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Insurance GTS #404840 Feb 20, 3:52pm Feb 20, 3:52pm
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What's the GTS Insurance run for a 16 year old driver, no wrecks... tickets... etc. Just a ballpark. Please specify liability or full coverage, though it shouldn't be too hard to tell. Also which state you live in. Thanks guys!

It's a 2000... if that makes any difference.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: KennyD] #404841 Feb 20, 4:14pm Feb 20, 4:14pm
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ALOT, lol... simply for the fact that you are 16 and a guy and a 'hazardous driver.' I know a lot of my guy friends pay like 200 a month on their cars. it's insane! It all depends on what kind of insurance you are looking for. if you want or have to get full coverage then ur lookin at a hell of a lot of money, lol... if ur just looking for whatever then it will be a lot cheaper... on my 90 all trac I pay $67 a month. I'm a 19 yr old female and I have decent insuance... clean record and everything... I got quoted up to abt $185 a month if I want the high end of EVERYTHING. I have good insurance on it right now, but I will probally up my coverage a little later on.

but again hun, you are probally looking at a lot of money for insurance right now comsidering your age and the car.


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Re: Insurance GTS [Re: sakara] #404842 Feb 20, 5:09pm Feb 20, 5:09pm
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Yea, I figured a lot, but was hoping to get a ballpark on any other 16 year old 'hazardous drivers' with the car. Thanks much. I'm also looking for bottom of the line "make me legal" quotes spineyes

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: sakara] #404843 Feb 20, 5:18pm Feb 20, 5:18pm
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I don't mean to be rude, but I think the best way to find out how much insurance is gonna run you is to either get an online quote OR get on the phone. It takes no time at all (I even re-checked an earlier quote right there at the dealership just to make sure I knew what I was getting in to)

Every state is different and there are a lot of options. It's prolly gonna be cheaper to stay under your parents policy (if at all possible). If not then expect to pay some cash if TX is anything like FL, for the simple fact that you're 16 and a male in a "sports" car. And if there are any major modifications on it then it's gonna cost more b/c more than likely the ins co is not only insuring the vehicle, but everything inside it as well.

Don't get caught up in all the different options. For comparison sake just choose the minimal coverage allowed by state law from each company you contact.

Whatever you do SHOP AROUND, and NEVER blindly re-new your policy.

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Re: Insurance GTS [Re: YourNameHere] #404844 Feb 20, 11:49pm Feb 20, 11:49pm
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dude an assload even if your under your parents name. and espeically your 16 rolleyes shiiit good luck on that.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: RookieGTS] #404845 Feb 20, 11:56pm Feb 20, 11:56pm
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Um I don't even have a Celica yet and I pay 245 a month on just liability on a 1996 eagle vision TSI...and I am 18


I want a Supra :'(
Re: Insurance GTS [Re: Celica^2k1] #404846 Feb 21, 12:22am Feb 21, 12:22am
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Originally Posted by Celica^2k1
Um I don't even have a Celica yet and I pay 245 a month on just liability on a 1996 eagle vision TSI...and I am 18


now are you on your own insurance or your parents?

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: RookieGTS] #404847 Feb 21, 1:10am Feb 21, 1:10am
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u pay alot, just put everything under ur dads name for now and give him the money because there is no way you can get an affordable inssurance at ur age and since you just got license

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: g96818] #404848 Feb 21, 6:17am Feb 21, 6:17am
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wtf Can you put the car under your dad's name without insurance charging extra since I would be the primary driver?

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: KennyD] #404849 Feb 21, 8:54am Feb 21, 8:54am
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7000 a year smile ok thats just me (minor accident, under paretns names, 20, 04 gts) frown

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: hombredelassrtas] #404850 Feb 21, 8:57am Feb 21, 8:57am
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damn!! you guys are expensive lol i have full coverage and pay $1,500 a year


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Re: Insurance GTS [Re: JettaMan] #404851 Feb 21, 4:28pm Feb 21, 4:28pm
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7000 a year?! cry Can't believe a minor accident would do that... Is that full coverage? If I were you I'd get a mail-order bride to lower insurance costs! I was hoping under my dad's name I could get around 2k a year with minimum coverage... it's still expensive but I could manage.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: KennyD] #404852 Feb 21, 5:58pm Feb 21, 5:58pm
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insurance is the reason i couldnt get a gts. My dad has his own insurance business and everyone thinks wow you guys must get great deals. fuck no we dont. Im glad my DWI fell through now i wont have to get an sr-22 where i'd have to pay $400 a month for just liability

