Geico vs. Direct Auto
If you’re considering getting auto insurance from Geico or Direct Auto Insurance, this comprehensive comparison will help you make your decision.
Geico is a trusted and well-known insurance provider with a pretty decent reputation for customer service. It offers insurance in all 50 states and provides discounts in an effort to bring the cost of insurance down. Newer to the insurance scene and not as well known is Direct Auto. It only services 13 states and gets very poor marks from the Better Business Bureau — an F. Its saving grace might be that it provides coverage for high-risk drivers. If you find yourself in this situation, it could be an option.
Carefully review the pros and cons below.
|About the provider||Geico’s been around since 1936 is the nation’s second-largest auto insurance company. It streamlines the process of purchasing comprehensive car insurance for your peace of mind.||Founded in 1991, Direct Auto Insurance offers low-cost insurance policies to “nonstandard” drivers — also known as high-risk drivers — who might have a hard time finding coverage elsewhere. But beware, the company gets very poor reviews and only services 13 states.|
|Price||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Geico for a quote based on your specific needs.||Policy costs depend your personal situation. Visit Direct Auto for a quote based on your specific needs.|
|States served||All 50 states||13|
|J.D. Power ratings**||3/5 on overall claims satisfaction||N/A|
|Driver discounts||View driver discounts||View driver discounts|
|Vehicle discounts||View vehicle discounts||View vehicle discounts|
* Based on Better Business Bureau’s company rating
** Based on the 2016 U.S Auto Claims Satisfaction Study