teenager drivers insurance

Car insurance for 17-year-olds

The experts say it’s easiest to learn to drive when you’re young, and 17-year-olds do have the highest pass rate to prove it.

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Black box liberates learners and young drivers

So you’ve turned 17 and the key to the driving world door is now in your hands. But where to start? Buying your first car insurance policy can be expensive, which is a bit of a downer when you're excited to get on the road and enjoy your freedom.

At ingenie we’re all about rewarding good drivers, whether you’re still learning or just recently passed. You can make driving more affordable with black box insurance, which lets you pay for your cover based on how you drive. ingenie looks at your speed, acceleration, braking and cornering and uses the data to work out your discounts - up to a 21% saving over the year.

How you can cut costs for your first year on the road

Choose a car based on insurance

Picking the right car can make a huge difference on your insurance premiums. There’s nothing worse than travelling miles to see a potential new car and falling in love, before you’ve even looked at how much it’s going to cost you to insure it.

It's always best to run a few quotes through before you buy. You don’t even need to know the car registration number to get an insurance quote, just enter as many details as you can at ingenie.com to get an idea of what you could be paying.

Think about cars in low insurance groups too, as they're not only cheaper to insure - they’re also likely to have low vehicle tax and could even be exempt.

Think about black box insurance

No matter what stage of driving you're at, learning never stops - even after you've got your full licence, and so we'll send you feedback on your driving to help you keep up the good work you’ve done with your instructor.

With black box insurance, we can treat you as an individual based on how you actually drive. You’ll get a competitive price upfront and have the chance to earn up to 21% off over the year for your good driving.

Unlike other insurers we give you the chance to earn your discounts 3 times a year, so you have more control of what you're paying throughout the year.

Save money in 3 simple steps

Save on your insurance quote

17-year-olds save an average of £400 when they buy their car insurance from us. The black box is included at no extra cost.*

Earn up to 21% extra discount

Based on your driving, your price is reviewed 3 times a year. 7 out of 10 customers earn a discount just for driving well.*

More savings when you renew

On average, our customers’ insurance drops by 37% after one year - that works out at around £563 cheaper.**

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*Based on ingenie customers July 2017 to June 2018. Premium increases could apply for poor driving.
** Based on all ingenie customers between July 2018 to June 2019

How ingenie insurance for 17-year-olds works

Get your box fitted

We’ll collect data on your speed, acceleration, braking and cornering

Driving feedback

Every 10 days, you’ll get advice and an update on your discounts in the app

Saving on renewal

We’ll use your driving over the year to help us work out your renewal price*

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*Other factors will go towards your final renewal quote including any changes made to the policy that year.

See what our customers are saying about us

I save £1,000 on my car insurance with ingenie, and got an extra £149 back after just three months.

Hanna, ingenie customer

ingenie were the cheapest by over £500 - and I’ve already got £117 back just for driving well.

Alfie, ingenie customer

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