What's the best car for a 6ft7 teenager who has just passed their test?

My Son is 6'7" tall and 18 years old. The 57 plate Renault Clio that he and my daughter learnt to drive in is reaching the point of needing some serious money spent on it. It has been a great workhorse and owes us nothing. In the interest of safety and reliability, we are considering changing it. Given his height and age we need something affordable to run and insure but with decent leg and headroom. I read the B-MAX is good but he is not keen on the image! What is the best thing for us too look at for a budget of around £5K?

Asked on 11 December 2019 by R. Duncan

Answered by Andrew Brady
How about a Volkswagen Golf? It might be a bit expensive to insure but it's worth getting quotes with the 1.4-litre petrol engine. Also consider a Vauxhall Astra. Or a Honda Jazz, but that might not have the most desirable image, either...
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