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Revealed - the cheapest cars to insure

Article by Simon Christopher
Posted: 12/6/2012 - Last updated: -
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If you're a young driver on a budget, it may be a smart idea to forget a flashy boy racer motor and instead opt for a Vauxhall Nova.

That's because the car -- specifically the 1.2i Trip model -- has been named the cheapest to insure in the UK. The details come from Quote Exchange, a company that provides data for comparison websites.

It's not been revealed if the data is based on quotes or accepted policies. It's possible the results could be skewed by high-risk drivers only looking for particular models, or more established drivers getting quotes from safer, if less exciting cars.

The data showed the average cost for the Nova was £303.44. That made it a clear leader over the Ford Escort GHia Tdi at £347.23.

The rest of the models broke the £400 barrier, with the Citroen Ami 8 Club at £408.10, while the Austin Mini Park Lane and the Seat Ibiza Salsa Diesel tied for fourth place on £410.35.

Seat appeared again at number six with the Marbella Jeans at £425.06. Another Ford Escort, the Acapulco, had an average cost of £427.79. The list was rounded off by the Fiat Panda Selecta on £428.85 and the Vauxhall Astra Arctic 2 16V at £431.50.

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