Best Cars for Teens

June 14th, 2011
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Teen's First Car

Becoming a new driver is both exciting for the driver and nerve-racking for the parents. But this is not the only place where parents and their teen drivers differ. When it comes to picking out their first vehicle parents tend to look for different specs then a new drivers.

Parent’s value safety, cost, reliability and insurance cost when looking for a vehicle for their teens, while teens value, style, performance, room for friends and accessorizability.  The factors between the parents and teens also depend on who is purchasing the car. If the teen is paying for the vehicle alone then the importance of style and performance go down and the affordability becomes the main attraction.

With the differences between parents and teens, Consumer Report has put together a list of the best vehicles for teens based on the middle ground reached between teens and parents. All of the below vehicles are recommended for their safety, affordability, design and being relatively new.

2007 Acura TSX


2009 Ford Focus


2007 Hyundai Sonata


2011 Hyundai Elantra


2010 Mazda3 Touring



2010 Scion xB


2007 Volkswagen Jetta


2007 Volkswagen Rabbit

If you or your teens are in the market for a vehicle, compare prices online through search sites like AutoCricket.com. Comparison websites give you the freedom to get pricing from local dealerships for the exact vehicle you are searching for, all without leaving the comfort of our living room.

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