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Mercury Insurance Slashes Illinois Auto Insurance Rates

Drivers could save up to 30 percent
We believe affordable insurance should be available to everyone and our lower premiums will help Illinois drivers save money on their auto insurance.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (September 12, 2019) – Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) announced today that its auto insurance rates for Illinois drivers are being reduced by up to 30 percent.

“We believe affordable insurance should be available to everyone and our lower premiums will help Illinois drivers save money on their auto insurance,” said Jeff Schroeder, Mercury Insurance vice president and chief product officer.

Mercury’s rate reduction applies to all drivers who get Private Passenger Automobile insurance. Mercury operates through a network of more than 400 independent insurance agents in Illinois. Drivers can also go to to get a quote.

“Drivers may be able to save even more when they take advantage of additional discounts,” said Schroeder. “Bundling home and auto policies, adding multiple cars or having a clean driving record are just some of the ways drivers can increase their savings – it adds up really fast.” 

Schroeder offers these helpful tips when shopping for auto insurance:

  • Talk to a local Mercury agent. Our agents can help uncover additional savings and tailor a coverage package customized to meet your needs. They also know the area where you live and drive, and can help you get the right coverage at the best possible price.
  • Shop around for the best rate, coverage options and get recommendations from family or friends. Your agent can do this for you, or you can do it yourself online at Consumers named Mercury Insurance one of the top insurers in the U.S. for 2019, earning the organization a “Best Auto Insurance Company” award from for the third straight year.
  • Remember, price is only part of the equation. Be sure to select a company with a solid financial background that will be there for you when you need to make a claim. Mercury has been recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Most Trustworthy Companies” and has earned an A rating from both A.M. Best and Fitch, two of the industry’s leading independent rating agencies.

Mercury also offers Illinois residents homeowners, condo owners and renters insurance, as well as business auto insurance.

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About Mercury Insurance

Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile, homeowners and business insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices. For more information, visit or Facebook and follow the company on Twitter.


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