Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

InsureLearnerDriver | December 9, 2019

Scroll to top


No Comments

5 Popular and Practical Cars for Learner Drivers

5 Popular and Practical Cars for Learner Drivers
Tina Playle
  • On August 30, 2017

Owning a car before you’ve passed your driving test is beneficial in many ways. It’s helpful for those who wish to practice in what they will be driving once they’ve passed their test. Choosing your first car can be daunting for some, since it’s something you haven’t done before.

We’ve decided to do some research into which car comes out on top for learner drivers based on not only popularity but practicality.


Vauxhall Corsa (2007-2014)

The Top Cars for Ages 17-25 corsa

A favourite of both young drivers and driving instructors, the Corsa range features a large amount of models and are often labelled as fantastic value for money. Easy to insure, reliable and a great first car.

Nissan Micra (2003 -2010)

The Top Cars for Ages 17-25 (3) nissan micraMuch like the Corsa, the Nissan Micra has both old and new models which are suitable for new drivers. A common choice for a lot of learner drivers for both price and practicality.


Renault Clio (2005-2012)

The Top Cars for Ages 17-25 (3) renault clio Low running costs and a wide range of personalisation options to choose from, to make it your own. One of the more aesthetically pleasing cars. What’s not to love?


Ford Fiesta (2008-2017)

8The Top Cars for Ages 17-25 ford focusThe popularity of the Ford Fiesta means you cannot deny the fact that it is a great first car. With better than average driving dynamics, which deliver well weighted steering and minimal body roll, you can quickly master the road in this Ford.


Toyota Yaris (2006-2011)

Toyota Yaris The Top Cars for Ages 17-25 ford focus
The small and nimble Yaris with precise steering makes emerging from junctions and cornering easy! Some of the later models include a navigation system called Touch, which makes parking a little less painful, which is always a bonus for new drivers.

These are just a few of the most suitable cars for learner drivers. There are many to choose from, but the you should prioritise looking for a car that is going to allow you to be the best driver that you can be.

Already own your own car? We offer both temporary and annual learner policies for learner driver owners.

Click here to find out more about learner driver insurance

Click here to get a quick quote


Related blog posts:

10 Safe Cars for Learner Drivers

16 Things to Look for When Buying a Used Car

Safe Cars for Young Learners: Renault Twingo vs Renault ZOE




Submit a Comment