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BLOG: Edmunds Suggests Best Cars For Teen Drivers

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By Jim Donovan: Edmunds.com has released its list of the best new and used cars for teen drivers, and it includes ten vehicles that all fall in the midsize segment.

“Midsize sedans offer teen drivers the best combination of safety, reliability and affordability,” says Carroll Lachnit, Consumer Advice Editor at Edmunds.com. “Small cars might be more affordable, but they don’t offer as much protection in a collision as larger vehicles. And large cars might hold up better in a crash, but they can be difficult to maneuver and could be intimidating for first-time drivers. Some experts think new SUVs with stability control are great choices for teen drivers, but there is far less risk of a rollover in a sedan.”

The full list of new and used vehicles recommended by Edmunds.com is:

· 2009 Honda Accord
· 2009 Toyota Camry
· 2010 Chevrolet Malibu
· 2010 Volkswagen Jetta
· 2011 Hyundai Sonata
· 2012 Honda Accord
· 2012 Hyundai Sonata
· 2012 Toyota Camry
· 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
· 2013 Chevrolet Malibu

More details can be found at:

http://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/the-best-cars-for-teen-drivers.html.