Looking for the right motor vehicle insurance shouldn’t be such a big problem when there are so many options available for you out there. We can’t name them all, but below are the biggest car insurance companies in South Africa. Each provider offers unique products, which differentiates them from each other. However, as is standard in the industry, all of the companies do offer at least one of 3rd party only; 3rd party, fire and theft, and comprehensive cover, or all of the three.

  • CompareCarInsurance

Compare Car Insurance South Africa is one of the premier vehicle insurance cover comparison websites. They work with most of the other companies in the list as well. The website is www.comparecarinsurance.co.za


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    • Car Insurance Now

    A new player – but certainly set to make waves with high value insurance, low cost and low excess. Car Insurance Now is certainly worth a call as they operate outside of the telesure group, and only use high value South African insurance companies. The website is carinsurancenow.co.za.

    • Hollard Car Insurance

    Born out of the long-term insurance provider, Hollard Car Insurance has grown formidably over the past few years and offers insurance cover t up to R10-million. Hollard was also the first to introduce pay as you drive insurance in South Africa. The website is www.hollard.co.za.

    • MiWay Car Insurance

    MiWay is the short-term insurance arm of Sanlam. The company’s quirky advertisements have won the hearts of many South Africans such that MiWay is often rated top for quality customer service and ease of making claims. The website is www.miway.co.za.

    • Outsurance Car Insurance

    Outsurance, a member of the MMI Group, was the first insurer to successfully implement a rewards back programme in South Africa. The OutBonus (as it is known today) has been the main way in which Outsurance compensates policyholders for not claiming. Today, the car insurer goes even further and is currently running a promotion where if the cannot give you a cheaper car insurance quote than your current insurer, Outsurance will reward you with R400. The website is www.outsurance.co.za.

    • Hippo Car Insurance

    Hippo Insurance is one of the better known vehicle comparison websites. With just a few easy steps, Hippo promises a comprehensive way to compare car insurance quotes from different providers in South Africa. The website is www.hippo.co.za.

    1. ABSA Car Insurance

    ABSA, which is traditionally known for its commercial banking, has quite an extensive car insurance offering, which is why many South Africans are starting to call ABSA their preferred vehicle insurance company. The website is www.absa.co.za.

    • Budget Car Insurance

    As the name suggests, Budget Insurance, offers cheap vehicle insurance which is simple to understand. The website is www.budgetinsurance.co.za.

    • Momentum Car Insurance

    Momentum is the other half of the MMI Group, which was a result of the merger between Momentum and Metropolitan. Momentum Car Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products including 4×4 insurance, caravan insurance and other vehicle insurance types. You can find the Momentum website on www.momentum.co.za.

    • FNB Car Insurance

    FNB Car Insurance is pretty new, but offers a comprehensive range of vehicle insurance products. You can find FNB’s website on www.fnb.co.za.

    • AIG Insurance

    America International Group provides comprehensive car insurance for middle-class South Africans. AIG’s website is www.aig.co.za.