Who are Volkswagen?
German car manufacturer Volkswagen is well-recognised across more than 150 countries, selling 10.83 million vehicles in 2018, across all its brands, according to company figures – with around 6.2 million of them sitting under the VW passenger vehicle brand.
The brand has a reputation for making great mainstream cars, offering everything from tiny city runabouts, like the Up!, to the Volkswagen Touareg 4x4. Volkswagen is probably most known for its Golf and Polo models, as well as the iconic VW Beetle.
If you’re interested in something practical with a bit of pizzazz, keep an eye out for Volkswagen’s future hybrid and electric cars. The company has invested nearly €44 billion on new technology, such as autonomous driving and electric-powered cars. The fully electric e-Golf and the e-up! Are already available, with more in the pipeline.
Frequently asked questions
What is the Volkswagen Touran?
The Volkswagen Touran was introduced in 2003 to provide a compact but functional family car. With a choice of five or seven seats, it’s perfect for packing in the kids and family dog.
The 2018 Volkswagen Touran range comes in five models, with five engines to choose from. A panoramic sunroof means you can keep the kids busy with the view, and a hands-free system to open the boot means you can load and unload without hassle.
How much does a Volkswagen Touran cost to insure?
On average, it costs £591.19** per year to insure a Volkswagen Touran.
Your specific circumstances may affect your quote, however. Where you live, your job, your age and your driving history are all factors that insurance providers consider.
The insurance group, from 1–50, will also make a difference. The higher the group number, the higher the potential cost of your premium. The Volkswagen Touran is rated relatively low on the scale, so should be a cheaper car insurance option.
Take a look at our car insurance group checker for your specific model of Volkswagen Touran. Below are a few examples:
|Touran Match Bluemotion TDI (105)||13|
|Touran Match FSI T||16|
|Touran SE TDI Bluemotion Tech (140) 2010||19|
|Touran Sport TDI PD (170)||21|
**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 Volkswagen insurance?
A few factors, can influence your premium, so there may be ways to reduce it.
Checking the value of your vehicle and its annual mileage is a good idea – it could help to reduce your costs if you’re driving a lower value car with lower mileage.
You’ll find more tips on keeping your premiums as low as possible in our guide to getting cheaper insurance premiums.