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Car insurance survey finds link between car models and profession

Car insurance survey finds link between car models and profession

A recent survey carried out by car insurance price comparison website,, unearthed a link between particular models and brands of cars which are popular with specific professions. As well as finding the cars most likely to be driven by people in certain professions, the survey from also discovered the most popular vehicles in the UK. The car which emerged as the most popular with British motorists according to the numbers of those being insured through the price comparison website is the Vauxhall Corsa, followed by the Ford Fiesta and the Renault Clio, with one in three of customers driving one of the aforementioned models. When it comes to the car brands which are most associated with certain jobs, the research found that engineers were most likely to drive a Honda Civic, while hairdressers were often Ford Ka drivers, Investment Bankers favour an Audi A5, and nurses tend to drive a Peugeot 307, while a solider is likely to be seen behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Astra and a mechanic will opt for a Volkswagen Golf. Your occupation does have a major impact on your insurance premium and motor insurance experts warn policyholders to always give their exact job description when taking out a new policy to ensure their quote is calculated correctly.

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