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Bentonville Car Insurance

How much does car insurance cost in Bentonville, AR? Check out the average rates that drivers pay below.

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What Is the Average Cost of Car Insurance in Bentonville?

Monthly Average Rates by Country, State, and City

Car insurance rates vary from driver to driver and are based on many factors that include driving history, claims history and where you live. Each city in Arkansas has different rates, and below, you can compare average rates with the national average. According to our data, drivers who live in Bentonville typically pay around $118.36 per month compared to the national average of $134.05 per month. The best way to get a low rate is by comparison shopping. SmartFinancial can do that for you at no cost while pairing you with a reputable insurance company so you have no surprises if you have an accident.

AreaAverage Monthly Rate
National $134.05
Arkansas $115.15
Bentonville, Arkansas $118.36

Bentonville, AR Best Car Insurance Companies

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Certain insurers will offer you better rates than others based on a myriad of factors, so you may get a better deal from one insurer over another for various reasons, and that’s why it’s important to compare. According to our data, USAA generally has the most affordable car insurance in Bentonville coming in around $58.83 per month. Other companies to consider if you live in Bentonville is State Farm with an average cost of $74.56 per month and SAFECO which typically runs around $83.40 per month. Check out the full list below. SmartFinancial rates the following insurers as the best insurance companies for drivers in Bentonville.

RankCompanyAverage Monthly RateComparison State Average
1 USAA $58.83-48.91%
2 State Farm $74.56-35.25%
3 SAFECO $83.40-27.58%
4 Nationwide $86.75-24.67%
5 Southern Farm Bureau $89.33-22.43%
6 Direct Auto $93.41-18.88%
7 Shelter $116.210.92%
8 Automobile Club of Missouri $116.230.94%
9 Farmers $120.044.25%
10 Auto-Owners Insurance Co $121.405.42%

How Much is Car Insurance in Bentonville, AR?

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Rates can vary from city to city. The residents of Benton typically pay $129.77 per month while people who live in Bentonville will pay $119.30 per month on average. See what people pay for car insurance in other cities in Arkansas.

Arkansas CitiesMonthly Average Rate
Benton$129.77
Bentonville $119.30
Fort Smith $104.26
Hot Springs National Park$121.41
Little Rock $141.48
North Little Rock $137.17

Cheap Car Insurance in Bentonville by Zip Codes

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Every zip code rates differently with every insurer. Your zip code determines the crime rate in your area as well as other risks. Below, you can see how average rates range across the state of Arkansas. If you live in an area that is rated high in crime, you can make sure to garage your car in a safe place. That ought to save you some money. Covered and gated structures are best. Make sure to tell your insurance agent about the precautions you’re taking.

Bentonville, AR ZIP CodeAverage Monthly Rate
72712$119.30

Car Insurance Rates by Driver's Age Group in Bentonville

Generally speaking, you pay more in car insurance the younger you are and the older you are. Teens and young adults often pay around $248.37 per month in Bentonville. Compare that to drivers in their 30’s who typically pay around $92.40 per month drivers in their 40s at $100.69 per month. It’s always a good idea to check for discounts that apply at any age. Some discounts include away-at-school discount, safe driver discount, mature driver discount, good student discount as well as multi-policy and bundling discounts.

Age GroupAverage Monthly Rate
16-19$248.37
20s$127.56
30s$92.40
40s$100.69
50s$80.87
60s$92.91
70+$255.03

Cheapest Insurance for Teenage Drivers in Bentonville

If you are teen in Bentonville you are probably looking for a good deal on car insurance. Since teenage drivers typically pay the highest rates of any other age group, it’s important to compare multiple companies. According to our research, USAA typically charges around $114.17 per month. This is likely the most affordable option in Bentonville. You might also want to consider State Farm and Southern Farm Bureau who also offer good affordable policies for teen drivers.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$114.17
State Farm$161.33
Southern Farm Bureau$172.75
Direct Auto$213.68
Farmers$221.67

Cheapest Insurance for 20 Year-olds in Bentonville

20 year-olds in Bentonville might want to consider USAA who, on average, offers car insurance rates around $68.06 per month. State Farm , Southern Farm Bureau , Direct Auto and Nationwide are also in the top 5 cheapest rates available.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$68.06
State Farm$90.16
Southern Farm Bureau$104.10
Direct Auto$107.05
Nationwide$110.50

Cheapest Insurance for 30 Year-olds in Bentonville

If you are in your 30s in Bentonville our research has found that USAA typically has the most affordable coverage coming in around $56.20 per month, followed by State Farm at $70.79 and Direct Auto at $78.54.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$56.20
State Farm$70.79
Direct Auto$78.54
Nationwide$79.71
SAFECO$80.08

