Car insurance price index
The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK
The overall picture
Car insurance prices increase for second consecutive quarter
Car insurance prices have increased by +2% (+£14) over the past quarter, according to the latest Confused.com car insurance price index powered by Willis Towers Watson. This means motorists can now expect to pay £774 for a typical comprehensive car insurance policy.
Comprehensive car insurance price index
Q4 2013 - Q4 2018 - Average price per quarter
Average prices by region
Premiums across UK regions increase as much as +£58 in three months
The cost of car insurance in Northern Ireland increased by +£58 over the past quarter, equivalent to +7%, on average. Meanwhile, Inner London remains the most expensive region, paying more than £1,000 despite a £114 drop in prices year-on-year.
How are other regions affected?Read more
Average prices by age
Most age brackets have seen prices increase over the quarter
Most age brackets have seen their prices increase over the past three months. However, prices for 17 year-olds drop by 5% (£98) over the quarter to £1,855, on average. This is the lowest price on record for motorists of this age. Meanwhile, 18-year-olds have the most expensive premiums, costing £1,983, on average.
How does my age change my insurance costs?Read more
Average prices by gender
Gap increases between car insurance costs for men and women
Men are paying £98 more than women for their car insurance.
How can women keep their insurance costs down?Read more