What's the best first car for under £7000?

I am looking for the first car for my daughter and can spend up to £7000. I will need to sell it on in 2.5 years so looking for something that may hold its value. She really needs cheap insurance and would like it to be a smaller car although not squishy. Safety, reliability and cheap to run top of our list - what do you suggest I buy?

Asked on 18 August 2021 by rachel joseph

Answered by Dan Powell
The old-shape Toyota Yaris has a strong reputation for reliability: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/toyota/yaris-and-yar.../

I can't give you any guarantees in regards to the future values, but small cars are always desirable with young and new car buyers. Insurance for the Yaris is also affordable.
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