Overview on used car insurance
Buying a second hand car nowadays seems to be one of the great deals you can make because the auto market has not recovered from the financial crisis and the prices are still at quite low levels mainly due to the lack of demand. And even if it is not a new car, a used one still has to be insured and this is what we are going to talk next.
Insuring a used car is not very different from insuring a new one, but you have to make some calculations in order to see how much is it worth spending on it, depending of course on the value of the car we are talking about. When you buy a new car, you cannot go out on the road without insurance if you care about the money you have spent on it.
When we are talking about a used car, the perspective on the situation tens to change a little. Of course, you still have to get liability insurance because there is no difference in crashing another car or hitting a person with a used car or a new one. However, you have to see if it is worth paying for a comprehensive insurance policy.
In some cases the value of the used car that you have bought does not justify getting comprehensive insurance and there is a limit under which you will pay more for insurance every year than the whole value of the car.