If you are looking for the best used cars for teenagers in 2013, you’ve come to the right place. When looking for used cars for teenagers, you need to look at four factors: safety, price, design and miles per gallon (mpg). In my opinion, safety is without a doubt the most important factor when selecting a used car for a teenager. Teenagers are more likely to cause accidents than adults because they lack proper judgement skills and are more prone to text, drink or smoke marijuana while driving. These are all leading causes for accidents amongst teenagers. Below, I will provide you with some of the best used cars for teenagers in 2013.
Good Used Cars For Teenagers Under $7000, $6000, $5000, $4000, $3000 $2000 and $1000.
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer
The 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer is a great car that gets 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. It can seat up to 5 people and comes with a very reliable engine, transmission, steering, suspension, break and air conditioning. The Mitsubishi is equipped with 168 horsepower and a 2.4-liter engine. This is a perfect car for any teenager and while it might not be as flashy as a sports sedan, it will save you money in the long run and keep you safe.
2008 Honda Fit
The 2008 Honda Fit is one of the safest used cars out there. It is the perfect car to combat higher gas prices since it gets nearly 35 mpg on the highway. The Honda Fit is powered by a horsepower of 109 at 5800 and comes equipped with a gas engine (I4 1.5L/91.4). You can also find a Honda Fit that has four wheel drive so that you’ll have more control over the car while driving over muddy or icy roads.
2009 Nissan Versa
The 2009 Nissan Versa has always been a very dependable car and with a 1.8-liter engine (4 cylinders), it gets almost 30 mpg when driven manually. The car also comes equipped with a four-speaker audio system, split-folding rear seats, rear outboard occupant head protection, and roof-mounted side curtain air bags. If you put safety as the number one factor when purchasing a used car, the 2009 Nissan Versa is your best choice.
2008 Toyota Yaris
The 2008 Toyota Yaris goes nearly 35 mpg and operates with a 1.5-liter engine (4 cylinders). This car comes equipped with front side airbags, side curtain airbags, dual-stage front airbags and tilt steering wheel. This car does particularly well with those who favor low prices, fuel efficiency and safety.
2008 Kia Rio
This is the cheapest car on this list, but that doesn’t mean it has lower standards or qualities compared to the cars listed above. While the Kia Rio might not be as flashy and fast as its competitors, it gets a whopping 35 mpg and comes with a very generous 5 year warranty if bought in new condition. It can comfortably seat up to 5 people and has a very attractive interior. The 2008 Kia Rio also comes with incredible handling and a lot of side curtain airbags.