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thinking of getting one as a daily,what they like on insurance,fuel etc etc
 

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Others may correct me, but I believe all skylines, despite engine size and power are group 20 insurance.

And I really can't imagine the fuel being that much better.
 

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when i had a gtr and a gtt the insurance was £150 difference and bizzarely it was cheaper for the GTR,would have thought it would be quite a bit cheaper for a non turbo model
 

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There is very little difference in insurance costs as I found out 10 minutes after buying ours, despite what I was told by various sellers of N/A Skylines......fact is if you have to make a claim it's the same as making one for a GTS-T or GTR when it comes to panels etc.

Fuel wise a 2.0 is great giving an easy 30mpg + on a run and with the right induction/exhaust set-up it still has that distinctive RB sound if a little less angry.

If you want to have a ride in a 2.0 Litre N/A to see how one performs we are only in Doncaster.
 

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I have this:
http://www.skylineowners.com/forum/showthread.php?t=150805

and i get a reliable 25mpg and thats doing a lot of short journeys which doesn't help.

my previous car was an Integra type R, i would liken the costs to running a NA skyline ie: 25-30mpg, expensive parts, high insurance.

insurance wise, they are all group 20, but you need to talk to someone who recognises it's NA as the premium will be loaded differently.
I have had a GTST and it was more to insure than the Non turbo i have now.
 

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thats what i dont understand,you are all saying ALL skylines are group 20 yet when i had both GTR33 and GTT 34 the 34 was more expensive to insure by about £150,i just dont get how an N/A could be the same as a twin turbo 2.6 GTR to insure going on that
 

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but you need to talk to someone who recognises it's NA as the premium will be loaded differently.
I have had a GTST and it was more to insure than the Non turbo i have now.
THis. directline did not have a 4door NA on their systems and were going to charge a silly ammount, A-plan knew what it was straight away and was £500 fully comp. im 26 with 2yrs ncb. cheaper than my old s13.
as for fuel, as long as your not caning it everywhere its not a problem, i went to bristol airport last night, put in £20, did 230Kms, still fuel left in it, been shopping and done runarounds today, still fuel in it. do not know what mpg that works out to be tho,
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yep all Skylines (Even 2.0) group 20, My RB25DE with Induction and Exhaust upgrades 22-25 mpg on short trips round town (very consistently too), not so sure about runs no more than 30mpg but mines an autobox
 

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im going to get a quote just to see because on what you lot are saying my gtr and my gtt should have been the same price but they actually was not
 

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i went on ALL the comparison sites, Some listed GTST but I went with highway via go compare and mine is insured as a GTR!!! (legally i might add, they know all about it)
 

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The ins. co's do cock up now and again though, I owned a triple rotor Eunos Cosmo and the previous owner had it insured as a 1.3 ( i couldnt manage it, got it insured as a 2.6 in the end when really it was a 3.9!!!) God, i loved that car
 

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and im sick to death of seeing 'Non turbo so cheap to insure' on ads.
not 'so' cheap to insure but yes cheaper than the turbo version if you speak to someone who knows what the hell they are talking about.

I'm with Sky, and pay less than £450 and that's with 3 points. I would add however i do have over 10 years NCB + married with dependants, homeowner, wife on policy etc etc.... you get the idea. :)
 

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i went on ALL the comparison sites, Some listed GTST but I went with highway via go compare and mine is insured as a GTR!!! (legally i might add, they know all about it)
well you need to speak to an insurance who knows what they are on about, comparisons sites are a waste of time if the car is imported, because the chances are it wont be listed. directline tried charging me as turbo prices because they didnt have NA on their systems.
 

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im with direct line,been with them for...well forever LOL,they have insured all six of my skylines and other cars,they do differentiate between GTT,GTST and GTR because i have had different prices on different versions
 

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My rb25 na does 18-20 mpg round the town,maybe 22mpg if im lucky on a motorway run.Im 23 with 2 years ncb and 3 points,i pay £1500 fc.For a turbo the cheapest quote i could get was £2300!!
 

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just filled up, got 267 miles out of last tank with no long journeys mainly just around town with a bit of 'b-road time' at the weekend. :)
 

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R34 GT rb25de neo

14l/100km city drive everyday.. means a lot of starts and 2nd gear.

12l/100km mostly city drive^, one 100km trip to other town

10l/100km mostly motorway + little city drive

..and this is with old oil, filters, spark plugs and very bad brakes. Servicie soon, will see how it changes.
 
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