Irish Independent: Your Questions: Will buying a smaller van help to bring down my insurance costs?


According to Jonathan Hehir, the Managing Director of, there are several considerations which will significantly impact your premiums, when it comes to changing your van.

These include vehicle specifications, model, and engine size and most importantly the carrying capacity of the van itself. Before making a purchase, work out what size van fits your needs best. There is no point getting a large van, which could add to your insurance costs, if you only need a small van to carry out your work.