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Interesting statistics about car insurance in Sarnia

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  • The percentage of drivers in Sarnia who have had one or more tickets within the past 6 years: 11.96%
  • The percentage of people in Sarnia who lease their vehicle: 7.78%
  • The percentage of people in Sarnia who have had one or more licence suspensions within the last 6 years: 1.34%
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia, for drivers who lease: $1740
  • The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Sarnia for drivers who have had one or more tickets within the past 6 years: $2246

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 47, SARNIA, ON
2007, GMC, SIERRA 1500 SLE EXT CAB 4WD
Wawanesa$1067
Dominion of Canada$1149
Gore Mutual$1345
Aviva$1369
Pembridge$2077
Range of top quotes$1010
Customer 23, SARNIA, ON
2018, HYUNDAI, SANTA FE SPORT 2.0T 4DR AWD
TD Insurance$1717
Desjardins Insurance$2076
SGI$2586
Aviva Agency$2589
Dominion of Canada$2732
Range of top quotes$1015
Customer 41, SARNIA, ON
2010, MITSUBISHI, OUTLANDER XLS V6 4DR 4WD
Dominion of Canada$1151
Johnson Insurance$1651
Gore Mutual$2044
Wawanesa$2135
Pembridge$2199
Range of top quotes$1048
Customer 19, SARNIA, ON
2013, FORD, FOCUS SE 4DR
Desjardins Insurance$1938
Aviva Agency$1989
The Co-operators$2253
Dominion of Canada$2448
SGI$2517
Range of top quotes$579
Customer 16, SARNIA, ON
2006, CHEVROLET, COLORADO LT EXT CAB 2WD
Desjardins Insurance$1634
SGI$2656
Aviva Agency$3324
belairdirect$3609
Wawanesa$3758
Range of top quotes$2124
Customer 31, SARNIA, ON
2018, NISSAN, ROGUE SL 4DR AWD
belairdirect$1517
Gore Mutual$1641
Zenith Insurance $1667
CAA Insurance$1943
Dominion of Canada$2081
Range of top quotes$564
Customer 43, SARNIA, ON
2003, MERCURY, GRAND MARQUIS LS 4DR
Dominion of Canada$1496
The Co-operators$1539
belairdirect$1766
Pembridge$1835
TD Insurance$2009
Range of top quotes$513

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