Virginia Car Insurance

Whether you’re taking a weekend jaunt along the Blue Ridge Parkway or commuting to Roanoke for work, a Farmers Flex® Personal Auto policy offers car insurance options designed for how you drive today. You can choose the coverage you want at a price that's right for you. Discounts can make rates even more affordable.

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What is the average cost of car insurance in Virginia?

Virginians paid an average of $945 a year for full coverage (liability, collision and comprehensive) in 2020, according to the most recent data available from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). That’s less expensive than the national average of $1,176 per year for full coverage, the NAIC report shows. Keep in mind that insurance premiums in most states have changed since then. Your cost will also depend on how much coverage you choose, as well as your driving history, the car you drive and other factors.

What are the minimum car insurance requirements in Virginia?

A car insurance policy is required to include a minimum amount of liability coverage in Virginia. However, minimum coverage may not be the full extent of coverage you want.

As of March 2023, 30/60/20 liability coverage limits are the minimum required in Virginia.

COVERAGE TYPE

VIRGINIA MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bodily injury liability

$30,000 per person; $60,000 per accident

Property damage liability

$20,000 per accident

Uninsured motorist bodily injury

$30,000 per person; $60,000 per accident

Uninsured property damage

$20,000 per accident

COVERAGE TYPE

Bodily injury liability

VIRGINIA MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

$30,000 per person; $60,000 per accident

COVERAGE TYPE

Property damage liability

VIRGINIA MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

$20,000 per accident

COVERAGE TYPE

Uninsured motorist bodily injury

VIRGINIA MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

$30,000 per person; $60,000 per accident

COVERAGE TYPE

Uninsured property damage

VIRGINIA MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

$20,000 per accident

What does car insurance typically cover in Virginia?

A typical car insurance policy in Virginia includes coverage for bodily injury and property damage liability, as well as optional collision and comprehensive coverage in case of covered damage or theft.

Farmers® also offers optional Rental or Rental Alternative coverage (for when your car is in the shop), Vehicle Replacement Plus (if your newer car is totaled), Enhanced Roadside and Ride Assistance and other coverages.

Read more about coverage options in Virginia with a Farmers Flex Personal Auto policy.

Virginia car insurance discounts

Farmers offers a variety of discounts for drivers in Virginia. For example:

  • Welcome Discount 
  • Loyalty Discount 
  • Five-Year Accident-Free Discount 
  • Multi-Policy Discount 

Signal®, which can reward you with an initial discount when you use our Signal app

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