Laredo Car Insurance

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

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What Is the Average Cost of Car Insurance in Laredo?

Laredo, Texas, previously known as the Republic of the Rio Grande, lies right between Mexico and the U.S. It used to be its own independent country until it was signed over to the U.S. after the Mexican American War in 1848. Today, Laredo is the largest inland port and the most popular Spanish beach resort towns are situated along the border.

The Zaragoza district has cobblestone streets, small boutiques and traditional dining establishments. In the San Agustin de Laredo Historic District, you’ll find beautiful Spanish architecture and brick streets which lead to the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum and the Cathedral of San Agustin.

Just minutes from Mexico, Lake Casa Blanca International State Park is a great spot to take in the beauty of the Rio Grande Valley. Here, you’ll find campsites, where you can fish, swim, picnic, hike or bike along scenic nature trails. You can also rent kayaks and paddle boats for a perfect evening.

The Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium, one of the state’s most advanced and sophisticated planetariums, is part of Texas A&M International University’s campus, and serves as a public teaching and learning center. The planetarium boasts a state-of-the-art projection system and surround-sound system to make shows, field trips and stargazing events that are interactive and immersive.

If you have a car in Laredo, SmartFinancial wants to help you compare auto insurance rates in your area for free! With over 200 insurance partners, you’re bound to find the lowest rate available.

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 Texas has different rates, and below, you can compare average rates with the national average. According to our data, drivers who live in Laredo typically pay around $126.19 per month compared to the national average of $141.79 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 $141.79
Texas $123.27
Laredo, Texas $126.19

Laredo, TX 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, Direct Auto generally has the most affordable car insurance in Laredo coming in around $102.31 per month. Other companies to consider if you live in Laredo is Texas Farm Bureau Group with an average cost of $104.24 per month and State Farm which typically runs around $111.72 per month. Check out the full list below. SmartFinancial rates the following insurers as the best insurance companies for drivers in Laredo.

RankCompanyAverage Monthly RateComparison State Average
1 Direct Auto $102.31-17.00%
2 Texas Farm Bureau Group $104.24-15.44%
3 State Farm $111.72-9.37%
4 Clearcover $117.20-4.93%
5 USAA $128.734.42%
6 SafeAuto $132.287.31%
7 Mercury Insurance $161.2330.79%
8 Mercury $161.4630.98%
9 Safeco $198.5361.05%
10 Esurance $199.4361.78%

How Much is Car Insurance in Laredo, TX?

how much is auto insurance in Laredo

Rates can vary from city to city. The residents of Amarillo typically pay $113.31 per month while people who live in Arlington will pay $128.03 per month on average. See what people pay for car insurance in other cities in Texas.

Texas CitiesMonthly Average Rate
Amarillo $113.31
Arlington $128.03
Austin $121.68
Beaumont $124.39
Corpus Christi $120.43
Dallas $134.66
El Paso $119.75
Fort Worth $119.99
Houston $141.69
Irving $131.09
Laredo $126.42
Lubbock $112.43
San Antonio $125.24
Tyler $116.82
Waco $103.37

Cheap Car Insurance in Laredo 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 Texas. 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.

Laredo, TX ZIP CodeAverage Monthly Rate

Car Insurance Rates by Driver's Age Group in Laredo

Generally speaking, you pay more in car insurance the younger you are and the older you are. Teens and young adults often pay around $266.84 per month in Laredo. Compare that to drivers in their 30’s who typically pay around $115.75 per month drivers in their 40s at $107.85 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

Cheapest Insurance for Teenage Drivers in Laredo

If you are teen in Laredo 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, Clearcover typically charges around $161.82 per month. This is likely the most affordable option in Laredo. You might also want to consider Texas Farm Bureau Group and Direct Auto who also offer good affordable policies for teen drivers.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Texas Farm Bureau Group$183.81
Direct Auto$191.83

Cheapest Insurance for 20 Year-olds in Laredo

20 year-olds in Laredo might want to consider Direct Auto who, on average, offers car insurance rates around $120.20 per month. Texas Farm Bureau Group , State Farm , Clearcover and USAA are also in the top 5 cheapest rates available.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Direct Auto$120.20
Texas Farm Bureau Group$139.23
State Farm$151.56

