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Some of the biggest names in the auto insurance industry are Progressive and Country Financial. Country Financial was founded in 1925, and Progressive was founded in 1937. Progressive customers have raved about their good-driving rewards, whereas Country Financial customers appreciate their simple online platform.

On the other hand, Country Financial has a limited online quoting system, and Progressive has some of the lowest customer satisfaction score in the industry. Still both of these companies offer an amazing variety of insurance discounts.

So which one offers the kinds of discounts, services, and even customer ratings that best fit your car insurance wants and needs? Keep reading to find out.

Best If/Worst If

  Progressive Country Financial
Best If Progressive
  • You want discounts and coverage (even for your pet!) or good-driving rewards
Country Financial
  • You want good discounts and a simple online platform
Worst If Progressive
  • You don’t want a lot of solicitations
Country Financial
  • You want an extensive online quote system--Country Financial’s is quite limited

Special Car Insurance Discounts

Progressive Country Financial
Progressive

Name Your Price Tool

Progressive’s Name Your Price tool lets you choose the best insurance product for you based on your financial abilities. Finding which insurance policy best fits your budget can be done with the Name Your Price tool in three simple steps.

  1. Name your price: Tell Progressive your preferred monthly premium for car insurance.
  2. Review: Progressive will generate a policy that closely aligns with your price preferences. In addition, it will highlight any areas where you may fall short on coverage.
  3. Purchase: Now that you have the perfect policy, you can buy it and get the savings as well as the protection you need.

Snapshot with Progressive
Snapshot is a small device that plugs into your car’s ODB-II port. It turns on every time you turn on the engine in your car. Once Snapshot installs, it records your driving habits whenever you’re behind the wheel. It then uses what it learns from your driving to determine if you should be paying less for car insurance. Snapshot is a great way for individuals to save money. All you have to do is drive smart. To find out more about Snapshot or purchase one, click here.

Country Financial

Standard Car Insurance Discounts

Bundling Coverage Discounts Progressive Country Financial
Multi-Car
Home and Car
Car and Life
Vehicle Type and Safety Features Progressive Country Financial
Alternative Fuel
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Anti-Lock Brake
Anti-Theft
Passive Restraint
New Car
Economy Car
Utility Vehicle
Farm or Ranch Vehicle
Driving Record and Insurance History Progressive Country Financial
Accident Free/Good Driver
Prior Insurance
Long Term Policy Holder
Defensive Driving Course
Student, Professional, and Club Memberships Progressive Country Financial
Affinity Group
College Graduate
Good Student
Resident Student
Organization or Club Membership
Farm Bureau Member
Military
Special Circumstances Progressive Country Financial
Telematics Device
Low Mileage
Short Commute
Days Per Week Driven
Other Discounts Progressive Country Financial
Married
Paid in Full
Advance Renewal
Electronic Funds Transfer
Senior Driver
55 and Retired

Consumer Complaint Data

Progressive Car Insurance Country Financial Car Insurance
2016 77 4
2015 153 2
2014 102 2
2013 34 4

U.S. Auto Insurance Shopping Study (2016)

Progressive Car Insurance Country Financial Car Insurance
Overall Purchase Experience Below average
Policy Offerings Average
Pricing Below average
Local Agent Average
Call Center Representative Average
Insurer Website Average

U.S. Auto Insurance Claims Satisfaction Study (2015)

Progressive Car Insurance Country Financial Car Insurance
Overall Satisfaction Average Average
First Notice of Loss Average Average
Service Interaction Average Above average
Appraisal Average Average
Repair Process Below average Average
Rental Car Experience Average Average
Settlement Average Below average

Financial Strength Ratings

Progressive Car Insurance Country Financial Car Insurance
A.M. Best A+ A+
Moody's Aa2 --
S&P's AA --

Mobile Apps

Progressive Country Financial
Progressive

The Progressive App for iPhone or Android stores all your important information regarding your auto insurance policies. The app lets you access your insurance ID cards, policy details, and allows you to make claims or payments. Additionally, The Progressive App connects you with your agent or claims representative, and offers you 24/7 roadside assistance. You can download the app here.

Country Financial

Snap N Send by Country Financial is an app that lets you record your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and take photos of the damages to your vehicle. You can then send the photos to Country Financial and get a repair estimate within minutes. To download Snap N Send, click here.

Roadside Assistance

Progressive Country Financial
Progressive

Progressive Emergency Roadside Assistance

Progressive Emergency Roadside Assistance is available to drivers who have experienced non-accident related car trouble.

Roadside Services Covered

  • Towing within 15 miles or the nearest repair facility
  • Winching
  • Battery or Jump Start
  • Gas delivery
  • Locksmith service
  • Tire change
  • On scene labor

Note: the number of roadside events Progressive covers in a six-month period may not exceed your policy limit in order for coverage to apply.

Contact Phone Number

Progressive’s Roadside Assistance is available by calling 1 (800) 776-2778. Its website is here.

Country Financial

COUNTRY FINANCIAL Road Service

COUNTRY Road Service coverage on your policy will cover up to $100 for a tow to the nearest service center. Also, pay up to $100 for locksmith services and gas delivery.

Services Covered

  • Towing
  • Locksmith
  • Gas deliver

Contact Phone Number

For towing or other roadside services, you can call 866-COUNTRY (866-268-6879).

Roadside assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.