View 2006 Volkswagen Passat Insurance Rates

I can’t think of a single person who is fond of buying insurance, especially when they could find better rates elsewhere.

Consumers have many car insurance companies to choose from, and although it’s nice to have a choice, more choices can make it harder to find the lowest cost provider.

You need to shop coverage around before your policy renews since insurance rates tend to go up over time. Just because you had the best rate on Passat coverage a few years ago the chances are good that you can find a lower price today. Block out anything you think you know about insurance because we’re going to demonstrate the fastest way to eliminate unnecessary coverages and save money.

The easiest way to compare policy rates is to know the fact most of the larger companies participate in online systems to give you rate quotes. The only thing you need to do is spend a couple of minutes providing details such as if you went to college, if it has an anti-theft system, an estimate of your credit level, and if the vehicle is leased. Your rating data gets transmitted to many different companies and they return cost estimate immediately.

Get affordable insurance coverage with discounts

The cost of insuring your cars can be expensive, but discounts can save money and there are some available that could help you make your next renewal payment. Many of these discounts will be applied automatically at the time you complete a quote, but a few must be specially asked for in order for you to get them.

  • Multi-car Discount – Insuring multiple cars or trucks on the same insurance coverage policy can get a discount on all vehicles.
  • Early Signing – A few insurance coverage companies offer discounts for buying a new policy prior to your current policy expiring. This discount can save up to 10%.
  • Telematics Devices – Drivers that enable companies to study driving habits by installing a telematics device such as Snapshot from Progressive or Drivewise from Allstate might get better premium rates as long as they are good drivers.
  • Own a Home – Owning your own home or condo can get you a discount because of the fact that having a home requires personal responsibility.
  • Seat Belts Save – Using a seat belt and requiring all passengers to buckle their seat belts could cut 10% or more off PIP or medical payments premium.
  • Buy New and Save – Buying a new car instead of a used car can save you some money since new vehicles are generally safer.
  • Theft Prevention System – Cars and trucks with anti-theft systems are stolen less frequently and that can save you a little bit as well.
  • Defensive Driver Discount – Successfully completing a class that teaches driver safety techniques could possibly earn you a 5% discount and also improve your driving technique.
  • Drive Less and Save – Low mileage vehicles may enable drivers to earn substantially lower premium rates.
  • Drivers Education – It’s a good idea to have your young drivers successfully complete driver’s ed class as it can save substantially.

One last thing about discounts, some of the credits will not apply to all coverage premiums. Most only apply to the price of certain insurance coverages like comp or med pay. Even though it appears adding up those discounts means a free policy, that’s just not realistic.

A few of the larger companies and some of their more popular discounts can be read below.

  • The Hartford offers premium reductions for defensive driver, air bag, driver training, bundle, anti-theft, and good student.
  • American Family may include discounts for good student, mySafetyValet, multi-vehicle, Steer into Savings, good driver, TimeAway discount, and bundled insurance.
  • Progressive may have discounts that include online signing, good student, multi-policy, homeowner, multi-vehicle, continuous coverage, and online quote discount.
  • Travelers policyholders can earn discounts including IntelliDrive, payment discounts, home ownership, multi-policy, and continuous insurance.
  • Farmers Insurance has savings for pay in full, homeowner, bundle discounts, switch companies, business and professional, and electronic funds transfer.
  • USAA has discounts for multi-vehicle, driver training, new vehicle, safe driver, multi-policy, defensive driver, and annual mileage.
  • Liberty Mutual may offer discounts for new vehicle discount, new graduate, good student, new move discount, newly married, hybrid vehicle, and multi-car.

It’s a good idea to ask every insurance company how many discounts you can get. A few discounts might not be available to policyholders in your area. If you would like to see a list of insurance companies that offer some of these discounts, click here.

Tailor your insurance coverage to you

When it comes to choosing coverage, there isn’t really a single plan that fits everyone. Everyone’s situation is unique and your policy should reflect that. For instance, these questions might help in determining if you could use an agent’s help.

  • Should I rate my 2006 Volkswagen Passat as pleasure use or commute?
  • Do I need higher collision deductibles?
  • Does my liability insurance cover pulling a trailer or camper?
  • How much liability coverage do I need in my state?
  • Am I covered when driving on a suspended license?
  • Am I missing any policy discounts?
  • Does my 2006 Volkswagen Passat need full coverage?
  • What is covered by UM/UIM coverage?
  • When can I cancel my policy?

