List of cheapest and most expensive cars to insure in 2024

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Car insurance can vary hugely, depending upon the make and model of the vehicle -Credit:iStockphoto

Car insurance can hit motorists' pockets hard, varying by almost £1,000 depending upon the make and model of the vehicle.

That's the assessment of comparison site GoCompare and many drivers have found out the hard way when they check out insurance premiums after picking their car. Research shows that the most expensive type of car to insure costs around £1,200 on average per year, while the cheapest to insure costs around £241, reports Wales Online.

So, with this in mind, it's worth paying close attention to make and model before the choice of car is made. Following the research, Which? has shared the 10 most and least expensive cars to insure.

The consumer champion has come up with the top 10 cheapest car makes and models to insure on average, per year, according to the research from GoCompare - and the Peugeot 206 took the top spot, with insurance averaging £241 a year.

The Porsche Boxster came in second cheapest at £243, while the Mazda MX-5 was third, with an average premium of £249.

The list of most expensive cars, meanwhile, is filled with fast, powerful vehicles. The most expensive to insure is the Porsche Taycan, at £1,200 per year on average.

Below are the details from Which? of the make and model of car, and the average cost to insure it, in both categories.

Cheapest cars to insure

Peugeot 206 - £241

Porsche Boxster - £243

Mazda MX-5 - £249

Toyota iQ - £262

Citreon Xsara - £272

Smart Fortwo - £282

Suzuki Grand - £283

Land Rover Freeloader - £288

Renault Kangoo - £297

Fiat Panda - £299

Most expensive cars to insure

Porsche Taycan - £1,200

Tesla Model Y - £1,113

Land Rover Range Rover Velar - £1,091

BMW M4 - £1,091

Mercedes-Benz AMG - £989

Land Rover Range Rover Sport - £943

BMW 330E - £923

Mercedes-Benz GLE - £913

Audi e-tron - £899

Tesla Model 3 - £896