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It’s time to compare car insurance

Comparing car insurance isn’t exactly fun, but we think it should be simple. Whether you’re looking to beat your current provider’s renewal quote or you’re looking to insure a new vehicle, our simple and easy to use comparison service can save you time and help you find a better car insurance deal. The numbers speak for themselves - you could save up to £217.04**.

Whatever your needs; Whether that be fully comprehensive insurance, third party cover or something more specialised we can help. Maybe you’re looking for a policy which includes telematics (don’t worry we will explain), covers young drivers or is specially designed for over 50s. Just click and get started. Simple.

Frequently thought questions

We do appreciate that questions about comparing car insurance prices are a little too boring to be asked, but they can be thought.

So we’ve compiled the following simple answers to questions frequently thought, about finding the best quote when comparing car insurance.

What should I know when I’m comparing car insurance?

Flip through our step-by-step guide to the key factors which affect your quote:

Why compare car insurance with comparethemarket.com?

We aim to make it simple. From first time drivers to over 50s, from Fords to Ferraris we help find the right car insurance policy for you.

We pride ourselves in making sure comparing car insurance is quick and easy. Don’t just take our word for it, 95.12% of our customers that found our car insurance experience easy or very easy.^^


As a customer you could save up to £217.04**, plus if you buy car insurance through us you can get MEERKAT MOVIES which gives you 2 for 1 cinema tickets every week for a whole year, or claim a free Meerkat toy*.

What type of car insurance should I get?

There are a number of different car insurance policies around, but don’t worry, we’ll explain the differences and make it easy for you to pick the policy which suits you best.

Broadly speaking, there are three main types of car insurance: comprehensive, third-party and third party (fire and theft). Comprehensive cover will protect your car as well as other people’s property whereas a third-party policy will only cover damage you may cause to someone else’s property. Third party (fire and theft) provides the same level as standard third party, but will also cover you in case of damage caused by fire or if your car is stolen.

It’s also worth knowing that the typical car insurance policy lasts for 12 months and will need to be renewed each year. Your insurance might automatically renew when it’s about to expire, so remember to come back to comparethemarket.com to get the deal that’s right for you.

Car guides

If you have questions, our guide section offers help with everything from policy jargon to how to save money on your car insurance cover.

Car FAQs

Need more information about car insurance? Don't worry, we have a list of car insurance FAQs which may help with your query.

Third party car insurance

Find and compare third party car insurance policies in minutes.

Over 50s car insurance

Get a better deal on your over 50s car insurance by comparing cover across our range of trusted providers for mature drivers.

Students' car insurance

Cheap student car insurance is just one of the things you may need if you’re paying your way through college or university. Luckily we’re here to help!

Filling in your information

Find out more about filling in your details and how it affects your quote.

Learner drivers' insurance

Learner drivers’ insurance needs to be tailored to fit the individual – and we can help find the right match from our panel of specialist providers.

Young drivers' insurance

If you are looking for a cheaper young drivers car insurance policy, let us take away the hard work by comparing quotes across a range of providers.

4x4 insurance

Not every car on the road is created equal – and if you own a 4x4 then you’ll know that they can be more expensive to insure. We could help you find a cheap car insurance quote for your 4x4 and a policy which suits your needs – so let comparethemarket.com compare policies for you.