If you own an American car but you are often in Mexico or you like to travel through the Mexican Republic in your vehicle, surely you have wondered how much it costs to insure an American car in the country. It is important that you know that buying insurance for vehicles with foreign license plates is very simple and the cost could surprise you pleasantly .
The cost of auto insurance depends on 3 factors:
- Type of vehicle
- Days of coverage
As you can see, to know how much it costs to insure an American car in Mexico it is necessary to quote individually. The good news is that doing it is very easy with Simple Insurance through our partnership with Mexicard. In just seconds you can get an insurance quote for Mexican auto insurance. The price of the insurance will be different for each case. If you wish to obtain a quote for your vehicle right now, click here.
What do I need to Insure an American car in Mexico?
The information needed to quote your Mexico auto insurance is easy to access:
- Type of vehicle: It can be a car, a truck, SUV, pickup, motor home or motorcycle.
- Days: You can get insurance for foreign cars in Mexico from 1 to 365 days.
- Vehicle value: This is the current value of your vehicle. If you have doubts about this, you can use Kelley Blue Book to obtain an accurate market valuation.
- Unit that is towed(when applicable). In case your vehicle has a trailer, it must be specified. In this way what you have towing will also have coverage. The unit you are dragging can be a car, a trailer or a boat.
Once you have this information, our quote provides you with the packages and the cost of the insurance. Remember that if you travel to Mexico in your car or motorcycle it is important that you obtain Mexican insurance. Your American insurance does not cover civil liability in Mexico and you could face a legal situation if you do not have the money to cover the damages that you can cause to others with your car.