Unless you don't know your alphabet, an automatic is usually easier to learn in – all you need to do is put your car in 'D' for 'drive' and off you go. Manual cars will usually have up to five gears and you'll need to make sure you're in the right gear for the speed and road conditions you are driving in.Initially it may require less driving lessons reducing the costs of learning to drive. The driving test will be easier to pass in an automatic if you are prone to stalling. Automatic cars can be safer to drive as there is no need to concentrate on gears and clutch. Automatic cars are for some, easier to drive.