On average your neighbors pay $70 a month.
Huntington Beach is known as for world class beaches and surfing. If you’re on the road more than the waves, you’ll want low-cost car insurance.
How much is car insurance in Huntington Beach, CA? Even with California’s high average rates, Huntington Beach has affordable coverage. Average insurance in California costs $841.45 per year. The national average price is $889.01.
Prices may vary based on your zip code, driving record, claim history, and credit score.
|Total Cost Per Year||$841.45|
|Price Per Month||$70.12|
|Source: Facts + Statistics: Auto insurance|
The graph below shows the average California insurance rates from 2011 to 2015. This is the most recent data available. The Insurance Information Institute found that Huntington Beach car insurance increased from $740 in 2011 to $841 in 2015. This is a jump of $101 dollars, or 101 percent.
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Last year, 4,455 people used QuoteWizard to compare car insurance in Huntington Beach, CA from multiple companies to find the cheapest rates.
These are the most popular car insurers reported by QuoteWizard users in Huntington Beach, California. Nearly 10 percent or 419 of these drivers were uninsured when they requested a quote.
These are the most popular makes and models owned by Huntington Beach, CA QuoteWizard users.
Huntington Beach, California requires drivers to California’s legal minimum liability. The minimum is 15/30/05. This means your policy must include:
Minimum coverage may seem a good deal in the short term. But it’s expensive after an accident. A minimum policy doesn’t include collision or comprehensive coverage.
On top of that, it’s easy to exceed your minimum liability limit. As such, we recommend the following coverage:
Insurance is more expensive in areas with a history of bad driving and accidents. How does Huntington Beach fare?
QuoteWizard ranked state and city drivers from best to worst. According to our data, California is the worst state for drivers.
Factors such as weather, road conditions, and traffic can affect your car insurance rates. The riskier your driving conditions, the higher your rates can go.
TRIP reports that 68 percent of Huntington Beach, California’s roads are in poor to mediocre condition. Driving on bad roads in California costs drivers $843 a year in extra car operating costs.
Huntington Beach is a part of sprawling Los Angeles, a city infamous for terrible traffic. Work recently started on a portion of I-405 going through Huntington Beach that is projected to cut rush hour traffic in half.
Tickets and at-fault accidents can affect your driving record. People with tickets and accidents on their driving record pay more for car insurance. The more tickets and accidents you have, the higher your rates can raise. After enough citations, your insurer may refuse to cover you due to your high-risk status. Another option is a non-standard, high-risk policy
If you get a traffic citation in California, you are penalized using a point system. If you get pulled over for a moving violation, you will get one point on your driving record. If you get:
The California DMV will suspend your license for 6 months. Other traffic infractions carry an equal or larger penalty.
In 2017, Huntington Beach police issued over 13,578 traffic citations.
A DUI can hike up your auto insurance rates. According to QuoteWizard data, drivers with a DUI pay $830 more per year for car insurance. In 2015, the most recent data available, Huntington Beach Police made 858 DUI arrests.
California drivers with a suspended license due to DUI must file an SR-22 form. You are required to carry the SR-22 for 3 straight years. Depending on your record and insurance status, it could be extended to four years.
Drivers pay more for insurance in areas with high accident rates. In 2017, Huntington Beach police reported 4,199 collisions, six of which resulted in fatalities.
Drivers in high car theft areas pay more for car insurance. Huntington Beach Police reported 11 358 auto thefts in 2017.
Looking for affordable car insurance? Discounts are one of the best ways to lower rates. Looking for ways to get a discount? Huntington Beach, CA drivers have many options:
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