Insurance groups

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  1. Koolvin

    Koolvin Administrator Staff Member

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  2. Shude

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    and the C230k is 14 for manual, 13 for auto (why's that?).  I would expect the C280 to be the same...
     
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    Im sure my car is ins grp 15 ... &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':('>
     
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    http://www.parkers.co.uk/owning...._id=340

    mine's apparently 15 after all:
    C230 Kompressor Sport 4d Saloon C-Class (1993-01) - 15

    The 240 is 13 or 14 depending on trim level (same performance though so how does that work?)

    C240 Elegance 4d Saloon Tip Auto C-Class (1993-01) 13
    C240 Sport 4d Saloon Tip Auto C-Class (1993-01) - 14

    the 280 is 15 or 16 depending on trim level.

    C280 Sport 4d Saloon Tip Auto C-Class (1993-01) 16

    c43 ///AMG is only group 19 <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'>
     
  5. Steve_Perry

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    My insurance company seemed more interested in the fact my car was a sport trim rather than the engine being a 2.4 L. I could hear the cash register &quot;chinging&quot; as they persisently asked what trim model of C240 the car was.

    S.
     
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    My insurace company wants £368 to insure my '95 E220 coupe fully comp. but only £304 to insure a '82 280SL?
     
  7. GrahamC230K

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    Because it S-L-O-W-E-R :D :D :D


    (it's just a joke, don't start all that again PLEASE!)
     
  8. Shude

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    Hehe, on the pre-facelift the insurance groups were the same I think, only on the facelift models did the auto fall by 1. Maybe they now think there is more risk with someone who chooses a manual? :)
     
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    Yeah, thats because a car with a bodykit/trim is more likely to be knicked than a standard model.

    Your average theif wont go looking at the badges on the back in a hurry
     
  10. GrahamC230K

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    Yeah. Could be a sanity thing - woah he chose a manual!!

    It is odd but as previous threads have shown - trying to understand insurance companies is like trying to understand women :confused:
     
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    When I asked directline about the insurance groups they said they had their own, they didn't look at the published ones. My car is apparently group 73 or something.
     
  12. GrahamC230K

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    You know when you've done too many mods when you insurance group gets that high :p
     
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    mines a group 19 too :(

    had to take the insurance under my dads name as they were extortianate for anyone under 30!
     
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    My Brabus is a group 20 plus loading Thank god for classic insurance
    Alps you do know that only the person on the V5 can insure the car. A friend of mine got fined for not having insurance. He owned the car but his brother insured it he was a down as a named driver.
     
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    mbz,

    yep i know that, thats why my dads on the V5 :)
     

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