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Lowest auto insurance rates in Stockton, California

Stockton’s auto insurance rates are lower than the state average rates, but higher than the national average rates. As of January 2014, Stockton has an average annual insurance rate of $1631, while the average rate in California is $1819, and the national average is $1496.

In Stockton, auto insurance rates range between $1399 and $1674. The Honda Accord is the only car with an insurance rate below $1400. It also has the second lowest median price, at $15900. The Honda CR-V also costs only $1406 on average to insure per year.

The Toyota Corolla has the lowest median price ($14,900) among all the cars in Stockton. Insuring it costs an average of $1526 per year, which is 10% of the median price. The Toyota Camry, on the other hand, has a median price of $17900, and costs an average of $1453 to insure per year.

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DUI Impact on Teenagers Car Insurance

Our team of data analysts & researchers analyzed auto insurance data across the nation to understand the impact of driving under the influence (DUI) alcohol tickets on a teenager’s car insurance. Besides, the tremendous emotional strain a DUI causes to families, there is a real economic & long term impact of a DUI.

Our research on the economic & insurance impact of Teenagers DUI in key US states & had the following key takeaways:



  • Auto Insurance rates for male teenagers without DUIs (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol) range from $10,300 (Connecticut) to $2500 (Utah) for 6 months
  • Female teenagers auto insurance rates without DUIs are lower and range from $8,300 (Connecticut) to $2200 (Utah)
  • A typical female teenagers pays about 10-30% less than a male teenager & is mainly because Auto Insurance risk & pricing estimates believe female teenagers to be safer than male teenagers.
  • Connecticut, Washington, Texas, Pennsylvania and Georgia are ...

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Insurance cost of used full-size pickup trucks less than mid-size family sedan in Alaska

Nissan Altima ranks among the 10 best affordable mid-size cars in the US. If you are looking for a used family sedan in the state of Alaska this might be your best bet. On the other hand, if you are looking for a full-size pickup truck, you can choose between the Ford F-Series and Chevrolet Silverado, which have managed to impress both reviewers and owners.

So, what are the factors you need to consider while choosing between these cars? Below is a chart which gives us the insurance average and median price of these vehicles in Anchorage, Alaska. The figures provided are for the cars that have been manufactured and sold between the years 2005 and 2012.

State Make and Model Insurance Average ($) Median Price ($) Insurance %
Alaska Nissan Altima 1,420 17,998 7
Alaska Ford F-Series 1,349 28,900 4
Alaska Chevrolet Silverado 1,270 28,998 4 ...

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The most expensive states to buy and insure the Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa is a versatile subcompact car, available as a sedan as well as hatchback. A used Nissan Versa is an affordable car to insure in 36 states, with average annual insurance rates below the national average auto insurance rate ($1496). However, insurance costs for the Nissan Versa run sky high in some states. In this feature, we will consider the states will high insurance costs and the possible ways of circumventing high overall costs.

The table below lists the most expensive states to buy the Nissan Versa.

State Average Annual Insurance Rate ($) Median Price ($) Percentage of median price spent on insurance ($)
Alaska 1,296 15,998 8
New Mexico 1,546 15,995 9
Mississippi 1,200 14,495 8
Arkansas 1,441 14,365 10
Hawaii 1,542 14,290 10

In Arkansas and Hawaii, both the median price as well as insurance rates for the Versa ...

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How much does insuring a used Kia Forte cost?

The South Korean automobile manufacturer Kia Motors launched the Kia Forte mid-2008 to replace the Kia Cerato. The 2014 Forte has gained the approval of auto critics for addressing consumer grievances against the previous Forte models, making the Forte a formidable contender in the compact car market.

On an average, Americans pay $1,336 to insure a used Kia Forte on an annual basis. The median price of this car ranges from $11,992 in Minnesota to $17,995 in Hawaii. The insurance percentage (the median price of a car when compared to its average annual insurance) is the least in Maine (5%) and the highest in Michigan (19%).

The insurance for a used Kia Forte costs the least in Maine, with an average annual insurance rate of $845, which is 5% of the median price ($15,900). This comes as no surprise, considering the fact that the state of ...

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Insuring the Audi A3

The compact car by the German manufacturer Audi, the Audi A3, can be a tough nut to crack considering the vast inconsistency in pricing coupled by relatively higher insurance rates. Buying an A3 may be a breeze in some states but buyers in other states could be paying extra to afford the same vehicle.

The median price of a used Audi A3 is as low as $9,995 in Nebraska, though a buyer in new Mexico would have to pay approximately $99,9999 in New Mexico for the same car. The second best deal for buyers who want to limit their initial investment can be found in Delaware, where the median price of a used Audi A3 is $12,995. The insurance averages in Nebraska and Delaware are $1,398 and $1,548, respectively – these figures are much lower than the figures in nine other states, with the highest insurance ...

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Geico, Brooklyn, NY

$54 for 1 Month

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Progressive, Charlotte, NC

$100 for 1 Month

I've been pretty pleased with Progressive so far. The monthly rates are fairly comparable with other insurance companies that I checked with. I like the ability to service my policy online, print out new insurance cards on the spot, or forms that I need with no wait. That is ... Read all Charlotte Car Insurance Reviews

GEICO, Dodge City, KS

$92 per month

I pay my car insurance in two installments a year, and it is around 92 dollars each time. I live in Dodge City, KS- whose zip code is 67801. I have no serious infractions on my driving record- just two speeding tickets from over five years ago. I am currently ... Read all Dodge City Car Insurance Reviews

Progressive, Palatka, FL

$42 per month

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State Farm, Morganton, NC

$175.00 a month

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Allstate, ,

$225 for a six month

Auto insurance costs me and my wife about $225 for a six month policy on our 2004 Honda Odyssey. We live in Medford, Oregon and both my driving record and my wife's driving record are immaculate with no accidents or tickets for many years. We are both in our 30s and have children. My wife does most of the driving as she is at home with the children, I ride my bicycle to work so I only do about 20% of the driving. Our auto insurance is with Allstate through local agent David Martin and we've been carrying full coverage through Allstate for about ten years now, we carry full coverage because it doesn't save us enough to drop to liability only so we feel safer. I love my insurance provider, they have helped me through some issues over the years that I never would have expected and have kept me coming back to them despite the possibility of a somewhat lower premium elsewhere. All in all I would rate Allstate as a 5+ on a 5 point scale based on their willingness to provide great service at all times.

AAA, Whittier, CA

$178 a month

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State Farm, Rome, GA

$250 a month

I pay 250.00 a month for my car insurance. I am located in Rome, Georgia, 30165. I have never had an automobile accident in my life. I am insuring both mine and my girlfriend's cars. The coverage I chose protects all kinds of accidents to the automobiles, if ... Read all Rome Car Insurance Reviews

Nationwide, Middletown, CT

$116 per month

Right now I pay around $116 per month for my car insurance which is insured with Nationwide. I have a basic liability plan for my 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse and it's currently the only car that insured with Nationwide. As a twenty four year old male living in Middletown, New ... Read all Middletown Car Insurance Reviews

Progressive, Wheeling, IL

$84.00 per month

I have been insured with IFA Auto Insurance for over 5 years. Every month I pay $84.00 and it is for full coverage on my GMC Envoy. I live in Wheeling, WV and I have been driving since I was 16 years of age. I have had no accidents ... Read all Wheeling Car Insurance Reviews