Best Cheap Auto Insurance in Albuquerque, New Mexico (2024)

State Farm offers the cheapest car insurance in Albuquerque, with minimum-coverage policies as low as $40 per month.

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Set in the Chihuahuan Desert, Albuquerque has stunning natural beauty and a bustling urban economy. And, as New Mexico’s most populous city, its roads are busy — which may explain the higher auto insurance rates. Albuquerque drivers pay an overall average of $164 per month for auto insurance, which is higher than the New Mexico state overall average of $131 per month. 

Here’s what you need to know about finding the most affordable car insurance in Albuquerque.

Quick Facts
  • State Farm, USAA, and GEICO are the cheapest car insurance companies in Albuquerque.

  • Albuquerque has a high accident rate – nearly 25 crashes per 1,000 city residents, according to state Department of Transportation data.[1]

  • First-time DUI offenders in New Mexico need to pay a fine of up to $500, take a DUI educational course, complete at least 24 hours of community service, and more.[2]

Best car insurance companies in Albuquerque

The best car insurance company for you will depend on your specific needs as a driver, as well as your driving record and more. The following table outlines three of the best car insurance companies in Albuquerque and the drivers these companies best serve.

Best insurer for cheap rates: State Farm

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4.4
JD Power
J.D. Power data measures overall customer satisfaction and claims satisfaction based on a 1,000-point scale.
842
Liability Only
Liability-only insurance, sometimes called minimum-coverage insurance, pays for bodily injury and property damage to others in an accident the policyholder causes. It does not pay for the insured’s own damages.
$40/mo
Full Coverage
Full-coverage car insurance generally includes liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage, and may include other optional coverages such as uninsured motorist coverage. Collision covers a policyholder’s repair or replacement costs in case of an accident. Comprehensive covers damages caused by non-accident events. The average quote displayed here reflects policies with the following coverage limits: $50,000 bodily injury liability per person; $100,000 bodily injury liability per accident; $50,00 property damage liability per accident; $1,000 collision deductible; and a $1,000 comprehensive deductible.
$77/mo

State Farm is the largest car insurance company in the country by market share. It offers a wide array of insurance coverage options, including roadside assistance, rental car insurance, and rideshare insurance. Albuquerque drivers who choose State Farm tend to pay rates well below the city average.

Drivers can save even more when they bundle their auto insurance with homeowners insurance or renters insurance from State Farm.

Pros
  • Lowest average cost for full-coverage insurance in Albuquerque

  • Above-average J.D. Power customer satisfaction score

  • Drive Safe and Save telematics program rewards safe driving

Cons
  • Mixed customer reviews on sites like Trustpilot 

  • Above-average amount of customer complaints to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

  • May lack the personalized attention you’d get from a smaller insurer

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Hephzibah - April 16, 2024
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Looking for Good Service and Prices

Not good. The quotes changed and they were difficult to deal with.

Jane - April 16, 2024
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Good Deals

They are friendly and offer good pricing.

Roger - April 16, 2024
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Excellent

Very good agent.

Best insurer for drivers with a DUI: USAA

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4.3
JD Power
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880
Liability Only
Liability-only insurance, sometimes called minimum-coverage insurance, pays for bodily injury and property damage to others in an accident the policyholder causes. It does not pay for the insured’s own damages.
$47/mo
Full Coverage
Full-coverage car insurance generally includes liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage, and may include other optional coverages such as uninsured motorist coverage. Collision covers a policyholder’s repair or replacement costs in case of an accident. Comprehensive covers damages caused by non-accident events. The average quote displayed here reflects policies with the following coverage limits: $50,000 bodily injury liability per person; $100,000 bodily injury liability per accident; $50,00 property damage liability per accident; $1,000 collision deductible; and a $1,000 comprehensive deductible.
$93/mo

New Mexico drivers who get a DUI can lose their license for up to a year and tend to face higher car insurance rates once the state reinstates their license. Luckily, USAA offers relatively low rates in Albuquerque. Drivers in USAA’s SafePilot program can earn an even lower rate if they drive safely.

