Who are BMW?
This German car manufacturer has been around since 1916, when it started out as an aircraft engine manufacturer. From 1928, the brand started making cars too. Nowadays, they are one of the best-known car brands in the world.
Frequently asked questions
What is the BMW 3 Series?
The 3 Series first made it to market in 1975 and, since then, has grown and grown. It has been produced in 6 different generations. It is BMW’s best-selling model and, on average, makes up 30% of the brand’s total annual sales.
It’s available in saloon, touring, convertible and coupe models, so there are plenty of options to suit many different lifestyles and pockets.
How much does a BMW 3 Series cost to insure?
The cost of your car insurance premium for your BMW 3 Series will depend on the model you drive and which insurance group it falls into, among other things. The higher the group, the more expensive it will be to insure.
With any of the models that the BMW 3 Series has introduced, you could be looking at up to insurance group 46 (but remember they also do start at a more moderate 20).
The average premium our customers obtained for a BMW 320 D was £825.65** per year.
**Average price amount based on the top five quotes from Compare the Market data from 1 October 2020 to 1 January 2021. The average is based on all variations of the vehicle model and uses risk data from people with different age ranges, addresses and driving histories. You may find a cheaper or more expensive quote based on your circumstances.
What insurance group is my BMW 3 Series in?
Can I cut the cost of my BMW 3 Series car insurance?
There are a few ways that you might be able to reduce your car insurance premium. For starters, when requesting a quote, remember to ensure all of the information you enter is accurate. False representation of information on your car insurance quote could mean that your cover is invalidated which could lead to legal prosecution.
Focus on legal methods in which you can help reduce your car insurance premium such as:
- including an experienced named driver on your premium – as long as they’re actually going to be using your car (if they’re not, your policy could be invalidated).
- improving the security system of your car – just bear in mind you may need to speak directly with your insurance provider to see this reduction reflected in your premium.
Other factors that will play into the calculation of your insurance premium include:
Where can I find BMW 3 Series car insurance?
Whichever model you choose, whether it’s a BMW 3 or BMW 1 Series you can find the right cover at a fair price by comparing insurance providers with us. It’s simple enough, all you need to do is take a few minutes to enter some information about yourself and your car and we will take care of the rest.
And if you need to do research on the cost of insurance for other makes and models of cars, be sure to stop by our manufacturers' hub for plenty of helpful info.