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What happens when your car is totaled?

Updated: 9/13/2023
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If you owe on the car, you will still have to make your payments. Also, depending on your coverage your insurance company can pay off the car and give you something for another. But, it won't be much since they will only pay the low Kelley blue book.

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What happens if the car is fully insured but the driver is not and the car is hit and totaled?

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