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Electric Car Insurance Northern Ireland – Compare Cheap Quotes quotes
At CompareNI.com we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of motorists across Northern Ireland find cheaper NI car insurance quotes – and a growing number of drivers in Northern Ireland are now opting for electric cars.
Not only are electric cars better for the environment, but as the price of petrol and diesel rise there’s also an increasingly important fuelling cost to bear in mind when you’re buying a new car.
Still, even if the cost of recharging your electric car does work out cheaper mile-per-mile than filling your tank with petrol or diesel, it still pays to shop around for the best electric car insurance quotes you can find. And that’s where we come in.
As a dedicated price comparison site for people in Northern Ireland, CompareNI.com can help you to compare electric car insurance quotes from a wide range of insurance providers side by side, increasing the odds that you’ll find the right Northern Ireland electric car insurance policy at the right price.
Electric car insurance in Northern Ireland – a straightforward guide
Is electric car insurance in Northern Ireland more expensive than insuring an electric or diesel car?
It used to be, but that’s not always the case anymore.
Electric cars historically cost more than your average diesel or petrol motor, and their parts were also a little harder to come by – two factors that served to push up the cost of electric car insurance.
However, as electric cars become increasingly popular the cost of insuring these vehicles is now largely on a par with their petrol and diesel counterparts, so other risk factors (like your age or your history of motoring convictions, for instance) are likely to have a bigger impact on your premium.
Does electric car insurance NI cover me if my car breaks down?
That depends on whether your electric car insurance policies includes breakdown cover as standard, or whether you had decided to include it as an add-on if it wasn’t included as standard.
It’s also possible to take out standalone [breakdown cover](https://www.compareni.com/insurance/breakdown, so even if you didn’t take this type of insurance out when you were insuring your electric car you can still do so now.
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