Students often ask whether they should be learning to drive in an automatic or manual car. The truth is that it comes down to personal preference. However, learning to drive in an automatic car does have several benefits that for those starting out on the road. Below we’ve listed a few key reasons why you should consider learning to drive in an automatic car. However, if you’ve already made your mind up then get in touch with M N Phoenix Driving School for lessons in our automatic car or read about our automatic lessons here.
Benefits of learning to drive in an automatic
1. Simplicity – learning to drive in an automatic is easier
Automatic cars are much easier to operate than manual cars. They don’t require the driver to shift gears, so you can focus on the road and other driving tasks without the added complexity of a manual transmission. This makes them especially well-suited for new drivers who are still getting the hang of driving.
Because they are easier to operate, automatic cars can be safer for new drivers. This is especially true in stressful or emergency situations where a new driver might panic and forget to shift gears properly.
3. Increased fuel efficiency
Automatic cars are typically more fuel efficient than manual cars. This is because they don’t waste fuel through inefficient gear shifting, and they are often equipped with more advanced technology that helps to optimize fuel consumption.
4. Greater convenience
Automatic cars are more convenient to drive than manual cars. They are especially useful in stop-and-go traffic, and they are a good choice for drivers who don’t want to deal with the hassle of shifting gears.
5. Faster learning
Some learners may find it quicker to pass their test in an automatic car, as there is less to master.
6. Automatic cars are getting more popular
It is worth noting that automatic cars have been growing in popularity globally in recent years. This is due in part to advances in technology that have made automatic transmissions more efficient and reliable. Additionally, the increased number of electric and hybrid cars on the roads tend to be automatic transmissions.
Learning to drive in automatic car is easy with M N Phoenix Driving School
Overall, learning to drive in an automatic car can be a great choice for new drivers. It offers simplicity, safety, increased fuel efficiency, and greater convenience on the road. So, if you’re just starting out on the road, consider learning to drive in an automatic car to make the most of your driving experience. M N Phoenix Driving School has dedicated automatic vehicle for your automatic driving lessons. We also have a fantastic pass rate and over 100 5-star Google reviews.
Hyundai i10 automatic – great for learning to drive
Our Hyundai i10 is a fantastic automatic car for learning to drive in. Don’t take our word for it, the Hyundai i10 was was chosen by a panel of driving instructor experts as the best car for training new drivers in 2015. It was awarded the ‘Training Car of the Year 2015’ honour by the Driving Instructors Association (DIA) in the UK. The Driving Instructors Association praised the i10 for its interior quality, equipment levels and affordability.