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JustPolly101
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Looking to buy a first car that is preferably dies and is able to drive around town but also between Kent and Bournemouth/Bournemouth and Newcastle or Loughborough. I have £4,500-£5,000 to spend (I will probably be going for a second-hand car). Currently I have been looking at Peugeot 208 (Access+), Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Fiesta. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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(Original post by JustPolly101)
Looking to buy a first car that is preferably dies and is able to drive around town but also between Kent and Bournemouth/Bournemouth and Newcastle or Loughborough. I have £4,500-£5,000 to spend (I will probably be going for a second-hand car). Currently I have been looking at Peugeot 208 (Access+), Vauxhall Corsa and Ford Fiesta. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Peugot 208 is a great for a first car I think.

Why?
  • Great price
  • Good Insurance
  • Known for having a powerful engine
  • Looks great
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£5k to be spending on a car. That's pretty good going. Can I ask how old you are?

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You should be looking at which car is least likely to be in and out of the repairs garage rather than setting your heart on a particular make.
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Mitsubishi Lancer. 1.6, not that much BHP, cheap insurance for myself. Get some for around £1,000 for 60K ish miles. Cheap parts and repairs, japanese cheap.
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I'd go with a Corsa. Very cheap to insurance and tend to be cheaper to maintain. They also have sound Eco engines (small engines with guts!). You should be able to get a 13/14 plate for that budget. Good luck!
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£5k to be spending on a car. That's pretty good going. Can I ask how old you are?

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I'm 18 why??
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Peugot 208 is a great for a first car I think.

Why?
  • Great price
  • Good Insurance
  • Known for having a powerful engine
  • Looks great
I was leaning more towards the Peugeot, mostly because that was what I learnt in haha
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You should be looking at which car is least likely to be in and out of the repairs garage rather than setting your heart on a particular make.
That was my aim for creating this thread; to find out what most people think are good first cars because I don't have profuse knowledge or experience to know which one would be. What do you think would be a good choice for a first car??
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