Learning to drive is one of the best things about turning 17. The freedom of the open road awaits you and soon you will no longer have to ask Mum or Dad for a lift. That’s why so many young people choose to take up private practice as well as driving lessons with an instructor – because it will help them get that pass and the freedom quicker!
Lots of young drivers choose to get in this extra practice behind the wheel of a parent’s car
. For others, some choose to buy their own car before passing, which is absolutely fine to do, and often a great choice if you’re able to do so – it means you can get comfortable and confident in driving the car you’ll be using once you pass.
So, what is the best car for a 17-year-old learner? Well, it depends and there’s a few things you should consider when it comes to getting on the road at 17. Take a look at our top tips for getting on the road as a learner driver below, as well as the cars the learners who are insured with Marmalade