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Ontario Car Insurance

Ontario Car Insurance

ALL YOUR ONTARIO CAR INSURANCE QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

Ontario car insurance is mandatory by law! Whether you're a new driver or an experienced one, the law in Ontario requires that all motorists carry auto insurance. Getting an auto quote can be frustrating however; at Ensurco we’ve simplified the process. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s simple. In minutes you’ll know the price and the coverage you’ll need to properly protect you and your family! That’s because at Ensurco we compare the rates of over 30 Ontario Insurance Companies.

What is Ontario Car Insurance?

Ontario car insurance is a policy that helps protect you and others in the event of an accident or a theft, vandalism or fire or bodily injury or accident benefits.  It’s a promise to pay in the event that disaster strikes. Each policy has different terms and coverage limits. At Ensurco, our primary responsibility is to protect you and your loved ones.  We’d be happy to assist you with your insurance needs by tailoring a policy unique to you and your needs.

What are Common Car Insurance Terms?

  • Premium - This is the amount you pay monthly or otherwise, in exchange for your insurance policy.
  • Policy Term - The length of time that your policy is active; from start to finish.
  • Physical Damage Coverage - This is a much more robust insurance policy. Not only does it cover collision but also, fire, theft, vandalism and natural disasters. 
  • Deductibles - This is the amount you pay if you make an insurance claim resulting from a loss or damage. The higher your deductible, the lower your premiums.
  • Total Loss - If your car cannot be repaired, it is a Total Loss. Another word to describe is” write off”.
  •  Fault - You can be at-fault or not at fault. If you're at-fault, then you were the one responsible for the accident. Conversely, if you were not at fault, it was the other driver who caused it.
  •  Insurance Agent - An insurance agent is an employee of an insurance company. As such, they can only provide coverage and rates from one source - their own.
  •  Insurance Broker - An insurance broker acts as a third party to get you insurance coverage. Because they are independent, they can compare the rates of many providers to get you the best deal.

Where can I get Car Insurance?

You can obtain car insurance from most insurance providers in Ontario. But, we believe that it’s in your best interest to access the services of an insurance broker for your insurance needs. Insurance brokers work for you and not the insurance company.  An agent on the other hand, works for the insurance company.  A broker can access a lot of companies and provide comparison quotes.  An agent cannot.  Think about it, it makes sense.  An agent has access to 1 company and can only provide 1 quote..  A broker has access to multiple companies and can provide you with comparison quotes from a number of insurers. 

How much is Ontario Car Insurance for a New Driver?

Car insurance rates differ based on many factors. Those factors include age, sex, years driving, where you live, what you drive, and much more. The simple fact is there is no standard answer for how much Ontario car insurance costs. As a new driver, you can expect to pay more than an experienced driver. Either way, we made our on-line quoting tool easy, fast and fun.  Check us out at ensurco.ca.

What does a Standard Insurance Policy Include?

Each policy is different but there are some standards. They include:
  • Third Party Liability, which covers you if someone is killed or injured, or property is damaged.
  • Statutory Benefits Coverage provide you with accident benefits in case you are injured in a car accident.
  • Direct Compensation covers the cost of damage to your car or property in event of an accident.
  • Uninsured Coverage protects you if you or others in your care are injured or killed by an uninsured motorist. It also includes hit-and-run situations.

How do I Prove I have Car Insurance?

You can prove you have insurance by keeping a liability certificate or "proof of insurance" card in your car. The card provides relevant information about your policy. By providing it to a police officer, they will have all they need to confirm you have insurance. Keep in mind that an expired policy or card will not cover you. It is illegal to drive a vehicle without current insurance.

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  • Rasoul K.

    What our clients say

    After talking to many different insurance companies, I spoke to Ensurco New Business Team. They returned my call quickly, provided the best rate and helped me set up a home insurance policy within an hour. Great service!

    Rasoul K.
  • Edward L.

    What our clients say

    I recently sent Ensurco an email requesting changes to my auto policy. I got a quick response. All the changes were completed in a timely manner and I received a detailed email with my billing schedule attached.

    Edward L.
  • Maria L.

    What our clients say

    Amazing staff to deal with. Very fast and efficient. My broker explained the difference between condo insurance and condo corporation insurance.  Thank you!

    Maria L.
  • Michelle B.

    What our clients say

    I was in a time crunch to get an auto application done on a Friday afternoon as I was picking up a new car. I called my customer service rep at Ensurco and she was able to get me a quote, provide an application and even send confirmation to my dealer with a liability slip. Keep up the good work.

    Michelle B.
  • Kelly S.

    What our clients say

    As a high risk driver, I was looking for a good rate as well as good coverage. I spoke to an Ensurco broker who helped me set up a 6 month policy so that I can eventually move to a regular market at less premium. You guys came through when no one else cared.  Thank you so much for your help. :)

    Kelly S.
  • Mark C.

    What our clients say

    When my son and I decided to travel to Calgary for a week, I called my broker at Ensurco who was able to provide me with great coverage at a really good price. I got my travel documents by email within 10 minutes. Exceptional timing!

    Mark C.
  • Don S.

    What our clients say

    Claims service! Most people dread talking to an insurance company or broker to report a claim. But I recently called my insurance broker at Ensurco about a possible water damage claim. He was able to guide me through the process.  The decision was mine as to whether or not I would proceed with the claim.  If so, he explained that he could connect me directly with the insurance company adjuster and resolve the issue. Great advice and great service.  Thanks Ensurco!

    Don S.