What's the best, cheap first car for an 18 year old driver?

What's the best first car for an 18 year old driver? I need something older and cheap. My budget is about £1500 - £2500. Also, how do I check if the car has any issues, i.e. outstanding finance, been involved in a crash, etc.

Asked on 18 September 2017 by Kathryn Davies

Answered by Honest John
For that sort of money our best bet is a 1999 - 2005 Toyota Yaris 1.0 or 1.3, obviously as new as you can get. You can check the car's history here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/car-data-history-checks/
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