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List Rules Vote on the car you think is a safe, affordable, practical first car for teenagers

A list of top cars for teenagers, based in part on results provided by US News, but also ranked by you, the public. What are the best first cars for teenagers? This list of good first cars will help you feel better about sending your kid off into the world. All types of cars have been included.

Parents and teenagers may often differ on car choices, but with so many vehicle makes and models available, a compromise can be found. What are the best first cars for teens? Teenagers are new to driving, so they're also at a higher risk for automotive incidents (aka crashing). Teenagers are also known for not having much money as well as moving to and from school. With that in mind, safety, affordability and practicality are all important. The automobiles on this list balance all three criteria. If you have any suggestions please feel free to add them to the list below!

From the most popular cars for teenage drivers to more obscure (but still safe and cool) vehicles, this list should help you decide which car to shell out for when your teen finally gets their driver's license. Teenage girls and guys may differ in their first car choices, but at least you'll have some peace of mind after taking a look at these options. Check out this list of the cheapest cars to insure for more details.
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834 551
Subaru Impreza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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2
916 614
Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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3
654 517
Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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4
375 297
Dodge Charger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers

5
511 439
Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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6
371 269
Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Ford Focus ST

7
293 241
Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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8
370 290
Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Nissan

9
268 271
Mazdaspeed3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Mazda

10
393 343
Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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11
305 305
Nissan GT-R is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Nissan

12
273 323
Ford Torino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers

13
297 348
Toyota Camry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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14
308 329
Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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15
203 268
Scion tC is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Scion

16
170 279
Volkswagen Passat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Volkswagen

17
158 198
Ford Fusion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers

18
267 312
Ford Fiesta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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19
274 292
Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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20
155 179
Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Volkswagen

21
158 275
Honda Civic Hybrid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers

22
136 218
Ford Escape is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers

23
158 203
Hyundai Genesis Coupe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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24
119 93
Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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25
134 177
Nissan Maxima is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Nissan