Save on 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500 Insurance Rates

Searching for better insurance coverage rates for your GMC Sierra Classic 3500? Trying to come up with a payment for overpriced insurance coverage can overdraw your savings account and force you to cut corners elsewhere. Price shopping at each renewal can be a smart way to make ends meet.

Lots of insurers contend for your insurance dollar, and because of this it can be hard to compare insurance companies and get the best coverage at the best price available.

It’s a great practice to take a look at other company’s rates before your policy renews because insurance prices tend to go up over time. Just because you found the lowest price for Sierra Classic coverage on your last policy you can probably find a better rate now. There are a lot of ways to save on insurance coverage on the web, but you can learn some proven techniques to slash your insurance coverage rates.

How to shop auto insurance online

When looking for the cheapest insurance quotes, there are a couple ways to get quotes from different insurance companies. The easiest way by far to find affordable 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500 insurance rates involves getting comparison quotes online. It’s really quite simple and can be done by using one of the methods below.

  1. One of the simplest ways consumers can make multiple comparisons is to use a rate comparison form like this one (opens in new window). This type of form eliminates the need for separate forms for each price estimate. One form gets insurance cost estimates from multiple low-cost companies.
  2. A different way to get comparison quotes is spending the time to visit the website for every company you want to comare and get a separate price quote. For instance, let’s say you want to compare rates from GEICO, Farmers and American Family. To get each rate you have to spend time on each company’s site to enter your coverage information, which is why most consumers use the first method.

    To view a list of companies in your area, click here.

Whichever way you choose to compare rates, do your best to use equivalent deductibles and coverage limits with each company. If you compare different data it will be nearly impossible to determine which company has the best rates. Just slight variations in coverage limits may result in large price differences. And when quoting auto insurance, remember that obtaining a wide range of quotes helps increase your odds of locating more affordable rates. Not every company does prices over the internet, so it’s necessary to compare rates from them, too.

Tailor your auto insurance coverage to you

When choosing proper insurance coverage, there really is not a perfect coverage plan. Your needs are not the same as everyone else’s so your insurance needs to address that. For instance, these questions may help you determine whether or not you would benefit from professional advice.

  • Does car insurance cover theft of personal property?
  • What is the ISO rating for a 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500?
  • When would I need additional glass coverage?
  • Is borrowed equipment or tools covered if stolen or damaged?
  • Am I covered when driving on a suspended license?
  • When should I remove comp and collision on my 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500?
  • Does insurance cover damages from a DUI accident?
  • When does my teenage driver need to be added to my policy?
  • Can my teen drive my company car?

If you’re not sure about those questions but you think they might apply to your situation then you might want to talk to an insurance agent. To find an agent in your area, complete this form or go to this page to view a list of companies.

Coverage specifics

Knowing the specifics of your policy aids in choosing the best coverages and the correct deductibles and limits. Auto insurance terms can be ambiguous and even agents have difficulty translating policy wording. Below you’ll find the usual coverages available from auto insurance companies.

Comprehensive or Other Than Collision – This coverage pays to fix your vehicle from damage that is not covered by collision coverage. You first have to pay a deductible and then insurance will cover the rest of the damage.

Comprehensive can pay for things such as falling objects, a broken windshield and damage from flooding. The maximum payout you’ll receive from a claim is the market value of your vehicle, so if the vehicle’s value is low it’s not worth carrying full coverage.

Collision coverage – This coverage pays for damage to your Sierra Classic 3500 caused by collision with a stationary object or other vehicle. You first must pay a deductible and the rest of the damage will be paid by collision coverage.

Collision can pay for claims such as sustaining damage from a pot hole, crashing into a building, colliding with a tree, scraping a guard rail and damaging your car on a curb. This coverage can be expensive, so consider removing coverage from lower value vehicles. You can also increase the deductible to bring the cost down.

UM/UIM Coverage – Your UM/UIM coverage gives you protection from other motorists when they either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. It can pay for medical payments for you and your occupants and damage to your GMC Sierra Classic 3500.

