Which insurance company is right for you? Compare rates, savings and quotes from Allied and State Auto.
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.
In 1921, Robert S. Pein started State Automobile Insurance Company with a borrowed sum of $30,000. Pein wanted to offer an alternative to the high rates other insurers were charging. He also wanted to create a better claims settlement process. The company had humble beginnings with a staff of three in a small rented room in downtown Columbus. Pein insisted his insurance products only be sold through independent agents, a decision that became company policy that is still in effect.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Allied and State Auto. On average, Allied charges approximately $216.03 per month while State Auto comes in at around $197.29 per month. For Allied, the cheapest state average is Iowa at $103.14 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $316.62 per month. For State Auto, the cheapest state average is North Dakota at $121.66 per month and the most expensive is Maryland at $265.45 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Allied and State Auto typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Allied||State Auto|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Allied charges $207.40 per month and State Auto charges $183.08 per month for customers who own their home.
Both Allied and State Auto rank very similarly across the board. Both companies have received an A+ from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and an excellent financial rating. Each company was founded in the early 1900s: Allied in 1925 and State Auto 4 years earlier in 1921. Compare the two companies in full detail below.
|JD Power Ranking||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.38|
Allied and State Auto both offer a wide range of insurance products for their customers. Both offer Auto, Condo and Workers Compensation. See the full list of insurance below and compare the two car insurance companies side by side.
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|Business Owner’S Policy||✔||✔|
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|Commercial Agribusiness Insurance||✔||✔|
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|Excess & Surplus Insurance||✔||✔|
|Farm & Ranch Insurance||✔||✔|
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|Fleet Safety 360||✔|
|Food & Beverage Insurance||✔|
|Golf Cart Insurance||✔|
|Identity Theft Insurance||✔|
|Personal Watercraft Insurance||✔|
|Private Client Insurance||✔||✔|
|Professional Offices Insurance||✔||✔|
|Senior Living Insurance||✔|
|Smart Home 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 State Auto offer numerous opportunities to save money on car insurance. The full list of discounts available by each company is listed here.
|Accident Forgiveness||Accident Prevention Course|
|Accident-free Discount||Anti-theft Device Discount|
|Advance Quote Discount||Driver Training|
|Affinity Car Insurance Discounts||Good Student Discount|
|Allied Rewards||Multi-car Discount|
|Anti-theft Discount||Multi-policy Discount|
|Defensive Driving Discount||Paid in Full Discount|
|Easy Pay Discount||State Auto Safety 360|
|Farm Bureau Discount||State Auto Start-Up|
|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 State Auto telematics app is available for iOS and Android. The State Auto Safety 360 telematics program was designed to keep you safer on the road. You may even earn up to 50% on auto insurance premiums. You may even save 10% for signing up.
|Allied Mobile App|
|iOS||3.6||2,922 user reviews|
|Android||4.3||1.4K user reviews|
|State Auto Mobile App|
|iOS||1.8||17 user reviews|
|Android||2.3||25 user reviews|
|Allied Contact Info|
|Address||1100 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50391-1100|
|Phone||1 (800) 532-1436|
|State Auto Contact Info|
|Address||518 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215|
|Phone||1 (833) 724-3577|
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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