Used Vauxhall Corsa owners may wish to contemplate upgrading to a newer model in order to decrease the cost of their car insurance, new findings have revealed.
Price comparison website moneysupermarket.com has found that motorists driving a 2008 Vauxhall Corsa could make significant insurance savings over those in a 1999 model.
The finding was based on a 35-year-old male driver, who could pay as much as 20 per cent less for their car insurance on the most recent vehicle.
Andy Leadbetter, managing director of insurance at moneysupermarket.com, said: "For many motorists the cost of insurance will often be one of the deciding factors before taking the plunge to buy a new car."
"When it comes to favourites like the Vauxhall Corsa it is interesting to see that it is cheaper to insure a 2008 model than one five or ten years older."
The website also states that motorists may wish to consider changing car insurance provider in a bid to gain a cheaper quote.
Motorists buying a diesel Corsa will be driving a vehicle that "is a pleasant performer with light, precise controls", Andrew Frankel has stated in the Times.