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Insurance rates Cadillac SRX in NewarkAre you irritated from not being able to scrape enough together to pay high insurance rates every month? Your situation is no different than most other consumers in New Jersey.

Smart shoppers know that insurance companies don't want policyholders to shop around. Drivers who shop around for a cheaper policy are likely to move their business because there are good odds of finding a lower-priced policy. A recent insurance study revealed that drivers who make a habit of shopping around saved as much as $70 a month as compared to drivers who never shopped around.

If finding the most affordable Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark is your intention, then having some knowledge of the best ways to shop for insurance premiums can help you be more efficient.

Steps to finding better rates for Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark

If saving money is your primary concern, then the best way to get more affordable Cadillac SRX insurance is to start comparing rates regularly from companies that insure vehicles in Newark.

  1. Read about how companies set rates and the changes you can make to prevent high rates. Many rating factors that result in higher rates such as at-fault accidents and poor credit can be controlled by making minor changes to your lifestyle.
  2. Compare price quotes from independent agents, exclusive agents, and direct companies. Direct and exclusive agents can provide rates from a single company like GEICO or Allstate, while agents who are independent can quote prices for a wide range of insurance providers.
  3. Compare the new rate quotes to your current policy premium and see if there is a cheaper rate. If you can save money, verify that coverage does not lapse between policies.

One piece of advice is to make sure you're comparing similar limits and deductibles on every price quote and and to look at as many companies as you can. This provides a fair price comparison and the best price selection.

Consumers have multiple insurers to insure vehicles with, and although it's a good thing to have a selection, it can be more difficult to compare rates and cut insurance costs.

Shopping for affordable coverage in Newark is not as time-consuming as you think. If you have coverage now or want to find a cheaper company, follow these tips to get lower rates without sacrificing coverage. Comparison shoppers just need to understand the best way to compare company rates online from multiple companies.

The auto insurance companies shown below offer price quotes in New Jersey. If multiple companies are listed, we recommend you visit several of them to get the lowest price.

Get cheaper Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark with discounts

Car insurance is neither fun to buy or cheap, but there could be significant discounts that could drop your premiums quite a bit. Certain discounts will be triggered automatically at the time of purchase, but a few must be asked about prior to getting the savings.Cheaper car insurance with discounts

  • Discount for Passive Restraints - Cars that have air bags or automatic seat belts can qualify for discounts of 20 to 30 percent.
  • Seat Belts Save - Using a seat belt and requiring all passengers to fasten their seat belts could save 15% off the personal injury premium cost.
  • Anti-lock Brake Discount - Cars, trucks, and SUVs with ABS braking systems or traction control are safer to drive and earn discounts up to 10%.
  • Theft Deterrent - Cars equipped with anti-theft or alarm systems can help prevent theft and can earn a small discount on your policy.
  • Multi-Vehicle Discounts - Purchasing coverage when you have several vehicles on the same car insurance policy may reduce the rate for each vehicle.
  • Organization Discounts - Being in qualifying employment or professional organizations could qualify you for a break when getting a Newark car insurance quote.
  • Own a Home and Save - Owning a house in Newark can get you a discount since owning and maintaining a home is proof of financial responsibility.
  • One Accident Forgiven - Not really a discount, but some companies like Liberty Mutual, Allstate and State Farm may permit one accident before hitting you with a surcharge if you are claim-free for a particular time prior to the accident.
  • Discounts for New Vehicles - Putting car insurance coverage on a new SRX can be considerably cheaper compared to insuring an older model.

Don't be shocked that some of the credits will not apply to the whole policy. Some only apply to the price of certain insurance coverages like liability and collision coverage. Even though the math looks like all those discounts means the company will pay you, companies don't profit that way. But all discounts will cut the amount you pay for coverage.

The chart below shows the comparison of Cadillac SRX auto insurance costs with and without discounts being applied to the rates. The costs are based on a female driver, a clean driving record, no at-fault accidents, New Jersey state minimum liability limits, full coverage, and $100 deductibles. The first bar for each age group shows premium with no discounts. The second shows the rates with multi-car, safe-driver, marriage, claim-free, homeowner, and multi-policy discounts applied.

