SafeAuto vs. The General

Stop. Take a deep breath. This is a milestone—you’re almost done choosing your car insurance carrier. You’ve spent hours combing through car insurance companies websites, asking friends for recommendations, and have even taken the time to compare car insurance quotes. You’ve narrowed it down to SafeAuto and…the other guys and now it’s time to pull out the microscope.

Why Should You Choose SafeAuto?

At SafeAuto, we value transparency as much as affordability. We hope this chart helps you decipher if SafeAuto or The General is a better fit to meet your insurance needs.

BBB Rating

SafeAuto

SafeAuto Insurance Group Inc. is rated A+ by the BBB.

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The General

A+

What Customers Say...

SafeAuto

“They are honest and help you to get only what you need.”

“When no one else would take me because of my driving record they did, and I love watching my premium drop every 6 months!”

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The General

“They always have the best price for me and make it easy to switch between cars, if needed.”

“Very pleased with the customer service and the coverage that I got.”

These reviews are from consumers via the BBB or directly received from our own customers.

Do SafeAuto & The General Offer 24 Hour Customer Service?

SafeAuto

YES
Dial customer service 24/7 at 1 800 723-3288.

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The General

YES

Do SafeAuto & The General Provide SR-22 Insurance?

SafeAuto

YES
We do our best to provide you with the best rates for SR-22 car insurance from SafeAuto that is fast and easy, regardless of the reason.

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The General

YES

Are SafeAuto & The General Flexible To My Insurance Needs?

SafeAuto

Flexible, fast.
Not every carrier understands if your needs are month to month. That’s why we offer low down payments and flexible policies so you can choose the best car insurance coverage for your situation no matter how often it changes.

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The General

Flexible

How Long Does It Take To Get A Quote?

SafeAuto

3 minutes.
Get a quote in three minutes or less and get back on the road same day online or with the help of our trained specialists.

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The General

2 minutes to get a quote.

What Discounts Do SafeAuto & The General Offer?

SafeAuto

Multi-Vehicle
New Business Transfer
Homeowner
Driver Improvement Course

And more…

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The General

Good Student Discount
Business Transfer
Military Discount
Multi-Vehicle

This is not an exhaustive list of every discount offered. Discounts may vary by state. Call and discuss which discount options may apply to your situation with your insurance carrier.

What Are SafeAuto's & The General's Specialties?

SafeAuto

State-minimum insurance coverage
High-risk auto insurance

As a legal requirement, we believe everyone should have access to the insurance they need to get back on the road safely. It’s our pleasure to help drivers with less-than-perfect records get the coverage they need at a price they can afford.

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The General

Drivers with bad credit

Much like SafeAuto, The General offers insurance to drivers regardless of their credit history.

What Insurance Offerings Do SafeAuto & The General Provide?

SafeAuto

Auto
Renters and Homeowners
Motorcycle
And more.

We can help you find the insurance you need, whether it’s auto insurance, property insurance, or health insurance.

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The General

Auto
Homeowners
Motorcycle and more…

This is not an exhaustive list of every product offered by each insurance company.

What Payment Options Do The General & SafeAuto Offer?

SafeAuto

Online, phone, mail, app

Explore your payment options.
We also offer low down payments and billing plans to better accommodate your needs – just call and ask what is available in your state.

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The General

Online, phone, mail, app

Are You Ready To Commit?

You’ve done your due diligence to compare SafeAuto to The General, and now, you’re better prepared to select the best affordable car insurance for you. We’re proud to provide insurance to anyone who needs insurance, regardless of their driving record, and we would be just as proud to serve you, too.

Please note the information included on this page was last updated in October 2020.

SafeAuto Is Proud To Be The Insurance For The Rest Of Us.

Flexible plans and affordable state minimum coverage? Now that’s insurance for the rest of us. Have a question for us at SafeAuto? Need to start your policy? Just want to talk? Call us at 1-800-SAFEAUTO to speak to a real person, not a robot, any time or email us at CustomerService@SafeAuto.com. For common questions, please consult our FAQ page.