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UPDATED: Aug 24, 2022

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Average insurance rates for a Tesla Roadster are $1,414 a year for full coverage. Comprehensive costs on average $296 a year, collision costs $486, and liability insurance costs $474. A liability-only policy costs as little as $522 a year, with high-risk insurance costing around $3,054. Teen drivers receive the highest rates at $5,332 a year or more.

Average premium for full coverage: $1,414

Rate estimates by individual coverage type:

Comprehensive $296
Collision $486
Liability $474

Rates include $500 deductibles, 30/60 liability limits, and includes uninsured motorist coverage. Rates are averaged for all states and Roadster trim levels.

Price Range by Coverage and Risk

For a middle-aged driver, prices range go from as low as $522 for only liability insurance to a high of $3,054 for a high risk driver.

Liability Only $522
Full Coverage $1,414
High Risk $3,054

Price Range by Location

Your location has a significant impact on car insurance rates. Rural areas tend to have a lower frequency of accident claims than larger metro areas.

The diagram below illustrates the effect of location on car insurance rates.

Rural Areas $1,061
Small Cities $1,485
Large Cities $1,909

These examples show why it is important to compare rates based on a specific location and risk profile, rather than relying on price averages.

Use the form below to get customized rates for your location.

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Insurance Rate Analysis

The chart below shows estimated Tesla Roadster insurance rates for different risk profiles and scenarios.

  • The lowest rate with discounts is $818
  • Drivers who choose higher $1,000 deductibles will pay around $1,236 a year
  • The average rate for a 40-year-old driver with $500 deductibles is $1,414
  • Choosing low $100 deductibles for comprehensive and collision insurance will increase the cost to $1,756
  • High risk drivers with multiple violations and an at-fault accident could pay upwards of $3,054 or more
  • The cost for full coverage for a teen driver may cost $5,332 a year

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Tesla Roadster insurance cost comparison chart
Column chart showing full coverage Tesla Roadster insurance rates range from $818 to $5,332

for a Tesla Roadster can also vary considerably based on your driver profile, the trim level of your Roadster, and policy deductibles and limits.

Older drivers and high deductibles could pay as little as $1,300 per year on average for full coverage. Rates are highest for teen drivers, where even good drivers upwards of $5,300 a year. View Rates by Age

Where you live makes a big difference in Tesla Roadster insurance rates. A 40-year-old driver could pay as low as $930 a year in states like Idaho, Maine, and Iowa, or as much as $2,020 on average in Michigan, Louisiana, and New York.

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates by State
State Premium Compared to U.S. Avg Percent Difference
Alabama $1,278 -$136 -9.6%
Alaska $1,082 -$332 -23.5%
Arizona $1,174 -$240 -17.0%
Arkansas $1,414 -$0 0.0%
California $1,610 $196 13.9%
Colorado $1,350 -$64 -4.5%
Connecticut $1,454 $40 2.8%
Delaware $1,600 $186 13.2%
Florida $1,770 $356 25.2%
Georgia $1,302 -$112 -7.9%
Hawaii $1,014 -$400 -28.3%
Idaho $956 -$458 -32.4%
Illinois $1,052 -$362 -25.6%
Indiana $1,062 -$352 -24.9%
Iowa $954 -$460 -32.5%
Kansas $1,344 -$70 -5.0%
Kentucky $1,928 $514 36.4%
Louisiana $2,092 $678 47.9%
Maine $872 -$542 -38.3%
Maryland $1,166 -$248 -17.5%
Massachusetts $1,130 -$284 -20.1%
Michigan $2,456 $1,042 73.7%
Minnesota $1,182 -$232 -16.4%
Mississippi $1,692 $278 19.7%
Missouri $1,254 -$160 -11.3%
Montana $1,518 $104 7.4%
Nebraska $1,112 -$302 -21.4%
Nevada $1,694 $280 19.8%
New Hampshire $1,016 -$398 -28.1%
New Jersey $1,578 $164 11.6%
New Mexico $1,252 -$162 -11.5%
New York $1,490 $76 5.4%
North Carolina $814 -$600 -42.4%
North Dakota $1,158 -$256 -18.1%
Ohio $976 -$438 -31.0%
Oklahoma $1,452 $38 2.7%
Oregon $1,294 -$120 -8.5%
Pennsylvania $1,350 -$64 -4.5%
Rhode Island $1,884 $470 33.2%
South Carolina $1,280 -$134 -9.5%
South Dakota $1,194 -$220 -15.6%
Tennessee $1,238 -$176 -12.4%
Texas $1,704 $290 20.5%
Utah $1,046 -$368 -26.0%
Vermont $968 -$446 -31.5%
Virginia $848 -$566 -40.0%
Washington $1,094 -$320 -22.6%
West Virginia $1,294 -$120 -8.5%
Wisconsin $978 -$436 -30.8%
Wyoming $1,260 -$154 -10.9%

