Car insurance price index
The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK
The overall picture
Car insurance prices drop for the first time in more than a year
Car insurance prices have dropped by £19 (5%) in three months, and £39 (2%) over the past year. That’s according to the latest Confused.com car insurance price index, powered by Willis Towers Watson. This is the first time that prices have dropped year-on-year in more than a year, and is the steepest quarterly decrease in over two years. Drivers can now expect to pay £770 for a typical comprehensive car insurance policy, on average.
Comprehensive car insurance price index
Q2 2015 - Q2 2020 - Average price per quarter
Average prices by region
Premiums across UK regions decrease by as much as £70 in three months
The cost of car insurance dropped the most in Inner London, with prices now £70 (6%) cheaper than three months ago. Drivers in the region now pay £1,202 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 drop the most for 21-year-olds.
The cost of car insurance for 21-year-olds decreased by £118 (7%) in three months, to £1,525, 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
Average prices by gender
Men pay more than women for car insurance
Women benefit from the greatest car insurance price savings, with the average premium for female drivers now £43 (6%) cheaper than three months ago. This brings the average premium to £719. However, men are still paying £91 more than women for their car insurance.
How can women keep their insurance costs down?Read more