2009 BMW M5 Insurance Cost

Want lower insurance rates for your BMW M5? Are you baffled by the wide range of insurance companies in your area? There are so many choices that it can be a ton of work to find the best premium rates.

Auto Insurance Discounts

Not many people think insurance is cheap, but you might be missing out on some discounts that could help you make your next renewal payment. Some trigger automatically when you complete an application, but a few need to be requested specifically prior to getting the savings.

  • Discount for Life Insurance – Not all auto insurance companies offer life insurance, but some may give you a small discount if you purchase some life insurance too.
  • Discount for Multiple Policies – If you can bundle your auto and homeowners insurance with the same insurance company you could earn a discount of 10% to 20% off each policy.
  • Professional Organizations – Being a member of certain professional organizations is a simple method to lower premiums on your next renewal.
  • Student Discounts – Performing well in school can earn a discount of 20% or more. Most companies allow this discount well after school through age 25.
  • Driver Safety – Completing a course in defensive driver could cut 5% off your bill and also improve your driving technique.
  • Braking Control Discount – Cars, trucks, and SUVs that have anti-lock braking systems prevent accidents and earn discounts up to 10%.
  • Discounts for Safe Drivers – Insureds without accidents may save up to 50% more on M5 insurance than their less cautious counterparts.
  • Seat Belts Save – Drivers who require all occupants to wear their seat belts can save 10% or more off the personal injury premium cost.
  • Anti-theft System – Cars with anti-theft systems are less likely to be stolen so companies will give you a small discount.

Please keep in mind that some credits don’t apply to the entire cost. Some only apply to specific coverage prices like liability and collision coverage. So when it seems like having all the discounts means you get insurance for free, you’re out of luck.

The best auto insurance companies and some of their more popular discounts are outlined below.

  • State Farm has savings for defensive driving training, multiple autos, student away at school, anti-theft, safe vehicle, driver’s education, and Steer Clear safe driver discount.
  • Farmers Insurance may include discounts for electronic funds transfer, mature driver, business and professional, good student, and homeowner.
  • Progressive may have discounts that include multi-vehicle, homeowner, good student, multi-policy, continuous coverage, online signing, and online quote discount.
  • Geico offers discounts including federal employee, multi-policy, defensive driver, driver training, and daytime running lights.
  • Auto-Owners Insurance includes discounts for teen driver, safe driver, safe vehicle, student away at school, and mature driver.
  • The Hartford policyholders can earn discounts including vehicle fuel type, driver training, anti-theft, good student, and defensive driver.
  • Farm Bureau offers discounts for renewal discount, safe driver, good student, multi-policy, youthful driver, multi-vehicle, and driver training.
  • USAA may offer discounts for multi-policy, vehicle storage, defensive driver, safe driver, multi-vehicle, and new vehicle.

If you need affordable insurance coverage quotes, ask each insurance company which discounts they offer. All car insurance discounts may not apply to policies in your area.

Tailor your insurance coverage to you

When it comes to choosing coverage for your vehicles, there is no cookie cutter policy. Every insured’s situation is different.

These are some specific questions can aid in determining if your insurance needs would benefit from an agent’s advice.

  • If I drive on a suspended license am I covered?
  • Exactly who is provided coverage by my policy?
  • Am I getting all the discounts available?
  • Do I have newly-aquired coverage?
  • Is my custom paint covered by insurance?
  • Will my vehicle be repaired with OEM or aftermarket parts?
  • Does liability extend to a camper or trailer?
  • Should I put collision coverage on all my vehicles?
  • When can I cancel my policy?

If you don’t know the answers to these questions but you know they apply to you, you might consider talking to a licensed agent. To find lower rates from a local agent, fill out this quick form.

Auto insurance coverage information

Understanding the coverages of your insurance policy helps when choosing which coverages you need at the best deductibles and correct limits. The terms used in a policy can be confusing and nobody wants to actually read their policy.

Comprehensive protection

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

Comprehensive can pay for claims like damage from flooding, a tree branch falling on your vehicle, vandalism and hail damage. The most your insurance company will pay is the cash value of the vehicle, so if the vehicle is not worth much consider dropping full coverage.

Auto collision coverage

Collision coverage pays to fix your vehicle from damage caused by collision with another car or object. You have to pay a deductible then the remaining damage will be paid by your insurance company.

Collision can pay for claims like backing into a parked car, scraping a guard rail, crashing into a ditch and hitting a parking meter. This coverage can be expensive, so you might think about dropping it from older vehicles. You can also raise the deductible to save money on collision insurance.

Coverage for liability

Liability coverage protects you from injuries or damage you cause to other people or property by causing an accident. It protects YOU from claims by other people, and doesn’t cover damage sustained by your vehicle in an accident.

