Car insurance group 13

In the UK, every car is given an insurance group from 1-50, with 1 generally being the cheapest. Which group your car’s in depends on its engine size, value, security features and potential repair costs. There’s plenty of choice in group 13, with popular models available from many of the big-name car manufacturers, such as Citroen, Ford, Peugeot and Toyota.

In the UK, every car is given an insurance group from 1-50, with 1 generally being the cheapest. Which group your car’s in depends on its engine size, value, security features and potential repair costs. There’s plenty of choice in group 13, with popular models available from many of the big-name car manufacturers, such as Citroen, Ford, Peugeot and Toyota.

Julie Daniels
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Last Updated 8 AUGUST 2022

Which cars are in car insurance group 13?

Cars in insurance group 13 are on the lower end of the Thatcham’s range of 50 car insurance groups, so they’re normally good value. They tend to have good security and safety features, average performance and relatively low repair costs, so they’re seen as less of a risk by insurance providers.

But, of course, there are plenty of other factors that come into play when it comes to pricing up car insurance premiums, such as a driver’s age, claims history, address and occupation. Even modifications and variations in factory specs can have an impact on price, so it’s good to know where your car sits in the pecking order before you begin looking for insurance, or before you buy a new vehicle.

Popular cars in group 13 include:

Make

Model

Citroen C1

Airscape Feel Edition Lagoon, PureTech 1.2l manual 80bhp, 2015, 5dr, petrol

Ford Focus

Active EcoBoost 1.0l manual 123bhp, 2018, 5dr, petrol

Hyundai i30

SE Nav CRDi 1.6l CDT 134bhp, 2018, 5dr, diesel

Mazda 2 Hybrid

Pure 1.5l Automatic 114bhp, 2022, 5dr, petrol

Peugeot 308

Access e-THP 1.2l manual 109bhp, 2014, 5dr, petrol

Renault Grand Scenic

Dynamique Nav TCe 1.3l manual 114bhp, 2018, 5dr, petrol

Skoda Scala

SE TSi 1.0l manual 108bhp, 2021, 5dr, petrol

Toyota Auris

Excel TSS VVT-i 1.2l manual 116bhp, 2015, 5dr, petrol

Vauxhall Astra

Design ecoFlex 1.6l manual 108bhp, 2015, 5dr, diesel

Volkswagen Beetle

TSi 1.2l manual 103bhp, 2016, 3dr, petrol

Who are group 13 cars most suitable for?

A group 13 car could be a good choice for you if you’re looking for a good middle-ground between cheaper car insurance and performance. Group 13 cars tend to have an average engine size but they’re on the lower end of the scale pricewise.

There are some great options for family cars in group 13, including the Skoda Scala and the Ford Focus. Group 13 cars could also be a reasonably good option for younger drivers facing high premiums, though they could potentially save more by opting for a car in a lower insurance group.

How can I check my car insurance group?

To find out what insurance group your car is in, or to check out the insurance group of a car before you buy, simply use our handy car insurance group checker.

All you need to do is enter the make, model, year, doors, fuel and transmission and you can select your car from the dropdown list to see what car group it’s in. Remember, though, that the insurance group is just one of the factors affecting car insurance, along with your age, postcode and your claims history.

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