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    Im no where near this point however i was wondering...
    If i were to attending,say Cambridge,would a car be required...

    My dad would be paying for such car and insurance so I would have no costs and what type/cost-range car would be the best for a relatively NEW driver...

    Currently(After talking briefly to my dad) I'm considering a New Mercedes A-Class?

    Would this be ideal/suitable as a first car(Assuming i have it for 4 years)?

    Thanks.
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    The only time you're ever going to use it is driving home. Which you may as well just get the train for! You're never going to be far away enough from your lectures to need a car, *especially* when you stay in your college in first year.
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    (Original post by VNN)
    Im no where near this point however i was wondering...
    If i were to attending,say Cambridge,would a car be required...

    My dad would be paying for such car and insurance so I would have no costs and what type/cost-range car would be the best for a relatively NEW driver...

    Currently(After talking briefly to my dad) I'm considering a New Mercedes A-Class?

    Would this be ideal/suitable as a first car(Assuming i have it for 4 years)?

    Thanks.
    Many universities ban cars for first years (it's a condition of your tenancy in halls).

    Even when/if you live out having a car will make you the house taxi - you'll be expected to ferry everyone to and from the shops etc (but you wont be able to drive to university - parking permits for campus are normally restricted to staff and students who have a mobility requirement only).
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    (Original post by VNN)
    Im no where near this point however i was wondering...
    If i were to attending,say Cambridge,would a car be required...

    My dad would be paying for such car and insurance so I would have no costs and what type/cost-range car would be the best for a relatively NEW driver...

    Currently(After talking briefly to my dad) I'm considering a New Mercedes A-Class?

    Would this be ideal/suitable as a first car(Assuming i have it for 4 years)?

    Thanks.
    They are banned for all undergrads at Cambridge except in exceptional circumstances (e.g. due to mobility problems)
    http://www.proctors.cam.ac.uk/motor-proctor

    Also Cambridge is a small city so a car is not necessary and traffic is terrible anyway.
 
 
 
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