(AD) The Best Used Cars to Buy as a First Car

There is no feeling that compares to when you first pass your driving test. The sense of freedom and independence is unparalleled and new motorists usually cannot wait to take to the roads - without an instructor in the passenger seat! You will always remember your first car and because of this it is important that you find the right one. Ideally, a first car will be a used automobile which is affordable, reliable, safe and cheap to insure...and just a little bit cute.

Here are a few great used cars that would make the perfect first car choice for new drivers:

Citroen C1

The Citroen C1 is a stylish small city car which is proving to be very popular with new and young drivers. It is fun to drive, compact, has a range of efficient engines and is easy to manage in terms of finding parking. And that’s all before we get to its cool design. In addition to this, the C1 is very cheap to buy second-hand and affordable to insure as it falls into Insurance Group 1. It is also a safe automobile to drive with a four-star Euro NCAP rating.

Skoda Citigo

The Citigo from Skoda is a complete package when it comes to requirements for a first-time driver. It is cheap, economical, costs little to insure, safe and easy to drive. It is also one of the more stylish hatchbacks available and this will appeal to young motorists too. Overall, the Skoda Citigo is excellent value for its money - especially when you find one second hand.

Ford Fiesta

Consistently one of the UK’s best-sellers, the Ford Fiesta is a fantastic automobile that appeals to young drivers, professionals and even small families. As a Ford vehicle, you know that you are getting a well-built, reliable, safe and good value automobile. The Fiesta may cost slightly more than other alternatives but it is also one of the most practical and reliable cars available and a smart investment.

Volkswagen Polo

Another UK best-seller and household name, the VW Polo is recognized as one of the most reliable automobiles available. It is also safe, practical, economical and affordable when you shop in the used car market. The older models can be found for very low prices, plus it’s cheap to insure because it’s such a well-built vehicle.

You will always remember your first car as vehicle that gave you your first taste of true freedom. Make sure that you do your research and pick one that’s known to be reliable, practical and safe, but equally, one which won’t cost you a fortune to buy, run, service and insure - any of the cars from the above list would make an excellent choice but it has to feel right to you as well so make sure that you do your own homework first and pick out a trustworthy dealer to buy your first set of wheels!

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