Due to the fact that many drivers only purchase the least amount of liability that is required, their limits can quickly be used up. This is the reason having UM/UIM coverage is a good idea.

Auto liability – This can cover damage or injury you incur to people or other property that is your fault. This coverage protects you against other people’s claims. It does not cover damage sustained by your vehicle in an accident.

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 values of 50/100/50 which stand for $50,000 bodily injury coverage, a limit of $100,000 in injury protection per accident, and property damage coverage for $50,000.

Liability coverage pays for claims such as repair costs for stationary objects, court costs, loss of income and legal defense fees. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is a decision to put some thought into, but consider buying as large an amount as possible.

Medical costs insurance – Med pay and PIP coverage reimburse you for immediate expenses for things like funeral costs, rehabilitation expenses, nursing services, X-ray expenses and chiropractic care. They are often used in conjunction with a health insurance policy or if you lack health insurance entirely. They cover not only the driver but also the vehicle occupants and will also cover being hit by a car walking across the street. PIP is only offered in select states and may carry a deductible

Comments About 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500 Insurance

  1. Griselda Russell

    If you have a good history and live around Wichita, KS, check out Progressive. I saved quite a bit. Was with Amica. Thankfully I’m not a high risk driver.

  2. Kum Mcleod

    All insurance companies are crooks.

  3. Terisa Oconnor

    I’ve insured with Allstate for a long time. Pretty cheap in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

  4. Eddie Matthews

    Live in Overland Park, KS. Quoted prices online for a 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500. Ended up at about $80 savings annually. Went with Progressive.

  5. Leia Case

    Good detail in your article. I’m just east of Dallas, Texas. Quoted prices from Safeco, Erie, Allstate, and AAA for my Sierra Classic 3500 and saved around $100 a year. My new agent seems to be really good. I recommend comparing lots of rates.

  6. Shonna Boyd

    Corporate greed I’m telling you. Went with Sentry for my GMC and am saving around $100 a year. Insured with Safeco before. I just quoted rates online. Not worth enough to pay for comprehensive and collision.

  7. Steven Alston

    I compared a lot of rate quotes for a 1999 GMC Sierra Classic 3500 in Columbus, GA. Ended up at roughly $80 every six months with American Family. Are quotes cheaper online?

  8. Mazie Silva

    I live just to the south of New Orleans, Louisiana. Received quotes with GEICO, Amica, Farmers, and Hanover for my Sierra Classic 3500 and I’m now saving $18 a month. Insured with Hanover before. I have a couple other vehicles on the policy. It’s still not cheap enough.

  9. Pauletta Schroeder

    I live in a small town just outside of Charleston, SC. Got prices from Auto-Owners, Nationwide, and USAA for my Sierra Classic 3500 and I’m now saving $15 a month. Left Hanover to switch. It’s only liability tho.

  10. Alyse Combs

    If you don’t have tickets and live near New Orleans, Louisiana, check out GEICO. You might get cheaper rates. Left Hanover to switch. I don’t put full coverage on it.

  11. Concepcion Farmer

    Mine is so expensive. From northwest of Nashua, NH. Quoted with Allstate, Auto-Owners, and some I forget for my GMC and I think I cut my rates about $20 each month. Online quotes are the way to go. I dropped full coverage awhile back.

  12. Beau Townsend

    Does State Farm use ACV or replacement cost?

  13. Adelina Ewing

    Nice post. I live just outside Detroit, MI. Compared rates from a lot of places. Saved about $20 a month. GEICO was the most affordable for me. I’m thinking about dropping full coverage though.

  14. Anglea Gillespie

    Nice post. Quoted with Esurance for my GMC and saved about $120 a year. Left GEICO to switch. I used their online quote form to compare rates. I don’t insure for physical damage though.

  15. Tracy Bender

    I live just outside Knoxville, TN. Quoted prices from Amica, Mercury, and Travelers for my GMC and saved around $90 a year. I just quoted rates online. Not worth enough to pay for comprehensive and collision.