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Esurance
94
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The Hartford
93
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Esurance VS The Hartford
94
93
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User Ratings
OptionsEsurance The Hartford
Rating/Reviews
4,728 reviews
29,516 reviews
U.S Auto Insurance Shopping Study (2018)
OptionsEsurance The Hartford
Call Center RepresentativeAmong the bestAbout average
Insurer WebsiteAbout averageBetter than most
Overall SatisfactionAbout averageBetter than most
Policy OfferingsAbout averageBetter than most
PricingAbout averageBetter than most
U.S Auto Insurance Claims Satisfaction Study (2018)
OptionsEsurance The Hartford
Claim ServicingAbout averageBetter than most
Estimation ProcessAbout averageBetter than most
First Notice of Loss (FNOL)About averageBetter than most
Overall SatisfactionAbout averageBetter than most
Rental ExperienceAbout averageThe rest
Repair ProcessThe restAmong the best
SettlementAbout averageBetter than most
J.D. Power Ratings by Region (out of 1000)
RegionEsurance The Hartford
California818 pt
About average
835 pt
Better than most
Florida826 pt
About average
806 pt
The rest
Mid-Atlantic--839 pt
About average
North Central799 pt
The rest
838 pt
Better than most
Northwest--832 pt
Better than most
Southwest--838 pt
Among the best
Mobile App Ratings
RegionEsurance The Hartford
Android
4,165 Reviews
376 Reviews
iOS
108 Reviews
47 Reviews
Financial Ratings
OptionsEsurance The Hartford
A.M. BestA+A+
Moody's--A2
Standard & Poor's--A+

Auto Insurance Quotes

For Married Drivers

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$84--
Chicago$76--
Philadelphia$104--
Phoenix$75$51
Santa Monica$67$76

For Single Drivers

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$81--
Chicago$80--
Philadelphia$108--
Phoenix$82$51
Santa Monica$106$143

For Male Drivers

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$85--
Chicago$81--
Philadelphia$105--
Phoenix$81$52
Santa Monica$105$138

For Female Drivers

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$80--
Chicago$75--
Philadelphia$107--
Phoenix$75$49
Santa Monica$68$81

For Drivers with Speeding Ticket

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$95--
Chicago$102--
Philadelphia$127--
Phoenix$94$67
Santa Monica$131$213

For Drivers with No Speeding Ticket

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$80--
Chicago$73--
Philadelphia$103--
Phoenix$75$47
Santa Monica$77$87

For Drivers Age Between 18-40

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$79--
Chicago$77--
Philadelphia$108--
Phoenix$78$52
Santa Monica$118$165

For Drivers Age Between 40-65

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$79--
Chicago$72--
Philadelphia$98--
Phoenix$72$49
Santa Monica$63$68

For Drivers Age of 65+

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$112--
Chicago$101--
Philadelphia$130--
Phoenix$102$53
Santa Monica$57$56

For Drivers with Average Credit

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$82--
Chicago$81--
Philadelphia$114--
Phoenix$80$49
Santa Monica$78$97

For Drivers with Fair Credit

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$96--
Chicago$84--
Philadelphia$125--
Phoenix$83$59
Santa Monica$73$81

For Drivers with Good Credit

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$79--
Chicago$74--
Philadelphia$100--
Phoenix$74$46
Santa Monica$70$83

For Drivers with Excellent Credit

CityEsurance The Hartford
Austin$73--
Chicago$72--
Philadelphia$86--
Phoenix$76$49
Santa Monica$125$176

Quotes & Discounts

Discount typeEsurance The Hartford
Good DriverUp to 40%--
Passive RestraintUp to 33%Up to 3%
Accident FreeUp to 25%--
Anti-Theft DeviceUp to 25%Up to 15%
AlumniUp to 15%--
Multiple PolicyUp to 15%Up to 20%
Defensive DriverUp to 10%Up to 5%
Good StudentUp to 10%Up to 15%
Paid in fullUp to 10%Varies
PrepayUp to 10%--
Anti-lock BrakeUp to 5%--
Driving HabitsUp to 5%--
Multiple VehicleUp to 5%--
OrganizationUp to 5%--
Provider SwitchUp to 5%--
Roadside AssistanceUp to 5%--
Starting your auto quote onlineUp to 5%--
Home OwnerVaries--
Signing documents when you buy onlineVaries--
Driving training--Varies
EV/Hybrid--Varies
teenSMART--Up to 10%

Payment Methods

Discount typeEsurance The Hartford
Automatic Online Payment
--yes
Bank Payment/Direct Deposit --yes
Credit Card Payment --yes
Debit Card Payments --yes
Mail Payment
--yes
Mobile App Payments
yesyes
Online Payment
--yes
Phone Payment
--yes

Features and Services

Features and ServicesEsurance The Hartford
24/7 serviceyesyes
Accident forgiveness--yes
Mobile appyesyes
Online account managementyesyes
Policy bundling discountsyes--
Roadside assistance--yes

