Your car plays a big part in getting cheaper car insurance.

Want cheaper car insurance? Choosing the right car is a great way to bring down the cost of your insurance. The Group Rating Panel consider how cars perform in the following when assigning them to different insurance groups

Repair Costs – The Time and cost of repairs.

Costs of the parts – The cost of the 23 most common parts are considered

Performance of the car – Cars capable of reaching top speeds are more likely to make insurance claims.

Value of the car- The value of the car is an indication of the repair or replace cost.

Car Security- It is cheaper to insure cars fitted with arms, immobilisers and high security locks by the manufacturer.

Below we look at the 10 cheapest new cars to buy and insure in 2017. All models are from the lowest car insurance group.


10 Ford Ka+

An update on the original model that became hugely popular in the late 1990s. A solid choice

9 Skoda Citigo

Designed to be easy to drive and park on busy city streets.

8 Dacia Sandero

One of the cheapest new cars available to buy. A 5 door car great for a small family on a budget.

7 SEAT Mii

The SEAT Mii has low emissions so is exempt from road tax and the London Congestion Charge.

6 Hyundai i10

An ideal first car with it’s 1.0 litre engine.

5 Volkswagen Up!

This city car looks great and is cheap to run.

4 Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback

A favourite with young drivers for years, a reliable a sensible car.

3 Renault Twingo

A modern take on a popular city car.

2 Kia Rio

A small family car, the 5 door Kia Rio Air Model is a cheap car to insure. The rio has also received praise for its boot space.

1 Toyota Yaris

Depending on your driving history, the eco friendly Yaris could be the cheapest car to insure. The Yaris is also affordable and has an impressive safety rating.

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