Esurance vs. Progressive: Which provider is better?

Esurance vs Progressive: Which provider is better?

Esurance vs. Progressive

Esurance and Progressive are two of the biggest names in the auto insurance industry. How do they fare up against each other in terms of ratings, discounts, prices and satisfaction?

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Progressive

Progressive

Esurance

Esurance

About the providerProgressive is a household name and one of the largest car insurance companies in the US. Since its origins in 1937, customers have been flocking to Progressive for their insurance needs. It also offers discounts via Snapshot, a usage-based insurance program.Esurance, the online insurance company, is making its name known in the car insurance world, offering affordable coverage for just about any of your vehicles. It takes pride in a hassle-free experience, and customers respect its low rates and excellent customer service.
PricePolicy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Progressive for a quote based on your specific needs.Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Esurance for a quote based on your specific needs.
States servedAll 50 states43 states
User satisfaction*A+A+
J.D. Power ratings**3/5 on overall claims satisfaction2/5 on overall claims satisfaction
Driver discountsView driver discountsView driver discounts
Vehicle discountsView vehicle discountsView vehicle discounts

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* Based on Better Business Bureau’s company rating
** Based on the 2016 U.S Auto Claims Satisfaction Study


Driver discounts

Progressive

Progressive

Esurance

Esurance

Good studentUp to 10% (Full time student, under the age of 25 and a 3.0 GPA)
Defensive driverUp to 10% (minimum age 50, 55 or 60, depending on state residence and completed a defensive driving course)
Good driver31% (no tickets or accidents in the last three years)30-40% (driving for three years with 0-1 points on your driving record)
Pay in full discount
Multicar10%
Military
Homeowner
Other discounts

Automatic bill pays — discount varies

Sign documents online — 7% (not available in CA, GA or NC)

Minor child driver — discount varies for those younger than 19 and newly licensed

Continuous insurance — must maintain active insurance with no gaps or cancellations

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Vehicle discounts

Progressive

Progressive

Esurance

Esurance

Anti-theft device5-25%
Anti-lock brake5%
Passive restraints2-33%
Air bag
Other discounts

New vehicle discount

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