Skip navigation car insurance price index in association with Towers Watson car insurance price index - by region

All regions in the UK experience car insurance price drops, except for the City of London

Manchester/Merseyside area enjoy the greatest year-on-year decreases (-19%)

The Manchester/Merseyside area saw the greatest year-on-year decreases in car insurance prices (-19%). Premiums fell by £184, and now stand at £808 on average.

Top regional comprehensive insurance decrease year-on-year in the UK Q2 2014

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The most expensive areas for car insurance in the UK

However, despite seeing the greatest price decrease, Manchester/Merseyside still ranks as one of the most expensive UK areas for comprehensive car insurance premiums (£808). The only area with more expensive premiums is Inner London, where the average price comes in at £947.

Five most expensive regions in the UK for comprehensive car insurance Q2 2014

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