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10 smart choices for a teen's first car

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Volkswagen Jetta S

Starting car price: $16,495

Fuel economy: 24 city and 34 highway mpg

Engine specs: 2-liter, four-cylinder

This teen car has an antilock braking system as well as electronic stability control. It also boasts an automatic door-locking feature that kicks in when the car hits 8 miles per hour.

The Jetta also comes standard with front and side air bags as well as side-curtain air bags for the front and rear. In addition, this sedan boasts technology to automatically unlock doors if an air bag is deployed.

The starting MSRP is for a manual transmission. Automatic transmissions start at $17,595.


 

 

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