Sky InsuranceEM Tuning
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Car Insurance

  1. #1
    AlexGSi2000's Avatar
    5th Gear

    Join Date
    Feb 2012

    Car Insurance

    Yet another car insurance rant - I seem to have been plagued since the day I passed my test.

    The scenario;
    Looking into purchasing a "cheap" Corsa diesel to use for a few months whilst I carry out some work to my current A4 B6.
    Found a Corsa locally that needs a clutch, 10months MOT & 3 months tax, needs minimal work and fits the bill for £300.

    Called my current insurers who quoted me £890! and stated I couldnt use my no claims bonus as I was already using them on an existing policy with them - I politely told them I was already paying them £2100 and would not take the new policy.

    To put into perspective, im 25, 6 years NCB, no accidents or claims. Granted I do live in Liverpool but one of the lower risk areas.

    That £2100 was my cheapest quote for the A4 by the way!

    I just seem to have had no luck in regards to insurance, its as if a big red light flashes when I state my name.

    I inquired into day insurance to get the Corsa 10 miles to my house, cheapest quote was £70 - all other insurers saying they were unable to quote! Madness.

    In summary my insurance history has been;
    1. 17-18 Years old - Fiesta LX 1.25 = £2000
    2. 18-19 Years old - Fiesta Zetec 1.25 = £1600
    3. 19-21 Years old - Fiesta Zetec S 1.6 = £1800
    4. 21-22 Years old - Seat Ibiza Cupra 1.8T = £1900
    5. 23-24 Years old - Vectra SRi 1.9CDTi = £1700
    6. 24-25 Years old - Audi A4 2.5TDi = £2100

    So in the space of 7 years I have paid over £10k for insurance - all to the same company, and they cant give me a quote on a 1998 diesel Corsa. Shocking.

    2002 A4 Avant Quattro Sport 2.5 V6 TDi - 219Bhp - Votex
    BCS Automotive Turbo-Back - Remap -
    19" RS6 Reps - B6 S4 Brakes - Symphony II+
    - Weitec GT
    - 2001 Honda CBR600-FS1 -

  2. # ADS
    Join Date
  3. #2
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Solihull, Midlands
    Madness! I've never paid over a grand for insurance, ever! Though my combined insurance for 4 cars is around £1300. My S3 when I was 24 was 700, and it's slowly dropped each year to £399 last renewal over ten years.

    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400

  4. #3
    6th Gear

    Join Date
    Feb 2009

    My Social Networking

    Follow MartayMcFly On Twitter Visit MartayMcFly's Youtube Channel Visit MartayMcFly's Instagram Channel
    Doesn't seem very likely that those are all the lowest possible price - why stay with an insurer that's not giving you a good deal? My RS4 was only £580 with 3 years NCB and I was 26 when the policy renewed. I know Aberdeen is meant to be the top level for insurance, but that can't be the only factor. Any points on your licence? A lot of recent car thefts in your postcode?
    Hunt is over

    1st Audi - 2001 Ming Blue 8L S3 210
    2nd Audi - 2008 Black 8P2 S3 3dr
    and now - 2007 Daytona Grey B7 RS4 saloon



Similar Threads

  1. Car Insurance(again)
    By jojo in forum General Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 10th September 2006, 22:48
  2. Multi car insurance
    By ToneDeaf in forum Detailing
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 4th May 2006, 12:43
  3. Car Insurance
    By conker2 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 30th April 2006, 09:17
  4. Any car insurance experts about?
    By imported_Yaseen in forum General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 26th October 2004, 18:36
  5. Cheaper Car Insurance!!!
    By jdp1962 in forum A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 23rd October 2004, 15:29

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO