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Kanetix Study Shows Auto Insurance Premiums Dropped Almost 17% in Q2 2007

Kanetix compared the average lowest auto insurance premium quoted at kanetix.ca in Q2 2007-April, May and June- with the average lowest premium quoted from the same period in 2006, and found that the average lowest price had decreased by almost 17%.


Toronto, ON -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/10/2007 -- Today, kanetix (http://www.kanetix.ca), Canada's insurance marketplace, released results of a recent study showing that through http://www.kanetix.ca, Ontario shoppers are getting online insurance quotes that are on average almost 17 per cent cheaper than what they were getting this time last year.

By comparing the average lowest auto insurance premium quoted online through http://www.kanetix.ca/auto-insurance in the second 3 months of 2007—April, May and June—with the average lowest premium quoted from the same period in 2006, kanetix found that the average lowest price had decreased by 16.9 per cent—almost 17%!

"Our study shows how drivers who shopped around for their auto insurance really benefited from an insurance marketplace that for the last little while has been highly competitive,” explains Gregory Ellis, Co-founder of kanetix.ca. “With a 16.9% drop in the price of the average lowest quote provided online, year-over-year, it just goes to show that consumers still have a tremendous opportunity to significantly save money on their auto insurance premiums.”

While it is often easy to review and accept the renewal notice from your current insurer, especially if your premium decreased, it's also easy to get comparative quotes online in minutes to make sure that you’re getting the best possible rate. At http://www.kanetix.ca/auto-insurance, kanetix offers consumers a better and quicker way to shop for auto insurance, after all, kanetix is the website where insurance companies compete, and you save money.

About kanetix
Launched in October 1999, kanetix is Canada's only national, online insurance marketplace. The kanetix insurance information and shopping service brings consumers and insurance companies together in a one-stop shopping environment. Each day, thousands of consumers visit the kanetix website to compare insurance quotes from a variety of Canadian insurance companies. Users can select the insurance quote of their choice and choose to complete the application for coverage online or purchase their policy over the phone.

In addition to the insurance marketplace, kanetix is the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology and develops online quotation systems and websites for some of Canada's leading insurance providers.