Some companies that may offer many of the previously listed discounts include:

Before you buy a policy, ask every prospective company how many discounts you can get. Some of the discounts discussed earlier may not apply in Newark. To choose car insurance companies who offer online Cadillac SRX insurance quotes in New Jersey, click this link.

Coverage statistics and figures

The coverage information displayed next showcases detailed analysis of insurance costs for Cadillac SRX models. Being aware of how insurance prices are established can help drivers make informed coverage decisions.

Cadillac SRX Insurance Rates in Newark, NJ
Model Comp Collision Liability Medical UM/UIM Annual Premium Monthly Premium
SRX 2WD $448 $994 $624 $36 $188 $2,290 $191
SRX Luxury 2WD $448 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,440 $203
SRX Luxury AWD $448 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,440 $203
SRX Performance 2WD $500 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,492 $208
SRX Performance AWD $500 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,492 $208
SRX Premium 2WD $500 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,492 $208
SRX Premium AWD $500 $1144 $624 $36 $188 $2,492 $208
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Table data represents single female driver age 40, no speeding tickets, no at-fault accidents, $100 deductibles, and New Jersey minimum liability limits. Discounts applied include homeowner, safe-driver, claim-free, multi-policy, and multi-vehicle. Prices do not factor in specific location information which can increase or decrease auto insurance rates considerably.

Can higher deductibles save money?

When shopping for auto insurance, a common question is how high should your deductibles be. The following tables may aid in understanding the rate fluctuation when you buy lower versus higher policy deductibles. The first set of prices uses a $250 comprehensive and collision deductible and the second set of rates uses a $1,000 deductible.

Cadillac SRX insurance prices with $250 deductibles
Model Comp Collision Liability Medical UM/UIM Annual Premium Monthly Premium
SRX 2WD $420 $738 $480 $28 $144 $1,835 $153
SRX Luxury 2WD $420 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,945 $162
SRX Luxury AWD $420 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,945 $162
SRX Performance 2WD $466 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,991 $166
SRX Performance AWD $466 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,991 $166
SRX Premium 2WD $466 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,991 $166
SRX Premium AWD $466 $848 $480 $28 $144 $1,991 $166
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Cadillac SRX insurance prices with $1,000 deductibles
Model Comp Collision Liability Medical UM/UIM Annual Premium Monthly Premium
SRX 2WD $258 $464 $480 $28 $144 $1,374 $115
SRX Luxury 2WD $258 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,444 $120
SRX Luxury AWD $258 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,444 $120
SRX Performance 2WD $288 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,474 $123
SRX Performance AWD $288 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,474 $123
SRX Premium 2WD $288 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,474 $123
SRX Premium AWD $288 $534 $480 $28 $144 $1,474 $123
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Data based on married male driver age 30, no speeding tickets, no at-fault accidents, and New Jersey minimum liability limits. Discounts applied include homeowner, claim-free, safe-driver, multi-vehicle, and multi-policy. Rates do not factor in the specific area where the vehicle is garaged which can affect coverage prices noticeably.

Based on the data above, we can derive that using a $250 deductible will cost you about $42 more each month or $504 each year than opting for the higher $1,000 deductible. Since you would pay $750 more to settle a claim with a $1,000 deductible as compared to a $250 deductible, if you tend to have more than 18 months between claims, you would probably save some money if you elect the higher deductible. The illustration below shows an example of how you can make this decision for your own policy.

Average monthly premium for $250 deductibles: $163
Average monthly premium for $1,000 deductibles (subtract): - $121
Monthly savings from raising deductible: $42
Difference between deductibles ($1,000 - $250): $750
Divide difference by monthly savings: $750 / $42
Number of months required between physical damage coverage claims in order to save money by choosing the higher deductible 18 months

One important caveat is that a higher deductible means you will have to pay more of your own money when you have to file a claim. That will require enough disposable income in the event you have to pay more for the deductible.

Bad driving habits will cost you more

The example below illustrates how traffic citations and at-fault accidents influence Cadillac SRX car insurance costs for different ages of insureds. The premiums assume a single female driver, full physical damage coverage, $500 deductibles, and no discounts are applied to the premium.

