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Few insurers are good enough to be Which? Recommended Providers - they have to combine good cover with great customer service.
Which? experts scrutinised 34 car insurers’ standard car insurance policies, and we surveyed thousands of policyholders. We've rated each policy on its key aspects to produce a Which? policy score, and our customer score is based on how the insurers were rated by their customers.
We reviewed some of the biggest insurers in the market including: Axa, Direct Line, Aviva, Saga, Admiral, Esure, the AA, Tesco Bank and More Than.
To qualify as a Which? Recommended Provider, an insurer must:
- Be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
- Be available to the general public
- Have received responses from 30 or more customers in our customer survey
- Have received an average or above policy score (see table for current average score) and a customer score of 70% or above
This review reveals which insurers came out best for cover and customer service, and which scored the worst. To access this review and thousands of others, sign up for a £1 trial. Or if you're already a member, log in to see our reviews.
How we calculate customer and policy scores
We calculated the customer scores and claims satisfaction scores using a combination of overall customer satisfaction and the likelihood of recommending the provider to a friend.
We calculated the policy scores by rating the most important elements of the policy including personal belongings limit, renewal fees and interest charged on payment by instalments.
The total score combines both the customer score and policy score.
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