Insurance in California

My 34 year old son is a graduate student in California and is learning to drive there. He wants to buy a Toyota Prius and I'm happy to help out. I'd prefer he bought a new one but he says the insurance for a new driver in a new car is prohibitive and suggests getting a 2008 model with 50 - 70,000 on the clock.

Is he right? He is likely to be over there for at least 4 years so I think a new model would be best all round.

Asked on 27 June 2012 by LJ

Answered by Honest John
Nothing much seems to go wrong with them due to their very simple and totally unstressed drivetrain. Prius used as taxis are clocking p 400k miles.
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