Cheapest Insurance for 30 Year-olds in Laredo

If you are in your 30s in Laredo our research has found that Direct Auto typically has the most affordable coverage coming in around $80.60 per month, followed by State Farm at $98.30 and Safeco at $99.14.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Direct Auto$80.60
State Farm$98.30
Texas Farm Bureau Group$101.38

Cheapest Insurance for 40 Year-olds in Laredo

On average, Direct Auto offers car insurance for 40 year-olds in Laredo for around $71.69 per month. If you are looking for affordable coverage, you may also want to consider SafeAuto or Texas Farm Bureau Group. The full list of top companies is below.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Direct Auto$71.69
Texas Farm Bureau Group$94.33
State Farm$98.62

Cheapest Insurance for 50 Year-olds in Laredo

Oftentimes 50 year-olds enjoy some of the lowest rates of any other age group. In Laredo we found that Direct Auto generally offers the most affordable coverage at $70.97 per month.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Direct Auto$70.97
State Farm$92.48
Texas Farm Bureau Group$92.54

Cheapest Insurance for 60 Year-olds in Laredo

If you live in Laredo and you’re in your 60s, our data indicates that Texas Farm Bureau Group usually has the best rates at $74.51 per month. The top 5 list of car insurance companies is below.

CompanyAverage Monthly Rate
Texas Farm Bureau Group$74.51
Direct Auto$80.65
State Farm$85.00

Driver's Coverage Auto Insurance Rates in Laredo, TX

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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 Laredo, the average monthly rate for a driver who is currently insured is $121.97 while drivers who are not currently covered will pay around $131.76.

CoverageAverage Monthly Rate
Not Currently Insured $131.76
Currently Insured $121.97

Compare Recent Car Insurance Quotes in Laredo

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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 Laredo a driver of a 2021 Toyota Rav4 can expect to pay around $227.29 per month while someone that owns a 2023 Hyundai Elantra may pay around $451.43 per month. Check out the list of recent quotes in Laredo below.

VehicleAverage Monthly Rate
2021 Toyota Rav4$227.29
2023 Hyundai Elantra$451.43
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe$238.95

FAQ's for Drivers in Laredo, TX

driver’s frequently asked question in Laredo

What Is the Minimum Liability Coverage Requirement in Laredo, TX?

Every state requires drivers to have a minimum amount of liability coverage. Texas drivers are required to carry liability insurance to pay for damages and injuries inflicted on someone else in an auto accident.

  • $30,000; Bodily injury coverage per person; Max. payment for a single person that you injure in an auto accident.
  • $60,000; Bodily injury coverage per accident; Max. payment for all injuries that you cause in an accident when more than one person is hurt.
  • $25,000; Property damage per accident; Max. payment for damaged property in an accident caused by you.

You like to keep it simple, and so do we! Just don’t go too minimalist and skip the auto insurance altogether (see our FAQ for more information). In Texas, you are legally required to obtain something called liability insurance. This is for your protection if you are deemed “at fault” in an accident that causes injury and lost wages to another driver or passenger in another vehicle. Liability coverage pays up to the amounts listed below. It also pays for damages to the other driver’s vehicle. Trust us, you’d want this coverage even if it wasn’t legally required!

Since Texas is a “no-fault” state, drivers are financially responsible for any accidents they cause. Consider this: $30,000 is the maximum payment for property damage but you collide with a $40,000 vehicle. If you are found at fault, you are on the hook for any damages beyond $30,000. And, other drivers can sue you for those damages. Between this and the high cost of medical care, we recommend you carry more than the minimum required coverage!

What Is the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) limit in Laredo, TX?

It is illegal for an individual to operate a motor vehicle in Texas with the following BAC percentages:

  • .08%+ @ 21 years old or older
  • .04%+ for commercial vehicle drivers
  • .01%+ @ < 21 years old

Can I use my digital insurance card in Texas?

Yes! Getting pulled over in Texas is slightly less panicky since you don’t have to locate the hard copy of your insurance card for the officer. BUT, be mindful of unlocking your phone to access your digital insurance card before the officer has determined whether you were cell-phoning and driving!


Commute Time in Laredo, TX

21.2 Miles

Commute Time in United States

26.4 Miles

Number of Nearest Insurance Agents in Laredo, TX


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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