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    (Original post by Chayzee)
    LOL I sense salt... Mods, I mean air ride on the fiesta with smoothed bumpers and rims. I know more about cars than you, so I don't see how a remap will result in a crash?? I just want more power to be able to join motorways better. Also of course I know how insurance works. Its just that in my experience, some websites and companies give lower quotes based on other quotes you may have. Thats why I wanted more people to see quotes.
    "I know more about cars than you"
    >Needing 200hp to join a motorway kek
    >still not understanding how insurance works
    >Continues to get terrorised in this thread

    Gr8 b8 m8
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    The Prius is the best choice for you. Its perfect for city driving, the range is crazy good and as you said its well equipped. Meanwhile the Fiesta is smaller, probably more expensive? Less equipped, less economical and on a 1v1 at the lights in the CITY with a Prius - it'd probably loose due to the fact that the Prius is accelerates crazy fast to around 10-15. Remapping that Fiesta is just a bad bad idea. The insurance companies will immediately fit a blackbox which connects to your battery directly. Any fiddling with the battery of any sort and they will know and require an engineer to check the car again or you're premium will be cancelled. Not to mention by remapping - you'll already be voiding your policy at the age of 17! Just get the Prius and wait 3 years. Save up and with 3 years NCB you'll get a quick car on low relatively low insurance and you'll have some experience driving too.
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    (Original post by The_Stig)
    The Prius is the best choice for you. Its perfect for city driving, the range is crazy good and as you said its well equipped. Meanwhile the Fiesta is smaller, probably more expensive? Less equipped, less economical and on a 1v1 at the lights in the CITY with a Prius - it'd probably loose due to the fact that the Prius is accelerates crazy fast to around 10-15. Remapping that Fiesta is just a bad bad idea. The insurance companies will immediately fit a blackbox which connects to your battery directly. Any fiddling with the battery of any sort and they will know and require an engineer to check the car again or you're premium will be cancelled. Not to mention by remapping - you'll already be voiding your policy at the age of 17! Just get the Prius and wait 3 years. Save up and with 3 years NCB you'll get a quick car on low relatively low insurance and you'll have some experience driving too.
    Oh damn, yeah forgot about the blackbox an remap. If I remap the ecu, can the blackbox detect it? And yeah, now I'm feeling the prius more. Although it gets a lot of hate, it is generally a really good car. Build quality is a bit naff but its a decent car. It's just a fiesta is the type of car a 17 year old would drive. Thats why I included it.
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    (Original post by mcgreevy1993)
    Buy a Nissan Micra, or an old battered up corsa.
    17 year old lads who have modified cars and stupidly big engines crash. The insurance wouldn't be so expensive if they didn't.

    And no, there is no way to get it cheaper. New drivers pay out the nose to insure cars worth half of their insurance price.

    New drivers = crash

    And I'm not saying this as an experienced driver, I've only been driving a year. Take it from the people who have posted above, if you want a car like that you're really going to have to pay for it.
    This. I was angry about these premiums for young people until I realised all my friends, and me included, have crashed their car with 3-4 months of driving. It's normal, and it's the reason insurance must cost a lot if they're gonna stay financially stable.

    I guess these high expenses is a good thing as the people that won't be able to afford t would choose to ride less emmisions transports like mopeds and busses which means less commission. It is unfair at the same time but the way I see it is that driving is a privilege, not a right.
 
 
 
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