Car insurance group 3

To help save on car insurance costs, you could opt for a car that’s in a low insurance group. Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and are selected based on the value of your car, its performance, security features and even how much it costs, on average, to repair.

To help save on car insurance costs, you could opt for a car that’s in a low insurance group. Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and are selected based on the value of your car, its performance, security features and even how much it costs, on average, to repair.

Julie Daniels
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Last Updated 8 AUGUST 2022

Which cars are in insurance group 3?

Many of the big car manufacturers make car models that fall into car insurance group 3. Typically, cars in insurance group 3 are some of the cheapest cars to buy, and they have smaller engines as well as good safety and security features. They’re usually easy and quick to repair, with parts and labour easy to find.

Popular cars in group 3 include:

Make Model
Chevrolet Spark LTZ 1.2l, 80bhp, manual, 5dr, petrol
Citroen C1 Connexion 1.0l 68bhp, 2011, manual, 3dr
Fiat Panda 1.2l 54bhp, 2008, 5dr, petrol
Ford KA Tattoo Premium 1.2l 69bhp, 2010, manual, 3dr, petrol
Peugeot 107 Access 1.0l 68bhp, 2012, manual, 3dr, petrol
Renault Clio Play SCe, 1.0l 71bhp, 2019, manual, 5dr, petrol
Renault Twingo The Color Run SCe 1.0l 70bhp, 2016, manual, 5dr, petrol
Seat Ibiza SE MPi 79bhp, 2018, manual, 5dr, petrol
Toyota Aygo Mode VVT-i 1.0 67bhp, 2013, manual, 3dr, petrol
Vauxhall Corsa Design VVT 1.2l 69bhp, 2014, manual, 3dr, petrol

Who are group 3 cars most suitable for?

Because they’re typically on the small side, group 3 cars are often well suited to city living. They’re easier to manoeuvre in tight spaces and generally have good security features.

Group 3 cars are cheaper to insure, so they also make a good starter car for younger drivers looking for a better deal on their car insurance.

Read our guide for tips on finding cheaper car insurance.

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