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10 smart choices for a teen's first car

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Volkswagen Golf

Starting car price: $17,995

Fuel economy: 23 city and 33 highway mpg

Engine specs: 2.5-liter, five-cylinder

This hatchback is an IIHS Top Safety Pick. Features include electronic stability control and antilock brakes as well as a crash-optimized front end, which helps absorb the impact of a frontal collision. The car also has six air bags with side-curtain protection features.

While the safety specs should be pleasing for parents for a teen's first car, the VW Golf's audio features should be pleasing to teens. Its sound system comes standard with eight speakers, a CD player, AM and FM radio and an MP3 input.


 

 

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