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Tesla Roadster insurance rates by U.S. city

Choosing high deductibles could save up to $520 each year, while buying higher liability limits will cost you more. Going from a 50/100 limit to a 250/500 limit will cost as much as $426 . View Rates by Deductible or Liability Limit

If you like to drive fast or tend to cause accidents, you could be paying at a minimum $1,700 to $2,300 per year, depending on your age. A high-risk auto insurance policy can cost anywhere from 43% to 134% more than average. View High Risk Driver Rates

With so much variability in rates, the only way to know exactly what you will pay is to get quotes from as many companies as possible. Every company uses a different rate calculation, can be significantly different from one company to the next.

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates by Model Year
Model Year Comprehensive Collision Liability Total Premium
2008 Tesla Roadster $296 $486 $474 $1,414

Rates are averaged for all Tesla Roadster models and trim levels. Rates assume a 40-year-old male driver, full coverage with $500 deductibles, and a clean driving record.

How to Find Cheaper Tesla Roadster Insurance

Saving money on Tesla Roadster insurance not only requires being a safe driver, but also maintaining good credit, eliminating unneeded coverage, and bundling your home and auto policies. Take the time to shop around at least every two years by getting price quotes from direct carriers like GEICO and Progressive, and also from your local insurance agents.

Here is a summary of the information that was covered in this article.

  • Increasing deductibles can save around $525 each year
  • Drivers can save as much as $170 per year simply by quoting early and online
  • Drivers who require more liability insurance will pay about $520 each year to go from a minimum limit to 250/500 limits
  • Young drivers pay the highest rates, costing as high as $444 per month for full coverage
  • High-risk drivers that have multiple accidents or serious violations will pay on average $1,640 more each year for insurance

Rates by Driver Age

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates by Driver Age
Driver Age Premium
16 $5,332
20 $3,242
30 $1,466
40 $1,414
50 $1,292
60 $1,266

Full coverage, $500 deductibles

Rates by Deductible

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates with Different Deductibles
Deductible Premium
$100 $1,756
$250 $1,598
$500 $1,414
$1,000 $1,236

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates by Liability Limit

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates with Different Liability Limits
Liability Limit Premium
30/60 $1,414
50/100 $1,509
100/300 $1,627
250/500 $1,935
100 CSL $1,556
300 CSL $1,817
500 CSL $2,007

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates for High Risk Drivers

Tesla Roadster Insurance Rates for High Risk Drivers
Age Premium
16 $7,598
20 $5,170
30 $3,114
40 $3,054
50 $2,916
60 $2,888

Full coverage, $500 deductibles, two speeding tickets, and one at-fault accident

If a financial responsibility filing is required, the additional charge below may also apply.

SR-22 Surcharge $196

Potential Rate Discounts

If you qualify for discounts, you may save the amounts shown below.

Discount Savings
Multi-policy $75
Multi-vehicle $75
Homeowner $22
5-yr Accident Free $101
5-yr Claim Free $92
Paid in Full/EFT $62
Advance Quote $69
Online Quote $100
Total Discounts $596
Rate after discounts $818

Discounts are estimated and may not be available from every company or in every state.

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