Irish Independent: Charlie Weston: ‘Nine ways to fight back against high car insurance costs’


Here are the best ways to fight against your car’s insurance costs:

According to Jonathan Hehir of, downsizing will have a positive impact on your premium. Age and engine size affect the cost. But the effects are not always easy to predict or understand. He says an insurer might attach a lower risk rating to a 2007 1.1-litre Ford Fiesta than to a 1.1-litre Peugeot of similar vintage.