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We live on the Isle of Man where you are allowed to drive from age 16. Our son reaches that age next year. He is already over 6ft tall so the tiniest of cars isn’t really an option. Luckily insurance costs...
Is an Audi A1 one expensive to insure for a young driver?
Which would be the best used car for under £2k for a young driver to insure? I've looked at some 1.0L engines but some are over £3k for insurance and some are under £2k. Does it not just go on the engine...
I drive a 2015 Discovery 4 and I am trying to add my children to the insurance policy as I am fed up with having to do all the driving. My eldest (daughter) was born in 2001 and has had her licence for...
I would be grateful if you could suggest a number of petrol automatic cars for a young driver. He has a budget of up to £5500.
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,...
I would like to buy my grandson, who's coming up 17 years old, a small car to allow him to start work. I'd like it to be no older than five years, safe, very reliable, have reasonable running costs and...
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...
What are your suggestions for the best used car for my 18-year-old son? Also, what is the best insurer for affordable cover for him?
My 18-year-old granddaughter will be getting her first car. She'll have about £5K to spend. Any recommendations, taking into account the expense of insurance and she'll have a Black Box fitted? Thanks.
 

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