You've just passed your driving test, and want to get out and about on the roads as fast as possible. After hours spent learning to drive, you’ve now got the laborious task of hunting for a car, figuring out your budget, and then trying to find insurance.
Luckily for you, car leasing is an easy way to get the process started. Driving away in the best car for you couldn't be simpler, and the costs don’t have to be through the roof.
We can help you out on the road to driving independence by showing you the best cars for new drivers. Of course when it comes to choosing your new car, you’ll have to figure out what your priorities are, whether it’s safety, style, or cheap running costs.
So check out our top 5 cars guaranteed to be an easy drive (and easy on the wallet!) for first time and new drivers.
The Fiesta is a great all-round car, but might be a little pricier than the rest of the cars on our list. However, for the money you will get more space, a classy interior, and a decent amount of equipment to match. The latest model is very snazzy and fun to drive, but you’ll have to pay extra for a 5-door version.
The Twingo has a really glam, city vibe, and is perfect if you’re a regular city tourer. The super low running costs are a big bonus, and with a range of models to choose from, there’s something to suit every new driver. There’s some pretty cool customisation options for the interior too, for those who are more style conscious.
If money is your main concern, then the Spark gives new drivers great value for money. Though it isn’t the most spacious or luxurious, it’s a great first car that comes with a reasonable amount of spec as standard. This groovy 5-door will have to be leased second-hand or ex-demo as you can’t buy them new anymore.
Although not the cheapest on the list, the MINI is well worth it if you’ve got a bigger budget. The MINI can offer drivers a really sophisticated and refined experience, and it’s incredibly fun to drive. On top of that, the customisation options are endless, so you can kit it out any way you like. Performance is pretty good at 60mpg and it only costs £20 per year to tax.
The Toyota Aygo is the ultimate city car that can give new drivers a safe and fun driving experience without breaking the bank. It’s incredibly stylish, and the interior is decently spacious with quality materials. The Aygo has been made perfectly for driving through town, but it can handle itself confidentially at higher speeds too.