How Much Does 2012 Acura TSX Car Insurance Cost?

If you are new to online insurance, there’s a good chance you are confused by the crazy number of companies selling insurance.

It’s smart to shop coverage around occasionally because insurance rates are variable and change quite frequently. Despite the fact that you may have had the lowest rate on TSX insurance last year you can probably find a lower rate today. Forget all the misinformation about insurance because we’re going to show you the right way to save money, get proper coverage and the best rates.

Finding the best rates is not rocket science. Just about anyone who has to buy car insurance stands a good chance to be able to cut their insurance bill. Although consumers do need to learn the way companies sell insurance online and use this information to your advantage.

Finding insurance coverage

When looking for the cheapest insurance quotes, there are a couple ways to obtain and compare prices from many different insurance companies. The recommended way to do a complete rate comparison consists of obtaining rate quotes online. It’s really quite simple and can be done in several different ways.

  • The single most time-saving way to compare a lot of rates at once would be an industry-wide quote request form click to view form in new window. This form eliminates the need for separate quotation requests to each individual insurance coverage company. One form gets coverage cost estimates from multiple companies.It’s the quickest way to get rates.
  • A different way to compare rate quotes is going to each company website to complete their respective quote request forms. For example, we’ll assume you want rates from Allstate, GEICO and American Family. To find out each rate you need to spend time going to each site individually and repeatedly type in your coverage information, and that’s why the first method is more popular.

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  • The most time-consuming method to do your price quoting to and from local insurance agencies. Quoting and buying insurance online can eliminate the need for a local agent unless you want the extra assistance that only an agent can give. You can, however, find lower rates online and still use a local agent.

Which method you use is up to you, but make sure you are using the same deductibles and coverage limits on every price quote you get. If you use different values for each quote it will be impossible to determine which company has the best rates. Just slight variations in insurance coverages could mean much higher rates. It’s important to know that comparing more quotes will improve the odds of getting lower pricing.

Don’t overlook these insurance discounts

Insurance is not inexpensive, but you might find some hidden discounts that can dramatically reduce your bill. Most are applied when you get a quote, but some discounts are required to be asked about before you get the savings.

  • Passenger Safety Discount – Vehicles equipped with air bags or motorized seat belts may qualify for discounts up to 30%.
  • ABS Braking Discount – Cars, trucks, and SUVs that have steering control and anti-lock brakes can avoid accidents and therefore earn up to a 10% discount.
  • Anti-theft System – Cars equipped with tracking devices and advanced anti-theft systems prevent vehicle theft and earn discounts up to 10% off your insurance quote.
  • Accident Forgiveness Coverage – This one isn’t a discount, but some insurance companies will allow you to have one accident before your rates go up if your claims history is clear for a certain period of time.
  • Federal Employees – Employees or retirees of the government may reduce rates when you quote insurance on TSX insurance with certain companies.
  • Discounts for Seat Belt Usage – Drivers who require all occupants to use their safety belts can save up to 10 percent (depending on the company) on the premium charged for medical payments and/or PIP.
  • Save with More Vehicles Insured – Purchasing coverage when you have multiple cars with one company may reduce the rate for each vehicle.
  • Good Students Pay Less – Being a good student can earn a discount of 20% or more. This discount can apply up to age 25.
  • Discount for Home Ownership – Just owning your own home can save you money since owning and maintaining a home requires a higher level of personal finance.

It’s important to understand that many deductions do not apply to the entire cost. Most only reduce individual premiums such as medical payments or collision. So when the math indicates you can get free auto insurance, insurance companies aren’t that generous.

Car insurance companies that may offer policyholders some of the above discounts possibly include:

If you want affordable insurance quotes, ask every insurance company which discounts they offer. Depending on the company, some discounts might not be available to policyholders everywhere.

When to get professional advice

When it comes to buying the best car insurance coverage, there really is no perfect coverage plan. Everyone’s situation is a little different.

For instance, these questions can help discover if your insurance needs would benefit from professional advice.

  • Am I missing any policy discounts?
  • I have good health insurance, so how much medical payments coverage do I need?
  • Do I need replacement cost coverage?
  • Are all vehicle passengers covered by medical payments coverage?
  • When would I need additional glass coverage?
  • When can my company non-renew my policy?
  • Do I have coverage if my license is suspended?
  • Are rental cars covered under my policy?
  • Will my vehicle be repaired with OEM or aftermarket parts?
  • If my pet gets injured in an accident are they covered?

If you can’t answer these questions but you know they apply to you then you might want to talk to an insurance agent. If you don’t have a local agent, simply complete this short form.

Insurance coverage basics

Understanding the coverages of your policy can be of help when determining the right coverages and the correct deductibles and limits. Policy terminology can be confusing and coverage can change by endorsement.

