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Hyundai insurance rates

What to expect when insuring a Hyundai, and the insurers that could cover you.

Hyundai is one of the top car manufacturers in the world and one that made its mark with its affordable family cars.

It seems Hyundai is also rising in popularity in the UK, with 89,925 vehicles being sold in the UK in 2018.

If you decide to go for a Hyundai, read on to see how much it might cost to insure.

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What’s the average insurance cost for a Hyundai?

The average insurance cost of a Hyundai varies by car model, your driving record, where you live and several other factors. For a Hyundai New Tucson, the most popular model in the UK, we found that the average insurance cost is £912 a year, or £119 a month. This is for fully comprehensive cover and no optional extras. Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your age, driving record, the number of miles you drive in a year and other factors.

Companies that provide cover for Hyundai

Just about all insurance providers offer cover for Hyundais, so you’ll have no trouble getting insurance for your new car.

Name Product Courtesy car cover New for old car replacement Drive abroad in EU? Personal accident cover Multi-car discount Policy options
Up to 90 days
Up to £5,000 personal accident cover or up to £7,500 for AA members.
N/A
New customers get AA Roadside Assistance for a year from just £15, plus discounts on breakdown cover upgrades.
Up to 90 days
Up to £5,000 personal injury cover
Insure more than one vehicle under the one policy. Every car added will earn its own discount.
Black Box Insurance, Car Sharing Insurance, GAP Insurance
Quotes starting from £248 per year. No claims & MultiCar discounts on offer.
Up to 180 days
Yes
N/A
Motor Legal Protection, Key Protection, Excess Protection
No upper age limit
Up to 90 days
Cover you or your partner up to the benefit amount outlined in your insurance agreement
If you've got more than one car to insure at the same address, you could save yourself some money on every additional policy
Black box insurance, Young driver insurance
  • Replacement, upgrade or the money in case of write off
  • No-claims discount protected if car is vandalised or hit by an uninsured driver
  • (terms apply)
Up to 90 days
Yes
Yes
Young driver insurance
Optional
You or your partner are covered up to the amount in your insurance agreement.
If you've got more than one car to insure at the same address, you could save yourself some money on every additional policy (T&Cs apply)
Black box insurance
  • Guaranteed hire car as standard
  • Taxi to get you to your destination if you've been involved in a crash (T&Cs apply)
  • No-claims discount protection (Terms apply)
Up to 90 days
£5,000 of personal injury cover for you and your spouse
Yes
Young and first time drivers insurance
Up to 90 days
You or your partner are covered up to £2,000 per person.
N/A
Short term car insurance, Young driver insurance
20% off MOT costs and 10% off servicing with comprehensive and third party policies.
Up to 90 days
Optional extra
If you've got more than one car to insure at the same address, you could save 10% on your cover
Multi-car, temporary insurance
Optional
Personal accident cover up to £5000.
N/A
Learner driver insurance, Young driver insurance, New driver insurance, Student insurance, First time drivers insurance
Up to £200 cover if handbag is stolen child seat cover.
No
Cover up to £10,000 per accidentand £2,500 per person.
N/A
Learner driver insurance
Insurance for young and learner drivers ages 17 to 25. Discounts up to 21% for good driving.
Up to 90 days
Get up to £10,000 cover per accident.
N/A
M&S Bank cardholder's save up to 15% when taking out a new policy or renewing existing insurance.
Up to 93 days with a foreign use extension
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Up to 15% off certain additional car insurance policies
Young driver insurance
Up to 60 days
Cover for passenger injury.
N/A
Free breakdown cover for eligible new customers and 3 year guarantee on repairs carried out by approved repairers.
Up to 90 days
Optional extra
Get 10% off when you insure additional cars in your household
Multi-car, temporary insurance

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How a vehicle from Hyundai affects insurance costs

Many factors might work in your favour when insuring a Hyundai. Car insurance providers look at the cost of the car, the cost to repair and replace it, as well as how it does in safety tests.

Hyundai’s reasonable price tag often makes it more affordable to insure. Many Hyundais also get great safety ratings, which can further decrease the cost of insurance. However, some models might be more of a target to thieves, including the i10, i30, i30 1.4 T-GDI, iX35 Fuel Cell, i40 and Santa Fe with their keyless entry systems.

Pros and cons of a Hyundai

Pros

  • Good safety ratings
  • Affordable price tag
  • Reasonable insurance rates

Cons

  • Some models are targeted by criminals

Hyundai car facts

  • Hyundai has the world’s largest plant in Ulsan, South Korea, which is capable of building 1.5 million cars annually. It is known as the ‘forest plant’ as there are some 58,000 trees planted within the site.
  • The name “Hyundai” comes from the Korean word for “modernity”.
  • Following Kia’s bankruptcy in 1997 during the Asian financial crisis, Hyundai became Kia’s largest stakeholder and now part owns Kia Motors.
  • Hyundai owns luxury car division Genesis Motors, which became a car marque in its own right in 2015. The G90 luxury saloon, its flagship model, the G80 executive saloon and G70 compact executive, are available in the US. Although there are plans for Genesis models to appear in the UK, at the time of writing, Genesis Motors are currently not sold in the UK.
  • Hyundai models do extremely well in safety tests from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP). More recently, the Hyundai i20, ix35, ix20, i40, Veloster, i30 and Tucson have all scored the maximum five-star rating.

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