Split limit liability has three limits of coverage: bodily injury per person, bodily injury per accident and property damage. As an example, you may have values of 25/50/25 that means you have $25,000 bodily injury coverage, a total of $50,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and $25,000 of coverage for damaged propery. Another option is one number which is a combined single limit which limits claims to one amount with no separate limits for injury or property damage.

Liability insurance covers things like structural damage, emergency aid, repair costs for stationary objects, legal defense fees and medical expenses. How much coverage you buy is your choice, but buy higher limits if possible.

Uninsured or underinsured coverage

Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist coverage protects you and your vehicle when the “other guys” do not carry enough liability coverage. Covered claims include injuries to you and your family and damage to your BMW M5.

Because many people have only the minimum liability required by law, their limits can quickly be used up. For this reason, having high UM/UIM coverages is a good idea. Most of the time the UM/UIM limits are set the same as your liablity limits.

Medical expense coverage

Med pay and PIP coverage provide coverage for immediate expenses such as ambulance fees, chiropractic care and dental work. The coverages can be used in conjunction with a health insurance program or if you lack health insurance entirely. They cover both the driver and occupants in addition to getting struck while a pedestrian. Personal Injury Protection is not universally available but can be used in place of medical payments coverage

Power to the consumer

Insureds change insurance companies for any number of reasons including delays in responding to claim requests, lack of trust in their agent, poor customer service and even an unsatisfactory settlement offer. It doesn’t matter why you want to switch finding the right car insurance provider can be pretty painless.

There are still a few companies who may not offer the ability to get quotes online and most of the time these smaller providers work with local independent agencies. Budget-friendly car insurance is available on the web in addition to many insurance agents, so you should compare both to have the best chance of lowering rates.

We covered some good ideas how to reduce 2009 BMW M5 insurance premium rates online. It’s most important to understand that the more price quotes you have, the more likely it is that you will get a better rate. You may even discover the lowest priced car insurance comes from a company that doesn’t do a lot of advertising.

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Comments About 2009 BMW M5 Insurance

  1. Vita Kerr

    Anyone buy from AAA? I’m in Detroit, Michigan.

  2. Dominique Dale

    Cheap car insurance? What’s that? I live on the west side of New York City, NY. Got quotes from MetLife, Farmers, GEICO, and Auto-Owners for my 2009 BMW M5 and I’m now saving $32 a month. Even increased coverage a bit. It never hurts to quote around.

  3. Janett Bartlett

    When do I drop full coverage?

  4. Keith Cline

    I found pretty cheap rate quotes for a 2009 BMW M5 in North Charleston, SC. Ended up at about $220 every six months with American Family. Was with Hanover.

  5. Candance Patton

    Where is cheaper car insurance? I live in a small town just outside of Chicago, IL. Quoted with USAA, Amica, Hartford, and MetLife for my 2009 BMW M5 and cut my rates about $570 a year. Good savings if you bundle.

  6. Joseph Hicks

    If you’re around Juneau, AK try State Farm and Progressive and see which is cheaper.

  7. Reatha Middleton

    Will Allstate insure with a DUI in Eugene, Oregon?

  8. Isaiah Maxwell

    Affordable car insurance is a myth. Proud to be from Birmingham, AL. I don’t recall every quote but I ended up saving about $20 each month. Are quotes cheaper online?

  9. Casie Hatfield

    I found pretty cheap rate quotes for a 2009 BMW M5 in Gaithersburg, MD. Ended up at right around $580 every six months with Auto-Owners. Was with Hartford. They have a lot of discounts available.

  10. Ed Holcomb

    I’m in the south part of Billings, MT. Quoted with Allstate, Hanover, and Erie for my BMW and saved just over $280 a year. Insured with Eastwood before.

  11. Regenia Compton

    Thanks for putting this site together. I live east of Louisville, KY. I compared lots of rates. Saved darn near $50 a month. Allstate was the cheapest for me. Was with Western Auto Insurance. I get multi-vehicle and multi-policy discounts. Bought it from an online quote.

  12. Domonique Stafford

    Lots of useful info here. I live on the east side of Omaha, NE. Quoted prices online for a 2009 BMW M5. Ended up at about $130 savings annually. Went with State Farm. Not sure if rates are cheaper online or through an agent.

  13. Jefferson Acosta

    Any claims experience with Allstate in Tampa, FL?

  14. Marty Fuller

    Does New Hampshire require liability coverage?

  15. Hayden Potts

    If you have a clean record and are close to North Charleston, SC, check out GEICO. They seem to be cheaper. Hopefully won’t need it. Still almost need a second mortgage.