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If your teen is ready to get a license, you are probably thinking about what kind of car he or she can drive. Buying a car for a teen can be a stressful time. Cost is a variable for most families when it comes to picking out a teenager’s car. You also want your child to be safe and comfortable. Check out a few of these popular picks for teenage automobiles.
One car that may be a good fit for your teen is a Hyundai Elantra. This car is stylish and has many safety features. It can also typically be purchased new for around $15,000. You will love the traction control, anti-lock breaks and six airbags. Your teen will love the fresh, new look of the car and iPod jack.
If your teen is insisting on an SUV, there are options available besides expensive gas guzzlers like the Cadillac Escalade or the Lincoln Navigator. The Toyota Rav4 can make a great SUV for a young driver. This SUV has a price point in the low $20,000 range and gets between 22 and 28 miles per gallon. The Rav4 is loaded with safety features including an advanced airbag system and side impact door beams.
The funky and fresh looking Kia Soul can be a great fit for a family on a budget. The price point of this vehicle is around $13,000. Your teen will enjoy the futuristic look of this car and some of the unique colors that it comes in such as alien green and ignition orange. The car comes standard with both front and side airbags for optimal safety.