Cheap car insurance in Colorado

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From Denver to Durango, Colorado features plenty of big cities, small towns, mountain passes, and open highways to explore. To do it legally, you need a car insurance policy and an understanding of the rules of the road. Here’s what you need to know—and do—as a Colorado driver:

What’s required of all car drivers in Colorado?

The Colorado government mandates the following for all car drivers in Colorado:

  • Driver skills test: Pass a driving test to confirm you’re trained and capable of safely operating a vehicle on Colorado roads.

  • Permits and licenses: If you’re under 18 years of age, you must carry a state-mandated permit for 50 hours of driving experience before acquiring a license and legally driving on Colorado roads.

As a Colorado driver, you’re required to carry active auto insurance. You’ll need to show proof of insurance when you register your vehicle. Along with proof of insurance, you’ll also need to provide the following information when you apply for a Colorado vehicle title:

  • A complete odometer disclosure

  • A bill of sale

What are the minimum car insurance requirements in Colorado?

You’re required to meet the following minimum car insurance coverage limits:

  • $25,000 for bodily injury liability or death for one person

  • $50,000 for bodily injury liability or death of two or more people

  • $15,000 for property damage liability per accident

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Does Colorado have optional car insurance coverages?

Yes—for additional protection, you can add several optional car insurance coverages to your policy. Here are a few we offer to Colorado drivers like you:

Uninsured motorist (UM)/Underinsured motorist (UIM) bodily injury

Roughly one in eight American motorists are uninsured, and if you’re involved in an accident with one of those drivers, you could end up paying your own injury-related expenses out-of-pocket. Uninsured motorist (UM) coverage can help cover those costs if you’re involved in an accident caused by a driver with no automobile insurance.

Additionally, many drivers carry just enough car insurance to legally drive, but not enough to pay for your expenses if they injure you in an accident. If you’re injured in an accident and the at-fault driver is underinsured, having underinsured motorist (UIM) bodily injury liability coverage on your policy can help.

Uninsured motorist (UM) property damage

Along with the UM/UIM bodily injury liability coverages described above, you can also add UM property damage liability coverage to help pay for repairs if your vehicle is damaged in an accident in which the at-fault driver is uninsured.

Comprehensive coverage

Comprehensive insurance can help protect you if your vehicle is damaged by something other than a collision—for example, falling objects, fire, natural disaster, theft, or vandalism.

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Round out your physical damage coverage

Medical payments

We all know medical bills can add up fast. If you and/or your passengers are injured in an accident, this coverage can help pay for your necessary medical expenses—and, in a worst-case scenario, even funeral expenses. This coverage applies regardless of who was at fault in the accident.

Colorado car insurance discounts

We believe you should have the opportunity to get the most value out of your car insurance. That means customizing your policy to suit your unique situation by applying car insurance discounts you qualify for. Here are a few we offer in Colorado:

  • Homeowners

  • Transfer

  • Multi-car

  • Quarterly payment

  • Paid in full

  • Advanced quote

  • Defensive driver course

Get a quote for cheap car insurance coverage in Colorado

Having an auto insurance policy helps ensure you drive legally in Colorado—and can also give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re protected if you’re involved in an accident. You can start the process of getting a free online quote below, or give us a call at 888-344-4357.

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3 steps to get a free car insurance quote

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Provide information about yourself, your vehicle, and your driving history.
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Input details on other people who drive your car.
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Select the coverages you want and see what discounts you qualify for.
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Need more than Colorado car insurance?

These state resources can help you ensure you’re set up to legally and safely drive in Colorado.

Colorado Department of Transportation

The Colorado Department of Transportation offers a range of travel and safety resources.

Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles

On the Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) site, you can renew your driver license, renew your vehicle registration, and more.

Colorado Division of Insurance

The Colorado Division of Insurance has valuable state-specific information on car insurance, renters and homeowners insurance, health insurance, and more.

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