Choosing a car is easy, compared to choosing an auto insurance company. Here are the top 10 companies in the US that offer auto insurance. We’ve gone through each of them so well that you can be assured that all of these companies provide secure and guaranteed insurance coverages. What’s your pick?
Co-founded by Jack Green and Joseph M. Lewis in 1937, the Progressive Corporation is one of the largest auto insurance providers in the United States. The company’s headquarters is in Mayfield Village, Ohio. Besides cars, the company also offers insurance to RVs, boats, motorcycles, and even commercial vehicles.
Infinity Auto Insurance
A national car insurance provider, Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation was formed in December 2002 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama. It employs over 12, 500 independent agents and provides nonstandard insurance through them. Nonstandard insurance is for people who cannot purchase from standard insurance companies because of a bad driving record smeared with accidents, tickets, prior DUI, and other reasons for age or vehicle type.
Good2Go Auto Insurance
For over 25 years, Good2Go Auto Insurance has been providing minimum coverage throughout 17 states in the United States. Their specialty is that in addition to a minimum coverage, they also offer comprehensive coverage. They provide insurance to high-risk drivers like people with a bad credit score and a diving history of tickets and accidents. The company is popular for its discounts and affordable coverage.
State Farm Auto Insurance
George J. Mecherle, a retired farmer, found the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company in 1992, to provide auto insurance for farmers. It started as a mutual auto insurance company owned by policyholders and has headquarters Bloomington, Illinois. The company later expanded its services to homeowners, life, banking, and financial insurances.
The General Insurance
Since 1963, The General Insurance has been selling insurance to those drivers whose premiums are high because they are more at a risk than normal people. The company began its operations under the name, Permanent General Agency, but later in 2012, it came under the common brand of The General. For over the last 50 years, The General Insurance has been selling insurance in almost all the states in America.
One of the first insurance companies to sell insurance over the internet, Esurance was founded in 1999. Apart from auto insurance, the company also sells insurances for home, motorcycles, and renters. Their specialty: they don’t meet one on one, or use intermediaries. Their only mode of selling insurance is through the internet or phone calls direct to consumers.
Look! Insurance Agencies Inc.
Founded in Michigan’s city of Canton in 1989, Look! Insurance Agencies Inc. offers auto insurance throughout Michigan. They also specialize in providing nonstandard insurance to high-risk drivers like people with a bad credit score or a poor driving record.
Allstate Auto Insurance
Insurance broker Carl L. Odell came up with the idea of selling insurance through direct mail in 1930 during a train commute. He spoke to Wood, his neighbor, about it and Wood later pushed the proposal to the board of directors of Sears. They approved, and the Allstate Insurance Company came into being on April 17, 1931, under the Sears’ tire brand. With headquarters in Northfield Township, Illinois, the insurance company sells insurance in the same way as Sears sells their merchandise; through the mail.
Liberty Mutual Insurance
The Massachusetts Employees’ Insurance Association (MEIA) was founded in 1912 to cater to the Massachusetts law that employers should protect their employees with a workers’ compensation insurance. Though it opened its branch early in 1914, the company didn’t sell automobile insurance until later that year. The company was a mutual company which means the people insured by the company will have ownership in it. In 1917, the name changed to its current one, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. With its headquarters in Boston, and with over 900 offices throughout the world, the company now offers full automobile insurance coverage.
Geico Auto Insurance
Founded in 1936 and has its headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Leo Goodwin, Sr. and his wife Lillian founded the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) in 1936. The primary motive of the company is to sell auto insurance directly to employees of the federal government.
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