teenager drivers insurance

Car insurance for teenage drivers

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 young drivers

However, it’s certainly not easiest to get insurance when you’re young. Teenage drivers can face huge quotes when they come to buy a car, which is a bit of a downer if you’ve just passed your test.

But there is a way you can make your insurance more affordable, even if you are a teenage driver. Black box insurance lets you pay for your insurance 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 teenage drivers can SAVE money on insurance

It pays to do your research

In the ingenie community, the average age of the cars we insure is 10 years old - for good reason! It’s just cheaper to insure a less fancy car if you’re a teenage driver.

However, you still need to be fussy over a few things. Fuel efficiency and vehicle tax are 2 more considerations - how much fuel are you going to have to buy to get around and how much tax are you going to have to pay?

Cars in low insurance groups are not only cheaper to insure - they’re also likely to have low vehicle tax and could even be exempt.

Take a look at our Top 10 Cars to see the favourites among our drivers.

Think about black box insurance

Even if you’re completely confident as a driver, you might find black box insurance is a good way to put your parents’ minds at rest when you’re driving alone. The fact that you can then earn discounts on your insurance if you drive well…that’s a win-win for everyone.

Our statistics show that, with feedback on their driving, teenage drivers are just as likely to improve their driving as our older drivers.

Being a teen doesn’t automatically make you a dangerous driver, and black box insurance is a way for you to be treated as an individual. ingenie has no curfews and all you have to do is drive well, and you’ll pay less.

Save money in three simple steps

Save on your insurance quote

Young drivers 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 36% after one year - that works out at around £500 cheaper.*

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How ingenie Young Driver insurance 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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