USAA has years of industry experience and earns high marks in customer satisfaction from J.D. Power. Drivers should note that USAA policies are only available to active-duty, reserve, and retired military members and their families.

Pros
  • Best-in-class customer satisfaction scores

  • Several discounts that reward safe driving and good grades

  • Some of the lowest rates in Albuquerque

Cons
  • Only available to military members, veterans, and their families

  • Above-average amount of customer complaints to the NAIC

  • Rideshare coverage not available

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Tom - April 16, 2024
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USAA Excellence for Auto and Personal Property Insurance

Excellent.

Joseph - April 13, 2024
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Excellent

It has been very good for a long time.

Candace - April 12, 2024
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USAA Didn't Look Out for Me!

I was overcharged and rated incorrectly.

Best insurer for teen drivers: GEICO

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4.3
JD Power
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835
Liability Only
Liability-only insurance, sometimes called minimum-coverage insurance, pays for bodily injury and property damage to others in an accident the policyholder causes. It does not pay for the insured’s own damages.
$48/mo
Full Coverage
Full-coverage car insurance generally includes liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage, and may include other optional coverages such as uninsured motorist coverage. Collision covers a policyholder’s repair or replacement costs in case of an accident. Comprehensive covers damages caused by non-accident events. The average quote displayed here reflects policies with the following coverage limits: $50,000 bodily injury liability per person; $100,000 bodily injury liability per accident; $50,00 property damage liability per accident; $1,000 collision deductible; and a $1,000 comprehensive deductible.
$96/mo

Albuquerque teens age 15 and older can apply for an instructional permit. Teen drivers statistically get into a larger number of accidents, which is why they tend to pay higher car insurance rates on average. Luckily, GEICO offers several discounts to young drivers.

GEICO already offers some of the most affordable auto insurance in Albuquerque. Teen drivers can save up to 15% when they maintain a “B” average or better in school.

Pros
  • AM Best financial strength rating of A++ (Superior)

  • DriveEasy telematics program rewards safe driving

  • Above-average J.D. Power claims satisfaction rating

Cons
  • Below-average J.D. Power customer satisfaction score in the Southwest region

  • Mixed customer reviews on BBB website

  • Above-average amount of customer complaints to the NAIC

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Arturo - April 17, 2024
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Average

I need cheaper coverage. It's too much for two cars.

Eminny - April 17, 2024
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Inconsistent Communication and Service

This is my second time with GEICO. The first time was fine, but this time around, they set my policy to be cancelled on a Monday. They claimed to have sent me a letter the previous Friday requesting documents that I never received. I called them multiple times about it, and each time I received a different reason and excuse. Despite sending them everything they needed, my policy remains cancelled. Without insurance, my car just sits there, and since it's financed, I might even end up losing it. I'm just waiting for them to review my documents and reactivate my policy. They said they would reach out to me if they needed anything else or to at least let me know the verdict, which they never did. I have to keep calling them myself, only to receive different excuses each time and no policy reactivation. They never reach out when they say they will, and other insurance options are very expensive for me as a fairly new driver.

Andy - April 15, 2024
Verified

Unexpected Rate Increase

I had an accident and they raised my rates to over $8,000 a year. I initially thought I was making normal upfront payments, but it turned out to be monthly payments.

Cheapest liability-only car insurance in Albuquerque

If you cause an accident, liability auto insurance covers medical bills and vehicle repair costs for the other driver and their passengers. It doesn’t provide any coverage for your vehicle damage or bodily injury. Liability-only insurance with minimum limits is the cheapest coverage option, but it often doesn’t provide sufficient coverage.[3]

The average cost of liability insurance for Albuquerque drivers is $91 per month, according to Insurify data. Here are the cheapest liability coverage options available in Albuquerque.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
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Insurance CompanyAverage Monthly Quote
State Farm40
USAA47
GEICO48
Hallmark70
Midvale Home & Auto72
The General76
Allstate78
Progressive83
Safeco89
Dairyland92
Farmers93
Nationwide94
GAINSCO101
Bristol West114
Foremost123
Liberty Mutual133
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

Cheapest full-coverage car insurance in Albuquerque

Full-coverage car insurance includes liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage. Collision insurance covers the cost of repairs to your own car after an accident, while a comprehensive policy covers repair costs after damage from non-collision events, like theft or severe weather.[4]

Because it provides more protection than liability-only coverage, a full-coverage policy may make sense for drivers of new, high-value, or financed vehicles. It can also make sense if you're unable to cover potentially high out-of-pocket expenses.

