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Detroit found to have most expensive car insurance, Charlotte least (Autoblog)
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It seems like a lot of bad news comes out about Detroit, MI. With the city's massive financial woes now a given, a newly released study commissioned by Insurancequotes.com is bound to add to the negativity. The study finds that people living in the metropolitan area around the Motor City are paying the highest car insurance premiums by a huge amount, compared to the 25 largest cities in the US.
The study based its findings on the estimated rate for a driver with a bachelor's degree that traveled 15,000 miles a year and had "no breaks in coverage, a $500 collision and comprehensive deductible, state minimum liability coverage and full PIP coverage." For people who resided in the Detroit metropolitan area, which includes Warren and Ann Arbor, MI, they would pay 165 percent more in premiums than average. That was far and away the highest in the survey. Areas considered traditionally hard on cars like New York City and Los Angeles were 36 percent and 25 percent above average, respectively. You can check out an interactive map on its website.
According to the study, there are two major factors that make the …