Erie full coverage auto insurance covers liability claims, collision damage regardless of fault, and non-accident damage from things like animals and severe weather. Full coverage always includes liability insurance, collision insurance, and comprehensive insurance.
The definition of full coverage changes depending on the minimum requirements of your state. In some states, Erie full coverage may also include uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM), personal injury protection (PIP), and/or medical payments coverage (MedPay).
On average, Erie full coverage insurance costs $1,369 per year, compared to the national average cost for full coverage of $1,992 per year.
Erie comprehensive insurance covers damage to the policyholder’s car that was caused by something besides an accident, such as vandalism or a natural disaster. Erie comprehensive coverage is subject to a deductible and will pay to repair or replace the covered vehicle up to its actual cash value.
Animal damage, including damage caused by collisions with deer
Damage from natural disasters and other weather events, like hail
Glass damage that was not caused by a car accident
Comprehensive insurance is not mandatory in any state. However, dealerships and lenders generally require it on leased and financed cars in order to protect their investment.
Many drivers purchase comprehensive insurance together with collision insurance, which pays to repair or replace the covered vehicle after a car accident regardless of who was at fault. Policies that include comprehensive and collision insurance plus the state’s required insurance are often referred to as “full coverage.”
You can call customer service at (800) 458-0811 to add comprehensive insurance to your policy.
Full coverage insurance costs $1,997 per year or $166 per month, on average. Full coverage car insurance is more expensive than the legal minimum auto insurance coverage because full coverage usually includes collision and comprehensive insurance as well as the minimum coverage required by a state.
The cost of full coverage car insurance varies based on the state, the driver’s chosen coverage limits, the driver’s risk factors, and the vehicle’s value. Additionally, … read full answercomprehensive and collision insurance are subject to a deductible, and drivers can select a higher deductible in return for a lower premium. Drivers can also minimize the cost of full coverage car insurance by comparing rates and checking for discounts.
Full coverage insurance is an insurance policy that protects your vehicle from accident-related and non-accident-related damage, ensuring you are covered regardless of fault. Full coverage insurance often consists of collision insurance, comprehensive insurance, and at least the minimum coverage required by state law.
“Full coverage” is a term that is more commonly used by consumers than actual car insurance companies. Because of this, there are some varying definitions.… read full answer
Common Definitions for Full Coverage
Policies that include liability, collision, and comprehensive coverage
Policies that have the state-minimum insurance plus any coverage required by a lender or lessor
Policies that provide anything more than the minimum required liability coverage
Policies that cover anything and everything in the event of an accident
Although the definition of full coverage insurance may be different depending on whom you ask, the definition shouldn’t matter too much. You should always decide what car insurance to purchase, and how much, based on your own individual coverage needs as well as your budget.
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