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: Celica2k] #404853 Feb 21, 10:42pm Feb 21, 10:42pm
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hell i'm 19 and i was told $625 a month on my own policy, so i get $205 under my dads but my records clean cept for a couple tickets. its really not the car i payed $315 a month for my old 94 geo metro on my own policy.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: Super_celica] #404854 Feb 21, 11:32pm Feb 21, 11:32pm
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Hmm I got as low as 125 a month on an auto quote doing everything the bare minimum and saying it's primary use would be for pleasure... this would be my primary car used to get to work and to school... can I still just say pleasure... My guess is they wouldn't find out. If they did what would happen? And I really don't see how they could find out. But that quote wasn't bad. It was under my dad's name. But anyone know a thing or 2 about saying it's primary use is pleasure? Thanks again.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: KennyD] #404855 Feb 21, 11:46pm Feb 21, 11:46pm
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i pay 120 under my dads name and im 19.. no tickets...that show up anyway.. hehe..

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: inifinity] #404856 Feb 22, 12:17am Feb 22, 12:17am
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If you're on your parents plan, (in most cases) you can put your dad as the primary driver, and yourself as the primary driver of his car.

For example, right now I'm driving a '91 BMW 318, while my dad drives a '01 Celica GT wink. You have to check the individual policies but in most cases you'll still be covered.

One thing I would note is that my dad and I have the same first name (but different middle initial, so I'm technically not a jr.)...so we can kinda use this to our advantage.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: renfield90] #404857 Feb 22, 7:37am Feb 22, 7:37am
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$120/month with my parents full coverage

You insure the car not the driver, and yes they can find out if you put the car for pleasure but you use it as a daily driver. You give them your mileage and if you get into an accident and they see the odometer they will probably deny your claim.

Quit being a cheap ass, if you can't afford the car and everything you need to be able to drive it then don't get it.

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: Teknikal] #404858 Feb 24, 6:46am Feb 24, 6:46am
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Originally Posted by Teknikal
You insure the car not the driver


Yes and No.

Comp/Collision = car more than driver (but driver's likelyhood of accident is indeed calculated into it).Think about it. They're worried about 1) how likely are they to get into an accident, and 2) how much will it cost to repair the car if they do.

Liability = driver more than car - likelyhood of driver is a factor. Like the above, how likely, but now they don't know what you're going to hit. So the driver pays a even bigger part in the equation. Car plays a part as cars have driving records too. Some models are more prone to accidents than others. Has to do with the type of driver. For example, 2 16yo males, no tickets no accidents, etc. (also no personal history!). One buys a $5000 econobox (not going to name a model as to not start a war), the other a $25000 2 seater sportscar. Which is more likely to get tempted to play behind the wheel and get into trouble??

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: labgeek] #404859 Feb 24, 4:44pm Feb 24, 4:44pm
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me is $5000/year wen i was 16. no accident

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: vietnamese2004] #404860 Feb 26, 12:27pm Feb 26, 12:27pm
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I drive a 1997 Celica Convertable GT. I pay 425 every 6 months under my dads name. We told them it was just for pleasure used also.

I think I'm pretty lucky. grin

Re: Insurance GTS [Re: Teknikal] #404861 Feb 26, 1:47pm Feb 26, 1:47pm
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Originally Posted by Teknikal
$120/month with my parents full coverage

You insure the car not the driver, and yes they can find out if you put the car for pleasure but you use it as a daily driver. You give them your mileage and if you get into an accident and they see the odometer they will probably deny your claim.

Quit being a cheap ass, if you can't afford the car and everything you need to be able to drive it then don't get it.


All of this info is wrong.

In any case... it's going to be a lot. Even if you are rated as an occasional driver on the car (this can only be done if there are fewer cars than drivers in the household), it's still only going to make a small difference. It does matter if you go through your parents company though, because you'll get other discounts (multi-car, multi-line, ect). Expect anywhere from $200-$300 a month.

BTW, you said that you want a "just enough to be legal" quote. That's a HORRIBLE idea. You can get 15/30/5 in many states. That means if you hit another car, you're only going to have $5k in coverage to repair it. Lets say you hit a Lexus IS300. You're going to either have to pay $20k out of pocket, or be sued. The difference between legal minimum and something like 25/50/25 isn't going to be that much. Especially since you're young and have a good chance at getting into an accident at some point, I'd highly advise you don't go bare-bones on the liability limits.


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