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Swinton car insurance review

Read Which?'s expert review of Swinton Insurance car insurance. Find out how we rate Swinton's car insurance policy against 30 other providers. 

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Swinton car insurance overview

Swinton has been around for more than 60 years, and offers a wide range of insurance products, from car and home to motorbike, taxi and caravan insurance. It has a network of high-street branches where you can buy cover face-to-face.

What you need to know about Swinton's car insurance policy:

  • Unlimited cover on windscreens and windows
  • Interest on monthly premiums is 35.6%
  • No claims discount protection that will allow two claims in five years

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Overall Which? score
Our total score score combines both the Which? Customer Score, ratings from real customers of the provider, and our expert analysis of the provider's policies. The total score is made up of 50% of the Customer Score and 50% of the car insurance policy score.
Which? customer score
Which?'s rating for customer satisfaction, based on feedback from real customers. The score is made up of a customer's overall satisfaction with the brand, and how likely they are to recommend that brand.
Policy score
Which?'s rating of the quality of this company's car insurance policy. We analysed 58 features of its cover to calculate the policy score.
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Swinton's car insurance policy: is it good or bad?

We analyse and rate the 58 most important elements of standard car insurance policies to come up with the overall policy score. We assess how important each individual element is to drivers when choosing and using a car insurance policy, and weight it accordingly when calculating our total policy score. 

Initially, we score all of the product elements out of five, reflecting how competitive each provider is in this area compared with other insurers. Weightings are then applied to the higher and lower element scores to enhance/reduce their impact in the overall product score.

The results were last updated in January 2019. Next update in January 2020.

Policy element Details Rating
Interest charged on payment by instalments (APR) Logged out detail Logged out stars
No fault no claims discount (NCD) benefit? Logged out detail Logged out stars
Uninsured driver NCD benefit? Logged out detail Logged out stars
Renewal fee Logged out detail Logged out stars
NCD protection claims (number per year) Logged out detail Logged out stars
Theft of keys limit Logged out detail Logged out stars
Fire excess (standard compulsory) Logged out detail Logged out stars
Theft excess (standard compulsory) Logged out detail Logged out stars
Accidental damage excess (standard compulsory) Logged out detail Logged out stars

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