The Ford Fiesta is the UK’s most popular first-time car, according to Confused.com insurance data.
Whether it was a hand-me-down, a second-hand motor that was haggled for at the dealership or the car of your dreams, your first car has a special place in your heart.
Key characteristics we look for when getting our first car including easy driving, affordability, and that all-important cool factor.
First-time drivers who insured with Confused.com particularly liked their Fiesta with a Zetec trim, while second-placed Corsa drivers went for the sporty SXi spec.
In fact, Vauxhall is the most popular car manufacturer for the UK’s first-time drivers with 67,519 drivers insured over the past 12 months.
Ford was runner-up with 57,386 drivers insured, while Volkswagen took the third step on the podium (31,857) followed by Fiat, MINI, Peugeot and Honda.
Top 10 first cars in the UK in 2021
|Rank||Vehicle Model||Vehicle Make||No’ of drivers|
|5||Corsa Limited Edition||Vauxhall||7,447|
|6||Corsa SXi (79)||Vauxhall||7,304|
|9||Fiesta Zetec Climate||Ford||6,559|