Car insurance price index

The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK

The overall picture

Car insurance prices increase in 12 months

Car insurance prices have increased by £47 (6%) in 12 months, according to the latest car insurance price index, powered by Willis Towers Watson. This is the steepest annual increase in prices in more than two years. Drivers can now expect to pay £809 for a typical comprehensive car insurance policy, on average.

See the full picture

Comprehensive car insurance price index

Q2 2015 - Q1 2020 - Average price per quarter


Free. Not freeish. Buy car or home insurance and choose a free gift with Confused logo blue Rewards

How to claim

    Shell logo
    £20 fuel
  • Halfords logo
    £20 to spend
    NowTV logo
    Up to 6 month Pass
    Dominos logo
    £20 to spend

Single annual policy. Now TV 18+. Shell Go+ account required. Shell Go+ not redeemable in Northern Ireland. T&Cs apply.

Average prices by region

Premiums across UK regions increase by as much as £119 in 12 months

The cost of car insurance increased the most in Inner London, with prices now £119 (10%) more expensive than 12 months ago. Drivers in the region now pay £1,272 for car insurance on average, making it the most expensive region in the UK.

How are other regions affected?

Read more

Average prices by age

Car insurance prices increase the most for 17-year-olds.

The cost of car insurance for 17-year-olds increased by £121 (6%) in 12 months, to £2,026, on average. However, 18-year-olds pay the most for their car insurance, with the average price for this age now £2,134.

How does my age change my insurance costs?

Read more
Blue icons of a calculator and a fuel pump

Car insurance calculator

How do your prices compare to the rest of the nation? Use our car insurance calculator to look at the average premium for your age and region.
Find out more

Average prices by gender

Men pay more than women for car insurance

Women were hit the hardest by car insurance price increases and are now paying £53 (8%) more than 12 months ago. However, men are still paying £85 more than women for their car insurance.

How can women keep their insurance costs down?

Read more
Image of car icon on a blue background with list of pound symbols

Fuel price index

A comprehensive look at the current state of fuel prices in the UK using our fuel price index.
Blue icon of a fuel pump on a light blue background

Petrol prices

Pop in your postcode and find the cheapest fuel near you!
*Based on online independent research by Consumer Intelligence (March '20). 51% of car insurance customers could save £285.88