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Car insurance for electric cars

Get a 10% discount for simply buying online¹

Electric cars, also known as e-cars or electric vehicles are becoming more popular across the world.

So whether you already have an electric car or are thinking about making the switch, make sure to get a quote with Aviva. For car insurance, you’re safe in the hands of Aviva.

Breakdown rescue cover

Life can be full of bumps in the road. If you ever find yourself in need of breakdown assistance, we’ll send a repairer to help. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

No-claims discount

Get up to 50% off the price of your car insurance when you have 5 years claims free driving in your own name.1

No penalty points?

Get a discount on your premium when you’re penalty point free. Terms & Conditions apply.

Get an Electric Car Insurance Quote

Use our online form for a car quote in minutes. Plus get a 10% discount for simply buying online.1

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Electric car insurance quote Ireland

Choose your electric car insurance cover

  • Both covers options offer great benefits, as standard.
  • Customise your car insurance with our optional extras so they’re just right.
  • Want to see which cover is right for you? Have a look at our handy comparison table

What are the benefits of electric cars?

Over the last number of years, electric and hybrid cars has increased in popularity with over 15,0002 on Irish roads today. But why are they so popular?


  • Lowest motor tax rate per year €1203
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Lower fuel costs
  • Electric car government grant

Kinder to the environment

  • Emit less greenhouse gases and air pollutants
  • Reduction in noise pollution

Car insurance benefits

We’ve a wide range of benefits available for you including:

Driving Other Cars

You, as policyholder, can get third party cover to drive other people’s cars if you have a full, current EU driving licence. Some restrictions apply.

Windscreen Damage Cover

Cracked windscreen? Your comprehensive car insurance will cover the damage if you use one of our aligned windscreen repairers.

24/7 Claims Helpline

Call us on 1890 666 888 for all car insurance claims. We’re open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Online Servicing

Make changes to your car policy for free through our online self-service facility, MyAviva.

Car insurance policy details

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1. Offer available when you take out a new policy online. Acceptance criteria, terms and conditions apply. All discounts applied subject to a minimum premium of €280 for car.
3. Motor Tax Online

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Car insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC.

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