According to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Insurance ShoppingStudy, many auto insurance customers are shopping fora new insurer, but surprisingly few are actually switchingproviders.


Auto insurers increased rates by an average of 2.1% nationwidein 2014, following an increase of 2.5% in 2013. Those rate hikesare contributing to customers shopping for a betterdeal. However, while more customers are shopping for a newinsurer—39% in 2014 compared with 32% in 2013—only 29% actuallyswitched in 2014, compared with 37% in 2013.


 Below, a summary of the findings from J.D. Power.Click image to enlarge.


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