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The Most Expensive Parts in a Tesla Model S

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In spite of Tesla cars having a high safety ranking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association(NHTSA), private insurance companies have been consistently charging high car insurance rates for Tesla customers, mainly due to the high cost of replacing parts. Zimlon looks at the cost of Body Parts in a Tesla Model S and their prices on eBay. Tesla’s Sunroof was found to be the most expensive part at $4,500 followed by the roof, priced at $37,999.99.

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Most Expensive Tesla Accessories

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Even though Tesla Motors claims to have a much higher safety standard for their vehicles compared to other car manufacturers, insurance firms have consistently quoted Tesla car owners a higher insurance premium. Insurance firms have sighted the high cost of replacement for Tesla car parts as the reason for the high premium. Zimlon looks at some of the most expensive accessories available on the Tesla shop for both Model S and Model X.

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Top 10 Vehicles with the highest probability of being stolen in the US

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A lot of factors are taken into account by insurance providers before quoting a car insurance rate to a customer. Generally, the more expensive a car is, the higher the car insurance cost. Some car models have a higher probability of being stolen, resulting in insurance companies quoting higher insurance rates for these particular car models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), a motor vehicle is stolen every 40.9 seconds in the United States. The cost of stolen vehicles amounted to $6 billion in 2017 alone. Moreover, 75% of the motor vehicles stolen were automobiles. The ...

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The Insurance Battle: Porsche Taycan Vs Tesla

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Tesla has finally launched car insurance for drivers in California, and will soon expand to other states in the U.S. While this may be a boon for its customers, it has certainly raised a few eyebrows in other quarters. Now adding fuel to the battle of the electric cars, Porsche is slated to introduce car insurance before the launch of the Taycan, the first fully electric car from the company, which is also viewed by many as the usurper to the Tesla Model S. The move by both companies comes as a surprise to industry experts, as car manufacturers ...

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“Speed Trap” feature on Google Maps can help lower Car Insurance rates by 15%

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A clean driving record usually results in lower insurance rates. 26% of all traffic fatalities in 2017 was due to speeding. 2018 reported about 9,378 speeding-related deaths on US roads. According to I.I.I., the more traffic violations that a driver has, the higher is his/her insurance premium going to be. Zimlon estimates that an average speeding ticket increases car insurance rates by 13 percent, and a 15 percent hike for high-speed offenses. The higher the speed at which the driver is caught speeding, the higher the insurance premium could climb. Speeding is also a moving violation ...

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Apple Gave the Government Data on More than 12,000 customers in 2018

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Privacy and Identity theft is a significant issue affecting both individuals and multinational companies in today’s time. Besides, numerous insurance firms now offer both cyber insurance as well as identity theft insurance. Moreover, insurance companies could also request companies like Apple to provide details about a particular individual while processing an insurance claim under Financial identifiers.

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Tesla Cars 6 Times Less Likely to Have an Accident

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The likelihood of accidents is possibly the biggest factor of your car insurance premiums. Tesla’s Model 3 achieved a perfect 5-star safety rating in every category and subcategory tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In fact, of all the cars ever tested by NHTSA, Tesla’s Model 3 has the lowest probability of injury. This record was previously held by Tesla’s Model S, with Model X having the second-lowest probability of injury. The latest Model 3’s vehicle safety score of 0.38 is unmatched by any other vehicle rated by the NHTSA. This can ...

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Comprehensive List of Data That Tesla Collects from their Customers

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Tesla owners can now purchase car insurance directly from the electric car manufacturer. The company states that they will be able to reduce the cost of car insurance by up to 30% because "they know their cars better." What are some of the information that the company collects from its customers that helps Tesla understand their cars better? Data analyzed by Zimlon shows a comprehensive list of all the data that Tesla collects from its customers, which could help determine car insurance rates.

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How Can I Lower My Car Insurance in Long Beach, CA

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With a population of around 500,000, Long Beach is the 7th most populous city in California. The state of California has managed to reduce the rate of car insurance through state regulations. But, the high rate of accidents in California means increased car insurance rates for drivers in the state. Lowering one’s rate of car insurance depends on multiple factors (but not limited to), ranging from make and model of car to street of residence in Long Beach. The penalties for DUI in California are quite stringent. A major implication of DUI is a higher rate of car ...

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Top 5 Insurance Companies by Market Share, in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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With a population of around 700,000, Tulsa is the second-largest city in Oklahoma. Nicknames “The Oil Capital of the World” in the 20th century, Oklahoma is the fourth most expensive state for auto insurance in the country. The average rate of car insurance in Tulsa is $2,217. This is higher than the state average of $2,100. However, car owners can save up to $890 by comparing multiple quotes and referring to reviews on Zimlon. Using market share data (2018) gathered for Tulsa, Zimlon rounds up the top 5 car insurance companies in Tulsa.

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