At what age did you get your first car? I was 18 when I had my first one. Parents are always stressful to make decision, while buying their teenage kids their first drive. They have to consider key aspects like safety, mileage, and of course the styling.
Below in this post, I have listed six different automobiles, which can be considered perfect for teenage drivers:
Fourth generation Ford Mondeo is one of the most admired models from the Ford Motor Company. It has a moderate engine capacity starting from 1.6 liter four-cylinder to 2.2 liter four-cylinder DW12. However, for a juvenile driver, it is better to stay low on powertrain. Ford Mondeo is offered in four different transmission options including 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, and 6-speed semi-automatic. If for any reason you need repairs and replacements, check out SGS Engineering.
This five-door hatchback is highly regarded by parents for their teens. A suitable 1.5 liter four-cylinder engine accompanied with either 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission sufficiently satisfies the traveling requirements of a teenage learner. The reason, why this car is the first choice of many early drivers is the safety features. 2008 and onward models of Scion xB are assisted with side airbags, making it harmless.
This specified lineup of Toyota Motor Corporation is among the most recognized four-door sedans. Rated as the top selling car in many countries, Toyota Corolla is committed to take in significant modifications and improvements. Relating to the tenth generation Corolla, the standard version is equipped with a modest 1.3 liter four-cylinder engine, offered with 5-speed manual and CVT Transmissions. For teens, it would be better to have ninth, tenth, or eleventh generation Corolla as first companion.
Parallel to Toyota Corolla, stands out another Japanese marathon automobile, Honda Civic. This four-door sedan has been serving the consumers around the world for nine generations. The recent models of this vehicle have special attraction for the drivers due to its Hybrid capabilities. High fuel efficiency and low carbon emissions are the key subjects that Honda Civic addresses. Powered with 1.3 liter engine, this car has ultimate styling and technologically advanced features that teens would find valuable.
This economy class compact sedan has got all that would fascinate a young car lover. A standard version of Lancer is powered with 1.5 liter four-cylinder gasoline engine that does not only provide an economical driving experience, but also accomplishes the essential styling. An optional all-wheel drive layout and CVT transmission bring the desired experience at a low cost. For over four decades, Lancer has been the first choice of many first-time buyers in all age groups.
Since 2008, Kia Soul has been sustaining its position in low-aged automobile enthusiasts. Offered in a five-door hatchback body style, Soul is compact but spacious and comfortable on the inside. A lower powertrain with 1.6 liter Gamma four-cylinder petrol engine and a 15 kW electric motor can serve your children with really low operational expense. On the other hand, 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, and 6-speed automatic transmissions can be opted for a customized driving experience.
I recommend the above mentioned vehicles for teenage drivers, based on the styling and technical specifications. Further investigation and comparison of prices however should be made for the final decision.
Suhail is a journalist who loves everything about technology driven cars. He keeps a keen eye on the latest developments in automotive industry and shares the news as it breaks.
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