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When looking at cars for a new driver, safety and affordability should be the two main things you’re looking for. Thankfully, OnlineAuto has an extensive range of cars that fit this description.


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An example of cars OnlineAuto offers that fit this description are the Mazda 3, the Kia Seltos, the Kia Cerato and the Hyundai i30.

Electric cars could make a great first car. They save you money when it comes to fuel and maintenance costs, additionally, they often come with a great safety rating. However, electric cars are generally more expensive to purchase which may put them outside of the budget for a first car.

There are not many AWD sedans on the market, although there are plenty in the FWD segment. Two great FWD sedans for new drivers are the Toyota Corolla and the Kia Cerato.

Every person will have different requirements as a new driver. It is important that the new driver spends some time figuring out what they want in a new vehicle. The most important factor is finding a vehicle that will keep you safe.

The ideal first car for teens is one that has the appropriate safety features, is affordable and is able to fit into their lifestyle.

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off the NSW recommended retail price of a Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL FLAT TAILGATE on 19 Oct, 2021.

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off the NSW recommended retail price of a Toyota Hilux SR5 (4X4) on 14 Oct, 2021.

Savings are based on the difference between the actual driveaway price paid by customers on their new car purchases including stamp duty, government
charges and on-road costs and the Redbook Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) plus stamp duty, government charges and on-road costs.

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