Recent Study Reveals How Modifying a Car Could Increase the Cost on Car Insurance Premium

Share Article has conducted extensive research last week with over 100 insurance companies in the United States. Results indicate modifying a car could increase the cost on car insurance premium by as much as 85%.

Modifying your car may reduce the safety rating of your vehicle which will result in higher insurance premium., part of the Insurance Quotes USA Finance network, is an all-in-one stop for news, tips, and quotes on car insurance. The company has conducted extensive research with over 100 insurance companies and independent providers in the United States. Study indicates modifying a car could dramatically increase the cost on car insurance for the vehicle. "Consumers need to be aware of the different kinds of modifications that will reduce the safety rating of their vehicles and increase the cost on car insurance premium," said Eric, Senior Advisor of

The company has obtained more than 500 quotes from over 100 insurance companies for a 25-year old male, single, with good income, good driving history, and good credit history on an Acura MDX 2010 White. The following modifications have increased the cost on car insurance:

  • Changing the color of the vehicle to black: 17% increase.
  • Changing the size of the wheels from 19" to 21": 14% increase.
  • Adding a complete custom body kit: 21% increase.
  • Lowering vehicle suspension: 6% increase.
  • Adding turbo to the engine: 19% increase.
  • Adding a custom vehicle muffler: 8% increase.

21% of the insurance companies who have participated in this research refuse to provide insurance to vehicles that have already been modified with the above customizations.

Additional custom fields have been added during the comparison process. The backend engine of will now accommodate vehicles with modifications and display only eligible providers

There are modifications that will reduce the cost on car insurance. recommends consumers to be aware of the DIY modifications that will improve the security rating of a vehicle which will lower the cost on car insurance premium.

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