A new generation of students are off to university in the coming weeks. For a lot of young people, this is their first taste of freedom as they move away from their parents. Is it time to get a car? With rail fares soaring through the roof and a lot of motorway distance for mum and dad to cover, it certainly might be worth considering. Even if you (or your child) don’t plan on going to university, young drivers are still keen to get on the roads themselves, so here are 10 of the best and most affordable cars for new drivers and students.