The 10 cheapest cars to insure in 2016 – Mirror.co.uk
Taking out car insurance can feel a lot like you’re being punished. You have to buy it if you want to drive, but it keeps rising .
Fraud, people not paying, other drivers hitting you, new taxes and more all see the costs rise again through no fault of your own.
You shop around to lower the costs, and then find out that even this has meant you’re paying more .
But there’s one way to guarantee your costs are lower – buy a car that’s cheaper to insure.
The cheapest cars to insure right now
Having analysed 6 months’ worth of car insurance data, MoneySupermarket has revealed what costs the least according to driver’s age, as well as overall.
It’s possible because new cars are given a rating of between 1 and 50 – with group 1 cars the cheapest and group 50 cars the most expensive. Put simply, the lower the group, the cheaper to insure.
The scores are decided looking at everything from the price of part to security features and the car’s performance capabilities.
To find out the cheapest overall cars to insure, MoneySupermarket looked at the quotes being returned for people looking to insure cars in the first three (so lowest groups) that were less than 10 years old.
This is the top 10:
Cheapest cars to insure
Pay less whatever you’re driving
Of course, you don’t generally have the luxury of being able to pick a new car if you need to lower your premium.
So to help, we’ve rounded up some of the best tricks and strategies for saving money on car insurance whatever you drive below.