Who are Mazda?
This popular Japanese car brand was founded in Hiroshima in 1920 and started out producing three-wheeled trucks. In 1960 the factory rolled out its first car – the R360 coupe, and by 1963 one million cars had come off the production line. Just four years after that, Mazda was selling cars in Europe.
Known for its sporty models like the MX-5, Mazda also produces an SUV range. The company’s prices are highly competitive for cars of this style.
The company’s most affordable car is the Mazda2, a sporty hatchback. It’s a great car for the money – back in 2008 it was voted World Car of the Year. Certainly, it’s the model Compare the Market customers enquire about most.
Frequently asked questions
How much does a Mazda cost to insure?
How much you’ll pay to insure your Mazda will depend on a number of factors, not least where you live and how old you are, as well as what you do for a living.
Another factor that will come into play is the insurance group your car belongs to. There are 50 insurance groups, and as a rule, the lower the insurance group number, the lower the insurance costs.
Our own data shows that Mazda insurance costs vary according to the model**:
- Mazda 2: average premium £558.82 per year
- Mazda 3: average premium £608.51 per year
- Mazda MX-5: average premium £487.85 per year
- Mazda RX-8: average premium £1,240.06 per year
**Average price amount based on the top five quotes from Compare the Market data from 1 December 2019 to 1 March 2020. 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.
Can I cut the cost of my Mazda insurance?
The ideal way to reduce the cost of your Mazda insurance is to build a good no claims discount.
You should also consider security. It could help to have a car alarm or an immobiliser, and you might want to think about where you park your car overnight. You may need to speak to your insurance provider to get the reduction for adding security to your car.