You must be feeling that you are on top of the world while signing on the dotted line when buying your new auto. That was the correct time when you went for shopping and must have felt that you have got as deal on the cost. But, suddenly arrived in the mail, the insurance bill and the bottom on the ideal small world fell on the ground. What was wrong? For the first time, when an individual is buying a new auto he does not realize about it, but the bank needs to place full coverage on the vehicle for the loan length. These days you can easily go with single liability coverage, if you are not financing a vehicle- but this actually changes and act differently when there is an involvement of a bank isn't it? A second thought may come to you that there is any kind of conspiracy when including the insurance companies and the banks. Well this is a good thought; the reality is the bank needs an assurance for getting back their money; hence they need full insurance coverage on a new vehicle. Otherwise, who will be making the payments in case the car gets smashed due to any accident?
What is the reason for such higher rates?
There are various factors included in finding the rates of insurance on a new vehicle. The driving records of the driver, his age, his address, the count of accidents on his record- these all factors are involved into the rate. Since, the repairing a new auto involves a high costs, that's why steep rates are charged by the insurance companies for recovering their losses in case of any accidents.
What can I do for lowering these rates?
On new vehicle the auto insurance is steep, but you can do few things to get the rates lowered. Though every insurance company for setting the rates use statistics, these statistics are not interpreted in a similar manner. Do not get your new auto insured with the company you have called first! You can increase the deductible that has to be paid if your auto is smashed due to an accident and receive lower rates in return as well. The more the deductible, lesser is the premiums of auto insurance of the new vehicle.
What are the other methods to lower the rates? The obvious one is to: Slow down. Do not drive your new vehicle in a speed. Moving infractions and tickets will surely raise the rates of your auto insurance. The other thing you can try is to drive less as many insurance companies believe to be less risky when a few miles are driven with new auto by the people. Adding to it, this will also raise the resale value of your car, in case you are planning to buy a new one. Also move to less populated area that has a lesser crime rate and get an alarm for your new vehicle and keep it in a garage. You can improve your credit score as well.