Learning to drive is a major milestone in life. But once you’ve spent more money than you’d hoped on countless lessons, passed your theory test and then finally aced the practical exam, you’ll need wheels.
Choosing the ideal first car is not without its challenges. There are plenty of things to think about, hidden costs to weigh up, and – as with all car-buying decisions – the question of exactly what you want the car for.
With all that in mind, and in no particular order, here’s our guide to the best first cars you can buy.