What's the Best First Car for Your Teen?

Teens can sometimes have unrealistic expectations for a first car. While it isn't necessarily flashy or exciting, an excellent first car for new drivers would be an SUV or even a pickup truck. Solidly built, dependable and with plenty of safety features, a larger vehicle has all of the things teens need when they first start driving.

Look for a vehicle that includes safety features like electronic stability control, which can assist an inexperienced driver to maintain control of their vehicle when turning sharply or on a slippery surface. Avoid cars with high horsepower, as this indicates a quick acceleration, which might prove too tempting to younger drivers. It can often be difficult for inexperienced drivers to realize they're exceeding the speed limit if they're not paying attention.

At Kia of Downtown Los Angeles, we'll be happy to show you our selection of vehicles perfect for first-time drivers. You and your teen can take one for a test drive and discuss its various features with one of our vehicle specialists.

 

 

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