AUTO

Comprehensive Coverage

Comprehensive coverage pays to repair or replace a covered vehicle that's stolen or damaged by something other than collision or rolling over. For example, damage caused by fire, wind, hail, flood, theft, vandalism and hitting an animal is covered.

How It Works

In a covered accident, comprehensive coverage extends beyond your own vehicle to include temporary substitute cars, newly-acquired cars, and cars you're using but aren't owned by anyone in your household.

Comprehensive insurance is limited to the actual cash value of the vehicle, and may or may not have a deductible, which is the amount you'll need to pay before receiving benefits.

What Comprehensive Coverage Doesn't Cover

  • Collisions with other vehicles or objects (trees, buildings, etc.)
  • Injuries or fatalities

To insure yourself against the costs of damage from these and other sources, State Farm™ offers a range of auto insurance options.

Should You Have Comprehensive Coverage?

To help you figure out if you should purchase comprehensive coverage, you should estimate the approximate value of your vehicle. While there are a number of online resources that can help with this, including Kelley Blue Book and Edmunds, we recommend you speak with a State Farm™¬†agent. In addition to helping you determine the value of your vehicle, our agents can tell you how much extra you'd pay to add comprehensive coverage.

Once you know the approximate value of your car and the cost to carry comprehensive coverage, you can make an informed decision about purchasing that coverage. Many people find that it's a good idea to cover newer cars, but as cars get older, their values decrease, and you might consider omitting or dropping this coverage to save money on your auto insurance. Consider, though, whether the savings would be enough to offset the risk of having to pay the entire cost of repairing or replacing the vehicle.

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State Farm has plenty of auto insurance options. You can get an auto insurance quote online, or speak with an agent who'll be happy to help you select insurance products and coverage amounts that are right for you.

Disclaimer

Please remember that the preceding descriptions contain only a general description of available coverages and are not a statement of contract. All coverages are subject to all policy provisions and applicable endorsements. Coverage options may vary by state. To learn more about auto insurance coverage in your state, contact your State Farm agent.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
State Farm Indemnity Company
Bloomington, IL

State Farm County Mutual Insurance Company of Texas
Richardson, TX