Auto insurance premiums based on gender

The information below shows the comparison of Cadillac SRX insurance costs for male and female drivers. The prices are based on no driving violations, no at-fault accidents, comprehensive and collision coverage, $500 deductibles, marital status is single, and no discounts are taken into consideration.

Full coverage versus liability only rates

The example below compares Cadillac SRX car insurance rates with full physical damage coverage and with liability coverage only. The prices are based on no claims or driving violations, $1,000 deductibles, single status, and no other discounts are factored in.

When to stop buying physical damage coverage

There is no set guideline of when to phase out comprehensive and collision coverage on your policy, but there is a general convention. If the annual cost of having full coverage is more than about 10% of the vehicle's replacement cost less your deductible, then you might consider buying liability only.

For example, let's pretend your Cadillac SRX replacement cost is $8,000 and you have $1,000 full coverage deductibles. If your vehicle is totaled in an accident, the most you would receive is $7,000 after paying your deductible. If premiums are more than $700 annually for your policy with full coverage, then it might be time to consider dropping full coverage.

There are a few situations where dropping physical damage coverage is not advised. If you haven't satisfied your loan, you have to keep full coverage as part of the loan requirements. Also, if you can't afford to buy a different vehicle in the even your car is totaled, you should not remove full coverage.

Compare prices but work with a local neighborhood Newark car insurance agent

Some consumers would rather talk to a local agent and that can be a smart move Good agents are trained to spot inefficiencies and give you someone to call. An additional benefit of comparing insurance prices online is you may find lower rates and also buy local. And supporting neighborhood insurance agencies is important particularly in Newark.

Newark insurance agentsFor easy comparison, once you complete this simple form, your information is sent to local insurance agents in Newark that provide free Newark car insurance quotes to get your business. There is no need to drive around due to the fact that quote results will go immediately to your email address. If for some reason you want to get a comparison quote from one company in particular, feel free to search and find their rate quote page and complete a quote there.

Listed below are Newark insurance companies who can help you get rate quotes for Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark.


177 Adams St - Newark, NJ 07105 - (973) 466-9090 - View Map


360 Lafayette St - Newark, NJ 07105 - (973) 589-7550 - View Map

Knight Insurance Consulting Group
454 Washington St - Newark, NJ 07102 - (973) 704-1024 - View Map


274 Chestnut St - Newark, NJ 07105 - (973) 274-0500 - View Map

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Finding a good insurer requires more thought than just the premium amount. A good agent in Newark will have answers to these questions.

  • Where would glass claims be handled in Newark?
  • If you have an accident, will your rates go up?
  • Does the company use OEM repair parts?
  • Do you work with a CSR or direct with the agent?
  • How many years of experience in personal auto insurance do they have?
  • How long has the business existed?
  • Do the agents have professional certifications like CPCU or CIC?
  • How often do they review coverages?

Why you need car insurance

Even though Newark SRX insurance rates can get expensive, insurance is mandatory in New Jersey but it also protects more than you think.

  • Just about all states have minimum mandated liability insurance limits which means you are required to carry specific limits of liability in order to be legal. In New Jersey these limits are 15/30/5 which means you must have $15,000 of bodily injury coverage per person, $30,000 of bodily injury coverage per accident, and $5,000 of property damage coverage.
  • If you bought your vehicle with a loan, most lenders will force you to carry insurance to ensure they get paid if you total the vehicle. If coverage lapses or is canceled, the bank may buy a policy for your Cadillac at an extremely high rate and require you to reimburse them a much higher amount than you were paying before.
  • Insurance protects your car and your assets. It will also provide coverage for many types of medical costs for you, your passengers, and anyone else injured in an accident. Liability coverage also covers all legal expenses up to the policy limit in the event you are sued. If you receive damage to your vehicle caused by a storm or accident, collision and comprehensive (also known as other-than-collision) coverage will cover the damage repairs after a deductible is paid.

The benefits of buying enough insurance more than cancel out the cost, especially for larger claims. The average driver in New Jersey overpays more than $825 a year so you should quote and compare rates each time the policy renews to ensure rates are inline.

Car insurance coverages for a Cadillac SRX

Learning about specific coverages of your policy can help you determine the best coverages and the correct deductibles and limits. Auto insurance terms can be ambiguous and even agents have difficulty translating policy wording. These are typical coverage types available from auto insurance companies.