The average cost of full-coverage insurance is higher than liability-only coverage. Full-coverage car insurance costs a monthly average of $237 in Albuquerque. The insurers below offer some of the best rates for full-coverage insurance.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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Insurance CompanyAverage Monthly Quote
State Farm77
USAA93
GEICO96
Midvale Home & Auto149
Allstate152
Progressive163
Safeco164
Farmers181
Nationwide185
The General186
Hallmark195
Dairyland215
GAINSCO241
Liberty Mutual267
Foremost304
Bristol West323
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

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Car insurance requirements in New Mexico

Drivers in New Mexico must carry a minimum amount of liability insurance to drive legally in the state, including bodily injury and property damage liability. New Mexico is an at-fault state, which means the at-fault driver’s liability insurance will cover the other driver’s repair costs and medical costs in the event of an accident.

You can find New Mexico’s specific minimum liability insurance requirements below.[5]

CoverageMinimum Requirements
Bodily injury liability$25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident
Property damage liability$10,000 per accident

New Mexico drivers can choose the following optional coverages for some added protection:

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    Collision coverage

    If you have an accident with another vehicle or object, collision coverage pays for damages to your vehicle, regardless of fault.

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    Comprehensive coverage

    If a non-collision event — such as theft, vandalism, fire, or severe weather — damages your vehicle, comprehensive coverage kicks in.

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    Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage

    Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage protects you if you have an accident with someone who doesn’t have any or enough insurance to cover your damages.

Cheapest car insurance for drivers with an incident

Your car insurance rates will likely increase if you have a traffic violation, which includes speeding tickets, driving under the influence, at-fault accidents, and other moving violations. Car insurance companies will see you as more likely to file future claims, so they charge more to offset this risk.[6]

How much your car insurance rates increase in Albuquerque will vary based on the company you purchase a policy from and the severity of your violation. It usually takes a few years of safe driving to bring your rates back down after they increase due to an incident.

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Cheapest car insurance for drivers with a speeding ticket

Albuquerque has automated speed-enforcement zones, which use speed cameras to penalize drivers who exceed the speed limit. Speeding citations from these automated areas can come with a fine of up to $100. People in Albuquerque with speeding tickets on their driving record also tend to pay a bit more for car insurance than people with a clean record.[7]

A speeding ticket pushes the average cost of full coverage in Albuquerque to $337 per month, and liability-only coverage to $129. Here are the cheapest car insurance companies in Albuquerque if you have a speeding ticket in your driving history.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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Insurance CompanyAverage Quote: Full CoverageAverage Quote: Liability Only
State Farm9751
USAA11960
GEICO12362
Allstate195100
Progressive218111
Safeco229124
Farmers233119
Nationwide240122
The General248101
Dairyland285122
GAINSCO302127
Liberty Mutual369184
Bristol West422149
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

Cheapest car insurance for drivers with an at-fault accident

Drivers in Albuquerque with an at-fault accident on their record pay more on average for car insurance than drivers with a clean record. The severity of the accident and the extent of the claims payout can also influence how much your premium increases. If you have multiple accidents, your insurance company may even choose not to renew your policy.[8]

The average monthly cost of car insurance is $368 for full coverage and $141 for liability for Albuquerque drivers with an at-fault accident on their records. Here are the cheapest car insurance options in Albuquerque for drivers with an at-fault accident.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology

Konstantin has led data teams across multiple industries, including insurance, travel, and biology. He’s led Insurify’s engineering team for more than three years.