Uninsured Motorist or Underinsured Motorist insurance

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle’s occupants from other motorists when they either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. This coverage pays for hospital bills for your injuries as well as damage to your Acura TSX.

Due to the fact that many drivers carry very low liability coverage limits, it doesn’t take a major accident to exceed their coverage limits. That’s why carrying high Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage is very important.

Insurance for medical payments

Medical payments and Personal Injury Protection insurance reimburse you for short-term medical expenses like X-ray expenses, ambulance fees and dental work. They can be used in conjunction with a health insurance program or if you are not covered by health insurance. It covers 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

Collision insurance

This coverage pays to fix your vehicle from damage resulting from colliding with a stationary object or other vehicle. A deductible applies and the rest of the damage will be paid by collision coverage.

Collision coverage protects against claims such as damaging your car on a curb, colliding with a tree, scraping a guard rail and sideswiping another vehicle. Paying for collision coverage can be pricey, so analyze the benefit of dropping coverage from vehicles that are 8 years or older. You can also choose a higher deductible to bring the cost down.

Liability coverage

This coverage will cover injuries or damage you cause to other people or property that is your fault. It protects YOU from claims by other people. Liability doesn’t cover damage to your own property or vehicle.

It consists of three limits, bodily injury for each person, bodily injury for the entire accident, and a limit for property damage. You commonly see liability limits of 50/100/50 which means $50,000 in coverage for each person’s injuries, a limit of $100,000 in injury protection per accident, and $50,000 of coverage for damaged propery.

Liability coverage pays for things like structural damage, repair bills for other people’s vehicles and repair costs for stationary objects. How much liability coverage do you need? That is up to you, but you should buy as high a limit as you can afford.

Comprehensive coverage (or Other than Collision)

This pays for damage that is not covered by collision coverage. A deductible will apply then your comprehensive coverage will pay.

Comprehensive coverage pays for claims such as damage from flooding, falling objects, hitting a deer and fire damage. The most you can receive from a comprehensive claim is the market value of your vehicle, so if the vehicle is not worth much consider dropping full coverage.

Comments About 2012 Acura TSX Insurance

  1. Ying Moon

    All insurance companies are crooks.

  2. Thuy Mcintosh

    Is a custom audio system covered by insurance?

  3. Justin Garrison

    Proud to be from Wilmington, Delaware. Compared rates from a lot of places. Saved right around $50 a month. State Farm was the most affordable for me. Left Auto-Owners to switch. I’m a pretty good driver though.

  4. Stormy Roth

    Anyone buy from AIG Insurance? I’m in Fargo, ND.

  5. Tamara Frost

    Mine is so expensive. From a town just southwest of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Quoted with Hartford, Auto-Owners, Mercury, and a couple others for my Acura and saved $253 a year. Still almost need a second mortgage.

  6. Shanika Sanchez

    I’m in the suburbs of Tacoma, WA. I quoted with Hanover, American Family, MetLife, and a couple others for my TSX and saved $517 a year.

  7. Roscoe Brock

    Does State Farm have low rates for teen drivers?

  8. Kristi Fulton

    Does GEICO prorate premiums at cancellation?

  9. Bridget Santos

    What is Underinsured Motorist coverage?

  10. Ela Tran

    Cheap is not always the best policy. Located in Augusta, GA. Quoted with Allstate, AAA, and Farmers for my Acura and saved $162 a year. Moved home policy as well.

  11. Ethelene Clements

    Will Allstate give discounts for good grades?

  12. Shenika Stanley

    I got quite a few price quotes for a 2012 Acura TSX in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Ended up at darn near $200 every six months with AAA. Was with The General.

  13. Juan Duncan

    I live on the east side of Cranston, RI. Got quotes with Progressive, The General, and Eastwood for my Acura and I’m now saving $28 a month.

  14. Cheryle Gilliam

    Anyone know of any company in Denver, CO that will insure high risk drivers?

  15. Stevie Lindsay

    Nice info. I’m in the north part of Pittsburgh, PA. Got car insurance prices from Allstate, Amica, and some I forget for my Acura and saved about $140 a year. Was with Erie. Even increased coverage a bit.

  16. Ela Townsend

    I’ve insured with 21st Century for a long time. Pretty cheap in Jacksonville, FL.

  17. Hue Bright

    Is GEICO cheaper than American Family in Springfield, Massachusetts?

  18. Carley Albert

    I’ve had 21st Century for years. I’m in Rochester, Minnesota.

  19. Amanda Horne

    If you have a clean record and live in the vicinity of Pittsburgh, PA, check out Progressive. You might save some money. I used their website to get prices.