Save on 2007 Buick Terraza Insurance Cost

Want the cheapest insurance coverage rates for your Buick Terraza? Comparison shopping for low cost Driversinsurance coverage can seem to be difficult for drivers who are beginners to quoting coverage rates online. With so many online companies, it can be a burden to find the best price.

First Step: Get free auto insurance quotes

Effectively comparing auto insurance prices is a ton of work if you don’t understand the best way to get rate quotes. You could waste time talking about coverages with insurance agencies in your area, or you could save time and use the internet to get rates in a matter of minutes.

All the larger companies belong to an insurance system where insurance shoppers send in one quote, and every company then returns a price quote. This system prevents you from having to do quote requests to each company.

To find out what other companies charge click here to start a free quote.

One minor caviat to comparing rates this way is you don’t know exactly which providers you want to price. So if you want to select specific insurance companies for rate comparison, we have assembled a list of low cost auto insurance companies in your area. Click here for list of insurance companies.

It’s your choice how you get your quotes, but be sure you’re using apples-to-apples information for every company. If you have different data you can’t possibly get a fair rate comparison. Quoting even small variations in insurance coverages or limits may cause a big price difference. And when quoting auto insurance, remember that getting more free quotes increases your odds of finding more affordable rates. Some insurance companies are not set up to provide online quotes, so it’s necessary to compare price quotes on coverage from those companies, too.

Don’t miss these money-saving discounts

Buying insurance is not cheap, but there are discounts available to cut the cost considerably. Some discounts apply automatically when you purchase, but once in a while a discount must be asked for before you get the savings. If you do not check that you are getting every discount you qualify for, you are not getting the best rate possible.

  • Full Payment Discount – By paying your entire bill at once rather than spreading payments over time you may reduce your total bill.
  • Early Signing – A few companies give discounts for switching companies prior to your current policy expiring. You may see this discount when you get auto insurance quotes online.
  • Driver Education Discount – Cut your cost by having your teen driver participate in a local driver’s education class as it can save substantially.
  • Buy New and Save – Adding a new car to your policy can save you some money compared to insuring an older model.
  • Anti-theft System – Cars and trucks that have factory anti-theft systems can help prevent theft and that can save you a little bit as well.
  • Anti-lock Brakes – Anti-lock brake equipped vehicles can reduce accidents so companies give up to a 10% discount.
  • Telematics Devices – Insureds that choose to allow companies to spy on their driving habits by using a small device installed in their vehicle such as Progressive’s Snapshot may see discounts as long as the data is positive.

As a disclaimer on discounts, most credits do not apply to your bottom line cost. Some only reduce the cost of specific coverages such as comprehensive or collision. So when it seems like all the discounts add up to a free policy, it’s just not the way it works.

A few of the larger companies and their offered discounts are shown below.

  • State Farm has savings for anti-theft, Drive Safe & Save, defensive driving training, Steer Clear safe driver discount, multiple autos, and multiple policy.
  • Progressive may include discounts for online quote discount, homeowner, multi-vehicle, good student, online signing, and multi-policy.
  • Progressive offers discounts including continuous coverage, homeowner, good student, multi-policy, online quote discount, multi-vehicle, and online signing.
  • MetLife has discounts for accident-free, multi-policy, good driver, defensive driver, and good student.
  • Farm Bureau includes discounts for youthful driver, good student, multi-vehicle, driver training, multi-policy, safe driver, and renewal discount.
  • Geico offers premium reductions for emergency military deployment, five-year accident-free, air bags, membership and employees, and federal employee.
  • SAFECO policyholders can earn discounts including anti-lock brakes, drive less, safe driver, homeowner, and accident prevention training.

When comparing rates, check with all companies you are considering which discounts can lower your rates. Some of the discounts discussed earlier may not apply to policies in your area.

Do I need special coverages?

When buying adequate coverage for your vehicles, there really is no “best” method to buy coverage. Every situation is different.

These are some specific questions may help you determine if your situation may require specific advice.

  • Is business equipment covered while in my vehicle?
  • How can I force my company to pay a claim?
  • Is pleasure use cheaper than using my 2007 Buick Terraza to commute?
  • Do I need PIP coverage since I have good health insurance?
  • Can I afford to pay high deductible claims out of pocket?
  • Is my 2007 Buick Terraza covered for flood damage?

If you’re not sure about those questions but a few of them apply, you may need to chat with an insurance agent. To find lower rates from a local agent, take a second and complete this form.

Auto insurance 101

Understanding the coverages of your insurance policy can be of help when determining the right coverages at the best deductibles and correct limits. The terms used in a policy can be ambiguous and even agents have difficulty translating policy wording.

