Top 5: Cars for Young Drivers
As a young driver, choosing your first car is often very exciting. However, this is also a major decision to ensure you choose the most suitable car for you. Factors such as cost to insure, fuel efficiency and road tax should be considered when choosing your car. Below we have put together a list of some of the best cars for young drivers.
The Toyota Aygo is ideal for many young drivers due to its impressively low running costs. This fun car is also extremely reliable and cost effective to run (fuel economy 53.2 to 56.4 mpg). Its small engine size means this car is cheap to insure and if you’re looking for a stylish small car, we feel the Aygo might appeal to you. As with all Toyota cars, this car comes with the Toyota five year/100,000 mile warranty.
The Hyundai i10 is a great option for young drivers if you’re looking for a practical city car with standard Bluetooth connectivity. It offers a reasonable size boot (252 litres) and spacious back seats for a car of this size. As well, if you’re looking for a cheap car to insure and good fuel economy (46-56 mpg) then this could be the ideal car for you. This car also comes with a 5 years and unlimited miles warranty for peace of mind.
The Ford Fiesta is an extremely popular car which is fun to drive and provides excellent handling. This supermini is one of the most economical cars in its class. It’s cheap to insure and the fuel consumption is reasonably low making it a suitable car for young drivers. The Fiesta also has a Euro NCAP rating of 5/5 stars, as well as a good fuel economy of 40-66 mpg. The latest model of the Fiesta especially offers a spacious and stylish interior for a comfortable journey.
This car is highly rated in the supermini class for its low running costs and high-quality interior. The VW Polo offers a competitive boot size and interior space for the class. It also provides a comfortable and safe drive (2017 Euro NCAP rating of 5/5 stars) due to its strong safety features. In particular, the Polo is cheap to insure making it an ideal car for young drivers. The latest Polo has a sporty look, 351 litres boot space and optional LED headlights.
The Kia Picanto is cheap to run, attractive and offers great handling. In particular, the interior has been nicely finished and so provides a comfortable drive. Also, the Picanto is well-built, reliable and attractively priced. As with all Kia cars, this car comes with the Kia 7 years and unlimited miles warranty for peace of mind. This car was awarded 'best value car 2020' by 'What Car?' and therefore for first time drivers this is a good all-rounder.
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