Coverage for collisions

Collision insurance covers damage to your SRX resulting from colliding with a stationary object or other vehicle. A deductible applies then the remaining damage will be paid by your insurance company.

Collision insurance covers claims such as backing into a parked car, colliding with a tree, hitting a parking meter, scraping a guard rail and hitting a mailbox. Collision is rather expensive coverage, so you might think about dropping it from vehicles that are 8 years or older. You can also choose a higher deductible on your SRX in order to get cheaper collision rates.

Uninsured and underinsured coverage

Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle's occupants when other motorists either have no liability insurance or not enough. Covered claims include medical payments for you and your occupants as well as damage to your Cadillac SRX.

Because many people only purchase the least amount of liability that is required (15/30/5), their limits can quickly be used up. That's why carrying high Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage is very important. Frequently these limits are set the same as your liability limits.

Liability insurance

Liability insurance protects you from damages or injuries you inflict on other people or property in an accident. Liability coverage has three limits: bodily injury per person, bodily injury per accident and property damage. As an example, you may have limits of 15/30/5 that means you have $15,000 bodily injury coverage, a limit of $30,000 in injury protection per accident, and property damage coverage for $5,000. Another option is one limit called combined single limit (CSL) which combines the three limits into one amount rather than limiting it on a per person basis.

Liability coverage protects against claims such as emergency aid, structural damage and funeral expenses. How much liability coverage do you need? That is up to you, but buy as large an amount as possible. New Jersey requires minimum liability limits of 15/30/5 but it's recommended drivers buy more liability than the minimum.

The illustration below shows why buying low liability limits may not provide you with enough coverage.

Coverage for medical payments

Med pay and PIP coverage provide coverage for immediate expenses for things like nursing services, X-ray expenses, prosthetic devices and funeral costs. The coverages can be used in conjunction with a health insurance policy or if you lack health insurance entirely. They cover all vehicle occupants and also covers being hit by a car walking across the street. PIP coverage is only offered in select states and gives slightly broader coverage than med pay

Comprehensive coverages

This will pay to fix damage that is not covered by collision coverage. A deductible will apply then the remaining damage will be covered by your comprehensive coverage.

Comprehensive can pay for things like hail damage, a tree branch falling on your vehicle, theft, damage from getting keyed and damage from flooding. The maximum amount your auto insurance company will pay is the actual cash value, so if your deductible is as high as the vehicle's value consider removing comprehensive coverage.

In Summary

While you're price shopping online, never skimp on critical coverages to save a buck or two. There are a lot of situations where drivers have reduced uninsured motorist or liability limits only to find out that they should have had better coverage. Your aim should be to buy the best coverage you can find at an affordable rate and still be able to protect your assets.

More affordable auto insurance in Newark can be bought on the web in addition to many Newark insurance agents, and you need to price shop both to get a complete price analysis. Some companies don't offer price quotes online and these regional insurance providers prefer to sell through independent insurance agents.

How to quote cheaper Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark

If your goal is the lowest price, then the best way to get low-cost Cadillac SRX insurance in Newark is to compare quotes once a year from different companies in New Jersey.

  1. Try to understand the coverage provided by your policy and the modifications you can make to lower rates. Many rating factors that drive up the price such as at-fault accidents, careless driving, and a bad credit score can be amended by making minor driving habit or lifestyle changes.
  2. Get rate quotes from exclusive agents, independent agents, and direct providers. Direct and exclusive agents can only quote rates from a single company like Progressive and State Farm, while independent agencies can quote rates from multiple insurance companies.
  3. Compare the new quotes to your existing rates and determine if there is any savings. If you find a lower rate and decide to switch, make sure coverage does not lapse between policies.
  4. Provide notification to your current agent or company of your intention to cancel the current policy and submit a down payment along with a signed application for the new coverage. Immediately place the new certificate verifying coverage above your visor, in the console, or in the glove compartment.

One tip to remember is to try to compare the same coverage limits and deductibles on every quote and and to get rates from every company you can. Doing this helps ensure the most accurate price comparison and a complete price analysis.

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