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The Top Cars For Teenagers 

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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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Subaru Impreza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Ford Mustang is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Volkswagen Golf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Ford Focus ST is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Ford Focus ST
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Dodge Charger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Honda Accord is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Chevrolet Camaro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Ford Focus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Mazdaspeed3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Mazda
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Nissan 370Z is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Nissan
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Volvo C30 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Toyota Corolla is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Nissan GT-R is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Nissan
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Toyota Camry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Ford Fiesta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Ford Torino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Mazda RX-8 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Volkswagen Jetta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Volkswagen
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Scion tC is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
Scion
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Ford Fusion is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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VW Beetle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
VW Beetle
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Dodge Ram is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Nissan Maxima is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Chevrolet Impala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Cars For Teenagers
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Roomy Fuel Efficient Sedan