Best First Car for a Teenager

2022 Best First Car for a Teenager - Honda of College Hills

Do you have a teen driver in your family that’s about to hit the road for the first time on their own? It’s certainly understandable that you’d want your teen driving a vehicle that’s safe, reliable, and also affordable in an effort to give them the best start to their driving experience. With such a large number of choices available on the market, choosing the right model can deem like a big challenge at first. Thankfully, our team at Germain Honda of College Hills is standing by to give you the answer you’ve been looking for. Honda continues to set the industry benchmark for affordability, reliability, and safety – three of the most critical components of your teen’s potential first vehicle. Don’t just take our word for it either! The top critics in the industry have recognized Honda vehicles as top choices for new drivers. Let’s take a closer look.

Honda Civic Exterior

Honda Civic

For over a quarter-century, the Honda Civic has set the standard for the compact sedan class. Some signature characteristics of the Civic Sedan include its striking exterior styling, groundbreaking technology features, fun-to-drive handling capabilities, and impressive fuel economy. Parents will appreciate the class-leading collection of standard safety features, outstanding initial value, and proven reputation for long-lasting durability and resale value.

Listed below are only a few of the most recent awards and recognition that the Civic Sedan has received from some of the biggest names in the automotive industry.

Honda Civic Exterior

2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ 1

Honda Civic Exterior

2021 Wards 10 Best Interiors Award 2

Honda Civic Exterior

2021 Wards 10 Best UX Award 3


Honda Civic Exterior

Honda Civic Hatchback

Featuring the perfect balance of practicality and style, the Honda Civic Hatchback is the perfect companion for your next adventure. Its unique five-door layout provides a wide opening at the rear for carrying all of your cargo like music equipment, camping gear, and much more. An available turbocharged engine along with exceptional fuel economy makes the Civic Hatchback an ideal choice for your next road trip. Just like its sedan sibling, you can expect the same comprehensive protection from the unexpected thanks to a number of standard safety features including Adaptive Cruise Control w/Low-Speed Follow and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera.

Honda Civic Hatchback

2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ 1