Do UK driving licences have age and power restrictions?

My daughter is 23 and has been driving cars ever since she passed her test five years ago. What is the highest horsepower limit for her to drive a car?

She wants a Fiat 500X but it is a 150PS engine, will she be allowed to drive one with so much power?

Asked on 3 August 2022 by john hanson

Answered by Dan Powell
Unlike motorbikes, cars do not have licence restrictions for power or performance. This means your daughter can drive any car, no matter what the engine power output is.

Car insurance costs tend to increase with engine power, with faster and sportier cars deemed by insurers to be at a higher risk of theft or accident. But 150PS in a modern SUV like the Fiat 500X is not unusual.
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