Cheapest Insurance for 40 Year-olds in Bentonville

On average, USAA offers car insurance for 40 year-olds in Bentonville for around $53.92 per month. If you are looking for affordable coverage, you may also want to consider SAFECO or Direct Auto. The full list of top companies is below.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$53.92
SAFECO$61.00
Direct Auto$61.24
State Farm$67.08
Nationwide$67.20

Cheapest Insurance for 50 Year-olds in Bentonville

Oftentimes 50 year-olds enjoy some of the lowest rates of any other age group. In Bentonville we found that USAA generally offers the most affordable coverage at $46.54 per month.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$46.54
Direct Auto$61.59
State Farm$66.09
Nationwide$68.79
Southern Farm Bureau$83.34

Cheapest Insurance for 60 Year-olds in Bentonville

If you live in Bentonville and you’re in your 60s, our data indicates that USAA usually has the best rates at $48.44 per month. The top 5 list of car insurance companies is below.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
USAA$48.44
Direct Auto$55.11
State Farm$57.36
Nationwide$59.97
Southern Farm Bureau$62.31

Driver's Coverage Auto Insurance Rates in Bentonville, AR

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Typically, drivers who currently have car insurance coverage will receive a cheaper monthly quote than drivers who do not. Since car insurance is a requirement in all 50 states, companies may question why you don't currently have coverage. Because of this, they may see you as a higher risk driver. In Bentonville, the average monthly rate for a driver who is currently insured is $113.08 while drivers who are not currently covered will pay around $124.61.

CoverageAverage Monthly Rate
Not Currently Insured $124.61
Currently Insured $113.08

Compare Recent Car Insurance Quotes in Bentonville

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Your vehicle plays a big part in how you rate for car insurance. The more your car is worth, the higher your car insurance rate. To lower your monthly premiums, you can set a higher deductible, but you’ll need to pay that deductible if you have an accident. Generally speaking, the newer a car is, the more it’s worth, and you may pay more in premiums, but the latest safety features will earn you a discount. The overall safety ratings of a car are also considered when determining your rate. In Bentonville a driver of a 2013 Fiat 500 can expect to pay around $332.57 per month while someone that owns a 2012 Lexus IS may pay around $298.77 per month. Check out the list of recent quotes in Bentonville below.

VehicleAverage Monthly Rate
2013 Fiat 500$332.57
2012 Lexus IS$298.77
2017 Chevrolet Equinox$182.37
2019 Honda Pilot$929.57
2013 Toyota Highlander$374.97
2013 Toyota Highlander$374.97
2013 Toyota Highlander$374.97
2011 Jeep Patriot$227.57
2013 Toyota Highlander$374.97
2013 Toyota Highlander$374.97

FAQ's for Drivers in Bentonville, AR

driver’s frequently asked question in Bentonville

What Is the Minimum Liability Coverage Requirement in Bentonville, AR?

Every vehicle owner in Arkansas must carry liability coverage in the amounts of $25,000 per person for bodily injury, $50,000 per accident for bodily injury, and $25,000 to cover damage to another’s property. Liability insurance pays for claims when an accident is your fault. You have the option of choosing higher limits than the minimum required by law.

Important optional coverages include uninsured motorist insurance, which covers you and your vehicle if you’re involved in an accident with an uninsured driver and the accident is his or her fault, and personal injury protection (PIP), which helps with lost wages and medical expenses.

  • $25,000; Bodily injury coverage per person; Maximum payment for serious or permanent injury or death to a single person
  • $50,000; Bodily injury coverage per accident; Maximum payment for serious or permanent injury or death to multiple people
  • $25,000; Property damage per accident; Maximum payment for all damaged property in an accident caused by you

Although Arkansas does not require full coverage (collision and comprehensive), most vehicle finance lenders do require this level of coverage. If you elect not to purchase full coverage, your lender may purchase it on your behalf and charge you for it. This is typically a much more expensive way to go than purchasing the insurance yourself.

What Is the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) limit in Bentonville, AR?

It is against the law for anyone to operate a motor vehicle in Arkansas with the following BAC percentages:

  • .08%+ at 21 years old or older
  • .04%+ for commercial vehicle drivers
  • .02%+ at under 21 years old

Driver fitness is also negatively affected by illegal, prescription, and over-the-counter drugs. If your driving is impaired while under the influence of one of these substances, you will face harsh penalties.

What happens if my coverage lapses?

In Arkansas, you’re required to show proof of insurance whenever stopped by a law enforcement officer. Plus, the state maintains a database that is automatically updated whenever changes are made to your insurance status or vehicle registration. If your coverage has lapsed for any reason, you may face driver’s license and registration suspension and be charged fines. Penalties become more severe for subsequent offenses.

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Commute Time in Bentonville, AR

16.2 Miles
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Commute Time in United States

26.4 Miles
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Number of Nearest Insurance Agents in Bentonville, AR

214

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The statistics listed on this page are from our own in house reporting. We track and record quotes that carriers have provided based on various criteria. The rates and averages shown on this page should only be used as an estimate.

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