Car Insurance: Consumers 'get a better deal' when buying cars online

Tuesday, 09 February 2010

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Car insurance customers can save themselves money on a vehicle if they purchase it online, according to consumer group Which?

The body conducted an investigation into buying a motor via the internet and found in a number of cases that there are better deals to be had and shoppers are also given added legal protection in some cases.

Consumers purchasing vehicles in this manner are advised to choose a broker who allows them to talk directly with the supplying franchise dealer, as it is with them that the actual deal is finalised.

"We found that buying cars online is simpler than negotiating with several dealers yourself, and, in most cases, we obtained a better price. Remember, you're not really buying cars online at all, you're just using the web to find the best deals around," the organisation said.

Neil Greig, director of policy and research at the Institute of Advanced Motorists, recently said that motorists should look for a model in a lower car insurance group when they are buying a new vehicle in order to save moneyADNFCR-3010-ID-19604930-ADNFCR

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