Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare plans, cost, and quotes from Farmers and SafeAuto.
Farmers Insurance began selling insurance a year before the Great Depression and survived to become a household name. Founders John C. Tyler and Thomas E. Leavey started off by going farm to farm to gain their first policies. They specifically lowered rates for farmers and ranchers because they understood that these occupations posed fewer risks with their vehicles. By 1928, they were able to open an office in downtown Los Angeles. During the Great Depression, Farmers was one of the few companies that were able to pay claims. When a devastating earthquake hit Los Angeles, Farmers paid out claims for damaged cars and became the first insurance company to offer comprehensive insurance.
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 the average rates that drivers typically pay with Farmers and Safe Auto. On average, Farmers charges approximately $282.34 per month while Safe Auto comes in at around $323.74 per month. For Farmers, the cheapest state average is South Dakota at $130.71 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $781.17 per month. For Safe Auto, the cheapest state average is Tennessee at $179.46 per month and the most expensive is Louisiana at $481.53 per month.
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Farmers and Safe Auto typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Farmers||Safe Auto|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Farmers charges $282.67 per month and Safe Auto charges $336.34 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 Farmers and SafeAuto ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A-||A-|
|JD Power Ranking||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.8||1.74|
What coverage is available through Farmers and SafeAuto? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Home, Life, and Motorcycle insurance. Additional products from SafeAuto insurance also includes Health, Renters, and SR22/FR44 insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Farmers and Safe Auto Insurance page.
SafeAuto offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Good Student, Homeowner, and Multi-vehicle discounts. Whereas, Farmers also offers a few discounts that SafeAuto doesn’t, including Transfer, Teen Driver, and Pay-in-Full discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like SafeAuto and Farmers insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Alternative Fuel Discount||Driver Improvement Course Discounts|
|Distant Student||Good Student Discount|
|Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Discount||Homeowner Discount|
|Good Student||Multi-vehicle Discount|
|Homeowner Discount||New Business Transfer|
|Teen Driver Discount|
The Farmers app is available for iOS and Android. The Farmers Mobile App allows you access to self-service features.
The SafeAuto app is available for iOS and Android. This insurance concierge allows you to see your insurance information and pay premiums.
|Farmers Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||3K user reviews|
|Android||4||3K user reviews|
|SafeAuto Mobile App|
|iOS||4.8||26.6K user reviews|
|Android||1.8||45 user reviews|
|Farmers Contact Info|
|Address||6301 Owensmouth Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367|
|Phone||1 (800) 974-6755|
|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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