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South Dakota Car Insurance Quotes | Auto Insurance Agents in SD

Top Tips to Save on Your Auto Premium
You want to be sure to compare cheap car insurance quotes and with local agents to maximize your savings.
Top rated insurers like USAA, Progressive, Hartford, and Liberty Mutual are best. Over 84% are satisfied with claims handling with them.
Be sure to check your policy for mileage. If you drive less you can save hundreds more per year.
Don't assume an older model vehicle cost less to insure. Insurers go by the safety rating.
An easy way to lower comprehensive and collision coverage is to raise your deductible.
Take advantage of all discounts. Which can be 20% or more in savings.
A good driving history is the best way to keep your insurance rates as low as possible.
If you pay for coverage upfront in full you can save an additional 10% to 20%.
Don't let your coverage lapse. If so, you will see a spike in rates.
Before buying a car shop for quotes to see how much your premium may be.
If you have an older model vehicle consider dropping optional coverage such as comprehensive and collision.
Do some research and take a few minutes to learn the minimum coverage and other factors which apply in your state.
Maintain good credit to keep your premium as low as possible.
Make sure to do an annual rate check. Plus coverage you may or may not need.

Pros & Cons of Each Insurer

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CompanyProsConsRating out of 5 Stars
AmicaZero restrictions on which body shop you use for repairs.Few driver discounts, including pre-pay, low mileage, and military discounts.5
USAAJ. D. Power has rated USAA with a "perfect" score. Financial stability is highest rating of superior. USAA is only available to members of the military and their immediate family.5
American FamilyAttractive features, discounts and benefits including the teen safe driver program. Coverage is only available in 19 states. To get an online quote you have to enter your car's VIN. 4.5
GEICOConsistently offers the lowest price. Known to raise rates during the time of the policy. 4.5
NationwideNationwide rewards accident-free years with its vanishing deductible program.Coverage isn’t available in Alaska, Hawaii, Louisiana, or Massachusetts.4.5
AllstateAllstate offers a claims satisfaction guarantee. With Allstate's claims guarantee is typically a higher price in premiums. 4.5
ErieFor South, Midwest, or Mid-Atlantic regions Erie consistently get high marks. Limited to certain regions of the country. 4.5
Country Financial Been in business for 85 years and has top financial strength. 24/7 customer service. Coverage is only available in 17 states.4.5
TravelersTravelers offers rates well below the national average. Not all coverage options are available in all states. Some customer complaints reported with billing/collection and customer service issues.4.5
Auto-Owners Good enhancement options from Auto-Owners Personal Automobile Plus Package. Service and claims handling is top notch. No national coverage. Auto-Owners offer coverage in 26 states.4.5
Progressive1 out of 10 drivers have Progressive. Offers roadside assistance and has strong financial strength. Doesn't offer new or better car replacement.4
FarmersWith Farmers you can insure about everything. Customer service is not 24/7 and reports of not-so-great claims handling. 4
Liberty MutualStrong customer service with attractive features such a new and better car replacement. New and Better car replacement are not offered in all states. And reports of poor claims handling for automobile repairs. 4
Safeco24/7 customer support with a comprehensive line of products plus discounts. 24/7 claims handling. Customers have complained of claims being underpaid. 4
MetLifeMetLife includes several extras at no cost, such as expanded coverage when you rent a car and identity theft protection.Other than group discounts and standard bundling discounts, there aren’t a lot of opportunities for savings.4
Ameriprise FinancialVery attractive discounts and strong financial rating. Limited availability. Only 14 states you can get a policy.4
21st CenturyPart of Farmers. Has a partnership with Foremost Insurance to provide insurance on specialty vehicles like motorcycles and ATVs.If you have coverage outside of California you'll be directed to Farmers or Foremost.4
EsuranceOffers low rates, first rate website, and good customer service. Customers claim Esurance will penalize for cancelling a policy. No local agents. 4
HartfordMechanical breakdown coverage helps cover the cost of repairs that aren’t covered by your car’s warranty. Claims satisfaction rating is only 2 out of 5 stars. 3.5
AlliedRecent partnership with Nationwide increases their coverage area and availabilityMight not get the same level of coverage and customer service in all areas. Not knowing which company you’re dealing with might cause confusion during the claims process3.5
Farm Bureau MutualOffers lower than average rates. Has a suite of discounts and affinity programs. Only available in 19 states.3.5
ArbellaSolid financial strength and business ratings should make you more confident in choosing Arbella. Competitive rates inside their service area.Auto policies only available in two states, Massachusetts and Connecticut.3.5
Grange MutualBeen in business since 1935 with over 1 billion in revenues. Can offer rates lower than main-street companies.Coverage available on in 12 states, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.3.5
MercuryMercury has a network of nearly 6,000 agents. Available in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.Some policyholders have expressed concerns in reviews about delays and lack of timely response and follow-up from claims representatives.3.5
Auto ClubExcellent roadside assistance service.
AM Best Rating of A+ Superior. Multiple membership discounts.
Drivers complain new vehicles will have excessive fees. 3.5
Kentucky Farm BureauOffers lower rates than most competitors. Nice discount options and coverage terms. Not available in all states. Only in Kentucky. 3.5
State FarmSuperior claims handling. State Farm has been the best at claims for years. Doesn’t offer stacked uninsured motorist or new car replacement coverages.3
Horace MannEstablished for teachers and those part of union, etc. Offers competitive rates. Claims process can be slow and payout from accidents are lower than expected. 3
HanoverEasy to customize your policy. Nice string of discounts.Prices can be higher than average.3
MapfreCan get low rates through Mapfre in Northeastern states such as Massachusetts.MAPFRE’s geographical territory is limited to 18 U.S. states. Not all policy options are available in every state.3
KemperKemper has excellent financial strength, flexible payment options and attractive discounts for policyholders.Their rates can be higher than average. 3
SentrySentry has the highest financial strength rating available from A.M. Best. Attractive discounts to lower your premium by 20% or more. There are a number of customer complaints in the areas of products and services.3
ChubbCan pay with Agreed Settlements upfront. Choice of repair shops and no rental car daily limit. Tailors to individuals with higher than average net worth. 3
Good2goOffers extremely low rates some as little at $30 a month. Strong financial ratings.No brand recognition. Most believe to be a new company though Good2go has 25 years experience. 2.5
InfinityImmigrant friendly. With an AB 60 driver’s license resource center, immigrants can learn how to get a license in one place. If you’re new to the country, this company is very supportive of your driving.Infinity does make the JP Power list. Have to assume the financials aren't that great. 2.5
LoyaAccess to full-service and proprietary offices where agents can handle quotes and claims.Mixed reviews on claims resolution and response times. Only available in the states of CA, CO, IL, NV, NM, and TX2.5
National GeneralSmart Services add features and coverages which most other companies don’t offer. Discounts for using or being affiliated with General Motors.Mixed reviews of claims handling and auto insurance coverage types. 2.5

Minimum Coverage by State, Uninsured Motorist Protection, & Personal Injury Protection

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Average Yearly Premium SavingsStateMinimum Auto Insurance Coverage Uninsured Motorist Protection Required?Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Required?
$899/yrNew Hampshire25/50/25
$893/yrNew Jersey15/30/5
$937/yrNew Mexico25/50/10
$1,041/yrNew York25/50/10
$473/yrNorth Carolina30/60/25
$644/yrNorth Dakota25/50/25
$743/yrRhode Island25/50/25
$834/yrSouth Carolina25/50/25
$531/yrSouth Dakota25/50/25
$1,710/yrWest Virginia20/40/10

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