Who are Volkswagen?
Volkswagen, or VW, is not just a car manufacturer – it’s an icon. As a German brand, Volkswagen is naturally known for its smart engineering, but it’s also known for its history.
The Volkswagen Beetle raised a buzz in the 1960s, around the same time The Beatles were rising to fame. And think of the hippy movement of the 70s and you can’t help but picture a brightly-painted Volkswagen Campervan
Newer VW arrivals range from the tiny Volkswagen up! to the leading-edge Volkswagen Touareg SUV
Frequently asked questions
How much does a Volkswagen cost to insure?
It depends on which VW you drive. Your car’s insurance group will tell you a lot about your likely premiums, and you can find Volkswagens anywhere from the very lowest to some of the highest groups. To find out where your model falls, check your car insurance group.
Here are the average insurance quotes our customers could get for some of the most popular models**:
- VW Golf: average premium £561.66 per year
- VW Polo: average premium £927.22 per year
- VW Beetle: average premium £681.40 per year
- VW UP!: average premium £518.77 per year
Get some more detail on Volkswagen insurance costs:
- Volkswagen up! car insurance
- Volkswagen Fox car insurance
- Volkswagen Polo car insurance
- Volkswagen Golf car insurance
**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.
Is Volkswagen insurance affordable for new drivers?
Choose your model wisely and a Volkswagen can be a great car for a new driver.
Cars like the Golf, Polo, Fox and Up! all have models that sit within lower insurance groups. But be careful – the higher-spec versions of these cars can cost much more to insure.
You should compare Volkswagen car insurance for the car’s exact model and year before you buy.
Where can I find Volkswagen insurance?
We can compare Volkswagen car insurance with a wide range of different insurance providers to help you find a great insurance deal, fast. Just type in the registration number for your car (or future car) and fill out a few extra details, and we’ll do the rest.
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.