Buying your first car – from our friends at Lookers 


The excitement of learning how to drive and then passing your driving test is a huge milestone in anyone’s life. 

After the hard work of passing your test, the thought of buying your first car and getting it on the road can be daunting. At Lookers we’re here to help make that experience more enjoyable. 

As one of the top three car retailers in the UK, you can choose from over 7,000 new and used vehicles from our 34 manufacturers. We’re sure to have the best car for you. 

You only ever get to buy your first car once. Let us help you. 


After passing your test the next step is to choose the best car for your needs. It’s important to do your research before making any purchasing decisions. You need to think about how much money you want to spend and what type of driving you will do.

Choosing the best car for you


When looking at your budget, remember to consider the other monthly outgoings that come with owning a car. Road tax, fuel, insurance and maintenance costs all need to be factored into your budget.  


Understanding the different types of finance is important. We have a dedicated section of our website to help you get your head around what all the different finance types are – so if you’re wondering what the difference between PCP, PCH and HP are – be sure to check it out 

New or Used

Buying a brand-new car is always an attractive option. Lookers also have many great low priced used and ‘nearly-new’ cars on the market that would be a great option for a first car. Many nearly new and used car’s still come with lots of great features and technology included. 

Car Details

Think about the type of car you need. What kind of fuel and size of engine, will work best? A small city car or a larger hatchback for family or all your friends? How many doors do you want? What technologies are most important to you? What safety features are you looking for? – the list is extensive and also EXCITING! 

Let’s get Looking

Now that you have an idea of what you’re looking for in your first car, you can trust Lookers to help you find the perfect one for you.  

Peace of mind with Lookers

You can search, order and arrange a collection or home delivery all online on your phone today – using our Click & Drive service.

Knowing you can have complete peace of mind as all our used cars come with:

Money Back Guarantee

If you’re not completely happy with your used vehicle purchase, you can request a refund within 14 days of collection or delivery.

Transparent Pricing

Honest, straightforward pricing. All of our vehicles are offered at the best price possible; this means no haggling and less hassle for you.

Thorough Approved Used Inspection

The servicing and vehicle history will be confirmed independently in full.  

This includes a: 

  • Multi-point test expertly carried out by one of our fully trained technicians  
  • Up-to-date status on scheduled maintenance and MOT tests. 
  • A full HPI Vehicle Check to analyse the history of the vehicle