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Citroen Car Insurance

Do you have a Citroen and you’re looking for a deal on your insurance?


Then we can help. Or are you looking to buy a new or used Citroen car or van?


Then you’ll need to include Citroen insurance in your budget. But with a choice of models, styles and engine sizes falling into a wide range of insurance groups, you’ll be sure to find the right level of affordable cover for you.


About Citroen?

Citroen is a French automobile manufacturer, which is now part of the Peugeot Citroen group based in Paris.

They launched their first vehicle in 1919 and a year later they had made 10,000 car sales. They even advertised on the Eiffel Tower.

The iconic Citroen 2CV was launched in 1948 and the Citroen Dyane in 1967. Remember them, they looked like cute upside down prams?

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Do Citroen have cars in a low Insurance Group?

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper your insurance will typically be.If you are looking for the cheapest Citroen car insurance then you might want to look for the C1, C2 and C3 models that are in groups 1, 2 and 3.These are likely to be the most economical models.

Citroen have cars in groups 1 to 45 (1 being the cheapest, the higher numbers being more expensive), so they are available to car drivers with a little or a lot of driving experience.

What is the Citroen Car in Group 1?

It’s the C1, there’s 5 doors with a 1.0 engine and to buy new costs around £7,995 for a basic model which shouldn’t break the bank.

We’ve done some digging and can tell you that the average cost of insuring the C1 is £525.52 via comparethemarket.com in February 2016, and its number one in our Citroen top ten of most searched for cars. Second on the list is the Xsara Picasso and you can insure that for an average of £406.24.** 

What are the popular models?

The current trend in the car industry is that consumers are buying smaller cars, instead of family cars which are larger. 875,775 of the cars registered in 2014 were minis or super minis and the popular C1 falls into this market.

People are also becoming more interested in the Citroen C4 Cactus, which is a car with a SUV look, but it’s not too large and it’s got excellent fuel economy, testing at 60mpg with 87g/KM of CO2.

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Where do I Find Quotes for Citroen Car Insurance?

There’s no need to spend hours searching the web and checking out each and every insurance company, comparethemarket.com can do that for you.

Just click on car insurance and answer a few questions. We will then search for the best deals and come up with a list of insurance deals for Citroen cars, which you can then compare and choose the best fit for you.

Any tips for reducing the cost of Citroen insurance?

Be careful if you’ve bought a modified Citroen, insurance costs can rise even if all you do is add a roof rack. If the engine has been changed to make it more powerful, or it has got alloy wheels, the cost of insurance will likely rise.

Make sure its parked on your driveway or garage if you have one and build up your no claims bonus. If you haven’t made a claim for some years, you can build up a nice bonus which could reduce your premium - definitely worth having.


If you’re a young or inexperienced driver, you could go for an insurance company that uses telematics.

This is a little black box that is fitted into your car and through computer software is able to tell whether you drive safely or not. Safe drivers will get a lower premium, so it’s worth doing. 

What are the advantages of searching with comparethemarket.com?

It is far quicker than searching each individual insurance company and the way we list them makes it much simpler to compare one against the other, you can do it at a glance. Plus, we’ve found that 50% of our customers could make savings of £249.39 on their car insurance.*** Now, that’s worth searching for.


**Premium price information from comparethemarket.com data in February 2016
***Based on Online independent research by Consumer Intelligence during February 2016. 50% of consumers could achieve this saving with comparethemarket.com Motor Insurance. 
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