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What is the best car for a teen driver?


I'm looking for a car that is some combination of safe, reliable, and inexpensive for my son who is just starting to drive. Any recommendations?

 

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4 years ago
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    Dr Penny Pincher (drpennypincher) 4 years ago

    Thanks for these recommendations! Insurance cost is certainly a factor to consider. Interesting to see that the smaller vehicles have somewhat higher insurance premiums.


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    Dr Penny Pincher (drpennypincher) 4 years ago

    Actually, my son would love to drive a tank! That would make quite an impression. I do think bigger cars are safer, at least for the person driving the big car... The gas bill is higher, but the insurance bill is lower. Maybe a big car is best.


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    Dr Penny Pincher (drpennypincher) 4 years ago

    I got my first car about 25 years ago. I have changed my own tire, changed my own oil, replaced a fuel pump, etc. Cars are harder to work on now, and I bet few people under 30 have done these things. An older car is an interesting idea.

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    Dr Penny Pincher (drpennypincher) 3 years ago

    Pkittock, thanks for the suggestions. I drive a Honda Civic myself- hard to beat for reliability and fuel economy. I like idea of a Volvo wagon- safe and plenty of cargo room.