Car Insurance for Colorado Springs in 2023

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Drivers in Colorado Springs pay an average of $2,131 per year for car insurance, but you might find cheaper coverage if you shop around.

By Andrew Marder 

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Colorado Springs touts itself as Olympic City, USA. It’s no wonder, with its ample opportunities for outdoor sports, plus the Colorado Springs Olympic and Paralympic Training Center. You can drive up Pikes Peak Highway to catch incredible views of the Rockies, or to ski or mountain bike on one of America’s most famous mountains. If that wasn’t enough scenery for you, no one could tire of the Garden of the Gods’ stunning rock formations. But you’ll need car insurance to legally drive to all Colorado Springs has to offer.

NerdWallet has analyzed car insurance rates in Colorado Springs to give you a baseline in your search for an auto policy. Since car insurance quotes are customized based on many factors, like zip code and driving history, you’ll want to shop around from multiple insurers to get the cheapest rate.

Read on to find out how auto insurance companies in Colorado Springs stack up. You can also check out our list of the cheapest car insurance companies nationwide.

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To find the cheapest companies in Colorado Springs, NerdWallet looked at average full coverage rates calculated from public filings obtained by pricing analytics company Quadrant Information Services. We analyzed rates for male and female drivers for all ZIP codes in Colorado Springs driving a 2019 Toyota Camry L.

Cheapest car insurance companies in Colorado Springs

The biggest variable in your insurance cost will be the company you choose, so you’ll want to shop around to be confident you’re getting the best rate. In Colorado Springs, these are the cheapest car insurance companies based on average rates for a 35-year-old driver with good credit and a clean driving record, according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis. It's important to remember that rates are determined individually, so these may not be the cheapest companies for you.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$854
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
Geico$1,106
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
USAA$1,257
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Esurance$1,349Not yet rated
State Farm$1,535
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$1,725Not yet rated
Colorado Farm Bureau$1,937Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$1,952
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$2,209
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
California Casualty$2,436Not yet rated

If you’re looking for cheap car insurance in Colorado Springs, Colorado, you’ll want to shop around and compare quotes from multiple companies. Insurers use a variety of factors to determine the cost of auto insurance, including your age, address, the type of car you drive and your driving history, which means every driver will ultimately get a different rate. That’s why shopping around is your best bet to getting the cheapest car insurance in Colorado Springs — or anywhere.

Average car insurance cost in Colorado Springs and Colorado

Rates across Colorado differ from those in Colorado Springs for lots of reasons. The number of accidents, the type of roads and even the weather can affect the rates drivers are charged. According to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis, the average rate in Colorado is $1,898, while in Colorado Springs, it's $2,131.

Average city rate
Average state rate
$2,131$1,898

No matter what company you're currently getting auto insurance from, remember that it's important to shop around and compare quotes from multiple companies. Prices and offers change over time, and you may be able to save by switching to another insurer.

Average cost of car insurance in Colorado Springs’s largest ZIP codes

The cost of auto insurance varies based on where you live, even from one neighborhood to the next. Some parts of a city may have higher rates of accidents or thefts, which can lead to an increase in the price you pay. According to NerdWallet’s analysis, here are the most populated ZIP codes in Colorado Springs and the average annual cost of car insurance for a 35-year-old driver with good credit and a clean driving record.

ZIP Code
Average Rate
80906$2,058
80909$2,201
80910$2,159
80911$2,114
80916$2,169
80917$2,140
80918$2,073
80920$2,039
80922$2,133
80923$2,166

Be sure to take advantage of potential discounts. Many insurers offer car insurance discounts for things like bundling other types of insurance with your auto policy or going years without filing a claim.

Cheap car insurance in Colorado Springs by age

Along with where you live, your age is another major factor in the price you pay for car insurance. For example, younger drivers usually pay more than older drivers with similar driving histories and credit scores due to having less experience on the road.

You could easily find that the cheapest company for you changes as you age. Here's a breakdown of prices in Colorado Springs for similar drivers at various ages, according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis.

