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Best First Cars for New Drivers

Get yourself ready for the road with our new driver advice on everything from passing your driving test to buying your first car.

Choosing a car

The best first cars are easy to drive and reliable. If you don’t know where to start, find something that suits your lifestyle with our best-of guides or narrow your choice with our expert reviews.

New drivers, and those under 25 years old in particular, will pay more for car insurance as a rule. But you can keep costs down by choosing a car from a lower insurance group.

Helping you find your first car

Best first cars
Our experts pick out the best first cars for new drivers
Cheapest cars to insure
Manage your first car budget by keeping insurance costs down
Choosing your first car
Everything you need to consider when looking for your first car
PCP vs PCH
Look at the most popular options when paying monthly for your first car

Learning to drive

Learning to drive is not just about getting a driving licence, it’s an essential skill for life. Your first time behind the wheel can be quite a daunting and exciting experience. If you’re learning to drive, these guides should help you gain confidence and get your licence.

Car Ownership

Once you’re behind the wheel of your first car, the next adventure begins and we’re here to support you with that too. From saving on your car insurance to getting your car taxed and MOT tested on time, we’re here to support.

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