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.
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.
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?
Save up to 20% on your premium when you’re penalty point free. Terms & Conditions apply.
Choose your electric car insurance cover
- Choose between Comprehensive and Third Party, Fire and Theft 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.
Make changes to your car policy for free through our online self-service facility, MyAviva.
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1. Offer of 21% discount only applies to new car insurance policies bought online. Acceptance criteria, terms and conditions apply. Subject to a minimum premium of €280 for car insurance. Aviva reserves the right to withdraw, suspend or amend this offer or any of the terms and conditions there of at any time without prior notice.
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