Why is there a car I don't recognize coming back in my car insurance quotes?

I'm looking into new car insurance carriers and noticed that a vehicle I don't recognize is appearing in my quotes. I recently experienced a theft and I'm concerned that somehow they got a hold of my personal information. Should I be worried?

Apr 20, 2021
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Emily Maracle
Answered at Apr 20, 2021
Car insurance carriers look at a variety of information when quoting you for a policy. The reports and information that they receive are typically related to your name and address.
While it may be concerning to see a vehicle you don’t recognize, it most likely was a vehicle that was previously registered to your address. A family member or prior resident could have owned the vehicle.
If you are still worried about it, reach out to the insurance company directly. They will be able to provide you more information on how their reporting works, correct any errors, and ensure that the vehicle isn’t associated with your new policy.
You should feel confident looking into car insurance quotes online. Never be afraid to reach out to insurance companies to clarify information. “
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