I was quoted 2500 for my car about a month before I bought it, then $3250 after I bought it, by the same company. I've heard a few reasons why it went up (not limited to car insurance either)....Sept 11, premiums, lots of fraud, companies going broke...
"Driving is like a narcotic, an addiction that can take over lives. It ruins people, breaks families apart, and even kills. Itís habit that needs to be fueled. Time, money, rationality, sweat, knuckle skin, and anyone who disapproves are of little importance to a driver, and are often overlooked. Hi, Iím Nelson, and Iím a drivaholic."