- Competitive pricing
- Less restrictive policies
- Will often cover uninsured, young drivers or drivers with a less than perfect driving record.
- Online focused and good online customer experience.
In 2011, Allstate acquired Esurance, but Esurance still operates independently. Combined, Allstate and Esurance form the third largest auto insurance company in the United States with 9.7% market share. Esurance is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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