Top 5 Cars for First Time Buyers

Top 5 Cars for First Time Buyers

New drivers can be hard to shop for. They haven't been on the roads for long, they don't have a lot of money and they never really know which car is right for them. Luckily, hundreds of millions of drivers have come before them, and they have voiced their opinion about which cars are best for new drivers and the factors that come into play, such as price, body style and gas mileage. Here are their findings:

Chevrolet Sonic

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The Sonic is one of the absolute safest cars on the road with a 5-star safety rating so you know you'll be safe. It also comes with a very doable $15,000 price tag.

Honda Civic


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The civic is a great basic car for a beginner driver. Available for under $10,000, this affordable model is reliable, it has great fuel mileage and its 4-cylinder engine is no joke either.

Fiat 500

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This snazzy little model is a flashy vehicle for that first time driver. A cost of around $13k gets you power doors and windows and a CD player. Move up to the next level for air conditioning and cruise control.

Kia Rio


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Also with a great safety rating, the Kia Rio is a sweet little ride for new drivers and old professionals alike. The car is edgy, stylist and its high-quality interior will impress all of your friends.

Toyota Corolla


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As one of the highest selling cars on the market, the Toyota Corolla is a great go-to for new drivers. The car is comfortable, it gets great gas mileage, it comes with a marvelous engine and it is a beauty to handle.

Which of these models will you be picking up for the new driver in your life? Sound off in the comments section.

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