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post #1 of 5 Old 02-13-2012, 05:13 AM Thread Starter
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Insurance too high?

I live in New York (Long Island) and own a 360 Spyder. My new insurance premium for this coming year will be $1430. This seems very high for a car I drive only2000 miles a year. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-13-2012, 06:36 AM
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Alan- Considering car and location, that does not seem out of line to me for annual insurance, especially since we do not know what your driving record shows. Is the declared annual mileage on your car 2000 miles and do you carry $1000 deductibles? Both of those will lower the rate.

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Alan- Considering car and location, that does not seem out of line to me for annual insurance, especially since we do not know what your driving record shows. Is the declared annual mileage on your car 2000 miles and do you carry $1000 deductibles? Both of those will lower the rate.
I went up to 5,000 deductible cut the premium by 35% - let's face it on these cars for anything under 5,000 you shouldn't claim it anyway.

Suggest windshield insurance though - 6k for a new screen makes for a bad day ... as I knock on wood!
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-13-2012, 07:42 AM
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Alan, compare what your 360's premium is against, say your DD to see if it seems reasonable.

My 550's premium is actually less than what we pay for wifey's Suburban for identical coverage. The 550 is also 10 years older than the Suburban, which probably isn't the case with your 360.

BTW, here in TX, I pay about 2/3 of what you're paying, but wifey & I are both over 55, and we have a multicar discount, multipolicy discount, very good driving records, etc.

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post #5 of 5 Old 02-23-2012, 10:19 PM
 
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If you drive just that much you should be eligible for some kind of low mileage discount. If you’re over 50, think about joining a group like the AARP. I have a classic car and the AARP classic car insurance quotes are affordable for me, which has been such a relief in the last few years.
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