Which insurance company is right for you? Compare price, ratings, and quotes from Allied and Safeauto.
Allied Mutual Automobile Association was formed by Harold Evans in 1929. After years of operating as a standalone brand, Allied Insurance became Nationwide in 1998. Policies, documents, bills and account statements for Allied customers are now featuring the Nationwide name and logo.
SafeAuto is an independently owned property and casualty car insurance carrier based in Columbus, Ohio. Since 1993, SafeAuto has been specializing in providing affordable, state-minimum auto insurance and full comprehensive and collision policies. SafeAuto provides a Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR) in the form of an SR22, SR22A or FR44 for customers who need to provide a CFR to a court or state government agency. The company also offers motorcycle, renters, homeowners, business, health, supplemental, dental, accident, life, mechanical repair insurance and more (see full list below). SafeAuto is a leader in direct-to-consumer, minimum-limit coverage across 17 states: Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The company has service call centers that are open at all hours, every day, including holidays. Customers can also access their insurance information easily using the SafeAuto Insurance Mobile App.
Below is a list of average rates, rankings, products and discounts for the two companies. For full company overviews, you can visit Allied Overview and SafeAuto Overview.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Allied and Safe Auto. On average, Allied charges approximately $223.39 per month while Safe Auto comes in at around $313.20 per month. For Allied, the cheapest state average is Iowa at $123.65 per month and the most expensive is Nevada at $322.76 per month. For Safe Auto, the cheapest state average is Indiana at $187.78 per month and the most expensive is Louisiana at $513.44 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Allied and Safe Auto typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Allied||Safe Auto|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Allied charges $237.01 per month and Safe Auto charges $326.72 per month for customers who own their home.
Which insurance company is better? Both companies have received an A+ from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Allied was founded in 1925 while SafeAuto was 1993. Compare the two companies in full detail below.
|JD Power Ranking||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.38||1.74|
Allied and SafeAuto both offer a wide range of insurance products for their customers. Both offer Auto, Business, Dental, Home, life, and renters insurance. See the full list of insurance below and compare the two car insurance companies side by side.
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|Business Property Insurance||✔||✔|
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|Commercial Agribusiness Insurance||✔|
|Critical Illness Insurance||✔|
|Excess & Surplus Insurance||✔|
|Farm & Ranch Insurance||✔|
|Food & Beverage Insurance||✔|
|Golf Cart Insurance||✔|
|Identity Theft Insurance||✔|
|Limited Medical Insurance||✔|
|Personal Watercraft Insurance||✔|
|Private Client Insurance||✔|
|Professional Offices Insurance||✔|
|Senior Living Insurance||✔|
|Short Term Insurance||✔|
|Specialty Liability Insurance||✔||✔|
|Travel Insurance And Wedding Insurance||✔|
Drivers can save hundreds if they chose an insurance carrier that offers great discounts. Both Allied and SafeAuto offer numerous opportunities to save money on car insurance. The full list of discounts available by each company is listed here.
|Accident Forgiveness||Driver Improvement Course Discounts|
|Accident-free Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Advance Quote Discount||Homeowner Discount|
|Affinity Car Insurance Discounts||Multi-vehicle Discount|
|Allied Rewards||New Business Transfer|
|Defensive Driving Discount|
|Easy Pay Discount|
|Farm Bureau Discount|
|Good Student Discount|
|Long-term Policyholder Discount|
|Minor Violation Forgiveness|
|Nationwide Family Plan|
|Passive Occupant Restraint Discount|
The Allied Mobile App is the Nationwide Mobile App for Android, iPhone, and iPad. This app lets you access accounts using a fingerprint and facial login to a dashboard. You make payments, manage payment methods and save or share ID cards with drivers on your policy. You can also file a claim and check on its status. The app comes fully equipped to connect with roadside assistance too.
The SafeAuto app is available for iOS and Android. This insurance concierge allows you to see your insurance information and pay premiums.
|Allied Mobile App|
|iOS||3.6||2,922 user reviews|
|Android||4.3||1.4K user reviews|
|Safeauto Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||26.6K user reviews|
|Android||1.8||45 user reviews|
|Allied Contact Info|
|Address||1100 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50391-1100|
|Phone||1 (800) 532-1436|
|Safeauto Contact Info|
|Address||4 Easton Oval, Columbus, Ohio 43219|
|Phone||1 (614) 456-2940|
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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