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Old 11-30-2012, 06:03 AM   #1
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I just got a notice from the insurance company that they want pictures of my new car. I never got this request before when i got other new cars. I asked my dealership and they said a copy of the window sticker should be fine. I was never asked for pictures of a new car, but I have been asked for a copy of the window sticker - basically to see the features the car has so they can assess the insurance. By the way, the insurance on my Cruze was only $35 less per year than my Malibu even though the Cruze was about $5,000 - $6,000 less than the Malibu. The Cruze is a top saftey pick just as the Malibu is. I have to make sure they're giving me credit for all the saftey features the Cruze has, etc.

It could also be due to all of the claims the insurance company had to pay out due to the storm. 250,000 to 300,000 cars were lost due to the storm. That's a lot of $$$'s. There are still brand new destroyed cars littering my neighborhood due to the storm.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:59 AM   #2
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They probably wanted to see pics of it like I do.

I know this is a Malibu forum and you have a Cruze but still, post some pics up, especially the interior. I'd love to see it. You could post them in the Other Rides section.
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:54 AM   #3
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I few years ago when I changed auto insurance companies, new insurance company wanted a photo of the vehicle. The agent went out and took the photo when I went in to sign the paperwork.

Your story is the first time I ever heard of a photo required on a vehicle purchased directly from a dealer.

Did you or your dealer file the paperwork with the insurance company?
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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I can see if they want pictures of a car with accessories installed but a stock vehicle? They can just go on the internet specifically the Chevrolet site and get a picture. There won't be any difference.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:04 AM   #5
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Send them this picture:

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Old 11-30-2012, 11:13 AM   #6
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My insurance company has always taken pics of my new cars, no big deal
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:48 PM   #7
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I've had to do it a few times in the past, usually due to changes in the policy. No big deal from what I saw.
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:37 PM   #8
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My agent took pics of my vehicles when I started with them several years ago, and also inspected the vehicles to be sure there wasn't any existing damage, chipped windshield, etc. Seemed like a good idea to me, so that someone else has evidence of what it looked like before the wreck...
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:40 PM   #9
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My insurance company has always taken pics of my new cars, no big deal
Yep mine too.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:11 PM   #10
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Never have, ever.
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