If you’re not sure about those questions, you might consider talking to a licensed agent. To find an agent in your area, take a second and complete this form or you can also visit this page to select a carrier

Auto insurance coverage considerations

Learning about specific coverages of a auto insurance policy helps when choosing the right coverages and proper limits and deductibles. Auto insurance terms can be confusing and coverage can change by endorsement. Below you’ll find the normal coverages offered by auto insurance companies.

Uninsured and underinsured coverage

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle’s occupants when other motorists are uninsured or don’t have enough coverage. Covered claims include injuries to you and your family and damage to your Volkswagen Passat.

Since a lot of drivers only carry the minimum required liability limits, their liability coverage can quickly be exhausted. That’s why carrying high Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage should not be overlooked. Most of the time your uninsured/underinsured motorist coverages are identical to your policy’s liability coverage.

Coverage for collisions

Collision coverage will pay to fix damage to your Passat caused by collision with an object or car. A deductible applies and then insurance will cover the remainder.

Collision coverage pays for claims like backing into a parked car, colliding with another moving vehicle, sustaining damage from a pot hole and driving through your garage door. This coverage can be expensive, so you might think about dropping it from vehicles that are 8 years or older. Another option is to increase the deductible in order to get cheaper collision rates.

Coverage for medical payments

Med pay and PIP coverage reimburse you for immediate expenses for things like nursing services, funeral costs and EMT expenses. They are utilized in addition to your health insurance program or if you do not have health coverage. Medical payments and PIP cover both the driver and occupants as well as getting struck while a pedestrian. PIP is not an option in every state but it provides additional coverages not offered by medical payments coverage

Comprehensive coverages

Comprehensive insurance pays to fix your vehicle from damage OTHER than collision with another vehicle or object. You first must pay your deductible and the remainder of the damage will be paid by comprehensive coverage.

Comprehensive coverage pays for claims like rock chips in glass, damage from getting keyed and fire damage. The highest amount 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.

Liability auto insurance

Liability insurance can cover damage that occurs to people or other property that is your fault. This coverage protects you from legal claims by others, and does not provide coverage for your own vehicle damage or injuries.

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 100/300/100 which means a $100,000 limit per person for injuries, a per accident bodily injury limit of $300,000, and property damage coverage for $100,000. Alternatively, you may have one limit called combined single limit (CSL) which limits claims to one amount rather than limiting it on a per person basis.

Liability insurance covers things such as structural damage, emergency aid and legal defense fees. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is up to you, but you should buy as high a limit as you can afford.

Comments About 2006 Volkswagen Passat Insurance

  1. Karry Christensen

    If you have a clean record and are close to Honolulu, HI, check out Allstate. They seem to be cheaper. Did it all online.

  2. Brenda English

    I compared a lot of rate quotes for a 2006 Volkswagen Passat in Albuquerque, NM. Ended up at right around $330 every six months with Auto-Owners. Insured with Progressive before. Even increased coverage a bit.

  3. Arthur Cleveland

    I’m in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and State Farm rates were affordable. Left Liberty Mutual to switch. My new agent seems to be really good. Just waiting to see how claims go.

  4. Twanna Carver

    Got pretty cheap 2006 Volkswagen Passat insurance from Progressive in Newark, NJ.

  5. Lionel Richards

    Nice post. Checking in from Memphis, TN. I got free quotes from State Farm, Auto-Owners, and Encompass for my 2006 Volkswagen Passat and I think I saved about $30 each month. Left AIG Insurance to switch. I have a teen driver too.

  6. Ciera Pierce

    I live in Springfield, Massachusetts. Compared rates from a lot of places. Saved right around $70 a month. Progressive was the cheapest option for me. Not sure if rates are cheaper online or not.

  7. Margart Tyson

    Here’s what I found out. From south side of Tulsa, OK. Quoted a bunch of companies. Saved roughly $20 a month. 21st Century was the cheapest for me. Left AIG Insurance to switch. Ask about discounts. Bought it from an online quote.

  8. Mario Ford

    Does State Farm use ACV or replacement cost?

  9. Rosenda Espinoza

    From Birmingham, Alabama. Got rates from Hartford, AAA, Safeco, and a couple others for my 2006 Volkswagen Passat and saved $208 a year.

  10. Malik Marquez

    Affordable car insurance is a myth. I’m just north of Frederick, MD. Quoted prices from American Family, Nationwide, and some smaller one I can’t remember the name of for my 2006 Volkswagen Passat and I’m now saving $56 a month. Was with Western Auto Insurance. It never hurts to quote around.

  11. Chanell Sosa

    When should I drop comp and collision?