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Classic car insurance

Compare classic car insurance quotes with Confused.com

Based on 375 customer reviews of Confused.com from the last 12 months

  • From MG Midgets to Triumph Heralds and Citroen 2CV's, whichever car you drive we can give you a competitive quote
  • Planning on restoring a classic? Take a look at our guide on what to consider before restoring a classic
  • Finding classic car insurance shouldn't be a hassle or complicated, just enter your registration number and we'll find your car's details


What counts as a classic a car?

  • In the UK, there is a fixed age group that a classic car must fit into. All pre 1973 cars are exempt of road tax
  • For insurance purposes a classic car can be any car that is older than 15 years
  • These are often know as modern classics, and can be considered as a classic car despite their age
  • A good example of this is a 1987 Volkswagen Golf Gti which some may be surprised to find out is a classic car
  • It’s up to the insurer whether they class the car as a classic, that’s why it’s always good to compare prices

If you've not yet bought your car but are considering taking on a restoration project, take a look at our guide on what to consider before restoring a classic.

What is classic car insurance?

If your car is classed as a classic then you can usually receive reductions in your policy price.

  • The insurer generally presumes you will be doing less mileage in the car, though you will need to confirm this when you apply.
  • Most people who drive a classic car take care of it and maintain it to a higher standard. They may also store it in a secure location; again you will need to confirm this.

It's important to note that quotes you get from insurers through Confused.com will offer standard cover for the car at its current market value (which may be a lots less than its value as a classic), however some of the insurers we compare, do offer specialised classic car policies that cover the car for their true value as a classic (also known as agreed value cover). 

If it is agreed value cover you're after, once you've got a quote, speak to your chosen insurer to see if you can add it to your policy. Adding agreed value cover to a policy could increase your premium and may incur additional charges. 

If you're under any doubt, make sure to check the details and cover value of your policy before you buy.

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Research by Confused.com

When Confused.com looked into the cheapest car insurance quotes for 17 year olds in 2012, we were surprised to find that 5 of the 10 cars were classics. This data shows that a classic car insurance policy could be an affordable choice for young drivers as well as old.

Why get classic car insurance online quotes from Confused.com?

If there’s a great deal out there, we’ll help you find it. We show your tailored classic car insurance offers in a clear way so you can choose the best fit with ease.

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