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Wondering if the tide has turned?
Quoted more than £100 extra for my Ampera. Tesco, AA and PMAS much cheaper options. Probably take AA at £255. Married couple, retired, early 60's, driveway parking, no convictions ever, and must be 20yrs since last bump and travelling less than 10k a year.
Doesn't bode well for swapping to Model 3 mid term!
 

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I've had a look on their site. They have a long list of EV's, but my Allied Vehicle (Peugeot Partner Tepee) is not listed. So if I select 'other', they instantly say they're not interested????
Give them a call. They aren't really a web company, more a traditional insurance broker so may be able to help. I found them very helpful.
 

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Thought I’d give PlugInsure a try for comparison. They want £1,316!!! That’s even more than we pay for our 19 year old son on his Mini. Just wondering how a ‘specialist’ EV insurer can be over a grand wide of the mark..
Did you just use the quick quote? They aren't a web company and it isn't perfect. Give them a call as I am sure they will be very competitive and you have reasurance they know EVs
 

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My mate who is thinking of buying my Peugeot said their sales guy said its likely to be north of £1,000!! Hardly competitive...

If anyone has any success elsewhere, please let me know.

Thanks
 

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They wanted over £300 for our Zoe, not even close to been competitive. Didn't sound that switched on either.......
Last month I went with them and my 67 Zoe came in low 200s somewhere. They were the best price for me. Guy on phone sounded fine to me.
 

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I dont know what everyone is raving about. I tried for a quote for my 2012 Ampera Electron..... £1975.00 ?????
Currently pay £560.00 with Co Op.
Full NCD, no points on licence, 1 non fault accident in Feb 2016, full recovery from 3rd party.
I'll give a miss.
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I dont know what everyone is raving about. I tried for a quote for my 2012 Ampera Electron..... £1975.00 ?????
Currently pay £560.00 with Co Op.
Full NCD, no points on licence, 1 non fault accident in Feb 2016, full recovery from 3rd party.
I'll give a miss.
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Did you talk it through with them? They were quite helpful on the phone.

They were one of the cheapest offers I had for my Ampera and I'm full-NCB, no points and 18k miles pa.
 

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Did you talk it through with them? They were quite helpful on the phone.

They were one of the cheapest offers I had for my Ampera and I'm full-NCB, no points and 18k miles pa.
.. I'll call them tomorrow. I'm 63 no issues but live in central London..... still seems way high. I'll update after speaking to them. Cheers.
 

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I don't see why we should 'call them to talk about it'. If their online system is so badly out of line with what they actually charge in the end, they should turn it off. It must be costing them customers..
 

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Not due till June £100 more than last year : £397.00

I hope Aviva is cheaper

*Quote me Happy which is owned by Aviva
= £299


* Quotemehappy.com is an online car insurance business that is part of Aviva Group, one of the UK's biggest insurance companies. We've also reviewed Aviva's car, pet, travel, home and life insurance policies.1 Dec 2017
 

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It always makes sense to get a few quotes because of the high number of variables - great to have a company that actually wants the business however as I was told by our previous insurer "we don't do EV's" so had to take the business to someone that did.
 

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After seeing comments mentioning pluginsure, figured I'd try a quote. I'm new to the UK, but I have 14 years driving experience in the USA and Europe... the quote came out to £3,527.72 including taxes and fees. IMHO, this is astronomical, and is basically the main thing worrying me about buying an EV at the minute.

I should also add this was for a hypothetical Renault Zoe, not anything too fancy!
 

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After seeing comments mentioning pluginsure, figured I'd try a quote. I'm new to the UK, but I have 14 years driving experience in the USA and Europe... the quote came out to £3,527.72 including taxes and fees. IMHO, this is astronomical, and is basically the main thing worrying me about buying an EV at the minute.

I should also add this was for a hypothetical Renault Zoe, not anything too fancy!
Pluginsure are simply not interested in 95% of the population. They are horrendously bad value unless you fit into their weird tiny sliver of perfection in terms of whatever messed up risk profile they are using!

Try other insurers. It might not be cheap, but I'm sure you can get better.

Pluginsure have never managed to quote me anything vaguely close to a fair price...
 

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Pluginsure are simply not interested in 95% of the population. They are horrendously bad value unless you fit into their weird tiny sliver of perfection in terms of whatever messed up risk profile they are using!

Try other insurers. It might not be cheap, but I'm sure you can get better.

Pluginsure have never managed to quote me anything vaguely close to a fair price...
wow... I mean tbh, I think the problem is they had no way of accounting for my non-UK driving experience in their online form, but even then.... I was amused about the amount of posts on here complaining of £100 differences in rates when I was thousands away lmao
 
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