Hyundai i10 insurance groups and cost by driver’s age
When it comes to car insurance, all vehicles are given a specific insurance group that ranges from 1 (cheapest) to 50 (most expensive) which helps determine the cost of your premium. Hyundai i10 models range from insurance groups 1 to 7, so you can generally expect the cost of insurance to be reasonable.
However, the the cost of insurance can vary between insurance groups based on a number of different factors including your car’s performance, safety features and cost of repair. For example, a 30-year-old driver in an average postcode could pay around £556 for cover on a Hyundai i10 1.0 S Air 5d (insurance group 1), or around £688 for a Hyundai i10 1.2 Premium SE 5d Auto which falls into insurance group 7.
You can find the insurance group, and likely premium cost, of your Hyundai i10 model in the table below.
These rates are based on the average cost of cover for cars in the insurance groups shown, for drivers of different ages with a Newcastle (NE1) postcode, which our research suggests represents an average for insurance rates in the UK. Updated: Oct 2019 (source: Quotezone).
Average Hyundai i10 insurance cost
To provide you with an idea of how much it may cost you to insure your Hyundai i10, we ran several quotes to find an average figure. Based on our results, on average, you could insure your Hyundai i10 with a comprehensive policy for the monthly price of £70.75, or an annual sum of £744.80.
To generate these quotes we used the following information:
The vehicle is a 2018 model
1.2 litre engine
Car has 5 seats
Factory fitted alarm system
The car is not modified
Used for social, domestic and commuting purposes
10,000 mileage per year
The car is parked in a work car park during the day
The car is parked on a driveway at night
Owner is a 30-year-old, single teacher from London
Owner is a homeowner
Five years no claims discount
No driving or other convictions in the last 5 years
Hyundai i10 insurance cost by location
The table above shows the average cost of Hyundai i10 insurance based on insurance groups and driver age. However, there are other factors that affect the cost of your car insurance premiums, one of the biggest being your location.
To show how much your location can impact your premium, here are some average quotes for a 30-year-old living in three different locations. The quotes are for a Hyundai i10 1.2 Premium 5d.
Expensive: £823 (London SE1)
Average: £688 (Newcastle NE1)
Cheap: £492 (Galashiels TD1)
These rates are based on the average cost of cover for cars in the locations shown. Our research suggests SE1 is one of the most expensive locations, NE1 represents an average cost location and TD1 represents one of the cheapest locations. Updated: Oct 2019 (source: Quotezone).
Which factors affect my Hyundai i10 insurance rate?
Along with the insurance group, there are other key factors that have a significant impact on your insurance premium costs:
Engine type and capacity. In general, the bigger the engine, the higher the cost of your insurance. An average 30-year-old may pay £582 for the 1.0-litre Hyundai i10 1.0 S 5d, but could pay around £688 for the 1.2 litre Hyundai i10 Premium SE 87PS 5d.
Driver location. Where you live helps determine the level of risk that your car may be stolen or you’ll be involved in an accident, and this affects the cost of insurance. For example, a 30-year-old in central London may pay £678 for insurance for a Hyundai i10 1.0 Go Edition 5d, while the same 30-year-old in Newcastle may only pay £582.
Driver age. The younger you are, the more risk you present to insurers, and the more you’re likely to pay for insurance. The average 20-year-old driver in London may pay £1,432 for the Hyundai i10 1.2 Premium 5d Auto, while the average 40-year-old Londoner will only pay £750.
Other factors that influence the cost of your insurance include:
Your marital status
Your credit history
What type of job you have
Your car’s safety rating score
The model of your car
The age of your car
Your car’s security and any extra anti-theft precautions
Annual miles driven
Your driving history and activity
No claims discount
How can I save on my Hyundai i10 car insurance?
Whilst car insurance is a necessary expense, you don’t want it to leave you out of pocket. When searching for insurance, you’ll want to find the best deal for a price that’s within your budget. There are a few tricks you can try in order to save on your car insurance premiums, and we’ve listed them below.
Limit your car usage (where possible). Occasionally deciding to walk or get public transport, rather than using your car, can help to save on your premiums.
Pay annually rather than monthly. Whilst it might be scary to part with a large sum of money in one go, by paying annually you can save an average of £104.20 a year.
Install extra safety measures on your vehicle. The safer your car is, the less of a risk it will be for companies to insure. By adding extra safety measures, you’re quite likely to lower your premium.
Don’t just accept your renewal quote. Although it might be time consuming, when it’s time for renewal make sure you shop around and don’t just settle for the renewal price given to you – there may be cheaper options out there!
Frequently asked questions
In the United Kingdom, the on-the-road price of a new Hyundai i10 ranges from £12,820 to £16,120 depending on the version.
Depending on the model version, a Hyundai i10 can reach top speeds between 97mph and 106mph.
The Hyundai i10 was awarded 4 stars out of 5 under the Euro NCAP safety analysis. Hyundai i10 models scored well across the board with 79% on adult occupant safety and 80% for child occupant safety.
The UK standard car tax rate sites at £145 per year. However, you might pay more or less depending on your car’s emissions.
You can buy a Hyundai i10 online or by visiting your local Hyundai retailer. You can also buy Hyundai i10s through various motor resellers and websites.
This depends on the specific model of Hyundai i10 you have and the insurance group it falls under. Hyundai i10 models can range between insurance groups 1 and 7, so in general the insurance costs should fall on the cheaper side in comparison to other car makes and models.
*Based on independent online research by Consumer Intelligence (March ’20). 51% of car insurance customers could save £285.88.
Danny is a publisher at Finder specialising in car, life, home, business and pet insurance. He previously worked at the global insurer Aon and has appeared in national media giving advice on insurance. Danny holds a BA in International Business from the University of Plymouth and has undying loyalty to his average-poor football team, Portsmouth FC.
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