Louisiana Car Insurance Rates

Projected insurance prices in Louisiana for 2018 are $2,166 annually including full coverage. Comprehensive insurance, collision, and liability insurance cost around $482, $880, and $560, respectively. New Orleans and Harvey have the most expensive average rates, and the three companies who insure the most vehicles in Louisiana are State Farm, Progressive, and Allstate.

Average rate for full coverage: $2,166

Policy rates for type of insurance:

Comprehensive $482
Collision $880
Liability $560

40-year-old driver, full coverage with $500 deductibles, and good driving record

Cost of Auto Insurance in Louisiana

Using a 40-year-old driver as an example, Louisiana insurance rates go from the cheapest price of $666 for liability-only coverage to a much higher rate of $4,676 for a policy for a high-risk driver.

Liability Only $666
Full Coverage $2,166
High Risk $4,676

These price differences highlight why anyone shopping for car insurance should compare rates for a specific zip code and their own driving history, rather than relying on rates averaged for all U.S. states.

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Column chart showing Louisiana car insurance prices range from $1,245 to $7,964 for full coverage

The chart above shows average Louisiana car insurance prices for different coverage choices and risks. The lowest price with discounts is $1,245. Drivers choosing higher $1,000 deductibles will pay $1,856. The average price for a driver age 40 with no violations using $500 deductibles is $2,166. Using more expensive $100 deductibles for collision and other-than-collision coverage can cost as much as $2,766. If you have multiple accidents and violations you could be charged around $4,676. The price for full coverage for a 16-year-old driver is $7,964.

Auto insurance rates in Louisiana also range considerably based on liability limits and deductibles, your driving characteristics, and the make and model of your vehicle.

If you have a few points on your driving record or you were responsible for an accident, you are likely paying at least $2,500 to $3,500 in extra premium every year, depending on your age. High-risk driver insurance can cost anywhere from 44% to 129% more than the average rate. View High Risk Driver Rates

Opting for high physical damage deductibles could save up to $910 each year, while increasing your policy's liability limits will increase rates. Changing from a 50/100 liability limit to a 250/500 limit will raise rates by up to $504 extra every year. View Rates by Deductible or Liability Limit

The company you choose influences the cost of coverage. Every insurance company has their own rate formula, and prices can be substantially lower or higher based on indivdual risk characteristics. In Louisiana, car insurance prices range from $1,610 with USAA to as high as $3,682 with Liberty Mutual. Companies like MetLife, GEICO, and Progressive fall in the middle.

Those are not necessarily the prices you would pay, as your location in Louisiana, your vehicle make and model, and your driving record have to be considered.

Louisiana Auto Insurance Companies by Market Share and Average Rate
RankCompanyMarket ShareAverage Rate
1State Farm34.59%$2,407
2Progressive12.94%$1,966
3Allstate12.51%$3,005
4Geico8.96%$1,926
5Liberty Mutual5.86%$3,682
6Southern Farm Bureau5.32%$2,226
7USAA5.12%$1,610
8GoAuto2.04%N/A
9AmTrust1.79%N/A
10Safeway Insurance1.56%$2,176
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Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) 2015 Market Share Report and The Zebra

An older driver with a good driving record and higher deductibles could pay as little as $2,000 per year on average, or $167 per month, for full coverage. Rates are highest for teenagers, since even excellent drivers will have to pay as much as $7,900 a year. View Rates by Age

The type of car, truck, or SUV you buy has a significant impact on the cost of auto insurance coverage in Louisiana. Driving a less expensive and safer vehicle will have a lower insurance cost thanks to lower repair costs and lower severity of accident injuries. The following table shows insurance cost estimates for some of the more popular vehicles insured in Louisiana.

Louisiana Auto Insurance Rates for Popular Vehicles
Make and ModelPremium% to Avg
Chevrolet Silverado$2,2885.3%
Dodge Ram$2,3507.8%
Ford Escape$1,802-20.2%
Ford Focus$2,094-3.4%
Ford Fusion$2,2965.7%
Ford F-150$2,036-6.4%
GMC Acadia$1,992-8.7%
GMC Sierra$2,2483.6%
Honda Accord$2,020-7.2%
Honda Civic$2,3688.5%
Honda CR-V$1,754-23.5%
Honda Pilot$2,056-5.4%
Hyundai Sonata$2,1961.4%
Kia Optima$2,2403.3%
Nissan Altima$2,2282.8%
Nissan Rogue$2,1760.5%
Toyota Camry$2,2061.8%
Toyota Corolla$2,158-0.4%
Toyota Prius$2,010-7.8%
Toyota RAV4$2,040-6.2%
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Annual estimated premium for full coverage, $500 deductibles, driver age 40 with clean driving record.
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The city you live in makes a big difference in auto insurance rates. Rural areas could have rates as low as $1,700 a year, while New Orleans and Harvey may have prices as high as $3,800. Even different areas close to each other in the same city can have a wide range of rates.

These wide price ranges illustrate the significance of getting rates for your specific zip code.

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Louisiana insurance rates by city

Because rates have so much variability, the best way to figure out your exact price is to compare rates from as many companies as possible. Every company utilizes a different rate formula, and quoted rates will be varied.

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Rates by Driver Age

Louisiana Insurance Rates by Driver Age
Driver AgePremium
16$7,964
20$4,996
30$2,266
40$2,166
50$1,974
60$1,936

Full coverage, $500 deductibles

Rates by Deductible

Louisiana Car Insurance Rates with Different Deductibles
DeductiblePremium
$100$2,766
$250$2,488
$500$2,166
$1,000$1,856

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates by Liability Limit

Louisiana Car Insurance Rates with Different Liability Limits
Liability LimitPremium
30/60$2,166
50/100$2,278
100/300$2,418
250/500$2,782
100 CSL$2,334
300 CSL$2,642
500 CSL$2,866

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates for High Risk Drivers

Louisiana Car Insurance Rates for High Risk Drivers
AgePremium
16$11,374
20$7,936
30$4,788
40$4,676
50$4,458
60$4,418

Full coverage, $500 deductibles, two speeding tickets, and one at-fault accident

If a financial responsibility filing is required, the additional charge below may also apply.

SR-22 Surcharge $300

Potential Rate Discounts

If you qualify for discounts, you may save the amounts shown below.

DiscountSavings
Multi-policy$115
Multi-vehicle$111
Homeowner$30
5-yr Accident Free$162
5-yr Claim Free$139
Paid in Full/EFT$102
Advance Quote$108
Online Quote$154
Total Discounts$921
Rate after discounts $1,245

Discounts are estimated and may not be available from every company or in every state.

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