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Ford Freestyle is a Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV) that was launched by Ford in India in 2018 and discontinued in 2021. If you happen to own this smart-looking four-wheeler, this article is for you. Here, we have highlighted Ford Freestyle’s insurance options and the benefits of buying it online.
Here are some of the benefits of online Ford Freestyle insurance.
If you buy car insurance for your Ford Freestyle online, you can skip the hassle of filling out endless physical forms. All you have to do is visit an insurer’s website, fill in a few details, select a policy and pay for it. Once the payment is completed, you will receive the policy document in your email.
Buying car insurance and raising claims against it offline may require you to visit your insurance company/agent in person. On the other hand, online car insurance can be bought, renewed and claimed against from anywhere, as long as you have an internet-connected smartphone or computer.
If you are new to online insurance, no problem! There is usually a toll-free number or a self-help section on the website/app of online insurers to help you clear your queries. This 24x7 assistance especially comes in handy in the event of an unfortunate road accident.
The two major car insurance policies available for Ford Freestyle are as follows.
A Third-party Car Policy is the most basic financial protection you can get for your Freestyle. The Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 states that possessing this policy is a legal necessity to drive on Indian roads. As its name suggests, it offers coverage against collision-caused injury, death to, or property damage of, a third party.
A Comprehensive Car Insurance Policy offers the coverage of a Third-party Policy and an Own Damage (OD) cover. An OD cover provides financial protection against theft, fires and natural and man-made calamities. In addition, this type of policy also provides the option of selecting add-ons. Add-ons help to boost the coverage of the policy.
Under a Comprehensive Insurance Policy for Ford Freestyle, you will receive coverage for the following.
Collisional damages to your Ford Freestyle
Collision-caused injury, death or property damage to a third party
Damages resulting from natural disasters like storms, floods, cyclones, etc.
Damages resulting from man-made disasters like strikes, riots, vandalism, etc.
Damages resulting from naturally caused or man-made fires
Theft of your Freestyle
Under a Comprehensive Insurance Policy for Ford Freestyle, you will not receive coverage for the following.
If you are found driving without a valid driving licence
If you are caught driving without a copy of your car’s insurance policy document
If your car’s parts malfunction as a result of regular wear and tear over time
Issues resulting from electrical or mechanical faults in the car
Ignoring traffic rules while driving
Driving under the influence of critical thinking inhibiting substances
Accident-related damages happening outside the areas mentioned in the policy document
The following are some of the commonly offered add-ons offered under a Comprehensive Insurance Policy for Freestyle. Kindly note that these are subject to availability with your insurer.
Zero Depreciation Cover
Key Replacement Cover
Roadside Assistance Cover
Outstation Emergency Cover
Return to Invoice Cover
Here’s why you should consider choosing ACKO’s online car insurance for your Freestyle.
Our digital infrastructure helps us to cut down on operating costs. We use these savings to reduce the pricing of our car insurance policies. Additionally, we also have a “no commission policy” that allows us to reduce prices further.
Typically, processing damage-related claims can be time-consuming. However, ACKO strives to settle claims as quickly as possible. As a matter of fact, we settle claims raised for minor damages within just a few hours of the request.
If your Ford Freestyle has endured accident-caused damages, all you have to do is notify us. We will pick up your car, repair it at a network garage and return it to you at no extra cost. However, note that this benefit is available only in select cities.
If your Ford Freestyle, unfortunately, endures accident-related damages, you can raise a claim with us by following the below-mentioned steps.
Step 1: Log on to our official website or mobile app and sign in to your account.
Step 2: Head to your Ford Freestyle policy card and click on “Claim now” next to it.
Step 3: Answer a couple of questions regarding the accident-caused damages.
Yes, car insurance is available for the Ford Freestyle.
The cost of insuring a Ford Freestyle depends on multiple factors like the type of policy, Insured Declared Value (IDV), add-ons selected, etc. Click here to get a free ACKO car insurance quote for your Ford Freestyle.
Yes, you need to buy car insurance for your 2018 model of Ford Freestyle. As per The Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, it is compulsory to buy minimum car insurance for a four-wheeler despite its age.
Disclaimer: The plans, services, features, processes, and other details mentioned on this page are subject to availability and changes. Please check the applicable policy wordings before making any insurance-related decisions. Feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] for any queries.