A recent auto insurance study revealed that most auto insurance customers kept buying from the same company for well over three years, and 38% of customers have never shopped around. Nevada consumers could save themselves almost $500 a year by just comparing quotes, but they don’t understand how simple it is to do a rate comparison.
The recommended way to find cheaper Chevy Spark EV insurance is to compare prices annually from providers in Henderson.
Step 1: Gain an understanding of policy coverages and the changes you can make to keep rates down. Many rating criteria that cause rate increases such as high-risk driving behaviors and an unacceptable credit rating can be improved by making small lifestyle or driving habit changes.
Step 2: Quote rates from direct carriers, independent agents, and exclusive agents. Exclusive agents and direct companies can only give rate quotes from one company like Progressive or Allstate, while independent agencies can quote rates from multiple companies.
Step 3: Compare the new rate quotes to your current policy to determine if you can save on Spark EV insurance in Henderson. If you can save money, make sure coverage does not lapse between policies.
Step 4: Give notification to your agent or company to cancel the current policy and submit payment along with a signed and completed policy application to the newly selected company. Immediately place the new certificate verifying coverage in a readily accessible location in your vehicle.
An important bit of advice to remember is to make sure you enter the same coverage limits and deductibles on every price quote and to quote with all possible companies. Doing this provides a fair rate comparison and the most accurate and complete price analysis.
The most recommended method to compare insurance rates in your area is to take advantage of the fact most insurance companies participate in online systems to give you rate quotes. All you need to do is take a few minutes to give details such as whether you have decent credit, if you are currently licensed, driver ages, and the year, make and model of vehicles. Those rating factors is instantly submitted to all major companies and they return quotes instantly to find the best rate.
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The companies in the list below are ready to provide free quotes in Nevada. If multiple companies are listed, we recommend you compare several of them in order to get a fair rate comparison.
Why you need insurance for your vehicle
Even though Henderson Spark EV insurance rates can get expensive, maintaining insurance is required in Nevada but it also protects you in many ways.
- Almost all states have minimum mandated liability insurance limits which means you are required to carry a specific level of liability if you drive a vehicle. In Nevada these limits are 15/30/10 which means you must have $15,000 of bodily injury coverage per person, $30,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and $10,000 of property damage coverage.
- If you have a loan on your Chevy Spark EV, it’s most likely the lender will require that you carry insurance to ensure loan repayment if the vehicle is totaled. If coverage lapses or is canceled, the lender will be forced to insure your Chevy at a much higher rate and make you pay the higher premium.
- Auto insurance preserves your vehicle and your assets. Insurance will also pay for all forms of medical expenses for you, your passengers, and anyone else injured in an accident. As part of your policy, liability insurance also covers legal expenses in the event you are sued. If you receive damage to your vehicle caused by a storm or accident, comprehensive and/or collision insurance will pay to repair the damage minus the deductible amount.
The benefits of insuring your car are definitely more than the cost, especially when you need to use it. Unknowingly, the average driver overpays more than $865 each year so compare rate quotes at every renewal to ensure rates are inline.
Coverages available on your policy
Knowing the specifics of your insurance policy aids in choosing the best coverages at the best deductibles and correct limits. The terms used in a policy can be difficult to understand and even agents have difficulty translating policy wording.
This coverage will cover damages or injuries you inflict on other people or property by causing an accident. This coverage protects you from legal claims by others, and does not provide coverage for your own vehicle damage or injuries.
It consists of three limits, bodily injury for each person injured, bodily injury for the entire accident and a property damage limit. Your policy might show limits of 15/30/10 which means $15,000 in coverage for each person’s injuries, a total of $30,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and a total limit of $10,000 for damage to vehicles and property.
Liability insurance covers things like loss of income, legal defense fees and medical services. The amount of liability coverage you purchase is a decision to put some thought into, but you should buy as high a limit as you can afford. Nevada requires minimum liability limits of 15/30/10 but you should think about purchasing more coverage.
The chart below shows why the minimum limit may not provide you with enough coverage.
Auto collision coverage
Collision coverage covers damage to your Spark EV from colliding with an object or car. You have to pay a deductible then the remaining damage will be paid by your insurance company.
Collision can pay for claims like sideswiping another vehicle, crashing into a ditch, driving through your garage door and crashing into a building. Collision is rather expensive coverage, so consider removing coverage from older vehicles. You can also raise the deductible on your Spark EV to get cheaper collision coverage.
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage
Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle’s occupants from other drivers when they do not carry enough liability coverage. It can pay for hospital bills for your injuries and damage to your Chevy Spark EV.
Because many people carry very low liability coverage limits (15/30/10), their liability coverage can quickly be exhausted. So UM/UIM coverage is important protection for you and your family.
Medical payments coverage and PIP
Coverage for medical payments and/or PIP kick in for immediate expenses for things like nursing services, rehabilitation expenses and doctor visits. They are used to cover expenses not covered by your health insurance program or if you do not have health coverage. Coverage applies to you and your occupants and also covers if you are hit as a while walking down the street. PIP is not available in all states but can be used in place of medical payments coverage
Comprehensive insurance coverage covers damage caused by mother nature, theft, vandalism and other events. You need to pay your deductible first then your comprehensive coverage will pay.
Comprehensive can pay for claims such as damage from getting keyed, hitting a bird, vandalism, falling objects and a tree branch falling on your vehicle. The maximum payout your insurance company will pay is the market value of your vehicle, so if the vehicle is not worth much consider removing comprehensive coverage.