Insurance CompanyAverage Quote: Full CoverageAverage Quote: Liability Only
State Farm10655
USAA13065
GEICO13467
Allstate211108
Progressive235120
Safeco248135
Farmers252129
Nationwide260132
The General268109
Dairyland306131
GAINSCO330138
Liberty Mutual398198
Bristol West450159
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

Cheapest car insurance for drivers with a DUI

A DUI is one of the most severe traffic violations you can receive. New Mexico drivers who drive under the influence will lose their license for six months after a first offense, and up to a year after a second offense. New Mexico law states that any DUI conviction will stay on a driver’s record for up to 55 years. Your insurance rates will also increase significantly following a DUI.[9]

Albuquerque drivers with DUIs see average monthly rates of $415 for full coverage and $159 for minimum coverage policies. Here are the cheapest car insurance options in Albuquerque for drivers with a DUI.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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  • 7+ years experience in data analysis

  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology

Konstantin has led data teams across multiple industries, including insurance, travel, and biology. He’s led Insurify’s engineering team for more than three years.

Insurance CompanyAverage Quote: Full CoverageAverage Quote: Liability Only
State Farm12766
USAA15478
GEICO15879
Allstate251129
Progressive269137
Safeco271147
Farmers299154
Nationwide305155
The General307125
Dairyland355152
GAINSCO398167
Liberty Mutual441220
Foremost502203
Bristol West533188
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

Cheapest car insurance for seniors

In Albuquerque, 15% of the population is over the age of 65, which is lower than New Mexico’s overall proportion of 65+ residents (19%).[10] Your age can affect how much you pay for car insurance. While young people pay the most for car insurance, rates can also increase a bit for senior drivers. Drivers older than 75 may face increased rates due to aging-related risks.

On average, car insurance costs Albuquerque seniors $158 per month for full coverage and $61 for liability only. Senior drivers looking for cheap car insurance rates should consider the following companies.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology

Konstantin has led data teams across multiple industries, including insurance, travel, and biology. He’s led Insurify’s engineering team for more than three years.

Insurance CompanyAverage Quote: Full CoverageAverage Quote: Liability Only
State Farm3920
GEICO5326
USAA5327
Progressive7237
Allstate8644
Nationwide9045
Farmers9649
Safeco10959
The General11647
Dairyland12855
Liberty Mutual15477
GAINSCO16067
Bristol West18766
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

Cheapest car insurance for teens

Teen drivers are nearly three times more likely to get in a fatal crash than drivers older than 20, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data shows.[11] Due to their lack of driving experience, teens are risky to insure, which is why car insurance companies tend to charge them higher rates. In Albuquerque, teens typically pay more for car insurance than any other age group.

Teen drivers can save by joining their parents’ existing car insurance policy, purchasing a safe vehicle, and earning a good student discount. The average cost of car insurance for teen drivers in Albuquerque is $457 for full coverage and $176 for minimum coverage.

Here are the cheapest companies for teen drivers in Albuquerque.

The below rates are estimated rates current as of: Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 PM PDT
Data reviewed by Konstantin Halachev
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  • 7+ years experience in data analysis

  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology

Konstantin has led data teams across multiple industries, including insurance, travel, and biology. He’s led Insurify’s engineering team for more than three years.

Insurance CompanyAverage Quote: Full CoverageAverage Quote: Liability Only
State Farm13872
GEICO15979
USAA16181
Allstate279143
Progressive305156
Safeco306166
The General312128
Farmers330169
Nationwide331168
Dairyland366157
GAINSCO451189
Liberty Mutual471235
Bristol West563199
Foremost567229
Disclaimer: Table data sourced from real-time quotes from Insurify's 50-plus partner insurance providers and quote estimates from Quadrant Information Services. Actual quotes may vary based on the policy buyer's unique driver profile.

How to get the cheapest car insurance in Albuquerque

Drivers in Albuquerque pay car insurance rates that exceed the state average. Fortunately, drivers can save on their auto insurance policy with the following strategies:

  • Pick the right vehicle. Newer and more expensive vehicles often come with higher insurance rates. Choose a safer car, like a sedan over a sports car, if you’re looking for the cheapest rate.

  • Choose a higher deductible. A deductible refers to the amount you pay out of pocket on a claim before your insurance kicks in. Drivers with higher deductibles generally pay lower monthly rates.

  • Look for discounts. Car insurance companies like to reward drivers for safe driving, investing in safety features, and bundling their car insurance with other insurance products from the same company.

