Hoping to get a 2005 Cooper S next month,around 8k. I still currently live abroad and not in the uk for a few weeks so unable to ring around. Im 37 and havent had car insurance for 4 years so I dont think my no claims bonus stands anymore. I have tried to use Go compare but the cheapest on that is over £2,000 per year fully comp. I heard that certain companies that dont advertise on these sites are generally cheaper.
Any advice on insurance companies or how much you pay roughly in insurance per year.
Another thing I heard is that for every increased insurance group number you add £30 per number until group 15 which is what the S is. I used to own a Mini One in Spain and pay £400 which I think is a group 5.
Surely a realistic figure of £700 is what I want to be looking at for insurance otherwise I may need to buy the One or the Cooper.
Hi, I think £2000 is way too steep. I have had a motability car for the past 3 years but decided this time to go back to buying my own car. I went with MINI insurace as they gave me a great deal. They have honoured my 3yrs NCB with motability and if I stay claim free for a year they will bump it up 7yrs automatically. I have a 2007 Cooper and I pay £245 fully comp. I'm 38 years old.
Glad I don't live in the UK... Here in Australia, I pay $1300 a year, fully comprehensive, and I'm only 20 on an unmodified (but highly specced) Cooper S! And i'm still a rating 3! That works out to what? 600 pounds-ish
Feel sorry for ya!
How on earth do you get cheap car insurance? Companies are qouting 4k and 5k for 2007 mini cooper worth 8.8k. I know i am only 23 years old with 1 year driving license and 1 year named driver no claim bonus. But 5-6k is way too much for a car thats worth 9k. Does it get cheaper after a few years or should i move to a different country?
Iv just bought myself a cooper s 04 plate for £8k. im 20 have no claims or points, but no no claims bonus as i have been a named driver for 3 years. i added my Mum and Grandad as named drivers which brought it down??
im with admiral and i pay £1250 a year. but everyone els i tried were quoting me £2500 or more so shop around.
I think that sounds far too much!! I'm 23 with 3 years NCB insured for business use and doing approx 13,000 miles/year and paid annual premium of £593.72. Shop around some more as there are plenty more websites you can compare prices. I use confused.com as they seem to cover most companies and have always offered me the best prices.
well older than you lot ! Can get 07 Cooper S Insurance from £230 with Direct Line ( not even going to mention Saga , who give me cup of tea if I break down ) with 9 points on licence but pay £400 on Admiral Multi Car so I can get my sons' Corsa insured ( he's 18 ) for £1200 instead of £2500 if he insured it himself !
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