Back in 1903, Henry Ford had a vision to make car ownership practical and affordable for everyone. He ended up inventing the assembly line and car production as we know it today.
Classic Fords include the Cortina, launched in 1962, and the Mustang, which was introduced two years later. Fast-forward to today and Ford’s most sought-after car is the Fiesta – certainly it’s the car we receive the most enquiries about. We’re not the only people to give it accolades, either – Top Gear magazine named it the Supermini of the Year 2017. Almost as popular as the Fiesta is the Ford Focus, a spacious family car packed with advanced features like driver-assist technology and Active Park Assist. Today, Ford is the second-biggest carmaker in the US and the fifth biggest in the world. The company remains in the control of the Ford family and is one of the world’s biggest family-run firms.
Cars are grouped into insurance categories devised by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Insurance groups range from 1-50. The lower the number, the lower your premium should be. According to our data, average insurance premiums quoted include:
Why the price differences? The Fiesta is cheap to run and easy to drive, so is the vehicle of choice for many fresh-faced drivers. But because young, inexperienced drivers are high risk, premiums can get pricey. Just be aware that the prices quoted are averages and may not be how much you pay – remember, the cost of your insurance premium takes into account many factors, such as your age, driving history, where you live and the type of car you’re driving. *All average price amounts based on Compare the Market data in June 2018. These averages are based on all our customer quotes, from people with different age ranges, addresses and driving histories. You may find a cheaper or more expensive quote based on your circumstances.
If you’re a young driver, you may benefit from a telematics insurance policy. You could also add a more experienced driver – a parent, for example – to your policy. Just make sure you’re still the main driver, otherwise you’ll be guilty of fronting.
Whether you’re a new or experienced roadster, it’s worth shopping around to find the perfect policy for you. Compare car insurance to see if you can save. Or want to learn more about what to expect from car insurance premiums for another make of car? Check out our manufacturers hub for more information.
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