What Used Cars Are Best For First Time Buyers

Used Cars NI

You’ve passed your driving test, and now it’s time to reach that milestone of buying your first car. Buying a brand new car can be a tempting option, however this is too expensive for most first time buyers. There is a great variety of used cars NI on the market  that are easy to drive and cost effective to run. At Carlover we have a range of used cars in dealerships across Northern Ireland that are perfect for those who are excited to get on the road. Here is our list of what used cars are best for first time buyers if you have just passed your test.

What Used Cars Are Best For First Time Buyers?

  1. Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta is one of the UK’s top selling cars and it is extremely popular with first time drivers. This car is small in size and is fun to drive, and there are plenty out there on the used car market. The Ford Fiesta still offers three or five doors on specific models, unlike other car manufacturers in the market.

When it comes to safety Ford have designed their cars with the essentials for driving safely on the road. All of their models include ESP stability control, anti-lock brakes and seat belts that will tighten automatically when heavy braking is required. No matter what features you are looking for, there is a fiesta model to suit everyone. 

  1. Fiat 500

Driving in style for first time buyers doesn’t have to come as an expense for first time buyers with the Fiat 500. This car is popular amongst new drivers and it is easy to see why. This car is available in a range of vibrant colours that will help you to stand out from the crowd. The interior of the Fiat 500 is styled with retro style buttons and a colourful two tone dashboard.

When buying a used car the running costs are a big factor to consider. The Fiat 500 is one of the cost effective cars for first time buyers, especially when it comes to the insurance. This car often features on the lists of the most affordable cars to insure, making it a great choice for first time buyers.

  1. VW Polo

The VW Polo is popular amongst first time buyers due to its fantastic reputation. Volkswagen’s Polo blends their strong German build with their stylish interior and has been going from strength to strength since launching in 1975.  

This model comes with the highest quality engine and is packed with a range of excellent features, including parking sensors, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and DB digital radio. As the VW Polo was amongst the most popular cars sold in 2020 it means that there are plenty of these used cars on the market.

  1. Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback

The Vauxhall Corsa Hatchback is a cost efficient car for those first time buyers who are worried about their monthly budget. Although this car isn’t the most exciting purchase, it should definitely be considered when choosing your first car!

While other hatchbacks on the market are five-door cars only, the Vauxhall Corsa still offers three or five doors. The inside interior is made from quality materials and comes with features to give you an enjoyable driving experience, including a touchscreen dashboard, Bluetooth, aircon, smartphone connectivity and safety aids. This car is easy to drive as it is small in size and it has light controls. This is ideal to help new drivers gain confidence when they are out on the roads.

  1. Skoda Fabia

The Skoda Fabia is a great option for drivers who have just passed their test. It is easy to drive, cost efficient and is packed with safety features. The Skoda Fabia also comes with other features that are designed to make life easier for drivers. These include a built-in ice scraper for the colder mornings and there is a ticket holder on the windscreen.

The running costs of the Skoda Fabia are low and will save new drivers money on fuel costs. This model is a reliable car for first time drivers and also comes with light controls that make it easier to drive in the dark.

  1. Suzuki Swift

Although the Suzuki Swift may not be as stylish as the Fiat 500 or a Mini, it definitely stands out due to its unique style. This car has a shape that will stand out from other cars for all of the right reasons. 

The Suzuki Swift is a spacious car, with room for three adults in the back seats and plenty of room in the front. For those with children, the car is equipped with two Isofix set points where drivers can comfortably carry young children in and out of the vehicle.

Suzuki have equipped their cars with a range of features that give drivers a more positive experience. These features include a DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a seven inch touchscreen dashboard, Sat Nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This will allow drivers to access their favourite apps when they are out on the road.

Now that you know more about some of the best used cars for first time buyers, it’s time to decide what car suits your needs and lifestyle the best. At Carlover we have car dealerships in a range of locations across Northern Ireland, so no matter your location there  used cars are accessible to you. 

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If you would like to know more about the used cars mentioned above, get in touch with a member of our team today. Alternatively you can visit our site to view the range of used cars available in our dealerships.