You spend a lot of money on your car, so you want to try and protect it. No one tries to get into an accident or take damage to their car but it does happen. Whether it be a fender bender to something much more serious, you're always trying to avoid your car being hit or hitting another car on the road.

It's not always car accidents you might need help from your insurance for. A tree branch could damage your car, a rock can crack your windshield or someone's cart could accidentally hit your car at the grocery store. In any of these scenarios, you're going to want a quality car insurance company to be there for you.

Shopping for car insurance can be a pain in the you know what. You're constantly calling and checking different sources for who has the best plan for you and/or your family. Are you looking for the cheapest? The best coverage? Do you need full coverage? There are a lot of questions that go into which car insurance is right for you.

Unsplash - Clark Van Der Beken
Unsplash - Clark Van Der Beken

After moving from Minnesota, I was curious if I could find cheaper car insurance in Iowa and it turns out Iowa has some of the cheapest car insurance rates in the country, according to Wallet Hub. I've found some of the highest-rated car insurance companies located in Iowa.


Insurance GurusLocated in Cedar Rapids they have received a whopping 4.9 stars out of 5 and can help find the perfect plan for you. Many of the google reviews give praise to Ed for helping them out and being awesome to work with.

Weinstein InsuranceHere is another heavy hitter coming out of Cedar Rapids Iowa. Weinstein insurance has a 4.6-star rating, with plenty of google reviews praising their work.

Cade H google review says "Friendly staff that takes care of you on a personal level. Tough to beat a small business where you get to know the owner."

Kurt Gustafson American Family InsuranceKurt comes in very strong with a 4.8 star rating on google. Another insurance company located in Cedar Rapids, Kurt can help with not only car insurance but also home insurance, life insurance, rv, business, and motorcycle insurance.

Regina Hatcher's google review says "I've had nothing but excellent service ever since we started doing business with Gustafson Insurance (going on over 40 years now, started with Kurt's dad, Lee)."

Cedar River Insurance a Global Green Insurance AgencyThis independent Insurance Agency has made some of its best companies available for you and you can quickly receive an online quote. They serve clients in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and Waterloo. This is another heavy hitter on the google review board. They have a perfect 5-star rating out of 85 reviews on google.

Rossilyn's google review says "Greg and Kayla are very responsive and communicate well. Almost all of my clients have asked them for a free insurance quote and went with one of the carriers found with the lowest rates!"

Shelter InsuranceHere's another insurance company that shows up with a perfect 5-star review on google reviews. Headed by Donald Fuller he should be proud of the positive reviews he's received on google. Having a fantastic response time has always been big for me. I've always hated waiting days for a callback.

Dayna Stieger's review says "By far the best to deal with. He looks out for his clients and always follows through. His response time is remarkable and I've never had issues." 

If you're looking for something new when it comes to your insurance needs, these 5 businesses are a great place to start. You might find something cheaper, something to better suit your needs, or something with better customer service. I know I'll be checking in with all 5 of these this afternoon.

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