Best car insurance companies in Montana

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    For drivers looking for the best car insurance in Montana, we have provided an overview of the top providers by market share. Our report includes a look at what the average rates are for Montana and how these rates are affected by your driving record. You can also compare rates by provider and major cities in Montana.

    The average Montana driver pays $1,365 per year for insurance, which breaks down to about $113 each month for 12 months of coverage. In comparison, the national average car insurance rate in the United States is $1,555 per year for a 12 month, full coverage policy. The average minimum coverage rate across the U.S. is $545 for a 12 month premium.

    While these rates may be useful in your comparison-shopping, please keep in mind that the following rates represent averages for Montana and may not reflect your actual premium quote.

    Montana Quickfacts

    • Cheapest carrier for full coverage in Montana is USAA: $987
    • Cheapest carrier for minimum coverage in Montana is USAA: $240
    • Carrier with highest customer satisfaction in Montana: USAA
    • Number of uninsured drivers in Montana: 9.9%
    • Montana is on the lower end for car insurance rates

    Average cost of car insurance in Montana

    Clean record 1 speeding ticket 1 accident
    Full coverage$1,365$1,688$1,962
    Minimum coverage$316$390$471

    Quadrant data services, 2020

    Best car insurance companies in Montana

    Average annual premiums by insurance carrier

    Company Full coverage rate Minimum coverage rate
    Allstate$1,745$485
    GEICO$1,716$300
    Farmers$1,679$366
    Progressive$1,514$391
    State Farm$1,216$281
    USAA$987$240
    Nationwide$1,326$422
    QBE$1,176$257

    Quadrant data services, 2020

    Car insurance rates in Montana by city

    City Full coverage annual rate Minimum coverage annual rate
    Billings$1,384$358
    Missoula$1,279$326
    Great Falls$1,328$344
    Bozeman$1,333$294
    Butte$1,373$330

    Quadrant data services, 2020

    Methodology

    Coverage Utilizes Quadrant Information Services to analyze quoted rates from thousands of zip codes across all 50 states, using the top 15 carriers by premiums written by state. Quoted rates are based around the profiles of a 30 year male and female with clean driving records, good credit and the following full coverage details:

    • $100k bodily injury liability per person
    • $300k bodily injury liability coverage per crash
    • $100k property damage liability coverage per crash
    • $500 collision coverage deductible
    • $500 comprehensive coverage deductible

    Minimum coverages were applied to match state requirements. Both drivers used a new, financed 2018 Toyota Camry, commuting 5 days a week and driving 12,000 miles per year.

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