Which insurance provider is right for you? Compare cost, ratings, and quotes from Nationwide and Allied.
Murray D. Lincoln formed the company the Farm Bureau Mutual Automobile Insurance Company with the goal of selling auto insurance at low rates for farmers in Ohio. In 1926, the first policy was sold. In 1928, Farm Bureau Mutual begins to expand into other states including West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Vermont, and North Carolina. By 1934, the company was insuring motorists in metropolitan areas and writing property insurance policies too and by 1943 was operating in 12 states and the District of Columbia. It was in 1955 that the company changed its name to nationwide, with an expansion into 20 new states. In 1982, Nationwide acquires a 100-year-old company and America’s leading farm insurer and goes public in 1997. In the year 2000, the Nationwide Arena opens and becomes home to a National Hockey League franchise, the Columbus Blue Jackets. In 2007, the Nationwide Bank opens. Today, Nationwide is a Fortune 100 company with a full range of insurance and financial services across the country, including car, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, farm, life and commercial insurance, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans, and specific health services.
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.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Nationwide and Allied. On average, Nationwide charges approximately $130.62 per month while Allied comes in at around $227.94 per month. For Nationwide, the cheapest state average is New Mexico at $0.00 per month and the most expensive is District of Columbia at $256.60 per month. For Allied, the cheapest state average is North Dakota at $87.44 per month and the most expensive is Michigan at $317.92 per month.
|District of Columbia||$256.60||-|
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Nationwide and Allied typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Nationwide||Allied|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Nationwide charges $56.97 per month and Allied charges $233.51 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 Nationwide and Allied ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A+|
|JD Power Ranking||About Average||About Average|
|NAIC Complaint Index||0.38||0.38|
What coverage is available through Nationwide and Allied? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Farm, Health, Home, Life, Motorcycle, Pet, and RV insurance. Additional products from Allied insurance also includes Condo, Renters, and Umbrella insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Nationwide and Allied Insurance page.
Nationwide offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Advance Quote, Affinity Car Insurances, and Anti-theft discounts. In contrast, Allied also offers a few discounts that Nationwide doesn’t, including Multi-policies, Minor Violation Forgiveness, and Allied Rewards discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Allied and Nationwide insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Accident-free Discount||Accident Forgiveness|
|Advance Quote Discount||Accident-free Discount|
|Affinity Car Insurance Discounts||Advance Quote Discount|
|Anti-theft Discount||Affinity Car Insurance Discounts|
|Defensive Driving Discount||Allied Rewards|
|Easy Pay Discount||Anti-theft Discount|
|Farm Bureau Discount||Defensive Driving Discount|
|Good Student Discount||Easy Pay Discount|
|Long-term Policyholder Discount||Farm Bureau Discount|
|Multi-policy Discount||Good Student Discount|
|Nationwide Family Plan||Long-term Policyholder Discount|
|New Vehicle||Minor Violation Forgiveness|
|Paperless Documents||Multi-policy Discounts|
|Passive Occupant Restraint Discount||Nationwide Family Plan|
|SmartRide Discount||New Vehicle|
|Passive Occupant Restraint Discount|
The Nationwide Mobile App for Android, iPhone and iPad lets you access accounts on the go. The app features fingerprint and facial login to a dashboard where 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 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.
|Nationwide Mobile App|
|iOS||3.6||3K user reviews|
|Android||4.3||1.4K user reviews|
|Allied Mobile App|
|iOS||3.6||2,922 user reviews|
|Android||4.3||1.4K user reviews|
|Nationwide Contact Info|
|Address||P.O. Box 742522, Cincinnati, OH 45274-2522|
|Allied Contact Info|
|Address||1100 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50391-1100|
|Phone||1 (800) 532-1436|
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