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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.

Black box car insurance for 17 year olds is liberating

So, you’ve turned 17 and the key to the driving world is now in your hands. But where to start? Buying your first young driver 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. We know most car insurance for 17-year-olds don’t favour good drivers, but black box insurance lets you pay for your cover based on how you drive, meaning you could make your insurance more accessible. 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.

Things to think about during your first year on the road

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Choose a car based on its insurance for 17 year olds

Picking the right car can make a huge difference to your insurance price. 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 in terms of young driver insurance.

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 a young or learner driver insurance quote, just enter as many details as you can at 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.

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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. 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 discounts at renewal for driving well.

3 ways to save money with our car insurance for 17 year olds

upfront savings

Save on your insurance quote

17 year olds save an average of £260 when they buy their car insurance from us. The black box is included at no extra cost.*

extra discounts

Start earning NCD straight away

Track your good driving and increase your chances of earning your no claims discount.

renewal savings

More savings when you renew

On average, our customers’ car insurance drops by 33% after one year – that works out at around £401 cheaper.**

*Based on all ingenie customers, Aug 2020 - April 2021
**Based on all ingenie renewals at end of first year, May 2020 - April 2021.

How ingenie’s car insurance for 17 year olds works

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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 feedback in the app to help you drive well

Saving on renewal

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

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


See how much you could save