Comprehensive insurance

Comprehensive insurance pays to fix your vehicle from damage OTHER than collision with another vehicle or object. You need to pay your deductible first and then insurance will cover the rest of the damage.

Comprehensive coverage pays for claims like falling objects, damage from a tornado or hurricane, a broken windshield and vandalism. The maximum payout a insurance company will pay at claim time is the actual cash value, so if it’s not worth much more than your deductible consider removing comprehensive coverage.

Collision coverage

This coverage will pay to fix damage to your Terraza resulting from colliding with another vehicle or an object, but not an animal. You first must pay a deductible then the remaining damage will be paid by your insurance company.

Collision insurance covers claims such as colliding with a tree, rolling your car, colliding with another moving vehicle and crashing into a ditch. Collision coverage makes up a good portion of your premium, so analyze the benefit of dropping coverage from vehicles that are older. You can also increase the deductible to bring the cost down.

Med pay and Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

Med pay and PIP coverage provide coverage for immediate expenses such as doctor visits, nursing services and X-ray expenses. They are used to fill the gap from your health insurance program or if you do not have health coverage. They cover all vehicle occupants in addition to being hit by a car walking across the street. Personal Injury Protection is not an option in every state and gives slightly broader coverage than med pay

Liability car insurance

This will cover injuries or damage you cause to a person or their property in an accident. It protects YOU against other people’s claims. It does not cover damage sustained by your vehicle in an accident.

It consists of three limits, bodily injury per person, bodily injury per accident and property damage. Your policy might show values of 100/300/100 that means you have a limit of $100,000 per injured person, $300,000 for the entire accident, and a total limit of $100,000 for damage to vehicles and property. Another option is one number which is a combined single limit which combines the three limits into one amount rather than limiting it on a per person basis.

Liability coverage pays for things such as court costs, loss of income, structural damage, attorney fees and medical services. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is a decision to put some thought into, but you should buy as much as you can afford.

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM)

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle when other motorists are uninsured or don’t have enough coverage. Covered claims include hospital bills for your injuries and damage to your Buick Terraza.

Since many drivers only carry the minimum required liability limits, their limits can quickly be used up. So UM/UIM coverage is important protection for you and your family. Usually your uninsured/underinsured motorist coverages are similar to your liability insurance amounts.

Comments About 2007 Buick Terraza Insurance

  1. Lavette Shepherd

    Compared auto insurance prices with State Farm and GEICO but still not cheap enough.

  2. Salvatore Decker

    I can’t pay high rates. I’m in the west part of Tulsa, OK. Got quotes from American Family, MetLife, and a few others for my 2007 Buick Terraza and I think I am saving around $40 each month.

  3. Suzette Sweet

    Live in the western part of Green Bay, WI. Don’t remember every company but I ended up saving about $60 each month. Left Erie to switch. I get a discount for insuring multiple vehicles. God forbid I actually have a claim.

  4. Indira Stone

    From northwest of Mobile, AL. Received rates from Amica, Nationwide, and some smaller one I can’t remember the name of for my Terraza and saved around $240 a year. Thankfully I have a good driving record. It never hurts to quote around.

  5. Greta Medina

    I live west of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Quoted with Amica, Safeco, and a few others for my 2007 Buick Terraza and I think I saved around $60 each month.

  6. Casandra Carter

    GEICO was cheapest for my 2007 Buick Terraza in Little Rock, Arkansas.

  7. Kevin Velazquez

    I’m in New Orleans, Louisiana, and 21st Century rates were affordable. A clean driving record helps.

  8. Terina Alford

    I got quite a few price quotes for a 2007 Buick Terraza in Bismarck, North Dakota. Ended up at right around $280 every six months with AIG Insurance. Insured with Hartford before. I have a teen driver too.

  9. Noella Davis

    I found affordable 2007 Buick Terraza insurance from GEICO in Memphis, TN.

  10. Julianne Pollard

    Not sure what I should be paying. I live on the north side of Green Bay, WI. Got free quotes online for a 2007 Buick Terraza. Ended up at about $540 savings annually. Went with 21st Century. I have a teen driver too. They were helpful in switching over.

  11. Lorenza Moon

    Will 21st Century raise rates if I file a claim?

  12. Shelly Jacobs

    Does State Farm settle claims fairly?

  13. Lean Beach

    I think I’m paying too much. Proud to be from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Got quotes with AAA, Esurance, and MetLife for my Terraza and I think I saved about $70 each month. Ask about discounts. Not sure if rates are cheaper online or not.