  • Shop around. Car insurance prices vary by company. Receiving quotes from three or more auto insurance companies and comparing them side by side is the best way to find a low rate.

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Albuquerque car insurance quotes by credit tier

New Mexico doesn’t allow car insurance companies to use a lack of credit history as a factor in setting car insurance premiums. But if you do have a credit history, car insurance companies may look at your credit score as one factor influencing your rates. Drivers in Albuquerque with excellent or good credit scores typically pay less than those with poor credit scores.

Here are the average full-coverage car insurance rates for Albuquerque drivers by credit tier.

Rates by Credit Tier

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Is car insurance more expensive in Albuquerque?

Drivers in Albuquerque pay $237 per month for full-coverage car insurance, which is higher than the full-coverage national average of $213. Albuquerque’s rates are also higher than the New Mexico state average. Rates vary by city and ZIP code based on a variety of factors, including property values, crime rates, and weather patterns.

More cities in New Mexico

Car insurance rates can vary significantly even within a state. On average, Albuquerque drivers pay $237 per month for full-coverage insurance and $91 for liability-only. Here’s how Albuquerque’s average monthly insurance rates compare to other major cities in the state.

CityFull CoverageLiability Only
Clovis$188$63
Farmington$149$52
Hobbs$210$67
Las Cruces$175$67
Rio Rancho$212$89
Roswell$195$60
Santa Fe$170$70
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Albuquerque car insurance FAQs

Before you select the best insurer, determine how much coverage you need. The information below should help you navigate the process of finding cheap coverage in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • How much is car insurance in Albuquerque?

    The overall average cost of car insurance in Albuquerque is $164 per month. On average, drivers pay $237 per month for full-coverage insurance and $91 per month for liability coverage. Your specific coverage will depend on your driving record, coverage needs, age, credit history, and more.

  • What are the cheapest car insurance companies in Albuquerque?

    State Farm has the cheapest car insurance for Albuquerque drivers, with liability-only rates starting at $40 per month. USAA and GEICO are the second- and third-cheapest insurers in the city, with liability rates as low as $47 and $48, respectively.

  • What are the best car insurance companies in Albuquerque?

    State Farm is the best car insurance company in Albuquerque, with an Insurify Quality (IQ) Score of 4.4 out of 5 and an AM Best financial strength rating of A++ (Superior). Other top insurers include GEICO and USAA.

  • How do you register a car in New Mexico?

    To register a vehicle in New Mexico, you need to bring documents — including a manufacturer’s certificate of origin, purchase agreement or dealer’s invoice, and an odometer statement — to a Motor Vehicle Department location. You also need to bring proof of insurance and pay a registration fee.[12]

  • What is the minimum auto insurance coverage in New Mexico?

    New Mexico drivers must carry a minimum of $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident in bodily injury liability and $10,000 per accident in property damage liability.

Methodology

Insurify data scientists analyzed more than 90 million quotes served to car insurance applicants in Insurify’s proprietary database to calculate the premium averages displayed on this page. These premiums are real quotes that come directly from Insurify’s 50+ partner insurance companies in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Quote averages represent the median price for a quote across the given coverage level, driver subset, and geographic area.

Unless otherwise specified, quoted rates reflect the average cost for drivers between 20 and 70 years old with a clean driving record and average or better credit (a credit score of 600 or higher).

Liability-only premium averages correspond to policies with the following coverage limits:

  • Bodily injury limits between state-minimum rates and $50,000 per person, $100,000 per accident
  • Property damage limits between $10,000 and $50,000
  • No additional coverage
Full-coverage premium averages correspond to the same bodily injury and property damage limits in addition to:
  • Comprehensive coverage with a $1,000 deductible
  • Collision coverage with a $1,000 deductible

Quotes for Allstate, Farmers, GEICO, State Farm, and USAA are estimates based on Quadrant Information Services’ database of auto insurance rates.

Sources

  1. New Mexico Department of Transportation. "New Mexico Traffic Crash Annual Report 2021."
  2. NOLO. "New Mexico First-Offense DUI."
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