Insurance how to get a better rate

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  1. Pulse07

    Pulse07 New Member

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    Hi everyone, long time lurker and I've been considering to trade in a '14 Honda Accord for a new Prius XLE. I test drove one the other day and went over some numbers with the dealer and was highly considering to trade in. But insurance is what turned me away. I have shopped all the name brands (AAA, Geico, State Farm, Farmers etc.) and also smaller companies and this is just way too much, its about $800 premium increase over my 14 accord. And even setting it at CA state minimum insurance with $2000 deductible for both collision and comprehensive, is still over (not by a lot) what I pay currently for my accord. Oh well, me owning a Prius is not meant to be.:(. 28 y/o male spotless record, 0 tickets. What the best way to get cheaper insurance?
     
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  2. kithmo

    kithmo Couch Potato

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    Is it cheaper anywhere with a telematics box fitted ?
     
  3. CooCooCaChoo

    CooCooCaChoo Active Member

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    Paying $160/month here with $1000 deductible. Are you on your own insurance policy or on your parents? Usually it takes time for rates to go down.
     
  4. Pulse07

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    I wasn't sure what that was, but I selected "yes" to basically all the quotes that offered it.

    Im going to be own my own. my parents have passed.
     
  5. alanclarkeau

    alanclarkeau Senior Member

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    Check GOOGLE - some insurance companies might have a link to information.
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    A PRIUS has 2 recording devices built in, but I think Insurance insists on one which they have full access to.
     
  6. Prodigyplace

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    Check with an independent insurance agent. They can get quotes from multiple companies for the best rate and they want your business.
     
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    Wow! And I was thinking my 2016 4 touring quote of $137/month was high... and that was for $250 collision and $0 comprehensive deductibles.
     
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    I have to make my Collision and Comprensive to be $2000 to be $150 a month,...
     
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