Which small car for my 17-year-old daughter?

My 17-year-old daughter has just started driving and I think it would be more cost effective to buy her a small car rather than try to insure her on the family car. Safety and reliability are definitely concerns as well as the cost of insuring her on the car once she has passed her test. Which cars would you recommend please?

Asked on 5 January 2013 by LB, Bath

Answered by Honest John
The Citroen C1, Hyundai i10 1.2, KIA Picanto, FIAT Panda, Nissan Pixo, Peugeot 107, SEAT Mii, Skoda Citigo, Suzuki Alto, Suzuki Splash, Toyota Aygo, Vauxhall Agila or Volkswagen Up! Black box telematics insurance is the way to get insurance cover.
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