auto liability insurance

This protects you from damage that occurs to other people or property by causing an accident. It protects you from legal claims by others, and does not provide coverage for damage to your own property or vehicle.

Split limit liability has three limits of coverage: bodily injury per person, bodily injury per accident and property damage. You might see limits of 25/50/25 that means you have a limit of $25,000 per injured person, $50,000 for the entire accident, and a limit of $25,000 paid for damaged property. Alternatively, you may have a combined single limit or CSL which combines the three limits into one amount and claims can be made without the split limit restrictions.

Liability coverage pays for claims such as medical expenses, emergency aid and pain and suffering. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is a decision to put some thought into, but consider buying as much as you can afford.

Medical expense insurance

Coverage for medical payments and/or PIP pay for immediate expenses for X-ray expenses, EMT expenses, prosthetic devices and funeral costs. They can be utilized in addition to your health insurance program or if you lack health insurance entirely. Medical payments and PIP cover all vehicle occupants and also covers any family member struck as a pedestrian. Personal Injury Protection is not available in all states but can be used in place of medical payments coverage

The bottom line

While you’re price shopping online, it’s very important that you do not reduce coverage to reduce premium. There are a lot of situations where consumers will sacrifice liability coverage limits and discovered at claim time that saving that couple of dollars actually costed them tens of thousands. The goal is to buy a smart amount of coverage at the best possible price and still be able to protect your assets.

You just read some good ideas how to save on 1997 Toyota Previa insurance. The most important thing to understand is the more rate quotes you have, the higher your chance of finding affordable auto insurance. Consumers could even find that the lowest premium rates come from an unexpected company. Regional companies may cover specific market segments cheaper than their larger competitors like Allstate, GEICO and Progressive.

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Comments About 1997 Toyota Previa Insurance

  1. Mirella Boyle

    I’m in the west part of Miami, FL. Got car insurance quotes with Allstate, AIG Insurance, Encompass, and Hanover for my Previa and I’m now saving $20 a month.

  2. Milan Calderon

    Are 21st Century rates cheap in Utah?

  3. Leisa Dennis

    Good detail in your article. I live in a small town just outside of Buffalo, New York. Quoted prices from Travelers, American Family, GMAC, and MetLife for my 1997 Toyota Previa and I think I cut my rates about $30 each month. I get multi-vehicle and multi-policy discounts. Just waiting to see how claims go. Only insure liability on my Previa.

  4. Charlotte Burnett

    From a town just southwest of Henderson, NV. Quoted with AIG Insurance, Esurance, and Mercury for my Toyota and I’m now saving $19 a month. Good multi-policy discounts. I just carry liability insurance.

  5. Dominique Alexander

    $100 to anyone who understands their policy.

  6. Darrel Wagner

    If you don’t have tickets and live in the vicinity of North Charleston, SC, check out State Farm. You might get cheaper rates. Insured with Amica before. Hardly afford to drive anymore. I just carry liability insurance.

  7. Telma Benson

    If you have a clean record and are close to Jackson, Mississippi, check out GEICO. They seem to be cheaper. Left Sentry to switch. They offer free online rate quotes.

  8. Kassie Blackwell

    I got decent rates for a 1997 Toyota Previa in New York City, New York. Ended up at right around $80 every six months with Auto-Owners. I’m a pretty low risk driver. Might find lower rates online. Next renewal I’ll just do liability.

  9. Marcelo Richards

    Does GEICO do SR22s in Arkansas?

  10. Francisco Johns

    I switched to Progressive. Quoted good rates in Paterson, New Jersey. Was with GEICO. It never hurts to quote around.

  11. Nereida Haney

    I think I’m paying too much. I live on the east side of Hartford, CT. Went online for free insurance quotes for a 1997 Toyota Previa. Ended up at about $120 savings annually. Went with State Farm. Was with GEICO. Just waiting to see how claims go.

  12. Denisha Finch

    Good site, thanks. I’m from Newark, Delaware. I compared lots of rates. Saved right around $20 a month. State Farm was the most affordable for me. Full coverage costs too much.

  13. Stan Bowen

    Anyone compare Progressive and State Farm rates in Fairbanks, AK?

  14. Annetta Faulkner

    Here’s what I found out. Quoted with Encompass for my Toyota and saved around $60 a year. :P

  15. Marin Hancock

    Will Progressive raise rates if I file a claim?