When is a good time to lower the coverage on my auto policy?

When is a good time to lower my coverage limits? My vehicle is a 2015 Jeep Compass and my policy limits are 100/300/50. I have had the same coverage on this policy since the day I bought the Jeep six years ago.

Answer provided by
Shannon Martin
Answered on Jul 06, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.
“You can do a policy review at any time. Usually, the best time is if you have had any life changes like moving or getting married.
The liability limits you are currently carrying are strong and at the recommended limits.
The only change you would want to make is to increase the limits if you feel that they will not offer enough protection to your current assets.
If you still have full coverage on your Jeep, you may want to keep that as well.
The current actual cash value of a 2015 Jeep Compass is still around $15,000.
If you are looking for a way to lower the rate of your policy, check with your carrier about increasing your comprehensive and collision deductibles. This can be a great way to save without losing any coverage.”

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