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What learner car comes with cheap insurance for a 17-year old?

What's the best car for a 17-year old male learning to drive that will have cheap insurance?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Lee Lynch (ASHBOURNE) - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:59

Will the insurance be high on a BMW 1 Series Sport?

Hi guys, my son is thinking of buying a BMW 1 Series diesel. It's a Sport model. What does this mean and would it have implications for his insurance? He's 27.


Filed under insurance - Asked by Sean C - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:18

Which insurable starter car should I go for with €3,000?

Hi, I have about €3,000 to spend on a starter car. Most of my driving would be on the weekends sight-seeing. Insurance would be a factor with the engine size. The 1.4 petrol Golf seems to the most reasonable with insurance.


Filed under insurance - Asked by Gary Fitz (Dublin) - Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:11

What's insurance like on the Volvo S40?

What is the insurance band for Volvo's S40 DRIVe 1.6 diesel Lux model?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Terry Duggan (Porth) - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:46

How will I replace my written off BMW 5 Series?

My car is deemed a write off. Open market selling preice, as per revenue, will not replace my car, like-for-like. It's a 2008 BMW 520d M Sport with 98,000 miles on the clock, leather interior, carbon black.

What are my options as this is all they are offering: €13,000. Cost to buy like for like ranges from €18,000 to €22,995.

Thank you.

Filed under insurance - Asked by John Sheeran (Drogheda) - Sun, 09 Feb 2014 21:01

Will an ex-insurance company car be ok?

I am looking at a car in Northern Ireland. Its previous owner was MIS Insurance and it was apparently given as relief car when accidents occur. Any experience on buying these cars subsequently? What problems arise if any?

JJ, Waterford

Filed under insurance - Asked by Jim Gran (Waterford) - Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:37

What's the deal with insuring a car on HP finance?

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day and were talking about the way that some of the car loans / financing deals that some of the manufacturers do. Some of them are HP so that means that you won't own the car until you've made the last payment, how does this affect your insurance, as isn't one of the first questions about the car being registered in your name? Does HP not mean it remains in the leasing company's name until you make the last payment?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Simon Mac (Dublin) - Sat, 25 Jan 2014 13:15

What's insurance going to be like on a Passat for a 20-year-old?

Would it be very expensive to get insured in a Volkswagen Passat 1.9 TDI 105hp with a provisional licence? I am just 20.

Filed under insurance - Asked by James Duffy (Limerick) - Wed, 19 Jun 2013 04:07

Which version of the Lancer is the Intense equivalent to?

I am currently in the market for a 2008 and up Mitsubishi Lancer 1.5 and have come across the Intense model. When trying to get an insurance quote for this model I am left stumped as the insurance companies only suggest the models DE, ES and GTS. Which model is the Intense relative to these?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Graham Kelly (Galway) - Fri, 29 Mar 2013 02:53

How do I find out the salvage value of my Mitsubishi Colt?

My 2007 Mitsubishi Colt CZC 1.5 has just been deemed unrepairable by the insurance company. I now have the option of keeping the car and trying to get the salvage value myself or surrendering the car and accepting a cheque minus the salvage value. Question is where do I find the salvage value?

Filed under insurance - Asked by Michelle Timmons (Trim, Co. Meath) - Tue, 03 Apr 2012 13:41

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