Shopping for car insurance online is easy, plus you may find lower rates. The key is to get rates from all companies in order to have the lowest rate quotes.

Consumers not familiar with buying insurance may think finding low-cost 2006 insurance is very challenging. The are a couple different ways of comparing rates from car insurance companies in your area. By far the easiest way to compare consists of shopping online. This can be done by comparing rates here.

Car insurance rates influenced by the following

Insurance premiums on a 2006 can fluctuate considerably based upon several criteria. Including but not limited to:

  • Your driving record
  • Credit rating impacts rates
  • Male rates may be higher
  • Deductible amount directly impacts your rate
  • Crash test rating for your 2006
  • Your job
  • The amount of protection requested
  • Home ownership saves money

One important consideration that will help determine your rates is the age of the vehicle. Older cars and trucks have a lower value compared to new models so the cost to replace them will push premiums down. But newer vehicles have more advanced features including pedestrian detection, dual-stage airbags, and blind-spot warning system which may lower rates.

Liability coverage

Liability insurance can cover damage or injury you incur to people or other property by causing an accident. Liability can pay for claims like pain and suffering, repair costs for stationary objects, and legal defense fees. Liability insurance is relatively cheap so buy as high a limit as you can afford.

Collision insurance

Collision coverage covers damage to your resulting from a collision with a stationary object or other vehicle. A deductible applies and then insurance will cover the remainder. Collision coverage for your 2006 can be pricey, so consider dropping it from lower value vehicles. You can also increase the deductible to save money on collision insurance.

Comprehensive coverage

This coverage pays for damage from a wide range of events other than collision. You first have to pay a deductible then your comprehensive coverage will pay. The most your car insurance company will pay is the actual cash value, so if it's not worth much more than your deductible it's probably time to drop comprehensive insurance.

Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM)

Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist coverage protects you and your vehicle's occupants when the "other guys" either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. Due to the fact that many drivers only carry the minimum required liability limits, their limits can quickly be used up. For this reason, having high UM/UIM coverages is important protection for you and your family.

Medical payments coverage and PIP

Coverage for medical payments and/or PIP provide coverage for immediate expenses like EMT expenses, pain medications, and nursing services. They are often used in conjunction with a health insurance program or if there is no health insurance coverage. PIP is not an option in every state and gives slightly broader coverage than med pay.