If you are thinking of buying a brand-new pick up truck, you're not alone. Despite the Brexit doom-mongers, and economic defeatists nothing can dampen the British driver's appetite for a pick up. The first five months of 2017 has seen *registrations of pick-ups rising by almost a fifth on 2016. What's more with fresh products on the horizon, including the Renault Alaskan and Mercedes-Benz X-Class, the appeal of the pick up looks set to grow. But if you are worried that a great big pick up will come with great big insurance costs, don't be. With a little knowledge and some savvy use of insurance comparison websites like ours, cheap pick up insurance is within your control.
Of course, certain things aren't going to change – your address, your profession and your driving history. But there are plenty of ways to lower your insurance costs. You wouldn't buy an extra trolley-full of goods in the supermarket, would you? So why pay for extra mileage you aren't going to use? If you are certain of your driving skills and haven't made a claim in a while, then opting for an increased excess might be a gamble worth taking, to keep your annual premium low. This simple infographic will explain more and help you cut costs further:
Want to side-step spiralling insurance costs? If you lease a pick up with Vanarama and remain claim-free, we will make sure that the annual cost of your insurance will not change from the day you buy it across the duration of your lease. Our Multi-Year Policies are only available to Vanarama leasing customers, and can only be purchased by giving us a call on 01442 838173.
*Registrations of pick-ups, which neared the 50,000 mark in 2016, are already 19%, or 3,556 units, ahead year-on-year in the five months to May 31, to total 22,234 – SMMT