Which insurance carrier is right for you? Compare premiums, plans, and quotes from Erie and Westfield.
Erie Insurance Exchange was founded in 1925 by H.O. Hirt and O.G. Crawford, in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. H.O. Hirt hoped to create a company based on superior service using the mantra, “The ERIE is Above all in sERvIcE,” with the letters "E-R-I-E" raised in capitals out of the word“service.” It still remains the company tagline today. Three years after being established, the company was doing so well that it expanded its business by opening its first office outside Erie, in Pittsburgh. By 1934, the company created the “Super Standard Auto Policy,” which was used as a model for other insurance companies across the country. The company later expanded its product portfolio into a home, business and in the year 1967, Erie Family Life Insurance Company was formed, offering life insurance to consumers. Erie Indemnity Company was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1994 and in the following year it was listed on NASDAQ. Today, Erie Insurance Company ranks number 381 on the 2019 FORTUNE500® list and has over 5,000 employees and 12,000 independent agents. Also, the company ranks highest among auto insurers in providing a satisfying purchase experience, with a score of 917 (on a 1,000-point scale).
Headquartered in Westfield Center, Ohio, Westfield Insurance has been in business for nearly 170 years and is ranked amongst the 50 largest property and casualty insurers in the country. Over 900 independent insurance agencies represent Westfield insurance across the country. WestfieldInsurance provides commercial insurance in 21 states and personal insurance in 10. They also offer surety services in all 50 states. In 2014, the company was named as a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. In 2015, it was named Top Workplace in central Ohio. Westfield Services provides service and training support for independent insurance agencies. Westfield Bank is a subsidiary of Westfield Insurance and offers services to businesses and individuals.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Erie and Westfield. On average, Erie charges approximately $135.53 per month while Westfield comes in at around $213.13 per month. For Erie, the cheapest state average is Ohio at $83.92 per month and the most expensive is New York at $196.59 per month. For Westfield, the cheapest state average is Indiana at $105.20 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $343.25 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Erie and Westfield typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Erie||Westfield|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Erie charges $115.73 per month and Westfield charges $216.26 per month for customers who own their home.
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how Erie and Westfield ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A+||A|
|NAIC Complaint Ratio||0.22||9.62|
What coverage is available through Erie and Westfield? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Home, Motorcycle, and RV insurance. Additional products from Erie insurance also includes Commercial, Condo, Health, Life, and Renters insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Erie and Westfield Insurance page.
Westfield offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Companion Car, Company Car, and Defensive Driver discounts. In contrast, Erie also offers a few discounts that Westfield doesn’t include Young Driver Loyalty, Teen Driver, and Student discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Westfield and Erie insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Advance Quote Discount||Account Relationship Discount|
|Age 55 Discount||Companion Car Discount|
|Driver Training Discount||Company Car Discount|
|Multi-Policy Discount||Defensive Driver Discount|
|Multi-Vehicle Discount||Family Discount|
|New Vehicle Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Paid in Full Discount||Loss-free Discount|
|Prior Bodily Injury Limits (BIL) Discount||Loyalty Discount|
|Reduced Usage Discount||Multi-Policy Discount|
|Safe Driver Discount||Next Generation Discount|
|Safety Features Discount||Prior Carrier Discount|
|Teen Driver Discount|
|Young Driver Loyalty Discount|
The Erie Insurance mobile app is available for iOS and Android.
|Erie Mobile App|
|iOS||3.3||18 user reviews|
|Android||3.8||19 user reviews|
|Westfield Mobile App|
|Westfield does not currently have a mobile app.|
|Erie Contact Info|
|Address||100 Erie Insurance Place, PA 16530|
|Westfield Contact Info|
|Address||One Park Circle, Westfield Center, OH 44251|
|Phone||1 (800) 243-0210|
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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