Cheapest for 20-year-olds

While teen drivers are the most likely to be in an accident, 20-year-old drivers are still relatively new to the road. A higher rate of accidents among younger drivers means they also pay more for car insurance. According to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis, here's what 20-year-olds in Colorado Springs pay, on average.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$1,626
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
Geico$1,775
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
USAA$2,558
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Colorado Farm Bureau$2,864Not yet rated
State Farm$3,076
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$3,434
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Esurance$3,589Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$3,771
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
American Family$4,579
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
California Casualty$4,915Not yet rated

Cheapest for 35-year-olds

By 35, your car insurance rates should plateau. This is a great age to compare rates, as the cheapest insurer you found in your 20s may no longer be the best deal.

Here’s what 35-year-old drivers might pay, on average, in Colorado Springs, according to NerdWallet’s analysis.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$854
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
Geico$1,106
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
USAA$1,257
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Esurance$1,349Not yet rated
State Farm$1,535
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$1,725Not yet rated
Colorado Farm Bureau$1,937Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$1,952
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$2,209
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
California Casualty$2,436Not yet rated

Cheapest for 60-year-olds

At age 60, your car insurance rates are about as low as they're going to get if your history is clean. Most drivers in this age group have lots of experience on the road and established driving records, so insurers know what they're getting into and charge less accordingly. That doesn't mean you won't be able to save money by bundling or tapping into other discounts, so keep shopping around. Below are the cheapest companies, on average, in Colorado Springs, according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$711
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
USAA$1,095
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Geico$1,204
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Esurance$1,228Not yet rated
State Farm$1,416
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$1,650Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$1,828
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Colorado Farm Bureau$1,851Not yet rated
Allstate$2,028
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
California Casualty$2,109Not yet rated

Colorado Springs’s cheapest companies and rates by driving record

Your driving history also plays a large role in your auto insurance rate. Drivers who have clean records will usually pay less than those with accidents, speeding tickets or other violations. Again, comparing insurance companies is your best bet to getting the lowest rate.

According to NerdWallet’s analysis, these are the average rates in Colorado Springs by company for good drivers and those with violations on their record.

Good drivers

Drivers without any marks on their records are almost always going to pay the lowest prices for auto insurance when compared to drivers with an accident or driving violation. Insurers set rates based on the potential risk of you filing a claim, and good drivers are considered among the least risky. Here are the average rates for good drivers in Colorado Springs according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$854
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
Geico$1,106
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
USAA$1,257
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Esurance$1,349Not yet rated
State Farm$1,535
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$1,725Not yet rated
Colorado Farm Bureau$1,937Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$1,952
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$2,209
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
California Casualty$2,436Not yet rated

Drivers with a DUI

Drivers with a DUI can struggle to find affordable insurance and may need to turn to a high-risk car insurance company. A DUI on your record means you should expect to pay substantially more than a driver without one.

Here are the average rates for drivers with a DUI in Colorado Springs according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$1,236
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
Geico$2,229
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Colorado Farm Bureau$2,266Not yet rated
Esurance$2,320Not yet rated
State Farm$2,407
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$2,750
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
USAA$2,840
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Progressive$3,071
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$3,118Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$3,384
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5

Drivers with an at-fault accident

If you've got an at-fault accident on your record, you'll pay more than a driver with a clean record, but likely less than someone with a DUI. Your insurance company may ask for details about the accident to determine your rate — a fender bender will likely be treated differently from an accident caused by running a red light. Here are the cheapest average rates for drivers with an at-fault accident on their record in Colorado Springs, according to NerdWallet’s most recent analysis.

Company
Rate
NerdWallet Rating
American National$1,102
NerdWallet rating 

3.0

/5
USAA$1,814
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
Geico$1,942
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
State Farm$2,024
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Grange Insurance Association$2,315Not yet rated
Colorado Farm Bureau$2,325Not yet rated
Esurance$2,700Not yet rated
Auto-Owners Insurance$2,845
NerdWallet rating 

5.0

/5
Allstate$2,973
NerdWallet rating 

4.5

/5
California Casualty$3,095Not yet rated

Minimum car insurance requirements in Colorado

Colorado requires all drivers to carry a minimum amount of car insurance, which is $25,000 in bodily injury liability per person and $50,000 per accident, plus $15,000 in property damage liability per accident. You may want more coverage, though, especially if you spend a considerable amount of time on Colorado’s icy, mountain roads, have a history of driving violations or simply want more extensive coverage.