Optional Coverages

Optional CoveragesEsurance The Hartford
Accident Forgiveness
--yes
Antique or Collector Car Insurance
--yes
Comprehensive Claim Forgiveness
--yes
Emergency Assistance Coverage
yesyes
Gap Insurance
yes--
Glass Coverage --yes
Incident Forgiveness
yes--
Loss of Use Coverage
yes--
Mechanical Breakdown Insurance
yes--
New Car Replacement Coverage
--yes
Original Equipment Manufacturer Coverage
yes--
Rental Reimbursement
yesyes
Roadside Assistance
yesyes
Umbrella Policy
--yes
Vanishing Deductible
--yes

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ProductEsurance The Hartford
ATV InsuranceATV Insuranceyes--
Car InsuranceCar Insuranceyesyes
Boat InsuranceBoat Insuranceyesyes
Business InsuranceBusiness Insuranceyesyes
Cell Phone InsuranceCell Phone Insuranceyes--
Classic Car InsuranceClassic Car Insuranceyes--
Commercial InsuranceCommercial Insuranceyes--
Condo InsuranceCondo Insuranceyes--
Flood InsuranceFlood Insuranceyesyes
Health InsuranceHealth Insuranceyes--
Home InsuranceHome Insuranceyesyes
Life InsuranceLife Insuranceyesyes
Motorcycle InsuranceMotorcycle Insuranceyes--
Pet InsurancePet Insuranceyes--
Renters InsuranceRenters Insuranceyes--
RV InsuranceRV Insuranceyes--
Snowmobile insuranceSnowmobile insuranceyes--
Umbrella InsuranceUmbrella Insuranceyes--

User Reviews

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4.1
5 Stars
62 %
4 Stars
15 %
3 Stars
7 %
2 Stars
4 %
1 Star
12 %

Most Helpful Review

By Andrea
Ypuve been easy and great to deal with, im just looking to pay less.

Most Critical Review

By Shane
Poor billing procedures or information changes to billing procedures has messed me up significantly causing me financial burdens and coverage problems beyond comprehension. Was uninsured without knowledge, dropped coverage for no fault of my own. Then offered a chance to reinstate and once again no letter with attached statement for billing. Only thing received was a letter of debt collection for $49.00. now I'm trying to fix your mistake and it's costing me lots of time which info not have and hundreds if not thousands of $.

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Erik Peer
Terrible customer service... dropped my vehicle off. Drive an hour away to pick up rental only to spend over an hour trying to get assistance which only got me nowhere.... unreal I will be going to another insurance company due to the facts that no one can help you and just pass you from person to person with no result... and apparently the New York office only has 2 employees... wtf unbelievable
Heather Snell
Don't do it! There is cheaper rates with much better coverage! In addition, they charged me $50 to cancel after I had been with them accident free for over 2 years! I moved to State Farm and couldn't be happier.
Sam
Offered me $100 for my total loss
Dan
Raised my rates for now reason then charged me a 10% cancellation fee. Will never return no matter what and I will never switch to any of their partner companies.
Tina
A huge corporation and they cannot support essential workers during a pandemic. This is so upsetting and boggling. This company orders over 200 dollars worth of food on a busy Friday morning requested free delivery and could not even tip 10%. My paycheck solely depends on the gratitude of customers and guests and a large company cannot even leave a courtesy tip.
No need
As everyone else are saying, this is a horrible company. Paid a payment one time with a credit card and they but never late. They processing made it late in their system in September. This is April and they raised my rate 80 dollars. What the fuck. Hate y'all and leaving ASAP
Rajab
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Zo Nolan
Wanted to leave a 1 star because they didn't let me add two different plus took $89.00 for no reason...Won't come back 2020!!!
Dee Bolen
We have einsurance my son was hit by another vehicle months ago. Both of my sons were in the vehicle and my son who was the passenger was taken to the ER. The medical claim was to be paid out by esurance. Additionally both of my sons required chiropractic care. the medical portion is the responsibility of esurance. We are five months post accident and esurance has yet to pay the medical portion of my son who was the passenger. They claim they need an affidavit to prove he is not covered under any other insurance. We have emailed, snail mailed and faxed the affidavit both from my home and the chiropractor‘s office on multiple occasions. They claim they have not received the affidavit and they still have not paid these bills, we are now receiving past due notices. The son who they did not require an affidavit for who was clearly covered under the policy it took them over four months to pay his medical claims… 2 weeks ago they claimed they mailed out the checks months ago, yet several of the checks showed up within a two day period just last week, but it’s still not the full amount they owe for him. No one ever returns calls and no one is ever at their desks. I can guarantee you they are NEVER late when it comes to collecting their premium from my bank acct! This is just unprofessional and unacceptable.
Kristi Knudson
I think the esurance AD should be taken off of the internet. I don't care if it's fake or not fake, but it shows a frog with springs on its feet. That is called maltreatment of animals fake or not fake. I am turning them in for this problem if they don't take the ad off of the internet because I'm going to consumer affairs and the BBB because you are not supposed to show anything like that on the internet and they do it anyway so I would assume they would take it off unless they want to get in trouble for maltreatment of a animal!!!!!!!I would never trust this insurance company because of that fact.
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