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Fully comprehensive Mini insurance from £692/year***

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***50% of people could achieve a quote of £691.50 per year for their fully comprehensive car insurance based on Compare the Market data in May 2018

Mini car insurance

If you’ve been looking around for a new or second hand car to buy and you’ve settled on a Mini, don’t forget you’ll need to budget for car insurance for Mini cars.

When the car manufacturer's Mini first came off the production line it was called the Austin 7 and you could only buy it in red, grey or blue. It had a small 848cc engine and you could buy the basic model for £497.00. 

The latest models

If you like your cars local, then the Mini’s for you. The Oxford and Swindon plants manufacture the new Hatch, Clubman, Roaster and Cooper. 174,997 cars were brought out in 2013 which means there were a whopping 900 Minis a day coming out of the plant. 

The new Mini Cooper D has a fuel consumption of 87.7 miles to the gallon with 98g/km CO2 emissions. Prices for a new basic model start at £16,635. Other classics such as the Clubman and the Countryman, start at £19,965 and £17,105 respectively.

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Mini trivia...

Mini have always had a reputation as a fun car to drive and they are a manufacturer with a sense of humour. In the 1969 film The Italian Job, starring Michael Caine, there were a fleet of Mini Coopers used in a robbery that went disastrously wrong. In 1993 Rover brought out a new special edition Mini called the Italian Job, as a nod to this film. It is now a classic car.

Mini Insurance Groups

Insurance groups start from 1 and go up to 50 and the lower the group, the cheaper your insurance should be. If you’re an older, experienced driver buying a car in a higher group won’t be much of a problem, but if you are a young inexperienced driver, it is best to keep to lower groups, which will help to keep your Mini insurance down. Some Mini cars start off in insurance group 8, so they won’t be the cheapest car to insure but neither will they be the most expensive.

Although the insurance ratings are only for guidance, they will give you a better idea of how much the cost of your insurance will be. For instance, a group 8 second hand Mini Hatchback from 2006 to 2013 and a Mini countryman from 2013 onwards are going to be much cheaper to insure than the sporty Mini Cooper S, which is in group 23.

What are the top three Mini car insurance quotes?

Our recent research shows that amongst the top ten Mini’s being quoted for on our site, the Mini Cooper came up top, with the Mini One in second and the Mini Countryman in third. Average insurance costs for these three cars are:

- Mini Cooper               £620.11

- Mini One                    £742.87

- Mini Countryman      £474.91**

**Based on Compare the Market data from May 2018.
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You can compare Mini car insurance now and make sure you’re getting the best deal for you. As the UK’s leading comparison site we can give you a comprehensive list of insurers that provide cover for Mini cars. You can compare the results and pick the company that best suits your needs.

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