New York Car Insurance Rates

Estimated auto insurance rates in New York for 2018 are $1,738 annually for full coverage insurance. Comprehensive insurance, collision insurance, and liability cost around $386, $706, and $450, respectively. New York, Freeport, and Hempstead have the most expensive car insurance rates, and the three companies who insure the most vehicles in New York are Geico, Allstate, and State Farm.

Average rate for full coverage: $1,738

Price estimates for type of insurance:

Comprehensive $386
Collision $706
Liability $450

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

Price Range of Car Insurance in New York

For the normal driver, insurance rates range from as cheap as $532 for only liability insurance to a much higher rate of $3,754 for a driver who requires high-risk insurance.

Liability Only $532
Full Coverage $1,738
High Risk $3,754

These rate differences illustrate why anyone shopping for car insurance should compare prices for a specific zip code and their own personal driving habits, instead of using rates averaged for all U.S. states.

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Column chart showing New York car insurance prices range from $998 to $6,394 for full coverage

The chart estimates New York car insurance prices for various situations. The best price after discounts is $998. Drivers choosing higher $1,000 deductibles will pay about $1,492. The average price for a driver age 40 with no violations using $500 deductibles is $1,738. Using more expensive $100 deductibles for physical damage coverage could cost up to $2,222. If you have multiple accidents and violations you could be charged up to $3,754. The price for full coverage for a 16-year-old driver can be as high as $6,394.

Insurance prices in New York also have a wide range based on your vehicle choice, your risk profile, and deductibles and policy limits.

Opting for high physical damage deductibles could cut prices by as much as $730 every year, while increasing your policy's liability limits will increase prices. Switching from a 50/100 bodily injury limit to a 250/500 limit will cost up to $405 more each year. View Rates by Deductible or Liability Limit

Your choice of vehicle has a significant impact on the price of insurance in New York. Electing to drive a cheaper and safer vehicle will save money on insurance thanks to cheaper replacement cost and lower severity of accident injuries. The next table shows premium estimates for the most popular vehicles insured in New York.

New York Auto Insurance Rates for Popular Vehicles
Make and ModelPremium% to Avg
Chevrolet Silverado$1,8365.3%
Dodge Ram$1,8867.8%
Ford Escape$1,446-20.2%
Ford Focus$1,682-3.3%
Ford Fusion$1,8425.6%
Ford F-150$1,634-6.4%
GMC Acadia$1,600-8.6%
GMC Sierra$1,8043.7%
Honda Accord$1,620-7.3%
Honda Civic$1,9008.5%
Honda CR-V$1,408-23.4%
Honda Pilot$1,650-5.3%
Hyundai Sonata$1,7641.5%
Kia Optima$1,7983.3%
Nissan Altima$1,7882.8%
Nissan Rogue$1,7460.5%
Toyota Camry$1,7701.8%
Toyota Corolla$1,732-0.3%
Toyota Prius$1,614-7.7%
Toyota RAV4$1,638-6.1%
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Annual estimated premium for full coverage, $500 deductibles, driver age 40 with clean driving record.
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Your auto insurance company definitely affects the cost of coverage. In New York, every insurance company has a different rate structure, and prices can be substantially lower or higher based on indivdual risk characteristics.

In New York, auto insurance prices range from $1,175 with USAA to as high as $4,368 with 21st Century. Other companies like Erie, Utica National, and Progressive fall somewhere in between. These are probably not the exact rates you would pay, as your vehicle make and model, any driving violations, and your location in New York all influence the price.

New York Auto Insurance Companies by Market Share and Average Rate
RankCompanyMarket ShareAverage Rate
1Geico30.81%$1,888
2Allstate14.80%$1,572
3State Farm13.03%$1,943
4Progressive8.01%$1,527
5Liberty Mutual6.26%$2,046
6Travelers4.13%$1,544
7USAA2.79%$1,175
8Nationwide2.67%$3,116
9NYCM Insurance2.37%$1,855
10Metropolitan1.63%$1,604
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Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) 2015 Market Share Report and The Zebra

An older driver with no violations or accidents and high physical damage deductibles may pay as little as $1,600 a year, or $133 per month, for full coverage. Prices are highest for drivers in their teens, where even without any violations or accidents they should be prepared to pay as much as $6,300 a year. View Rates by Age

Where you choose to live in New York has a huge impact on auto insurance prices. Less congested rural areas could have rates as low as $1,300 a year, while New York and Freeport may have prices as high as $5,100. Even different neighborhoods within a few miles of each other in the same city can have a wide range of rates.

These geographic rate differences emphasize the significance of getting rates based on your location.

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New York insurance rates by city

If you have a few violations or you caused a few accidents, you are probably paying at least $2,000 to $2,800 additional annually, depending on your age. High-risk driver insurance can be as much as 44% to 129% more than the average rate. View High Risk Driver Rates

With so much difference in prices, the only way to figure out your exact price is to compare prices and see which company has the best price. Each insurance company utilizes a different rate formula, and rates will be substantially different between companies.

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Rates by Driver Age

New York Insurance Rates by Driver Age
Driver AgePremium
16$6,394
20$4,012
30$1,818
40$1,738
50$1,584
60$1,556

Full coverage, $500 deductibles

Rates by Deductible

New York Car Insurance Rates with Different Deductibles
DeductiblePremium
$100$2,222
$250$1,998
$500$1,738
$1,000$1,492

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates by Liability Limit

New York Car Insurance Rates with Different Liability Limits
Liability LimitPremium
30/60$1,738
50/100$1,828
100/300$1,941
250/500$2,233
100 CSL$1,873
300 CSL$2,121
500 CSL$2,301

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates for High Risk Drivers

New York Car Insurance Rates for High Risk Drivers
AgePremium
16$9,134
20$6,374
30$3,844
40$3,754
50$3,582
60$3,548

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 $241

Potential Rate Discounts

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

DiscountSavings
Multi-policy$93
Multi-vehicle$89
Homeowner$24
5-yr Accident Free$130
5-yr Claim Free$112
Paid in Full/EFT$82
Advance Quote$87
Online Quote$123
Total Discounts$740
Rate after discounts $998

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

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