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Interesting statistics about car insurance in Sarnia

The following facts were compiled from Kanetix users:
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia, for drivers who own: $1853
  • The percentage of people in Sarnia who have had one or more licence suspensions within the last 6 years: 1.96%
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia for drivers who had one or more licence suspensions within past six years: $2774
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia, for drivers who lease: $2246
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia for drivers who have had one or more accidents within the past 6 years : $2274

Sarnia car insurance information

Sarnia has an approximate population of 70,876 and is located on Lake Huron and the St. Clair River in southwestern Ontario. The city still operates as a central point for the lake freighters that carry petroleum products, grain and ore through the Great Lakes.

The city got its name for the Latin name for Guernsey which is located in the Channel Islands off the coast of France. Another story says that the name is actually of Celtic origins. The area was first called The Rapids and then Port Sarnia before taking on its current moniker.

The first settlers came to the area in the 1830's and economic growth was fueled by a wealth of timber, the discovery of oil, and the arrival of two railways in 1858 and 1859. These two railways were linked to the U.S. in 1889 via a tunnel under the St. Clair River at Sarnia in 1889. This was the first rail tunnel ever to pass under a river. The area was further helped after 1938 when the Bluewater Bridge was constructed over the river for vehicular traffic between Canada and U.S.

The city is not just a major port but also a major petrochemical centre. The Petroleum industry has been in the Sarnia area since the 1800s when the first oil discovery in North America occurred in nearby Petrolia.

Today, pipelines bring oil from Alberta to Sarnia for refining and for petrochemical productions which make the base of the city's economy. Also, large salt beds under the city are mined for chlorine and make up a big part of the local economy.

The city is characterized by industry which spread south down the river, and housing which spread east along Lake Huron. The shoreline on the lake has great freshwater beaches and marinas for recreational sailing. In fact, more than 3000 sailors each year come for the Mackinac race. The annual race is 400 kilometres long and stretches between Sarnia to the south, all the way to Mackinac Island, at the north end of Lake Huron.

Since Sarnia is a smaller city and has fewer cars than larger cities like Calgary or Quebec City, citizens may get a break on their car insurance. This is because insurance companies feel that if there are fewer cars on the road, there will be fewer accidents as well. At Kanetix, we can help the residents of Sarnia with their car insurance needs. We would like to offer you a quick and easy way to get personalized and free auto insurance quotes from the top insurance companies from across Canada. Kanetix will help you find the Ontario car insurance rate that corresponds to your needs.

*60% of Kanetix customers in Ontario who participated in the survey said Kanetix helped them identify an average savings amount of $776.58 (December 1, 2015 - February 29, 2016) on their car insurance. The cited amount represents the average difference between the best quote obtained at www.kanetix.ca and the current premium amount of participants in the survey. The savings amount varies by individual and does not constitute a guarantee; in each individual case, the difference may be smaller or greater than the savings amount cited.


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Car Insurance Quotes Premium
Customer 23, SARNIA, ON
2008, TOYOTA, CAMRY LE 4DR
The Co-operators$1873
belairdirect$2031
Pembridge$2130
Economical Insurance$2230
Wawanesa$2584
Range of top quotes$711
Customer 28, SARNIA, ON
2002, HONDA, CIVIC DX 4DR
The Co-operators$1057
COSECO$1072
Johnson Insurance$1303
belairdirect$1446
Desjardins Insurance$1463
Range of top quotes$406
Customer 60, SARNIA, ON
2016, KIA, RONDO EX 5DR
Desjardins Insurance$772
TD Insurance$1045
Allstate$1087
COSECO$1312
Dominion of Canada$1528
Range of top quotes$756
Customer 33, SARNIA, ON
2006, SATURN, ION 4DR SEDAN
Dominion of Canada$1612
belairdirect$1863
The Co-operators$2073
Wawanesa$2297
Pembridge$2506
Range of top quotes$894
Customer 56, SARNIA, ON
2014, FORD, FOCUS SE 4DR
Desjardins Insurance$665
COSECO$1023
CAA Insurance$1044
Economical Insurance$1094
The Co-operators$1145
Range of top quotes$480
Customer 23, SARNIA, ON
2008, TOYOTA, CAMRY LE 4DR
The Co-operators$1805
belairdirect$1984
Pembridge$2018
Intact Insurance$2494
Economical Insurance$2551
Range of top quotes$746
Customer 28, SARNIA, ON
2007, MAZDA, CX-7 GS 4DR 2WD
belairdirect$1875
Wawanesa$2214
Dominion of Canada$2366
TD Insurance$2509
Pembridge$2627
Range of top quotes$752

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